- Faith: Mormon
- Career: Musician
- Birthday: December 28, 1990
- Accomplishments: Teen Choice Awards
- Fun Faith Fact!: In 2012, David left for a 2-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Chile
At age 12, David Archuleta was Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2, and by age 16 he was runner-up finalist on American Idol. One of 5 kids born to a salsa singer/dancer and a jazz musician, music was in his bones.
Following the success of his first album, David has toured the world, including with fellow American Idol alum David Cook. He took a break for missionary work in 2011, but has since returned to music and has found new success in Asia, as well as become involved with several philanthropic endeavors.