Zach D’Onofrio is again! The ‘American Idol’ hopeful returned for season 19. Get to know this distinctive and gifted singer.
Zach D’Onofrio has come again to American Idol in hopes of changing into the following champion. The 20-year-old auditioned for season 19 with a shocking rendition of “Golden Slumbers” by The Beatles, adopted by one other efficiency with a particular visitor. The judges fortunately despatched him by to Hollywood.
Zach can be showing through the Hollywood Week spherical on March 22. From his relationship with an American Idol fan-favorite to his previous with the present, has 5 key issues you want to learn about this Idol contestant.
1. Zach is courting ‘Idol’ alum Catie Turner.
Zach and Catie Turner, 21, met throughout season 16 of American Idol. Catie notably gushed that Zach was “funny” and “nice” on the time. During his season 19 audition, Zach introduced Catie out in entrance of the judges, and so they revealed that they’ve been courting for a few yr. Zach mentioned that he and Catie “got out of touch for almost 2 years, and then she messaged me. and then that’s when it all started and now we’re together.” They additionally sang an attractive duet of Harry Styles’ track “Falling.”
2. This isn’t his first time on ‘American Idol.’
Zach beforehand auditioned for the present in season 16. For that very first audition, he carried out Frank Sinatra’s “The Way You Look Tonight.” Katy Perry bought up and danced with him throughout his audition. All three judges despatched Zach by to Hollywood. He was eradicated through the Hollywood Week spherical.
3. He’s now in school.
Zach at the moment attends Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. He is finding out Music Management. He transferred to Florida Southern College after a yr on the University of South Florida. “Last year, I was a freshman at USF studying Biomedical Sciences, so nothing in relation to singing at all,” Zach instructed Creative Loafing Tampa Bay.
4. Zach has already launched a few of his personal music.
His debut single was titled “dandelion.” He’s additionally launched the singles “here for you” and “OVER THE MOON.” His music is accessible on Spotify. Zach additionally continuously performs covers on Instagram and TikTok.
5. He’s additionally managing smaller artists.
In addition to engaged on his personal music profession, Zach works with VH Management and manages smaller artists, in line with his official web site. His “dream is to own and manage a record label for unknown artists, helping them become more known.” He’s additionally engaged on making his personal “friend-run label.”