Ricki-Lee Coulter

Biography: Ricki-Lee was a contestant on the second series of Australian Idol in 2004. She was known for her powerful voice, provocative dancing and vibrant personality. Receiving seventh place in the Idol competition, her elimination from the show was viewed by commentators and viewers as a "shock", after an amazing performance of The Beatles' We Can Work It Out. Following her exit from Idol, she was signed to a recording contract with Shock Records.

Australian Idol was not Ricki-Lee's first time being a part of a national reality singing competition, as she made the top 60 contestants in the Seven Network's Popstars Live series in 2004. Ricki-Lee Coulter was born in Auckland, New Zealand, and moved with her father and mother Loretta to Queensland when she was two weeks old. She once played netball and -- according to Ricki-Lee -- came close to playing for Australia. Ricki-Lee claims a serious knee injury took away the chance of furthering her netball career. Ricki-Lee soon
Ricki-Lee was a contestant on the second series of Australian Idol in 2004. She was known for her powerful voice, provocative dancing and vibrant personality. Receiving seventh place in the Idol competition, her elimination from the show was viewed by commentators and viewers as a "shock", after an amazing performance of The Beatles' We Can Work It Out. Following her exit from Idol, she was signed to a recording contract with Shock Records.

Australian Idol was not Ricki-Lee's first time being a part of a national reality singing competition, as she made the top 60 contestants in the Seven Network's Popstars Live series in 2004.

Ricki-Lee Coulter was born in Auckland, New Zealand, and moved with her father and mother Loretta to Queensland when she was two weeks old.

She once played netball and -- according to Ricki-Lee -- came close to playing for Australia. Ricki-Lee claims a serious knee injury took away the chance of furthering her netball career. Ricki-Lee soon discovered her singing ability and was invited to join a band.

Ricki-Lee performed with Marcia Hines on a television program show, An Audience With Marcia Hines, which was broadcast on FOXTEL. Ricki-Lee was one of the celebrity performers on the Nine Network's series, Celebrity Circus.

Ricki-Lee Coulter released her debut single, under the name "Ricki-Lee" titled "Hell No!" on the 13 June 2005 through Shock Records. The song "Hell No!" was written in collaboration with Audius, who has co-written other hits by Australian artists such as Delta Goodrem's "Born to Try".

As of January 2006, she is engaged to her boyfriend Jamie Babbington, after he proposed to her while holidaying in New Zealand. They plan to tie the knot in the spring of 2007. Ricki-Lee & Jamie currently reside on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

Ricki-Lee has recently appeared in several TV shows, including the Friday Night Games Grand Final on April 21, 2006, and in Bert's Family Feud Celebrity Challenge.

In 2006, she joined other previous female contestants of Australian Idol, Paulini Curuenavuli, Emily Williams and Kate DeAraugo, to form Young Divas. Their first single "This Time I Know It's For Real" is a remake of the Donna Summer 1989 song, and its success has made it reach number 2 on the Australian Charts.
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd 20 to 1: Season 6 Apr 29, 2008 Regular Interviewee tbd
tbd It Takes Two: Season 3 Feb 12, 2008 Professional Singer tbd
tbd Celebrity Circus (Australia): Season 1 May 7, 2005 Contestant tbd