Elliot yamin dating a model

1 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums chart and at No. The album was certified gold in the United States in October 2007.

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March 31, 2008, age 65), a Jewish American of Ashkenazi (German Jewish) descent[2] and former professional singer known for her "fiery spirit" and for receiving the "Golden Idol for Proudest Family Moment Award" from Ryan Seacrest during her son's American Idol competition.

His family relocated to Richmond, Virginia when Yamin was 11, and his parents divorced when he was 14, his father returning to Los Angeles.

He performed the song again in front of the judges during Hollywood rounds, as well as Rascal Flatts's "Bless the Broken Road".

During the group auditions, Yamin and his group performed "It's In Her Kiss" (aka "The Shoop Shoop Song") from The Hollies; Simon Cowell disliked the group performance, but Randy Jackson said Yamin was the best one in his group, and Paula Abdul said it was a good thing she could look past two left feet, in a way of saying he did not dance well but he could definitely sing.

A history of ear infections as a child and eardrum replacement surgery at 13 left Yamin with 90% hearing loss in his right ear.

He was diagnosed with Type I diabetes at the age of 16 and wears an insulin pump to help him manage his diabetes. Yamin first discovered his vocal talent while singing karaoke in his late teens. Dropping out of high school in his sophomore year, he later achieved a high school GED while working at Foot Locker (in their management program), a pharmacy, and as an on-air disc jockey for local R&B radio station WCDX/Power 92 FM, using the name E-Dub — before auditioning for American Idol.

The album's first single, "Fight for Love", premiered on AOL Music on February 13, 2009.

Yamin was born in Los Angeles, California, to father Shaul Yamin, a Jewish Israeli of Iraqi Jewish descent, and mother Claudette Goldberg Yamin (d.

He was sent through by the judges and made it through to the finals of the competition.

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