Clay Aiken is an American singer, television personality, actor, political candidate, and activist. Aiken finished second place on the second season of American Idol in 2003, and his debut album, Measure of a Man, went multi-platinum. Aiken co-wrote a bestselling memoir in 2004, Learning to Sing. He won the Democratic primary, but lost to Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers in the general election
Clay Aiken Age, Height & Weight
- As of 2020, Clay Aiken age is 41 years old.
- He stands on a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
- He weighs around 60 Kg.
- He has a pair of green eyes and has brown hair.
- He wears a shoe size of 9 US.
- His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Clay Aiken Quick Bio
|Real Name||Clay Aiken|
|Born||November 30, 1978|
|Age||41 years old (As of 2020)|
|Profession||Philanthropist, Singer, Song-writer,
|Known For||Finished second place on the
second season of American Idol in 2003
|Birthplace||Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S|
|Height/ Tall||In feet - 5 ft 9 in|
|Biceps Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Parents||Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
|Previous Dating?||Not Known|
|Education||Brentwood Elementary School in Raleigh|
|Favourite Cuisine||Chinese and Thai|
|Hobbies||Playing Basketball, Acting, Fitness|
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Clay Aiken Sexuality & Dating
- As per his sexuality, in 2008, Aiken came out as gay in an interview with People magazine.
- In April 2009, Aiken was honored by the Family Equality Council advocacy group at its annual benefit dinner in New York City.
- In 2010, Aiken went to Washington, D.C., on behalf of Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) at a Capitol Hill briefing talking about anti-gay bullying.
- As per his dating and relationship, it is not out in public domain.
- He is possibly single as of now.
Clay Aiken Net Worth
- As of 2020, Clay Aiken net worth is estimated around $7 Million USD.
- His primary source of income is his singing career.
- He advertise various brands and earn sponsorship as well.
|Net Worth||Approx $7 Million |
(As of 2020)
|Endorsements||Approx $50K – $60K|
Clay Aiken Born, Family & Education
- Clay Aiken was born on November 30, 1978 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- He holds American nationality.
- He belongs to Mixed ethnicity.
- His father and mother name is not known.
- As per his educational qualifications, he attended Raleigh’s Leesville Road High School and took courses at Campbell University.
- In 1995, he enrolled to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
- At age 19, he served as a substitute teacher for a classroom of autistic students at Brentwood Elementary School in Raleigh.
- Later, in 2003, Aiken completed his course work while on tour and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in special education.
Clay Aiken Career
- As per her career, after hosting and performing in the American Idol Christmas special in 2003, and was voted the Favorite Reality Star.
- In 2003, Aiken sang “Bridge Over Troubled Water” at the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon and received a standing ovation from the audience.
- In 2004 and 2005, he was one of the performers in the A Capitol Fourth concert in Washington, D.C. and performed in the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series.
- Aiken made a guest appearance on 30 Rock in the season 3 episode “Kidney Now, in 2009.
- He guest starred in an episode of Phineas and Ferb, in 2010.
- He sang the United States’ national anthem at the 2011 NHL All-Star game, in 2011.
- He was the runner-up on the fifth season of The Celebrity Apprentice, in 2012.
- He guest starred on an episode Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, in 2013.
- He starred as Teen Angel in Grease at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2019.
Clay Aiken Facts
- He won Best Selling Single and Fan’s Choice Award, in 2003.
- In 2004, he won Top 40 Male Artist of the Year.
- In 2008, he has been more politically outspoken, particularly on gay rights and same-sex marriage.
- He was appointed a U.S. Fund for UNICEF National Ambassador, in 2004.
- His Instagram bio read is, “⅓ of America’s favorite Odd Couple, Ruben & Clay!”
- His uncle name is, ‘Joe’.
- He is a pet lover as well.