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Clay Aiken Biography

Clay Aiken
Clay Aiken
Full Name/Real Name: Clayton Holmes Aiken
Age: 40 years
Birth Date: 30 November 1978
Birth Place: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 84 kg
Nationality: American
Spouse: N/A
Children: Parker Foster Aiken
Dating: N/A
Profession: Singer, television personality, actor, politician, and activist
Net Worth in 2019: $8.5 million

Clay Aiken is known for becoming the runner-up of the reality television competition, ‘American Idol’. He has released many albums and has also become an activist. He is also involved in politics and has appeared in television programs. Aiken has won numerous awards and has got many fans.

But do you know how much is Clay Aiken’s net worth in 2019 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Clay Aiken’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Clay Aiken’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about his net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2019, Clay Aiken has a net worth of $8.5 million.

Early Life & Biography

Born as Clayton Holmes Grissom on November 1978, he is the son of Faye Parker and Vernon Grissom. He was born in Raleigh and used to sing in choirs when he was young. When he was 19 years old, he legally changed his surname to his mother’s maiden name Aiken.

As a student, Clay has participated in church choirs, school choirs and also appeared in local theatre productions. He has also performed in Johnston Community College as an MC. He went to Leesville Road High School. Later, he went to the University of North Carolina. He has also taken courses in Campbell University.

Clay Aiken’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Clay Aiken was born on 30 November 1978 and currently as of 2019, he is 40 years old. Statistics put Clay Aiken height as 1.85 m. and weight 84 kg.

Clay Aiken Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Clay Aiken

What is Clay Aiken marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
Is Clay Aiken having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Clay Aiken Lesbian/Gay? YES
Who is Clay Aiken’s Spouse? (name): N/A
Does Clay Aiken Have Any Kids? Parker Foster Aiken

Clay Aiken is still not married. But he has got a son named Parker Foster Aiken with his partner Jaymes Foster. Later that year, he declared himself as gay. From 2008 to 2010, he was in a relationship with dancer Reed Kelly. He also dated Devin Finn in 2010. After their break up, he was in a relationship with Jeff Walters. However, the couple called it off a year later. He is a Baptist and has worked for various causes. He has served as the National Ambassador of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. In 2014, he was the Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of North Carolina.

Career, Award & Nominations

In 2002, Clay Aiken auditioned for the second season of American Idol. He reached till the final and was declared as the runner-up. In 2003, he released his debut album, ‘Measure of a Man’. It was a successful album and made him win the American Music Award. The following year, the singer came up with ‘Merry Christmas with Love’. This made him win three Billboard Awards and the 2005 American Christian Music Awards. He then came up with ‘A Thousand Different Ways’.

His other albums are ‘On My Way Here’, ‘Tried and True’, and ‘Steadfast’. He has also released two compilation albums and an EP called ‘All Is Well’. In 2005, Aiken bestowed with the Robert M. Barg Memorial Award. He has also received the Family Circle Award in 2009. Some of his popular singles are “This Is the Night”, “The Way”, “Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Solitaire”, “The First Noel”, and “On My Way Here”.

He has also released many commercially successful CDs as well as DVDs. In addition to this, Aiken has also made numerous television appearances. He was the executive producer of the television special ‘A Clay Aiken Christmas’ in 2004. He has also appeared in ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, ‘The Morning Show’ and ‘America’s Next Top Model’.

Clay Aiken Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Clay Aiken Net Worth
Clay Aiken Net Worth

Have you imagined about the net worth of a singer who has released many commercially successful albums in his career? He has done many endeavors and has also appeared in television and theatre plays. With this, his net worth has been estimated at $8.5 million as of 2019. In 2008, he was seen in the Broadway, ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’. He has also appeared in the musical of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ and ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’.

Clay Aiken is indeed a very influential person. The award-winning singer has got many fans around the world. Although he has unsuccessfully contested elections, there are still many chances for him to come. He is still young and could have a wonderful career both in entertainment and politics.