Elliot Yamin Birthday (July 20th)

Elliot Yamin Birthday (July 20th)

Elliot Yamin an American Singer was born on 20th July, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Elliot Yamin is well known for the third finalist on the 5th term of American Idol.

Background Information of Elliot Yamin

  • Name- Efrayam Elliott Yamin
  • Born- 20th july, 1978, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Genre pop- Soul
  • Works Little Memphis Blues Orchestra

Elliot Yamin Biography

Elliot Yamin Early Years

Elliot Yamin’s father Shaul Yamin is a free time painter and Elliot Yamin Jewish American mother Claudette Yamin who was a qualified vocalist. When Elliot Yamin was five years old, Elliot Yamin started singing. Elliot Yamin had no proper training. As Elliot Yamin revealed in the 3rd round of semi-finals, Elliot Yamin is unable to hear about 90 % in his right side. When Elliott grew up, Elliot Yamin turned to Richmond, Virginia and joined Tuckahoe Middle School. After some time Elliot Yamin parents separated when Elliott was at the age of 14. Then Elliot Yamin joined Douglas S. Freeman High School in the West End Richmond district. Elliot Yamin worked hard at Foot Locker local store with the support of his owner. Elliot Yamin ultimately obtained his GED. Later Elliot Yamin admitted with jazz band, DJ for broadcasting from 2 to 6 am. Elliot Yamin left the job because of testing for American Idol!

American Idol

Elliot Yamin tried out in Boston, Massachusetts and Elliot Yamin sang Leon Russell’s “A Song for You”. But Elliot Yamin failed in his test. But Elliot Yamin again performed the song before the judges throughout Hollywood rounds, same as rascal Flatts’s “Bless the Broken Road”. In the cluster auditions, Elliot Yamin and his grouping performed “It’s In Her Kiss” from The Hollies. But Simon Cowell didn’t like the cluster performance; Randy Jackson remarked that Elliot Yamin was the finest in his grouping and Paula Abdul remarked that Elliott couldn’t dance fine but sang the song very well. Elliot Yamin was sent by the board of judges to the final competition.

Through one weekly practice, the visitor coach Steve Wonder said to him that Elliot Yamin must certainly follow a career in the music. A critic Simon cowell avowed that Elliot Yamin was “"potentially the best male vocalist" in American Idol. And after Elliot Yamin’s “A Song for You” presentation, Elliot Yamin stated that this was a “vocal master class”. Elliot Yamin presentation of “A Song for You” graded 3rd position on Entertainment Weekly’s Countdown of the fifteen finest American Idol presentations in the sequence history.

Elliot Yamin Solo Career

On October 8, 2006, Elliot Yamin presented at the Virginia State Fair as the closing act. Elliot Yamin endorsement band was the Little Memphis Blues Orchestra. There was not get new material characteristic in the concert, Elliott sang nine plaster songs:

  • "Use Me" (Bill Withers)
  • "Ready For Love" (Bad Company)
  • "Little Ghetto Boy" (Donny Hathaway)
  • "I Believe To My Soul" (Donny Hathaway)
  • "You've Got A Friend" (Carole King)
  • "Empty Arms" (Stevie Ray Vaughan)
  • "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know" (Donny Hathaway)
  • "What's Going On?" (Marvin Gaye)
  • "Whipping Post" (The Allman Brothers Band)

Elliot Yamin became the first season five finalist to have a solo concert event. Elliot Yamin was well-received by his hometown.

On December 5, 2006, Elliot Yamin released a single to iTunes titled "This Christmas."


  • Elliot Yamin loves basketball, and Elliot Yamin is a fan of the Charlotte Bobcats.
  • Elliot Yamin is 5'6" (168 cm).
  • Elliot Yamin wants to instruct young people about diabetes and music.
  • Elliot Yamin favorite refreshments are Little Debbie Strawberry Shortcake rolls.
  • Elliot Yamin favorite judge while performing arts on AI was Simon Cowell. "He doesn't sugarcoat anything."


  • In 2005, Elliot Yamin was attributed on three tracks ("Sound Doctrine," "Song of Hope," and "Whatchacomeherefoe?") of local gospel musical artist Big Planz's album Sound Doctrine.
  • In 2006, Elliot Yamin 's version of "Moody's Mood For Love," formerly by James Moody, is attributed on the CD American Idol Encores.
  • In December 2006, Elliot Yamin released his version of Donny Hathaway's song, This Christmas, online to AOL Music and iTunes. Elliot Yamin also declared a forthcoming album predictable by February 14, 2007.


  • Year Song Album US Pop US Digital RIAA Certification
  • 2006 "Moody's Mood For Love" American Idol Season 5: Encores 73 76 -
  • 2006 "This Christmas" This Christmas - Single - - -


When it got nearer to strength and Elliot Yamin bodily appearance, Elliot Yamin states that Elliot is appealing secure now. But Elliot Yamin was not that way for all times. Elliot Yamin again says that using an insulin drive can’t debilitate Elliot Yamin adorable life.

"Diabetes doesn't affect my relationships with women at all. I was a little apprehensive about taking my shirt off around girls at first," Elliot Yamin states. "It's awkward looking to have a third nipple on your stomach - the infusion set for my pump - and it's hard for people to get their minds around that it's something I'm always going to have.”

Elliot Yamin 's Advice To Diabetes Health Readers

Generally, Elliot Yamin states that his diabetes has been a kind of blessing in mask.

"I think it has really made me stronger," Elliot Yamin says. "It doesn't affect how I sing or how I perform. I carry a card in my wallet that says I'm type 1 and insulin-dependent."