Ace Young is a famous American singer, songwriter, recording artiste, actor and a television personality. He gained national recognition while appearing on the fifth season of American Idol. Ace Young was born on 5th November 1980 in Boulder, Denver, Colorado in the United States of America. He is currently 37 years old.
He is the youngest child in a family of five children comprising of boys only. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. He began writing songs, singing, and taking voice lessons at the age of 9 years old. Ace Young is originally from Los Angeles, California in the United States of America and graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado, United States of America in 1999. While in high school, he participated in athletics, choir and International Baccalaureate classes. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout during his senior year in high school.
After graduating from high school, Ace Young wrote a song titled “Reason I Live” the song was featured on the soundtrack of the Hollywood thriller film “The Little Vampire” a movie produced in 2000. In his youth age, Ace Young performed at shopping malls and recreation centers. He performed at various venues in Colorado and other western states in the United States of America, including performing the National Anthem at The Pepsi Center in Denver, United States of America.
In 2001, Ace Young moved to Los Angeles, California in the United States of America to continue pursuing his music career. He ultimately met Brian McKnight and was given the chance to open for McKnight and New Edition. Prior to auditioning for the American Idol, he landed a guest-starring role in an episode of Half & Half, playing a character of Ace Blackwell.
Ace Young is currently married to American Idol season-three runner-ups Diana DeGarmo. Ace Young is currently signed to Young Brothers Entertainment and Mailboat Records. He started his professional music career in 2000. Ace Young gained national recognition while appearing on the fifth season of American Idol. After over four years in Los Angeles without a record deal, Ace Young auditioned for American Idol in Denver, Colorado in the United State of America.
His televised audition featured him singing Westlife “Swear it Again”. Ace Young made it through Hollywood a week later and sang George Michael’s song “Father Figure” for his live Top 24 performance. He also performed Michael Jackson’ song “Butterflies”. He received mixed reviews from the judges and was joined by Chris Daughtry and Paris Bennett in the bottom 3.
Ace Young lives in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States with his wife, Diana DeGarmo. The couple met in 2010 while appearing in Hair on Broadway. They got engaged on 23rd May 2012. At the grand finale of the American Idol Ace Young surprised Diana DeGarmo with an on-air marriage proposal. Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo got married on 1st June 2013 in Los Angeles at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in the United States of America. However, Ace Young was previously engaged in 2009 to Hollywood actress Allison Fischer, but finally settle down with Diana DeGarmo.
Ace Young is currently one of the richest and most influential artiste and actor in the United States of America with an estimated net worth of $12 million.