Everything You Need to Know About American Idol Winner Noah Thompson

If you're an American Idol fan, then Noah Thompson needs no introduction.

The singer-songwriter and heartthrob won America's hearts—and the competition—in the last season of the show, and that was all despite getting COVID in the middle of the series, and having to do two of his performances from quarantine in his hotel room! His song "One Day Tonight" is the perfect showcase of his silky country crooning, and it's clear to us that he's just getting started. Here's everything we learned about him as our latest Man Crush Monday.

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Name: Noah Thompson

Hometown: Louisa, Kentucky

Birthday: April 18

Zodiac sign: Aries


Fun Facts:

1. Noah's favorite fan encounter was with a very enthusiastic younger fan:

"A little boy from back home wanted me to sign his guitar, his shirt and asked me to sign his forehead!"

-Noah Thompson


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2. His go-to Starbucks drink is the Java Chip Frappuccino.

3. He's unexpectedly really good at carpentry.

4. His biggest pet peeve is people who don't say "thank you."

5. The last song he had stuck in his head was "Red Bird" by fellow American Idol contestant HunterGirl.


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6. He says people might not expect it, but he's a huge fan of Dolly Parton.

7. He's never collected anything.

8. It may be weird, but he's a big fan of cutting his grass.


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9. In three words, he'd describe himself as humble, private and caring.

10. Above all, Noah plans to stay true to himself, regardless of fame and fortune.

"The one thing I want people to know about me is that I am who I am and I'm not trying to change for anyone or anything. I want to be myself and I hope that's good enough."

-Noah Thompson


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