Colin Stough (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Girlfriend, High School, Football, Job, Audition

Colin Stough Biography

Colin Stough is a  country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Amory, Mississippi. He is widely known for competing in American Idol season 21 on ABC. Stough graduated from Hatley High school in 2022, where he was on his high school’s football team. He currently works as an HVAC Technician.

Colin Stough Age | Birthday

Born on July 28, 2004, Stough is 18 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday on the 28th of July each year.

Colin Stough Parents

Stough was born in Amory, Mississippi to his parents; Nara (mother) and father, whose identity we are yet to establish. He reveals that he lives in a small town outside Mississippi with his mom, stepfather, and two dogs. Stough revealed that his biological father was a drug addict and an alcoholic and that he chose that lifestyle over his family. After losing his father to drug addiction and alcohol, Stough and his mom Nara were taken in by his family and made them feel welcome in their home.

Colin Stough
Colin Stough

Colin Stough Height

Stough stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches. Hatley Tigers Football player profile reveals that Stough stands at 5 feet and 9 inches tall.

Colin Stough Girlfriend

Stough has a girlfriend named Emma Michael Long. On Colin’s birthday, in July 2022, his girlfriend uploaded a series of pictures of them holding hands and kissing and added the caption: ” Happiest of birthdays @colinstoughmusic I love you honey .” Besides, Stough has posed pictures of his girlfriend on his Instagram.

Colin Stough High School

Stough graduated from Hatley High School in 2022. He played football for Hatley High School Football Team.

Colin Stough Job

Stough works as an HVAC technician in Mississippi. More details about his job are under review.

Colin Stough American Idol | Audition

Stough is one of the contestants of “American Idol” season 21 on ABC. He is a singer and songwriter from  Amory, Mississippi. Stough is originally from Gattman.

Stough revealed that his mother signed him up for an “American Idol” audition. For his American audition performance, Stough sang a rendition of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Simple Man.” The judges had positive remarks about his performance with Luke asking his mom to come on stage. Stough got three yeses from the judges and progresses to the Hollywood Round.

“American Idol” season 21 premieres on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at 8 PM ET on ABC and will be available for streaming the next day on Hulu. The judges of the season are Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan, with Ryan Seacrest as the host.

How To Vote for American Idol 2023 Contestants

Voting for American Idol season 21 in 2023 opens on Sunday, April 16, 2023. There are three ways to vote for your favorite contestant:

  1. Vote online at when voting is open; Voters MUST create an account. First-time voters will be sent a confirmation email with a verification code. After receiving the code, go back to the site and enter the code where indicated. This step is necessary only once a season.
  2. Vote in the American Idol app for iOS or Android; The American Idol App is available for download in the Apple Store or Google Play
  3. Vote via text; Text the contestant’s number to 21523; The number for each contestant will be listed on the ABC website when voting begins. Text voting is open to all Wireless Carriers. Message & data rates may apply. Method available IN THE US ONLY.

Fans have to be at least 16 years old and located in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands to vote on or in the American Idol app.

Note: You can vote up to 10 times on Each voting method.

American Idol Season 21 Contestants

The contestants of “American Idol” Season 21 include:

Colin Stough Instagram

Colin is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @colinstough with over 5000 followers as of February 2023.