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Ruben Studdard

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Birthday
12, 1978
Birthplace
Frankfurt, Germany
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Frankfurt, Germany

About

Singer best known for defeating Clay Aiken to become the second season winner of American Idol.

Before Fame

He received a scholarship to play football at Alabama A&M. One of his first bands was the jazz group Just a Few Cats.

Trivia

Since winning American Idol, he has released four successful studio albums.

Family Life

He married Surata Zuri McCants on June 28, 2008. The couple divorced in 2012.

Associated With

Lionel Richie complimented Studdard's talent when Richie was a guest judge for American Idol.

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