David Archuleta

David James Archuleta is an American singersongwriter, musician, and actor. At ten years old, he won the childrens division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances. When he was twelve years old, Archuleta became the Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2. In 2007, at sixteen years old, he became one of the youngest contestants on the seventh season of American Idol. In May 2008 he finished as the runnerup, receiving 44 percent of over 97 million votes.

Archuleta was born on December 28, 1990 in Miami, Florida, to Lupe Marie , a salsa singer and dancer, and Jeff Archuleta, a jazz musician. His mother is from Honduras and his father is of SpanishBasque, Danish, Irish, German, and Iroquois descent. He speaks fluent Spanish. Archuleta has four siblings. His family moved to the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy, Utah, when he was six years old. He now lives in Murray where he attended Murray High School. Archuleta earned his Eagle Scout award in 2010 of the Boy Scouts of America. When Archuleta, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, was 21, he volunteered for two years as a fulltime missionary in Santiago, Chile. Archuleta is also a graduate of Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Salt Lake City.

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