Paris Bennett

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Birthday
21, 1988
Birthplace
Rockford, IL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
Rockford, IL

About

After competing on the fifth season of American Idol, she recorded a debut album titled Princess P. The recording rose to a Top 50 position on the U.S. R&B chart and to number fifteen and number one positions, respectively, on the U.S. Indie and U.S. Heat charts.

Before Fame

Prior to her American Idol audition, she had planned to pursue a career as a gynecologist.

Trivia

She released a 2008 holiday album titled A Royal Christmas.

Family Life

Born in Illinois and raised in Minnesota and Georgia, she is the daughter of Sounds of Blackness singer Jamecia Venzett Bennett; the stepdaughter of Ned Abdul; and the sister of Shana, Jamez, Dustin, and Shakur. In 2008 she welcomed a daughter named Egypt Bennett.

Associated With

Bennett's American Idol audition, a cover of the Dixie Chicks' hit "Cowboy Take Me Away," earned her the praise of judge Paula Abdul.