Biography: Chikezie (name is of Nigerian origin) was born in Inglewood, CA on September 11, 1985. He began singing when he was 13 years old. He attended high school at the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies.

Before auditioning for "American Idol," he worked as a Transportation Security Administration screener at the LAX airport. He took up music at Santa Monica College.

He auditioned for the sixth season of "American Idol," but failed to make it into the semi-finals.

He auditioned again for "American Idol's" seventh season where he sang "All the Woman I Need" by Luther Vandross. He made it into the finals, but was eliminated on March 26, 2008, coming in tenth place.

Chikezie's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 55 American Idol: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 55 American Idol: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd American Idol: Season 7 Jan 15, 2008 Tenth Place (Season 7) 5.6
55 American Idol: Season 1 Jun 11, 2002 Tenth Place (Season 7) 5.4