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Sanjaya Malakar

Biography

Singer who all finished in seventh put on American Idol’s 6th season and who all appeared on I’m a Superstar…Get Me Away from Here!, going to place 5th in your competition. He still left senior high school early to be able to go after his imagine singing skillfully. He worked being a bartender in NY in 2012. His parents are Vasudeva Malakar and Jillian Recchi Blyth. He was criticized intensely by judge Simon Cowell on American Idol.

Quick Facts


Full Name Sanjaya Malakar
Date Of Birth September 10, 1989
Place Of Birth Seattle, WA
Height 1.8 m
Profession Pop Singer
Education Todd Beamer High School, Shorecrest High School
Nationality American
Parents Vasudeva Malakar, Jillian Blyth
Siblings Shyamali Malakar
Awards Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Male Reality Star
Nominations Teen Choice Award for Choice OMG! Moment
TV Shows I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1Lived in Berkeley, California during the late 90s.
2His favorite song he sang on American Idol was Besame Mucho.
3Moved to Federal Way, Washington in 2005.
4He was born in Bothell, Washington in Snohomish County. After his parent's divorce he moved to Kapaa, Hawaii for four years (1996-2000).
5Made it to the top seven on American Idol.
6He has a sister Shyamali Malakar who tried out with him for American Idol. Sadly, she was kicked out during Hollywood Week.
7He took his GED after his sophomore year in High School.
8Parents divorced when he was only three.
9He is a Stevie Wonder fan.
10His father is a classical musician.
11The ring Sanjaya wears is his late grandfather's. He died when Sanjaya was five, so Sanjaya wears the ring to have confidence and support from a higher place.
12His father is a Bengali Indian immigrant, born in Vrindavan, India, and his mother is American-born. Sanjaya's maternal grandfather was of Italian descent and Sanjaya's maternal grandmother was born in Utah, of Dutch, Irish, and English origin.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Triumph's Election Special 20162016TV MovieHimself - Panelist
On the Spot Interviews2012TV Series documentary shortHimself
Teens Wanna Know2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Q N' A with Mikki and Shay2012TV SeriesHimself
The After After Party with Steven Michael Quezada2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
CelebriDate2011TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood's Top Ten2011TV SeriesHimself - American Idol Season 6 Finalist
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
This Week in Reality TV2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hell's Kitchen2010TV SeriesHimself - Restaurant Patron
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2009TV SeriesHimself
A-List Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Larry King Live2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2007-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Audience
2008 Asian Excellence Awards2008TV Movie documentary
Fox Reality Really Awards2007TV Special
Rachael Ray2007TV SeriesHimself
2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2007TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2007TV SeriesHimself - Top Ten List Presenter
Live with Kelly and Ryan2007TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself
Just In with Laura Ingraham2008TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2007TV SeriesHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Male Reality/Variety StarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice OMG! MomentSanjaya sports a faux-hawk on American Idol


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#Trademark
1Pony-hawk
2Beautiful dark, wavy hair
3Hula Dancer

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