Who is Donavan Diaz? 'American Idol' Season 20 contestant once worked at funeral home

Many of the contestants on the show come from small towns, struggling for many years, and Doanavn Diaz is one of them


                            Who is Donavan Diaz? 'American Idol' Season 20 contestant once worked at funeral home
Donavan Diaz in 'American Idol' Season 20 (ABC)
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All the fans of ABC's 'American Idol' almost wait for a week to witness the next group of singing stars, and pick the faves they want to support till the very end. But, apart from listening to their melodious voice, the audience is also interested to know about the contestants' backgrounds.

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'American Idol' Season 20 is back on air. The new season will feature a new group of singing stars who will be coming from different locations. Among these singing stars, a few faces are known and popular, like Emily Faith, but a few contestants are unknowns. These participants have often struggled for many years trying to get their careers started before they come on such a big stage and showcase their singing talent. The show will be judged by the same trio of judges, including Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan. In the previous episode, Maddie Glidewell did not get the golden ticket as she failed to win over the judges. Fans were quite disappointed by the judgment as they felt Maddie did a splendid job. But now, it is time to see who amongst the new contestants will get the golden ticket. One of the interesting contestants trying to wow the judges is Donavan Diaz. If you are interested to know more about him, keep reading. 

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Who is Donavan Diaz?

Donavan Diaz is a 20-year-old singing star from Hereford, Texas. Besides being a singer, he has his own talent agency. In fact, he has been working as a booking agent for Season 16 alum Ada Vox. In addition, the singing star has also spent some years of his life working at a funeral home in his hometown to earn a living. He was working there when the pandemic hit, and he experienced the devastation of Covid-19 first hand. 

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Apart from Donavan Diaz, many other new faces will be seen on the new episode like Taniya Boatwright, RY, Rachel Chiu and many others. His Instagram account shows that he loves to use cosmetics and he often gives shoutouts to products that work best, according to him.

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'American Idol' Season 20 airs every Sunday on ABC at 8 pm ET

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