Name: Joshua Mario Gracin.
Birthdate: October 18th, 1980.
Marital Status: Married to the woman he has called his "American Idol," Anne Marie.
Kiddies: One baby girl named Briana. :)
Zodiac Sign: Libra.
Hair Color: Brown.
Eye Color: Brown.
Siblings: Four sisters.
Education: Graduated from John Glenn High School in Westland, Michigan. He is currently in college majoring in finance.
Josh is a lance corporal (LCPL) in the United States Marine Corps (ooh-rah, Josh!).
He is stationed at Camp Pendleton, a Marine Corpz base in southern California (the surrounding town is Oceanside), where he works in Supply.
Josh has been singing since age 6.
He can play the saxophone, guitar, and some keyboards.
He participated in most of his high school's dramas and musicals.
He has won many State of Michigan awards for solo vocal performances in opera, as well as broadway.
As a high school student, he sang at the Grand Ole Opry (wow!).
Josh has performed throughout the state of Michigan at fairs, talent shows, and other venues...including when he won a position in the Fairlane Youth Pop Orchestra at the age of 15 where he headlined as the only male vocal lead along with three other young women from Michigan. He won a scholarship at that time.
Josh has been featured on Michigan television, radio, and in newspapers.
The song "She Loves Me," written by Ken Salaets and Tim Barber, was a vocal demo cut in Nashville when Josh was 16.
At 23, Josh auditioned for American Idol 2, where all of his fans hope he'll make it through the next round! GO JOSH!