Deshawn Goncalves Biography

Deshawn Goncalves is a young and handsome singer who is popularly known to be a contestant of season 19 of the American singing reality show called American Idol. He gained fame and is known to the people for his voice and his inspiring back story. Shawn also gained much popularity on his social media after his appearance on American Idol.

Early Life

De Shawn is a 19 years old boy whose exact date of birth is not known. He was born and brought up in the old neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio in the United States of America. His father’s name is Stephen and his mother’s name is not yet known. He was born when his mother was only 13 years old and his father was also a teen. As a teen, Deshawn at present goes to the Jackson State University where he is majoring in Music Technology and Performance. DeShawn was completely granted by the University for his music career. However, he has not revealed the high school he attended.

Deshawn Goncalves American Idol

DeShawn started practicing music when he started singing in the church’s choir as a toddler. He joined a band and choir program in high school. De Shawn Goncalves started his singing career when he appeared on the stage in season 19 of the American Reality show called American Idol. It is a show in which several participants from America showcase their talent in front of a panel of judges to win the title and record label deal. In the audition round of the show, De Shawn sang a song called “Somewhere Over The Rainbow.” DeShawn aims to go on a world tour with his music to be known all around the world and potentially perform it.

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Deshawn Goncalves secured his spot in Top 12 with his amazing performance in the American Idol last Sunday. He performed Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground” which forced Paula to dancing on his performance. Not only judges, but he got enormous support from the whole country as he got votes from the people as well. In next episode on the Sunday, he will battle to secure his place for Top 9 in the competition.

Deshawn Goncalves Biography

Real Name Deshawn Goncalves
Birth Date 2001
Age 19 Years
Birth Place U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Singer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Not Known

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 177 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 80 kg  –  in Pounds –  176 lbs
Chest Size 39 inches
Waist Size 34 inches
Biceps Size 15.5 inches
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Average


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Not Known
College Jackson State University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend? None

Personal Life

As of 2021, De Shawn is currently single. He is currently focusing on his studies and music career. He is expected to share photos of him and his girlfriend on social media with his fans as soon as he finds one.

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Deshawn Goncalves Net Worth

De Shawn earns a net estimated income of $ 1 million which he earns through his singing career. He is more passionate about music as it was his childhood dream. He also said that his dad had to spend a few years in jail but he got to learn a lot from him after he returned.


  • De Shawn is close to his grandmother who helped him grow into a wonderful human being.
  • De Shawn wants to be an example to the world of what can happen if you stick to your dreams and do what you want.
  • He wants his music to deliver messages to people all around the world.
  • He believes American Idol to be a dream which he thinks to be kind of unreal.
  • De Shawn can play musical instruments like Tuba.

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