Sanjaya Malakar

Pop music, Musical Artist

1989 –

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Who is Sanjaya Malakar?

Sanjaya Joseph Malakar is an American singer, who was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. He gained national attention on the series, controversially advancing to 7th place with public votes, despite being poorly received by the show's judges, particularly Simon Cowell.

After Idol, Malakar made many television guest appearances and has been commonly parodied in popular culture. He got to 5th place in season two of the reality television show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.

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Born
Sep 10, 1989
Seattle
Also known as
  • Sanjaya Shekar Malakar
Religion
  • Hinduism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Todd Beamer High School
  • Shorecrest High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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