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Constantine Maroulis

Constantine James Maroulis ( /məˈruːlɨs/; born September 17, 1975) is an American actor and rock singer from Wyckoff, New Jersey. He was the sixth-place finalist on the fourth season of the reality television series American Idol, and received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in Rock of Ages. Maroulis was born in Brooklyn, New York to Greek American parents, James Constantine and Constance P. Maroulis (born 1938). Both his maternal and his paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States from Greece in the 1920s. He was brought up in the Greek Orthodox religion and he can speak Greek. His older brother, Athan Maroulis (born 1964), is a record producer and his sister, Anastacia P. Maroulis (born 1968), is a school principal. When Maroulis was five years old his family moved to Wyckoff, New Jersey, an affluent suburb of New York City, where he grew up. At that time he developed an interest in music, following the lead of his older brother. By age eleven he was studying the trumpet at Eisenhower Middle School. He later sang in high school garage bands, including Lady Rain and Milkbone. Maroulis graduated from Ramapo

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Constantine Maroulis -- Dodges Domestic Violence Bullet

Constantine Maroulis
Dodges Domestic Violence Bullet

"American Idol" alum Constantine Maroulis just got a big win in court because the domestic assault charges he was facing have been dropped ... but there's a catch. A judge dismissed the… READ MORE >

Constantine Maroulis Arrested for Emailing Baby Mama

Constantine Maroulis
Arrested for Emailing Baby Mama

Constantine Maroulis has been arrested a second time in less than a week ... and both times his own baby mama is the one who put him behind bars. The former "American Idol" star -- who was… READ MORE >

- 285 days ago
Constantine Maroulis -- Baby Mama was a Wrecking Ball

Constantine Maroulis
Baby Mama Was a Wrecking Ball

Constantine Maroulis told cops his baby mama left a trail of destruction in the home they shared ... violently trashing everything from his car to his flat screen. We obtained docs… READ MORE >

- 287 days ago
Constantine Maroulis -- I've Been Framed By Baby Mama ... Wins Restraining Order

Constantine Maroulis
I've Been Framed By Baby Mama Wins Restraining Order

Constantine Maroulis convinced a judge his baby mama is a picture throwing wrecking ball who is anything but a domestic violence victim, and the judge agreed ... at least temporarily. … READ MORE >

- 289 days ago
Constantine Maroulis Arrested For Domestic Violence

Constantine Maroulis
Arrested for Domestic Violence

Constantine Maroulis was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly kicking his baby mama in the groin, but the "American Idol" alum insists he was defending himself. Law enforcement sources tell… READ MORE >

- 290 days ago
Constantine Maroulis -- I Got Sucker Punched!

Constantine Maroulis -- I Got Sucker Punched!

"American Idol" loser Constantine Maroulis claims he got punched by a "drunk" non-fan at a party Wednesday night -- but only 'cause he didn't see it coming! The whole thing went down at an event… READ MORE >

- 2486 days ago
Constantine -- Life on the DD-List

Constantine -- Life on the DD-List

Constantine Maroulis was at the opening game of The Broadway Softball League yesterday -- and judging by his t-shirt, the "Idol" wannabeen really likes getting to second base.Someone's entered… READ MORE >

- 2556 days ago
Constantine -- Less Sucky Than First Believed

Constantine -- Less Sucky Than First Believed

Looks like season four "American Idol" loser Constantine Maroulis won't have to perform at bingo nights or food festivals anymore -- dude just got a Tony nomination! The 33-year-old creepy singer… READ MORE >

- 2580 days ago
The Ghost of "Idol" Future

The Ghost of "Idol" Future

The post-"Idol" landscape is rockier than Posh's forehead -- but Constantine is doing good ... for now.We got him out at Villa, partying past 2 AM -- which would be fine except that he was to… READ MORE >

- 2967 days ago
Ex-Idol Constantine Toots His Skin Flute

Ex-Idol Constantine Toots His Skin Flute

Constantine Maroulis was supposed to be the next big rock star thanks to "American Idol." Instead he's hosting a Bingo Night in Wisconsin. Take that, Carrie Underwood!The long-haired lothario was… READ MORE >

- 3071 days ago

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