Just Sam has made one of the most astonishing prevails of the year as she wins the Season 18 of American Idol.
Just Sam, whose real name is Samantha Diaz, was just busking around the New York subways a year ago.
After auditioning for the American Idol, she quickly won the hearts of millions.
Who Is Just Sam?
Just Sam (Samantha Diaz) – American Idol Winner!
Samantha Diaz, who prefers to be called Just Sam, is the winner of the American Idol Season 18.
The 21 years old who managed to win the hearts of the three judges initially went on to become one of the most loved young artists in the country.
Samantha auditioned for American Idol in front of Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan, where she performed “You Say,” a song by Lauren Daigle.
Since then, Just Sam continued to amaze everyone, particularly with her performance of 1992 hit song originally by Selena Quintanilla, which is a Spanish song.
She did all this even though she did not speak Spanish fluently.
Just Sam with her grandmother Elizabeth. (instagram.com)
After cutting it down to top 7, Just Sam performed in the finale with two powerful performances.
For her first round, Just Sam performed “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” a song originally by Kelly Clarkson.
For her second round, she performed the song “Rise Up” by Andra Day.
The finale became a tough one when she and Dibesh Pokharel (became the two finalists). Prevailing through the tough competition, Just Sam came out as a winner of the American Idol.
Just Sam Personal Life – Dating, Boyfriend
Is the 2020 American Idol dating anyone right now?
Well, the answer seems to be a no at the moment, and there is an emphasis on “seems” here.
Currently, Just Sam does not talk about dating anyone or having a boyfriend. While fellow contestants like Louis Knight and Jonny West do not shy away from flaunting their relationship, Just Sam did not follow that path.
For the entirety of this season, Just Sam clearly only focused on what is at the moment, one of the most rewarding achievements of her life.
Given that, Just Sam also seems to put her family first, especially her grandmother Elizabeth.
Also, Just Sam mentioned in one of her interviews that people did not know which gender category she fell in because of the way she appeared in attires. She said that she wasn’t a girl or a boy but both.
What does that suggest?
So, Just Sam does not have time for a boyfriend yet or is hiding her dating affair? Time will tell.
Just Sam Bio, Age, Parents, Grandmother
The American Idol Winner Just Sam, real name Samantha Diaz was born in 1999, and at the moment, her age is 21 years old.
At the age of six, her grandmother, Elizabeth, adopted Sam and her sister because of the critical family situation.
While growing up, Samantha (Just Sam) mostly saw her mother behind bars, and it grew a complicated relationship situation between the two.
However, Just Sam makes it clearly visible that she would do anything for her grandmother Elizabeth who she also refers to as her African Queen.
Just Sam grew up in Project homes and spent most of her younger days in Harlem.