Alejandro Aranda Biography
Alejandro Aranda is a 24 years old musician, born and raised in Pomona, California, who finished second on season 17 of American Idol.
He was one of the heartthrob performers in the American Idol who impressed the judges with his good singing skills and managed to win the golden ticket to Hollywood during his first audition.
His audition has been declared as one of the best auditions of the American Idol.
Alejandro Aranda American Idol
During his audition on American Idol, Alejandro blew the judges with an original song called “Out Loud”.
Judge Lionel was on his feet applauding him right after he was done singing. Lionel told Alejandro, “You my friend, are so talented. I am so inspired.”
Judge Luke Bryan chimed in saying, “I just feel like I’m in the presence of greatness. I’m so glad you are here. It was like watching my favorite movie that I did not want to end.”
Judge Katy Perry also joined in on the praise saying, “I think you’re really special. I think you’re an absolute genius.”
“You have such a career,” Richie added. “And the fact that you don’t know it makes it even more special. There’s nothing like you my friend.”
California State University student newspaper, CSU and Five of Five Entertainment awarded Alejandro with the title of Artist of the Year in 2017.
At that time, his musical pseudonym was ScaryPoolParty, which still remains his Instagram handle and Spotify name.
American Idol finale was on Sunday, May 19, 2019, and Alejandro finished second behind 18-year-old Louisiana country singer Laine Hardy, who won the 17th season of “American Idol”.
While the other two finalists focused on covering songs by other artists, Alejandro performed four times, and all four were his own songs.
The songs were;
- Millennial Love
- 10 Years
- Out Loud
Throughout the whole American Idol competition, Alejandro played seven different originals, making him the first “Idol” contestant in history to end the season potentially with most of an album already performed for millions of fans.
Alejandro Aranda Age
Aranda was born on August 11, 1994, in Pomona, California, USA.
Alejandro Aranda Childhood
Aranda was born and raised up in Pomona, California. He spent his childhood learning different musical instruments like guitar, keyboard, and others.
He was fascinated by singing since he was young and he has put in a lot of hard work to make his singing dream a reality.
Alejandro Aranda Family
Alejandro comes from a small supportive family. And except that his family is very supportive, Alejandro has not revealed any more details about his family. His parents and siblings if he has any, are not yet known.
Alejandro Aranda Body Measurements
- Height: 5 ft. 9 inches
- Weight: 75 kg
- Shoe Size: 9(US)
- Body Shape: Not Available
- Hair Colour: Dyed
- Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Alejandro Aranda Hollywood
In Hollywood, Alejandro was shown into the same Group of Ten as Laci Kaye Booth.
Alejandro shared a bit more about himself, explaining that he hoped that this show would help him feel more confident and he revealed that when growing up, he didn’t have anyone who encouraged him to go for his dreams.
When on stage, Alejandro sang his own rendition of Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” and once again, he impressed the judges, that they even threw their coats at him to show how impressed they were.
He made it to the top 40 that week.
Alejandro Aranda Hawaii
During the American Idol Top 40 Showcase round at the Disney Aulani resort and spa in Hawaii, Alejandro sang “Yellow” by Coldplay and he once again he impressed the judges and the crowd too.
When revealing to him that he had made it to the top 20, judge Katy Perry acknowledged that his performance was really special and that they believed in him. Katy also referred to him as a pop star.
Alejandro Aranda Tour
Alejandro is scheduled to go on a seven-date US tour in July 2019. When tickets went on sale on the morning of May 23, they all sold out in minutes.
Because of the overwhelming amount of support, he announced on June 11 that he would put on a free concert in Nashville on July 3, joined by Bizz & Everyday People.
- DC9 Nightclub, Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA – Monday, 08 July 2019
- Sonia, Cambridge, USA – Wednesday, 10, July 2019 (19:00)
- Swedish American Hall, San Francisco, California, USA – Saturday, 13 July 2019
- The Moroccan Lounge, Los Angeles, California, USA – Monday, 15 July 2019
- Glass House, Pomona, California, USA – Wednesday, 17 July 2019
On Monday, June 24, 2018, he revealed plans for a fall tour that includes 30 shows across the nation in October and November.
- October 10 – Berkerly, CA
- October 11 – Sacramento, CA
- October 13 – Portland, OR
- October 14 – Seattle, WA
- October 16 – Salt Lake City
- October 18 – Aspen, CO
- October 19 – Boulder, CO
- October 21 – Kansas City, MO
- October 22 – Minneapolis, MN
- October 23 – Chicago, IL
- October 25 – Detroit, MI
- October 26 – Cleveland, OH
- October 28 – New York, NY
- October 29 – Philadelphia, PA
- October 30 – Boston, MA
- November 01 – Baltimore, MD
- November 03 – Charlottesvile, VA
- November 04 – Raleigh, NC
- November 05 – Charlotte, NC
- November 07 – Atlanta, GA
- November 09 – Orlando, FL
- November 10 – FT. Lauderale, FL
- November 12 – New Orleans, LA
- November 13 – Houston, TX
- November 15 – Austin, TX
- November 16 – Dallas, TX
- November 19 – San Diego, GA
- November 21 – Los Angeles, GA
Frequently Asked Questions About Alejandro Aranda
Who is Alejandro Aranda?
Aranda is an American singer, musician, and reality television personality.
How old is Aranda?
Alejandro is 25 years old as of 2019.
How tall is Aranda?
Alejandro stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Is Aranda married?
Alejandro is not yet married.
How much is Aranda worth?
His net worth is under review.
How much does Aranda make?
Where does Aranda live?
Alejandro’s place of residence is not yet known.
Is Aranda dead or alive?
Alejandro is still alive and in good health.
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