Doug Kiker was born in 1992 and from Alabama, USA. He is a Garbage Man from a small town and rose to fame after “American Idols” and in the month Feb 2020, Kiker’s fiancee, Valerie, encouraged him to audition.
In the Audition, the Alabama native presented as a very green amateur vocalist who didn’t even know what warming up was when he sang with aide from Luke Bryan, but that’s just a small part of the story. Doug Kiker’s big brother William Kiker said: “I was proud of him from the start, whether he made it on the show or not.”
Doug won hearts across the country with his authenticity and humility during his American Idol audition, telling the judges the only experience he had was singing on the back of a garbage truck. His audition ended with country star Luke Bryan giving him a lesson in pitch. He also advanced to the next round.
He is working as a garbage man and never sang before an audience before his American Idol audition. Kiker’s fiancee, Valerie, encouraged him to audition and he even didn’t have no formal training and in an Interview, he said he didn’t know what was meant by “warming up.”
In an interview with ABC 3 WEAR-TV “I loved music all my life, but all I could ever do was just listen to the radio. I grew up, we had little to no means, you know.” Earlier, in 2019 he Auditioned for American Idol & did not make the cut.
In an Interview with Ryan Seacrest at Z100portland, he said “More than anything, it was just an avenue I hadn’t explored,” and added “I’m trying to do better for my family and my fiancé, Valerie, she said, ‘You have an amazing voice, American Idol is hosting auditions … you should go try out.’ And I was like, ‘Don’t think I won’t! I will! I will! I ain’t scared!’ And I went and did it and I was. I was nervous the whole time but I got through it.”
How old is Doug Kiker? He was born in 1992 and from Alabama, the USA and he is 28 years old as of 2019. Furthermore, there is not much information about his father and mother.
He grew up in a small town in central Alabama, works as a garbage man. He attended Greensboro High School West and now lives in Mobile, Alabama. After the American Idol’s filming, he returned to work.
Curently, he works for Advanced Disposal and lives in Mobile, Alabama.
He lives with his fiancee, Valerie and 2 years old Daughter. In 2019, he engaged to his longtime Girlfriend Valerie and there are deciding to get married.
Kiker told Ryan Seacrest he is expecting another child, which he learned shortly before his audition. Later, in the Interview he said he was motivated to audition to give a better life to his children.
Estimated Net Worth of him is $95K USD as of 2020. He stands 5 feet 11 inch tall and weighs around 84KG.