Date of Birth
12 December 1984, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Gareth Paul Gates
6' 1" (1.85 m)
3rd of 3 "Pop Idol" finalists to release a single in the UK.
Came 2nd to Will Young in the finals of Pop Idol (2001).
Suffered with a stammering problem throughout Pop Idol.
Got to Number #1 with a cover version of Unchained Melody for 4 weeks.
He has 3 younger sisters.
Unchained Melody won the UK 'Record of the year' 2002 (voted for by the UK public).
Sang a solo for Queen Elizabeth II when she visited Bradford Cathedral (1997).
Was first choir-boy at Bradford Cathedral from 1994-1997.
Plays the piano, all sorts of guitar, drums and writes songs.
Announced that he and his wife, Suzanne, are expecting their first child. [October 13, 2008].
Daughter, Missy, born April 6, 2009.
Former member of the British supergroup 5th Story, which also included Kenzie, Dane Bowers, Kavana, and Adam Rickitt.