Name: David Cook
Birth Name: 
David Roland Cook
Birth Date: 
December 20, 1982
Birth Place: 
Houston, TX
Singer / Songwriter
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1149

Kelly Clarkson Tops Forbes' List of Top-Earning "American Idol" Contestants

Posted Wednesday January 30, 2013 6:46 PM GMT

Beating out contestants from ten other seasons, Kelly Clarkson topped Forbes' list of top-earning "American Idol" contestants.

From May 2011 to May 2012, the "Stronger" singer earned about $8 million, far surpassing the following two who tied for the second spot, Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry, who each took in $5 million.


David Cook Races for Hope in DC

Posted Sunday May 6, 2012 6:57 PM GMT

Making a trip to the nation’s capital, David Cook took part in the 2012 Race For Hope in Washington D.C. on Sunday afternoon (May 6).

The former “American Idol” winner participated in the 5K race that took place near Freedom Plaza in honor of his brother that passed away from a brain tumor in 2009.


David Cook: Getting Help in Tough Times

Posted Tuesday June 16, 2009 9:04 PM GMT

Getting back into the swing of things after mourning the loss of his brother, David Cook was out on the talk show circuit in Los Angeles on Monday evening (June 15).

The “American Idol” hunk was spotted toting his guitar as he exited the CNN building after taping an episode of "Larry King Live".


David Cook Thanks Fans for Support

Posted Monday May 4, 2009 11:21 PM GMT

Taking to his Celebrity MySpace page in the wake of his brother's passing, David Cook penned a thank you message to all of his supportive fans.

Just one day after Adam Cook, 37, died of brain cancer, his "American Idol" winning sibling writes: "My brother never wanted his illness to affect others. That was evident in the fact that he wanted his illness to have no part in my experience on Idol, a point he was quite adamant about. So, with that wish in mind, I ran and was involved with the event as an homage to him."

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Lady GaGa: Rearin' to Go in Boston

Posted Tuesday March 31, 2009 8:18 PM GMT

Continuing along on her tour throughout the States, Lady GaGa put on a sizzling show at the House of Blues in Boston on Monday night (March 30).

Proudly shaking her rear-end for the packed house, GaGa seems to be fully embracing her quick rise to the top of the music world.


David Cook and Kimberly Caldwell Call it Quits

Posted Wednesday January 14, 2009 2:57 AM GMT

Failing to find lasting love, "American Idol" winner David Cook and former contestant Kimberly Caldwell have called an end to their romance.

"They didn't want to make a big deal about it," an insider tells of the breakup, which reportedly took place just before Christmas.


David Cook’s CD Release Night

Posted Wednesday November 19, 2008 7:28 PM GMT

He’s the reigning American Idol, and yesterday David Cook was in Times Square, New York City to promote the release of his debut album.

The “Light On” singer/songwriter teamed up with the Times Square Virgin Megastore and Hard Rock Café New York for a special fan event, including a live performance.


David Cook and Kimberly Caldwell: Lunch Date

Posted Friday November 7, 2008 2:22 PM GMT

They’ve been an item ever since he asked her out on live TV, and yesterday David Cook and Kimberly Caldwell were spotted having a romantic lunch date in Santa Monica.

The “American Idol” alums held hands and looked very lovey-dovey, with Cook sporting a black t-shirt with a vest, charcoal wash jeans, and Converse All-Stars while Kim sported a red scoopneck shirt, cropped vest, black stretch pants, and knee-high boots.