David Archuleta rose to prominence following the release of his first single, ‘Crush,’ from his self-titled debut album. He is also a former American Idol contestant and singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. In May 2008, he finished as the second runner-up on American Idol.
Age and Siblings of David Archuleta
On December 28, 1990, in Miami, Florida, he was born to parents Jeff Archuleta and Lupe Marie. Jeff, his father, has worked as a jazz musician, playing trumpet for the well-known jazz group Synthesis at Brigham Young University. David’s mother, Lupe, was a salsa dancer and singer from Honduras.
David is of mixed (Spanish, Danish, Irish, and German) ethnicity and holds American nationality. He has four siblings: a brother named Daniel and three sisters named Claudia, Jazzy, and Amber. He was raised in a musical family and began singing at the age of six.
Education of David Archuleta
David attended Murray High School in Murray, Utah before appearing on American Idol. He graduated from high school in the year 2009. David also graduated from the Barbizon Modeling and Performing College in Salt Lake City.
Who is David Archuleta’s Wife?
David Archuleta has yet to marry and have a family. However, the possibility of him being married and having a wife has narrowed since David revealed that he is gay. However, he had been in a relationship in the past.
In 2009, David was in a relationship with actress Fernanda Andrade. However, they split up without explaining why. He dated singer Jordan Pruitt in 2009, but their relationship ended quickly as well. David was in a relationship with musical artist Jackie Castro from 2008 to 2009. He also dated Hagood Coxe in 2008, but the relationship ended.
Is David Archuleta a gay man?
He was spotted in a gay nightclub in April 2010, and people began to speculate about his sexuality on social media. David actually went to a gay nightclub to see his dancer friend Charice perform. Later, he denied the rumors and posted on Twitter to inform his fans that he was not gay.
Net Worth of David Archuleta
David Archuleta has a net worth of $5 million, which he has amassed through album sales and international tours. According to reports, he earned more than the $79,000 average salary of a singer.
Height of David Archuleta
David Archuleta stands 5 feet 6 inches (1.67m) tall. His body weight is approximately 149 pounds (68 kg). David has dark brown eyes and black hair.
David Archuleta Facts
David James Archuleta is a well-known American singer-songwriter and actor.
David’s surname is Basque, and he speaks Spanish fluently.
At the age of six, his family relocated to the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy, Utah.
The musical drama Les Miserables inspired David.
David’s mother and siblings taught him how to sing Christmas carols in three-part harmony.
David won the Utah Talent Competition’s children’s division at the age of ten.
At the age of 12, David won the Junior Vocal Championship on the second season of Star Search, dubbed “Star Search 2.”
David also placed second on the seventh season of American Idol in 2008.
In 2018, he lived in Nashville, Tennessee.
He came out as gay to his family in 2014, then publicly announced in June 2021 that he is gay and a member of the LGBT community, but he is “not sure of my own sexuality.”
In August 2008, David released “Crush,” the first single from his self-titled debut album.
His album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 750,000 copies in the US and over 900,000 worldwide in three months.
In 2010, he released his third album, “Something ‘Bout Love.”
In the United States, David sold over 1,108,000 albums and 3,327,000 tracks.
His fourth album, “Forevermore,” was released exclusively in the Philippines in March 2012.
He was also awarded Y uс wаrd-fаvоurtе ntеrnаtоnаl muс vdео-‘ruh’ in 2009.
David was then nominated for lmа wаrd-еt оf thе уеаr n muс in 2009.
Then he won ееn hосе wаrd-hосе muс-rеаkоut аrtt.
In the year 2010, David won the hосе wаrd-оt Fаnаtс Fаn.
He won the аrkеdа hосе wаrd-ееn соn in 2011.
David also won the Gоldеn ееvее and аk wаrd-fаvоurtе brеаkthrоugh V реrfоrmаnсе bу аn асtоr in 2012.
David is also an actor who appeared as himself in an episode of Hannah Montana, ‘Promma Mia,’ in 2009.