The Most Successful American Idol Stars – Where Are They Now?

American Idol has churned out a whole host of talented individuals since the show aired. Some have gone on to be hugely successful, but others have fallen off the radar. Let’s find out where they are now and if they are still following their dreams.

Clay Aiken Then

You may be noticing a trend here, but Clay Aiken was another big star that didn’t win when he was on American Idol. He was actually the runner-up on season two, but enjoyed massive popularity throughout his time on the show. Although his appearance was pretty geeky, viewers were taken aback by the power and maturity of his voice. Aiken immediately worked to remake his image after the show.