Singing isn’t Jordin Sparks’ solely favourite pastime! The season 6 American Idol winner, 30, completely tells Us Weekly that she additionally loves spending her time touring, studying, baking and being a mother to her 2-year-old son, Dana Jr. Need to know extra? Watch the video above — and scroll down! — to be taught 25 belongings you might need not recognized about Sparks.
1. I’ve been vegan for nearly three years. [Watching] What the Well being just about did it for me.
2. I can do a imply Australian accent.
3. I really like ’80s music! I grew up [with] it. After I went again to American Idol to carry out “I Am Lady” [in 2011], I couldn’t resist going over to [then-judge] Steven Tyler and planting a kiss on him!
4. My favourite singer is Nat King Cole. There is no such thing as a one that may prime that [voice].
5. I’ve tattoos. I don’t present them off, however they’re quite a few.
6. My secret crush [is] my husband, [Dana Isaiah]. I don’t have to look anyplace else!
7. We had been launched by our mothers in a gaggle textual content.
8. I used to be virtually a Christmas child. It have to be [why] it’s my favourite vacation!
9. My favourite tune is no matter my son, DJ, decides to sing. There isn’t a sound extra pure than the candy voice of a kid.
10. I’m a water park addict! My favourite up to now is the brand-new Kalahari Resorts in Spherical Rock, Texas. They picked me to be on their Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade float this yr to sing a tune off my new Christmas album.
11. I’ve traveled all around the world however there’s nothing just like the kindheartedness and heat of the folks of Africa.
12. My responsible pleasure is [watching] Love Island.
13. My dad, [Phillippi Sparks], performed for the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys once I was rising up. In flip, I really like sports activities.
14. I’m very aggressive. If I do one thing, I wish to do it to one of the best of my skills.
15. I adored Whitney Houston! Her final tune “Have a good time” [from our 2012 film, Sparkle] was a duet with me. How loopy is that? I miss you, Mama Whitney!
16. I’m positively a high-low type of gal. You’ll discover that a few of my finest purple carpet appears embody a skirt from Walmart together with my favourite Jimmy Choos.
17. I like to learn and get misplaced in an excellent e book. You may dwell so many lifetimes and go so many locations whenever you learn!
18. I’m actually into imaginative and prescient boards. I consider it’s an effective way to remind your self of what you need.
19. I’ve a worry of darkish water. I don’t thoughts swimming in clear waters [though]!
20. I ran a marathon that I by no means skilled for. It took me virtually eight hours, however I crossed that end line! I couldn’t stroll for 2 days.
21. I made my Broadway debut in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Within the Heights [in 2010]. It nonetheless stands as probably the greatest instances of my life.
22. I like to bake. I actually have a baking present known as Coronary heart of the Batter now on Cleo TV.
23. I’m probably the most starstruck round Mariah Carey — she is my queen!
24. I’m a thrill seeker! I even received to fly with the united statesA.F. Thunderbirds.
25. My secret want is to be a Disney princess!
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