David's influence on the show is still being felt — he even mentored last season's finalists, giving them pointers on how to modernize '80s songs — but seven years, two LPs, and more than 1.6 million album sales later, he's as humble and self-effacing as ever.
"S---, I don't know," he shrugs, when asked if he thinks he altered history.
This would later on take impacts on David when he entered Blue Springs Middle and High School where opportunity of developing his singing skills just got bigger.
Beginning 1996, David was often involved in a number of musical productions such as Singin' in the Rain, West Side Story and The Music Man as well as an independent music project that he called Axium.
His father Stan then relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana, but life went on for little David for he soon found out a hidden talent in his musical sense.
("Yeah, I'm the middle child," he jokes.) David's season was historic in many ways: It was the first season in which contestants were allowed to play instruments, which was hugely game-changing, and not only was David the first rock artist to win the show, but his creative cover songs redefined what an Idol could (or even should) be.From a bartender with a big dream to America's ideal figure as an idol, David Cook really shows how thin the line of fate can be.The singer who was born in December 20, 1982 in Houston, Texas was raised in Blue Springs, Missouri, a city that one day he would bring pride into.American tabloids recently reported that American Idol 2008 winner David Cook’s companion was pregnant after she sported what some interpreted to be a ‘baby bump’.According to the report, a source close to the couple confirmed they were expecting a child. (read more)Is David Cook about to be a dad to a little boy or girl?