David's influence on the show is still being felt — he even mentored last season's finalists, giving them pointers on how to modernize '80s songs — but seven years, two LPs, and more than 1.6 million album sales later, he's as humble and self-effacing as ever."S---, I don't know," he shrugs, when asked if he thinks he altered history.Though David is quite private about his personal life, a new report says the “Criminals” singer was spotted wearing a ring on get married this summer — yay! Unfortunately, that remains a mystery as David hasn’t spoken about his personal life in public in many years. The only lead we can find is a photo of David and a mystery beauty walking the red carpet at an event last November. alum Kimberly Caldwell also tied the knot recently, making it official with soccer player Jordan Harvey on New Year’s Day 2015.
“Idol” gave me the platform for 35 million viewers every week. I was anonymous before, and now people know me everywhere I go.
Before I was unknown; people didn’t know me for my talents.
On May 21, 2008, David Cook stood on a stage on the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles and looked up at confetti falling as he was announced as the winner of Season 7 of “American Idol.”On Monday, Feb.
23, he will step onto the Belly Up stage in Solana Beach for the first time.
He’s sung at sporting events for the NBA, NFL and MLB, on “Saturday Night Live,” and before military personnel in Iraq and Kuwait.
All of which isn’t half bad for a guy who was tending bar in Tulsa, Okla., not long before his “Idol” coronation.American tabloids recently reported that American Idol 2008 winner David Cook’s companion was pregnant after she sported what some interpreted to be a ‘baby bump’.According to the report, a source close to the couple confirmed they were expecting a child. (read more)Is David Cook about to be a dad to a little boy or girl?“American Idol” Season 7 finalist David Hernandez performed this past weekend at Long Island Pride. Thank God there was no rain this time, because in El Paso and Milwaukee it rained every time I was on stage, so I guess I was bringing the gloom with me, but it was sunny. I found him to be very sensitive, intensely romantic, candid and very sweet after our conversation, covering almost everything important in life. 3 (“No name yet; it’ll be released soon,” Cook said).