Clay Aiken Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, Net Worth

Clay Aiken

Clay Aiken is a talented singer by trade. Clay Aiken may become famous after appearing in the second season of the reality show American Idol.

Wiki, Bio, Age,  Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Clay Aiken’s birth name is Clayton Holmes Grisson. On November 30, 1978, he was born. Raleigh, North Carolina is where he was born. He is currently 41 years old. He was born under the sign of Sagittarius. Similarly, he is of American descent. His ethnicity, however, remains unknown.

He was also born to Vernon Grissom and Faye Parker. He has two sisters and two brothers as siblings in total. Amy Sawyer, Deborah Grisson, Brett Parker, and Jeff Parker are their names. Unfortunately, his parents divorced when he was a baby. As a result, he adopted his mother’s maiden name, Aiken, as his surname.

For his high school studies, he initially attended Raleigh’s Leesville Road High School as well as Campell University. He was a member of several church choruses and school choirs during his scholastic years. He was also a member of the local high school band, Just By Chance. Islands in the Stream was his first song to be performed live. In 1983, when he was only five years old, he performed it at his high school dance. Later, he attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and majored in ‘Special Education.’ He attended William & Mary College before leaving to compete on American Idol.

Clay Aiken’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Although there are no specifics about Clay’s body measurements, dress size, or shoe size, other information is accessible. He stands six feet one inch tall. His weight is approximately 62 kg. Clay hair is also a light brown tone. His eyes are green in color.

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Clay Aiken Posing for a photo(source Instagram)

Clay Aiken’s Profession & Career

In addition, he has expanded his career as a musician, actor, politician, and activist. The measure of a Man was his debut album as a singer. He then featured in the Christmas Day Parade in 2003. The next year, he also produced a TV special called A Clay Aiken Christmas. The next year, he released Merry Christmas With Love, a festive album.

Furthermore, his albums include A Thousand Different Ways (2006), All Is Well (2006), On My Way Here (2008), The Very Best of Clay Aiken (2008), and Tried and True (2010). (2009). Similarly, Bring Back My Love is his new single for 2011. Steadfast, the singer’s new hit, was released in 2012.

Extracurricular Activities

In 2004, he wrote a book titled Learning to Sing: Hearing the Music in Your Life. He worked as an actor in Ed, where he played himself. Following that, he appeared on Days of Our Lives, The Tonight Show, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

He was also a celebrity participant on The Celebrity Apprentice’s fifth season. He has also had the opportunity to work with ‘RCA Records’ and ‘Decca Records.’ Surprisingly, he was a National Inclusion Project ambassador. Similarly, he began his involvement in Broadway with his Broadway debut with Spamalot. In it, he played the character of Sir Robin.

Nominations and Awards

Clay Aiken has received a plethora of honors and nominations. In 2003, he received the American MusicAward for Fan’s Choice. In the same year, he was named Billboard’s Best Selling Single of 2003 for Bridge Over Troubled Water/This Is the Night.

He won the Billboard Award for Best Selling Christmas/Christian Album for the second time in a row with Merry Christmas with Love. In addition, in 2004, it may be possible to win the New Music Weekly Award for Top 40 Male Artist of the Year.

Merry Christmas With Love won the American Christian Music Award for Outstanding Yule CD in 2005. He then received the Robert M.Barg Memorial Achievement Award. Similarly, in 2007, he received the National Center for Learning Disabilities Children’s Advocacy Award. Finally, in 2009, he received The Family Circle Award from the Family Equality Council.


In terms of nominations, he has been nominated for three different awards. He was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, as well as a Teen Choice Award for Favorite TV Male Reality Star (American Idol). In 2004, he received a Billboard Music Award nomination for Top Selling R&B/Hip-Hop Single of the Year (The Way/Solitaire).

Clay Aiken’s Income & Net Worth

Clay Aiken’s net worth is reported to be $7 million, according to some estimates. He also has a home in Durham, North Carolina. It costs $1,590,000 USD. His home is 9,392 square feet in size, with four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and three half bathrooms.

Regrettably, no more information about his salary or income is available.

Clay Aiken’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Clay Aiken is currently single. He has, however, stated unequivocally that he is gay. He made the assertion in People Magazine. In 2008, he revealed for the first time that he was gay.

From 2010 to 2011, he was in a relationship with Jeff Walters. He dated Devin Finn in 2010. Similarly, from 2008 to 2010, he was in a relationship with Reed Kelly. In 2003, he was also with Jaymes Foster-Levy.

In addition, he has a child named Parker Foster Aiken. He shared Jaymes Foster’s child through in-vitro fertilization.

Controversy and Rumors

Furthermore, there are no rumors or controversies about him. He appears to have maintained both his professional and personal lives.

Clay Aiken’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

He is present on all social media platforms. On Facebook, he has almost 57k followers. He has 152k Instagram followers. His Instagram handle is @clayaiken, and he has 245 posts. On Twitter, he has 215 followers. People may find him on Twitter under the handle @clayaiken.

Quicks Facts

Full NameClay Aiken
Born Date30 Nov 1978
Age43 years old
Lucky Number3
Lucky StoneTurquoise
Lucky ColorOrange
Best Match for MarriageLeo, Aquarius
ProfessionActor, Politician, Singer-songwriter, Author, Social activist, TV Personality
Height6 feet 1 inch (1.85m)
Weight53 Kg
Marital Statussingle
Break UpJeff Walters
Net Worth$7 million
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceRaleigh, North Carolina
EducationUNC Charlotte, Leesville Road High School, Campbell University
FatherVernon Grissom
MotherFaye Parker
SiblingsFour (Amy Sawyer, Deborah Grissom, Brett Parker, Jeff Parker)
KidsOne(Parker Foster Aiken)
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