By Amaris Castillo | 08/30/2011 - 10:30
American Idol alum Jason Castro and his wife Mandy Mayhall welcomed their first child into the world this past Sunday. The 24-year-old Colombian American, who was the third runner-up on the Fox hit show’s seventh season, posted photos of baby Madeline Emilia on his Twitter. “Daddy’s Girl,” Castro tweeted, along with a photo of him and the newborn.
By Lee Hernandez | 06/16/2010 - 16:00
One week after Daddy Yankee, 33, made his foray into television acting—with a guest role on the CBS soap The Bold and the Beautiful—two other musicians have booked guest roles on TV shows to shamelessly promote their new albums and hone their craft as actors on the small screen.
By Monica Herrera | 05/16/2008 - 17:22
American Idol’s never seen anything like Jason Castro. When the 20 year-old Texan-colombiano entered the juggernaut singing competition this year strumming a guitar and sporting dreadlocks down to his ribcage, he seemed doomed for an early, Danny Noriega-like elimination.
By Monica Herrera | 04/02/2008 - 17:44
From their unorthodox hairstyles to their puppy-dog eyes, American Idol hopeful Jason Castro and the show’s former crowd fave, Sanjaya Malakar, already have a few things in common. But now it looks like they even share the same obsessed tween fans! Ashley Ferl (aka the Crying Girl), the 13-year-old who notoriously broke into hysterics whenever Sanjaya sang last year, is apparently over her old boy crush and falling hard for Castro.
By Latina Staff | 03/07/2008 - 12:24
After years of Latino hopefuls getting eliminated from American Idol before making it to the Top 12, we’ve finally got contestants to root for in the Kodak Theater! The juggernaut show revealed its Top 12 for Season Seven on Thursday night, and although the super-fierce Danny Noriega failed to make the cut (we’ll miss you!), the show’s remaining four Latino contestants are headed to the next round.