Chris Richardson

Mostly Credited As: Chris Richardson
Birth Name: Christopher Michael Richardson
Date Of Birth: February 19, 1984 (Age 32)
Country Of Birth: Belgium
Birth Place: Chesapeake, Virginia
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Chris Richardson

TV Appearances

Main cast 
American Idol (2002)As: Himself (S06, 5th Place)
Episode Cast Credits 

American Idol (2002) 
  Season 9 Finale 09x43: (May/26/2010) As Himself, [Musical Guests]

Best Week Ever (2004) 
  May 11th 05x24: (May/11/2007) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Lauren Graham, Phil Stacey, Chris Richardson, Bon Jovi 04x155: (May/08/2007) As Himself 
Featured Songs

American Idol Songs:
6 Finalists Compete + Wanted, Dead or Alive 
6 Finalists Compete + Change The World 
Top 7 Finalists Perform + Mayberry 
Top 8 Finalists Perform + Smooth 
Top 9 Finalists Perform + Don’t Get Around Much Anymore 
Top 10 Finalists Perform + Don't Speak 
Top 11 Finalists Perform + Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cry 
Top 12 Finalists Perform + The Boss 
Top 8 Boys Compete + Tonight I Wanna Cry 
Top 12 Boys Compete + I Don't Wanna Be 
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Chris's favorite pop stars are Jason Mraz, JT, James Brown, Michael Jackson, early 90’s Mariah Carey, and Christina Aguilera.

Chris has no formal vocal training.

Chris plays guitar, drums and piano, as well as being a songwriter.

Chris plays guitar, drums and piano, as well as being a songwriter.

In addition to singing, Chris is a talented songwriter. He has written songs for several AI finalists, including Blake Lewis and Chris Sligh.

Chris is very self-conscious about himself, but hides it well.

Chris wears two rubber bands on his right wrist. They are his good luck charms!

Chris was voted off AI on May 2, 2007.

Chris has a bulldog named Tommy.

Chris moved to Chesapeake, VA in 1999.

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Chris Richardson Quotes
When asked if the AI audition process was fair: Really don’t know what’s fair and unfair in this competition b/c there’s so much talent here and everywhere else, it’s hard to choose everyone. But as for the people here, awesome choices.

On the Justin Timberlake comparison: To be even mentioned in the same sentence as someone so successful, it's great. They might be surprised whenever I come out with my album, that it's completely different than his. So that's when other people might one day be, like `Hey, you sort of sound like Chris Richardson.'