Singer and actress Jordin Brianna Sparks He was born on December 22, 1989 in the city of Phoenix (Arizona), in the United States. His father is former NFL cornerback Phillippi Sparks, who played eight seasons with the New York Giants and one season for the Dallas Cowboys, before retiring in 2000. Jordin He studied the first year of high school at Sandra Day O’Connor High School, after which he continued his studies from home.
Sparks rose to fame when she became the youngest winner of the popular reality show “American Idol“in its sixth season.
Before appearing in “American Idol“, Jordin He participated in and won several talent contests such as Coca-Cola’s Rising Star, the Gospel Music Association Academy’s Overall Spotlight Award, America’s Most Talented Kids, Colgate Country Showdown and, in 2006, Drug Free AZ Superstar Search. He also sang the National Anthem several times at local sporting events, particularly for the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals, and the Arizona Diamondbacks. She performed with Alice Cooper at her 2004 Christmas show and toured with contemporary Christian singer Michael W. Smith in 2006. That same year she was one of six winners of the apparel brand’s “Plus Size Models” search. Torrid, traveling to California, to participate in a series of commercials and promotional pieces.
In the summer of 2006, Sparks auditioned twice for the sixth season of “American Idol“: once in Los Angeles, where he failed the first round, and then in Seattle after winning the Arizona Idol, a talent show hosted by Phoenix Fox’s KSAZ-TV. Over the course of the show, Sparks gained a good number of followers known as the “Sparkplugs”. On May 23, 2007, she was crowned the winner of the sixth season of the popular reality show, and to this day, she remains the youngest winner in the show’s history.
Four of the songs that Jordin interpreted in his passage by “American Idol“including the season’s crowning song,” This Is My Now, “were made available on their self-titled EP, released on May 22, 2007, the day before the grand finale. The crowning song,” This Is My Now ” My Now “peaked at number fifteen on the Billboard Hot 100 rankings. The following summer, Sparks took part in the “American Idols Live! Tour 2007“, along with other top ten contestants.
Since his victory in 2007, Sparks has been back on the show five times. He acted twice in the seventh season, once on the show “Idol gives back“where he sang”No Air“alongside Chris Brown and again with” One Step at a Time “on May 21, 2008, in the finale. He also performed” Battlefield “on the May 13, 2009 episode of”American Idol“.
The following year, he participated in a Simon Cowell tribute with other previous contestants in the season 9 finale, on May 26, 2010. Most recently, during season 10, Sparks performed her new song “I Am Woman”. To date, she is the last woman to win the competition, as the last five winners have been men.
Sparks she has toured with Alicia Keys, The Jonas Brothers, and Britney Spears and sung for Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
In her career, she has won two BET Awards, an American Music Award, a People’s Choice Award, as well as being nominated for two MTV Awards and a Grammy.
Recently Jordin she has made her acting debut in a role made especially for her. This is how she can be seen starring in the musical drama “Sparkle” (2012), in which she plays the title role, a young woman with prodigious musical talent, who struggles to become a star, while trying to overcome the problems that afflict her humble family. Along with her two sisters (Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter), daughters of a single mother (Whitney Houston) from Detroit, Sparkle gradually rises in the world of music until the sisters are discovered and launched to success during the era. Motown, in the 60’s. “Sparkle” is a remake of the 1976 film of the same name inspired by the story of The Supremes.
Soon she will also be able to see her in the drama “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” (2012), a drama whose cast is headed by Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright and Anthony Mackie.
From the age of 13, Jordin she wears a purity ring symbolizing her desire to remain a virgin until marriage.