David Cook Trivia



  • David Cook
    • Famous as : Singer, songwriter
    • Birth Name : David Roland Cook
    • Birth Date : December 20, 1982
    • Birth Place : Houston, Texas, USA
    • Spouse : -
    • Claim to Fame : Winner of 7th season "American Idol"

Trivia

  • Tying the 2nd place on Forbes' Breakout Stars of 2008 list with David Archuleta.
  • Ranked 6th on Entertainment Weekly's Breakout Stars of 2008 list.
  • Rushed to hospital due to heart palpitation and high blood pressure a few hours after American Idol aired on April 1, 2008 but only go to ER after the show ended.
  • Signed an endorsement deal with shoe giant Skechers in July 2008 to advertise its line of casual footwear.
  • Only days after his crowning as American Idol winner, his single 'Time of My Life' tops the iTunes chart.
  • His winning song, "Time of My Life" was written by American Idol Songwriting Competition winner Regie Hamm.
  • Starting from the Top 12 week, he wore an orange wristband in support of a 7-year-old fan Lindsay Rose who suffers from leukemia.
  • Almost missed American Idol audition because he planned a trip to China.
  • Before winning American Idol, he had won several competitions with his debut independent album "Analog Heart" in 2006.
  • Said that his favorite quote is "Pain don't hurt" from Patrick Swayze's line in "Roadhouse".
  • Cited his musical influences as Our Lady Peace and Big Wreck.
  • Joined Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity while in college.
  • Was an avid baseball player while in high school.


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