Name: Kara DioGuardi
Birth Name: 
Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi
Birth Date: 
December 9, 1970
Birth Place: 
New England
Singer / Singwriter / Record Producer
Relationship Status: 
Engaged to Mike McDuddy
Celebrity Ranking # 1073

Kara DioGuardi: I Was Molested, Date Raped

Posted Tuesday April 19, 2011 10:57 AM GMT

On the brink of the release of her new memoir, it was revealed that Kara DioGuardi was molested and later date raped by a music producer.

In Helluva High Note, the former “American Idol” judge admitted that she was repeatedly molested by a teenage family friend when she was 11 years old.


Kara DioGuardi Lands Post-Idol Judge Job

Posted Tuesday October 26, 2010 11:48 AM GMT

Never one to sit still for long, Kara DioGuardi has been picked up by another judging gig on an upcoming TV show.

The former “American Idol” babe is set to be head critic on a new song-writing competition on Bravo called “Going Platinum.”


Kara DioGuardi Officially Exits "American Idol"

Posted Friday September 3, 2010 10:25 PM GMT

Backing up ongoing rumors surrounding her expected departure, it has been confirmed that Kara DioGuardi's run on "American Idol" is officially over.

Joining Simon Cowell and Ellen DeGeneres as exiting judges, Kara told, “I felt like I won the lottery when I joined American Idol two years ago, but I feel like now is the best time to leave Idol."


Kara DioGuardi: Axed from “American Idol”

Posted Friday July 30, 2010 9:38 AM GMT

It looks like “American Idol” is undergoing some serious changes as of late, and Kara DioGuardi is suddenly out of a job.

The award-winning songwriter was fired from the FOX talent show this week, at the same time Ellen DeGeneres turned in her resignation.


Allure Magazine’s Naked Celebrity Issue

Posted Tuesday April 13, 2010 1:45 PM GMT

Celebrities are usually known for the awesome styles they wear, but in the new Allure Magazine, the stars are only sporting their birthday suits.

Emmanuelle Chriqui shows off her sexy form in a series of steamy poses that are sure to have readers sweating.

filed under Magazines, Star Style

Kara DioGuardi's Atlantic City Performance

Posted Monday April 12, 2010 3:11 PM GMT

Taking her career to another level, Kara DioGuardi was spotted performing at her first-ever concert over the weekend in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The “American Idol” judge showed off her vocal talent at the Music Box at the Borgata Hotel & Casino Spa on Friday and Saturday night.


Kara DioGuardi: LAX Lady

Posted Monday March 22, 2010 1:08 PM GMT

Racking up the frequent flyer miles, Kara DioGuardi was spotted catching a departing flight at LAX International Airport yesterday afternoon (March 21).

The “American Idol” judge made sure to stay hydrated pre-flight with a Vita Coco beverage as she strolled through the terminal.


Jason DeRulo: Up and Coming Star

Posted Tuesday September 15, 2009 7:45 PM GMT

Only 19-years-old, Jason DeRulo is quickly making a name for himself in the music world with his hit song, "Whatcha Say".

The multi-talented artist/songwriter on the brink of stardom, having already contributed his talents to the likes of Lil Wayne, Sean Kingston, Betty Wright and Danity Kane, to name a few.