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10 Fun Facts about Jordin Sparks

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Jordin Sparks is well know for her singing, and she was the last female to manage and win idol. There’s a lot of information out there about Jordin and we thought it would be fun to put together a list of 10 interesting facts about the singer. Without further ado, here’s our list of 10 Fun Facts about Jordin Sparks…

1. Jordin is the youngest contestant to ever win American Idol as she was just 17 years old when the was crowned season 6’s winner. She’s also the last woman to win Idol as all the other winners have been male since then.

2. As mentioned, Jordan first got the world’s attention as the winner of sixth season of American Idol, but that wasn’t the first talent competition she won. Jordin competed in and won many events including Coca-Cola’s Rising Star, America’s Most Talented Kids, Colgate Country Showdown, the Gospel Music Association Spotlight Award, and the 2006 Drug Free ZA Superstar Search.

3. It’s a well known fact that celebrities lie about their weight and height. We all know that Tom Cruise is “around” 5’7 or so (on a good day), but did you know that Jordan Sparks is 6’ tall?

4. Jordan is not the only famous person in her family as her Dad is pretty famous as well. If you followed the New York Giants you may have heard of her dad Phillipi Sparks.

5. On another football related note (a sad one at that) Jordan sang at the memorial service for former NFL player Pat Tillman who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2004.

6. Jordin is well known for her singing ability, but she’s also pretty darned cute. In 2006 she was one of 6 winners of the Phoenix Torrid model search for “Plus Sized Models”. In 2011 a slimmed down Sparks had her first bikini shoot for People Magazine’s “Amazing Bodies” issue.

7. Even though Jordan hasn’t been in the game for long, she’s put out her own clothing line “Sparks” with Wet Seal, and has done some Broadway as well with ‘In the Heights’ in 20120. She’s also done a bit of acting, and made her feature film debut in Sparkle this year.

8. In 2008 Jordin was part of a delegation with George Bush and Laura Bush to help with Malaria No More in Ghana. She joined Mrs. Bush to donate treated bed nets to help combat the spread of Malaria in Ghana. She also sang Amazing Grace to the durbar of chiefs in Ghana.

9. Sparks charity extends well past her trip to Ghana as she’s endorsed the popular ‘Got Milk’ campaign, has been a part of the ‘Save the Music’ foundation, and worked with the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation as well as Dosomething.org.

10. As hot as she is it’s not hard to imagine Jordin dating another celebrity, and her boyfriend was made official earlier this year. So who’s she dating? None other than Jason Derulo or Jaaaason Derullloooooo if you prefer.