29 years old (Born on December 22, 1989)
American singer, winner of 2007 American Idol; She is famous from American Idol Season 6 Winner.Was a Torrid plus-size model. At just 17, she is the youngest "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" (2002) winner as of 5/23/07. Her musical inspirations include Mariah Carey, Beyoncu00e9 Knowles, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake and Hanson. Her father is former NFL cornerback Phillippi Sparks, who played eight seasons for the New York Giants and one season for the Dallas Cowboys before retiring in 2000. Attended Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Glendale, Arizona, but only for her freshman year. She was home schooled after that.