Famous as :Soul singer
Birth Name :Taylor Reuben Hicks
Birth Date :October 06, 1976
Birth Place :Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Claim to fame :Winner of the 5th season of American Idol
Raised in a suburban area of Hoover, Alabama since he was eight, Taylor Hicks started playing music after he bought his first harmonica at the age 16 and then taught himself how to play blues harp. Having a difficult childhood due to the divorce of his parents, he turned himself into soul and blues music genre in a bid to find solace.