Diana DeGarmo

Will act in "Hairspray" on Broadway in Feb. 2006.
Diana who goes by ‘Di’ was born in Birmingham, Alabama and later moved with her family to Snellville, Georgia where she still currently resides.
She was a contestant on FOX TV’s reality show “American Idol” in the 3rd season in 2004 and finished 2nd to the eventual winner Fantasia Barrino losing by a margin of less than 2% out of a total of 65 million votes that were cast.
Diana's favorite artist is Celine Dion.
Favorite song to sing is Chain Of Fools by Aretha Franklin.
She won Miss Teen Georgia 2002 and partcipated in Miss Teen Georgia 2003.

She is of Italian/French/Native American descent.
Diana has two dogs, Rosie and Dixie.
In late 2006, Diana was harassed by an Internet stalker in Australia, who hacked into her computer, got her cell phone number and all her friends e-mail addresses. Then the stalker started to pretend to be Diana, and sent e-mails to her family and friends. Diana was then blackmailed, asked for money to have her life back. She has reported this to the police in Australia.
Diana's official website:
Diana sang the song Give Me the Wand on the Fairly OddParentssoundtrack.
Diana DeGarmo sang the song Reachin' For Heaven for the soundtrack of the Disney movie, Ice Princess.
Shares the same birth date as Tupac Shakur.

Diana has lots of experience in commercials, modeling, and beauty contests.
Diana auditioned for American Idol in Hawaii.
Her performances on American Idol were:
I've Got the Music in Me
A Broken Wing
Do You Love Me
I'm Still Standing
My Heart Will Go On
One Voice
Turn the Beat Around
Someone to Watch Over Me
Get Happy
This is It
No More Tears
Because You Loved Me
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Don't Cry Out Loud
I Believe
No More Tears
Don't Cry Out Loud

She was in the bottom 3 for 3 times. Those performances were A Broken Wing, I'm Still Standing, and My Heart Will Go On.
At age 18, Diana is the youngest performer to go overseas on the USO Tour.