Who is Clay Aiken?
Clay Aiken is an American television personality, actor, singer, politician, and activist who rose to fame when he came in second place on the second season of the reality singing competition American Idol in 2003.
Full Name: Clayton Holmes Aiken
Age: 40 years old
Date of Birth: November 30, 1978
Place of Birth: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Father’s name: Vernon Grissom
Mother’s name: Faye Parker
Profession: Philanthropist, singer-songwriter, actor, author
Net Worth: $7 million
Relationship status: Single
Height: 6 ft. 1 inch
Weight: 62 kg
Hair color: Light brown
Eye color: Green
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on 30th November 1978. He attended Raleigh’s Leesville Road High School and Campbell University. Later, he joined the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for further studies.
He debuted his career from the film ‘Measure of a Man’ which was released in October 2003. Also, he released four more albums on the ‘RCA label: Merry Christmas with Love’, ‘A Thousand Different Ways’, ‘the Christmas EP All is Well’, and ‘On My Way Here’.
After that, he has released two more albums: ‘Tried and True’ and ‘Steadfast’. Clay has sold over 5 million albums and is the fourth-highest-selling American Idol alumnus.
In addition, Clay hosted the PBS special ‘Tried & True Live!’ in 2010. In the year 2004, he became a UNICEF ambassador and worked there till 2013 when he gave it up in order to run for Congress.
Family Life, Parents:
He was born to father Vernon Grissom and mother Faye Parker. He has got four siblings and they are named as Amy Sawyer, Deborah Grissom, Brett Parker, and Jeff Parker.
Relationships, Gay, Son:
Clay Aiken is openly gay. He revealed his identity for the first time during his interview with People Magazine. Similarly, he has a son named Parker Foster Aiken by in-vitro fertilization from his longtime friend Jaymes Foster in 2008.
Likewise, he was in a relationship with Reed Kelly. Likewise, there was a rumor that he was in a relationship with men like Jeff Walters and Davin Finn. But he is single at the moment.
He stands a height of 6 feet 1 inch and he weighs around 62 kg. Also, he has light brown color hair and green color eyes.
Net Worth and Salary:
The multitalented person has an estimated net worth of around $7 million and also he listed his house of Durham, NC for the price of $1,590,000 which is in 9,392 square feet of 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 3 half bathrooms.
Social Media Accounts:
He has around 58k followers on Facebook, over 180k followers on Instagram and around 242k followers on Twitter.