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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 2034 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 >

- 2058 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.insertBCSinglePlayer(1498587186);We got him out at Villa, partying past 2 AM -- which would… READ MORE >

- 2445 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… READ MORE >

- 2549 days ago
"American Idol" Reject Booted from Stage

"American Idol" Reject Booted from Stage

Constantine Maroulis needs a new bassist -- his latest one pushed him off stage!insertBCSinglePlayer(1133262744); TMZ was at the "Idol" wannabeen's concert at Stereo in New York last night, where… READ MORE >

- 2694 days ago
Rachael Taylor Stays PURE at Birthday Bash

Rachael Taylor Stays PURE at Birthday Bash

Double your fun! "Transformers" hottie Rachael Taylor celebrated with co-birthday boy, rockish/Hasidic-looking Ryan Cabrera in Las Vegas. Party! insertBCSinglePlayer(1119262489); PURE at Caesars… READ MORE >

- 2708 days ago
Is Broadway the "American Idol" Graveyard?

Is Broadway the "American Idol" Graveyard?

The Great White Way is riddled with the discarded musical corpses of former "American Idol" wannabeens of yore.As of May 29, Season One finalist Tamyra Gray will join the cast of "Rent" (she… READ MORE >

- 2786 days ago
Miss USA's "Idol" Worship

Miss USA's "Idol" Worship

Former "American Idol" wannabe, Constantine Maroulis, seems to have a fan in the nearly dethroned Miss USA Tara Conner. var config = new Array(); config["videoId"] = 370328463; config["videoRef"]… READ MORE >

- 2926 days ago
Tara's Bad Behavior

Tara's Bad Behavior

With The Donald in the Christmas spirit, Tara Conner has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. Now pictures are surfacing from B.R. (that's "Before Rehab" for you folks outside the Thirty… READ MORE >

- 2926 days ago

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