David Cook is a prominent American singer and songwriter who has performed in many solo albums and tours. He rose to fame after he won the television reality show named American Idol’s seventh season in 2008. David released his three-studio album while studying in high school; after that, he joined the band Idol Group. He also released some independent albums in his music career, and one of his albums, named The Time of My Life, has gained popularity and also has been listed in Billboard Hot 100 charts, and it ranked no.2 in the Canadian Billboard hot 100. David’s albums have sold more than 1.5 million copies and received R.I.A.A platinum certification.
The Early Years of David Cook
David Cook was born under the name David Roland Cook, in Houston, Texas, the United States of America, on December 20, 1982; he is currently 40 years old. His father’s name is Stanley Cook, and his mother’s name is Beth Foraker Frye, but he did not disclose the occupations of both of his parents. David is the middle child in his family, and he has one older brother named Adam Cook and one younger brother named Andrew. He belongs of Irish, English, and German descent.
David spent his early life in Houston, and later he moved to Blue Springs, Missouri, and was brought up with his parents and brothers. He has been interested in music from a young age and has a strong interest in playing musical instruments like Guitar, violin, and piano.
The Educational Background of David Cook
David Cook studied in the local elementary school, but the school’s name was unknown, and he started to sing while he was studying in second grade with the help of his school music teacher Mrs. Gentry. He was part of his school Christmas performs, and at 13, he received his first Guitar. David will use to participate in the choir and also perform in school drama programs.
David studied at Blue Springs South High School, where he performed musical instruments, and worked in the songs like The Music Man, Singin’ in the Rain, and West Side Story. He was also a member of the Blue Springs South High School National Forensics League and has participated in many tournaments. In 2001, David graduated from high school, joined the University of Central Missouri, earned a scholarship, and graduated with a degree in graphic design in 2006. While studying at university, he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa.
Personal details of David Cook
Real Name: David Roland Cook
Profession: Singer-songwriter and Musician
Celebrity name: David Cook
Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, the United States of America
Birthday: December 20, 1982
Religion: Roman Catholic
Color of Eyes: Hazel
Color of Hair: Dark Brown
Net Worth: $ 5 Million
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Body measurements of David Cook
Height in cm: 180 cm
Height in Feet: 5 ft. 10 in.
Weight in Kg: 79 kg
Weight in Pound: 174 lbs
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Shoe Size (In U.S.): 11
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Family details of David Cook
Mother’s Name: Beth Foraker Frye
Father’s Name: Stanley Cook
Number of Siblings: Two Brother (Adam Cook and Andrew Cook)
Relationship Status: Married
Spouses: Rachael Stump
The relationship and personal details of David Cook
David was in a relationship with Caldwell, and they both were dated for more than a year; they broke up and separated in 2008, but the reason for it is unknown. Then David Cook was in a relationship with Rachael Stump, and they both first met because of their mutual friend. Then they started to date, and both were in a relationship for many years. On June 20, 2015, David and Rachael married in a private ceremony held in Nashville. On May 2, 2009, David’s elder brother Adam died from brain cancer, which he had suffered since 1998.
The Net Worth of David Cook
David Cook has a net worth of $ 5 million and currently earned a major part of his net worth being a singer, songwriter, and musician.
Awards and Achievements of David Cook
David won the Teen Choice Awards as Choice T.V.: Male Reality/Variety Star in 2008, and the same year he won The New Music Awards for Top 40 Male Artist of the Year. In 2009, he won the Nashville Music Awards as Song of the Year for his song Time of My Life. The same year David won The New Music Awards as Top 40 Male Artist of the Year. Besides this, he has been nominated for many awards and honors for his performance.
The Early Profession of David Cook
David formed the band Red Eye along with his friend Bobby Kerr while studying in high school, and later the band changed the name to Axium. At 15, David sang his first song, and the band 8stops 7 encouraged him to record the album. In 2002, he and his band released their first album, Matter of Time 2002, and in 2003, the album Blindsided was released. In 2004, their album The Story Thus Far was released, and they performed in many live albums. Then in 2006, the band disbanded, and he moved to Tulsa and joined the band Midwest Kings, where he played bass. In May 2006, David released his first solo album named Analog Hearts.
The Professional path of David Cook
David went to the television reality show American Idol to support his brother, but he grabbed the attention of the producer, and he ended up auditioning with the song Livin’ On a Prayer. On May 21, 2008, he won the show’s seventh season with 56% votes. After the week, his 11 songs debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and his first single, The Time of My Life, reached no.3 the chart and no.1 on the Billboard adult contemporary chart. In 2011, he released his second studio album, This Loud Morning, and in 2015, his fourth studio album Digital Vein was released. Besides performing on a studio album, David has performed on many live tours.