Sanjaya Malakar

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Sanjaya Malakar

Sanjaya Malakar at the Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA on May 12, 2007.
Background information
Birth name Sanjaya Joseph Malakar
Born September 10, 1989 (1989-09-10) (age 24)
Origin Federal Way, Washington, United States
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer, reality television personality, writer
Instruments Vocals, guitar, keyboard
Years active 2006–present

Sanjaya Joseph Malakar (/sænˈ.ə ˈmɑːləkɑr/; Hindi: संजय मलाकार;[1] born September 10, 1989) is an American singer. He is best known for being on the sixth season of American Idol. He was not well liked by the program's judges, mainly Simon Cowell. He was voted off after the top 7 participants.

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