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Danny Gokey

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Birthday
24, 1980
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
24, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI

About

American Idol contestant who launched his career as a country singer with the debut album My Best Days. He's also released the albums Hope in Front of Me and Christmas Is Here.

Before Fame

He sang Christian gospel music at his local church and auditioned for American Idol in Kansas City.

Trivia

He was nominated for a Country Music Award in 2010 for Best Breakthrough Artist.

Family Life

He was previously married to his high school sweetheart Sophia Martinez, who tragically died from a heart condition shortly after his audition on American Idol. He later married Leyicit Peralta. Together they have a son named Daniel and a daughter named Victoria.

Associated With

He sang a duet with Lionel Richie on American Idol, which featured Richie's song "All Night Long."