Jordin Sparks Biography

Jordin Sparks (Jordin Brianna Sparks) is an American singer-songwriter and actress who rose to fame in 2007 after winning the sixth season of American Idol at age 17; becoming the youngest winner in the series’ history.

She released her self-titled debut studio album that same year. It was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and has sold over two million copies worldwide.

The album spawned the Billboard Hot 100 top-ten singles “Tattoo” and “No Air”. No Air is a collaboration she did with Chris Brown and is currently the third highest-selling single by any American Idol contestant, selling over three million digital copies in the United States.

The very same song earned Jordin her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

Jordin Sparks Age

Jordin is 29 years old as of 2018. She was born on December 22, 1989.

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Jordin Sparks Family | Jordin Parents

Jordin was born to Jodi Sparks and former professional football player Phillippi Sparks in Phoenix, Arizona. Jordin has a younger brother, Phillippi “PJ” Sparks, Jr., who plays football at Arizona Christian University.

Her father Phillippi Sparks is African-American with French and Cherokee Indian & French roots While her mother has German, English, Scottish, and Norwegian ancestry.

Jordin grew up in the suburbs of Ridgewood, New Jersey, while her father played as a defensive back for the New York Giants.

Jordin attended Northwest Community Christian School in Phoenix through the eighth grade and later attended Sandra Day O’Connor High School until 2006 when she began being homeschooled by her grandmother, Pam Wiedmann, in order for her to better concentrate on her singing.

Jordin Sparks Boyfriend | Jordin Sparks Husband

Jordin is married to Dana Isaiah Thomas, a fitness model in Hawaii. The couple got married on July 17, 2017. In November 2017 People published news of her pregnancy and following that, she revealed on her Instagram page their first child will be a boy, whom they expect in spring 2018. She gave birth to their first child, a son, named Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr. on May 2, 2018.

Jordin previously dated Jason Derulo for three years before ending their relationship in 2014.

Jordin Sparks Philanthropy

Jordin’s interest in non-profit causes began prior to her appearance on American Idol.

She performed at the Arizona Right to Life conference in 2005 and in 2007, she was asked by a relative who works for SOS Children’s Villages USA in Florida to design a denim jacket festooned with Swarovski Crystal to support orphans.

In February 2008, Jordin traveled to Ghana and she was part of the delegation of (then presidential couple) George and Laura Bush to help with Malaria No More, an organization with a goal to end malaria deaths in Africa by 2015.

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Jordin Sparks Movies

Year
Title
Role
2018
Show Dogs
Daisy (voice)
2018
God Bless the Broken Road
Bridgette
2017
The Grace of Jake
Nicole Lovely
2014
Left Behind
Shasta Carvell
2013
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
Alice
2013
Dear Secret Santa
Abby
2012
Sparkle
Sparkle Anderson

Jordin Sparks TV Shows

Year
Title
Role
2018
Jordin Sparks: A Baby Story
Herself
2017
The Real O’Neals
Herself
2017
Miss America 2018
Herself
2017
Hell’s Kitchen
Herself
2016
Zoe Ever After
Herself
2016
Sugar & Sparks
Herself
2016
Time After Time
Jesse Givens
2015
Wild ‘n Out
Herself
2015
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Herself
2014
E! News
Herself
2014
Fashion Police
Herself
2014
Evolution of…Jordin Sparks
Herself
2014
The View
Herself
2014
American Music Awards
Herself
2013
The Untold Story: Jason Derulo
Herself
2013
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Alison
2013
American Music Awards
Herself
2013
Fashion Police
Herself
2011
BrainSurge
Herself
2011
Team Umizoomi
Blue Mermaid
2011
Majors & Minors
Herself
2010
Big Time Rush
Herself
2010
When I Was 17
Herself
2009
The Suite Life on Deck
Herself
2007
American Idol
Contestant

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