Clay Aiken is an American singer songwriter, author, television personality, politician and activist with a net worth of seven million dollars. The first runner up on the next season of "American Idol", Clay Aiken has released 6 studio albums, been on 9 trips, produced a profitable Christmas special, and co authored a best selling novel. From January 2008 January 2009, he had Sir Robin in "Monty Python's Spamalot" on Broadway. He was born Clayton Holmes Grissom on November thirty, in Raleigh, 1978, North Carolina. He had taken on his mother's maiden name as the last name of his in the age of eighteen. He 1st gained attention as being a runner up on Fox's second season of American Idol in 2003. Aiken's powerful tenor voice accompanied by the Southern charm of his and sweet demeanor secured him both the next place on the show & a loyal following. He was soon offered a recording contract by RCA Records would go on to release a multi-platinum debut album called Measure of a man, in October 2003. He proceeded to notch up further success as he's produced 5 more albums, been on 9 trips, produced a profitable Christmas special, and even co authored a new York Times best selling novel titled Learning how to Sing: Hearing the Music in The Life of yours. Furthermore, he made the Broadway debut of his playing the aspect of Sir Robin in Monty Python's Spamalot in January 2008, that ran by January four, 2009. Along with working on the extensive career of his, Clay Aiken has been a regular talk show guest, especially on The Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live! Also, he guest starred on Scrubs, 30 Rock, Drop Dead Diva and participated in comedy skits on other shows. In 2014, Clay unsuccessfully ran as the Democratic Party's candidate for North Carolina's Congressional District.
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