David Archuleta Biography

David Archuleta

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Birth Name: David Archuleta
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign: sagittarius
Age:   27 Years
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David Archuleta full name David James Archuleta is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He is best known for gained fame on American idol, where he was one of the youngest contestants. He was born on 28 December 1990 in Miami, Florida, United States to parents Lupe Marie Mayorga and Jeff Archuleta. His mother was a salsa singer and dancer and his father was a jazz musician. He has four siblings. He is of an American nationality and is of diverse descent. His ethnicity is white.

There is no any information about his girlfriend, love affairs and even about his current status that either he is single or dating with someone. It seems he managed his personal life private. He is not married yet. However, it is revealed that the 26-year-old singer-songwriter previously dated several girlfriends including Fernanda Andrande (2009), Jackie Castro (2008 - 2009), Jordan Pruitt (2009) and Hagood Coxe.

His family moved to the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy, Utah when he was six. At the age of ten, he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition and the Junior Vocal Champion award on Star Search 2, when he was twelve. He became one of the youngest contestants on the seventh season of American Idol, when he was sixteen and finished that season in 2008 as the runner up. He is very active in social media such as Twitter and Instagram and he has numbers of fan following. His net worth is 5 million dollars.

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Born in Miami, Florida, United States

1990 28th of December

He was born on December 28, 1990 in Miami, Florida, United States to parents Lupe Marie Mayorga and Jeff Archuleta. His mother was a salsa singer and dancer and his father was a jazz musician. He has four siblings. He is American and is of diverse descent.


Participated in Utah Talent Competition


He has keen interest in singing from his childhood days. He got his first chance of performing in front of public when he was still 10. He participated in Utah singing competition and he won that competition.


Participated in Star Search 2


He participated in Junior Vocal Champion award on "Star Search 2" and that was in year 2003 at that time, he was only twelve years old. He won that competition too. His victory led him other opportunities too.


Contestant of American Idol


He was one of the contestants of seventh season of "American Idol” and that was in mid of 2007. In May 2008 he finished as the runner-up, receiving 44 percent of over 97 million votes. He was one of the youngest contestants of age sixteen in that season.


Won Teen Choice Awards


He has been nominated for that award six times till the date. He won that award for five times. In 2008, he won for Most Fanatic Fans and Best Smile and in 2009, for Breakout Artist, Music: Love Song (for "Crush") and Music Tour and in 2010, for American Idol Alum.


Released his First album


He released his first album in 2008 soon after becoming runner up of "American Idol". The name of his first album is "Crush".  It has sold over 750,000 copies in the U.S. and over 900,000 worldwide. It received positive review from its listeners.


Released his second album

2009 13th of October

After the grand success of his first album, he released his second album and first Christmas album entitled “Christmas from the Heart,” and that was on 13 October, 2009. It has sold over 246,000 in United States only.


Won J-14 Teen Icon Awards


He was nominated for J-14 Teen Icon Awards in 2010. He was nominated for those awards in two categories they were Iconic Fan Favorite and Iconic Tweeter. Among them, he won that award for Iconic Fan Favorite.


Released his Third album

2010 5th of October

His third album name is "The Other Side of Down" which was released on 5 October, 2010. The album sold 24,000 copies in its first week of its release. The album was promoted in Southeast Asia by Asian Tour, which began in July 2011.


Member of The Church of Jesus Christ


In 2012, he became member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He put his singing career on hiatus so he could volunteer for a two-year stint as a full-time missionary... he confirmed on March 24, 2014 that his mission is now completed.


Released his Fourth album

2012 26th of March

He released his fourth album "Forevermore" on 26 March, 2012. The album was released exclusively in Philippines. This was his first Original Pilipino Music album. The album was certified gold in the Philippines as of June 2012.


Nominated for World Music Awards


He was nominated for prestigious award that was World Music Awards and that was in year 2014. He was nominated in three categories and they were World’s Best Male Artist, World's Best Live Act and World's Best Entertainer.

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