PJAE (American Idol) Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height, Songs, Audition, Top 24, Instagram

PJAE Biography

PJAE (Peter Gomez) is a branding designer and singer-songwriter from Lawton, Oklahoma. He is widely known for competing in season 21 of the ABC reality singing competition show American Idol. PJAE has released few original songs including “Be that Someone” and “Sunshine of Your Love.”

PJAE Age | Birthday

Born in 2000, PJAE (Pedro Gomez) is 23 years old (age as of 2023). He has however not publicly disclosed his exact date of birth thus it is unclear when he celebrates his birthday. Once we have information on when PJAE celebrates his birthday, we shall update you.

PJAE Parents

PJAE was born and raised in Lawton, Okla. by his parents; Maria Gomez (mother) and  Peter Sr. Gomez (father). He was raised in the basement of a gospel Baptist church. The singer’s father, Peter Sr. Gomez was an Army officer, and therefore he grew up as an Army brat in a Military town. Moreover, PJAE has two sisters

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PJAE Ethnicity

PJAE’s ethnicity is Hispanic/Latino.

PJAE Height

The American Idol season 21 contestant, PJAE (Pedro Gomez) stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 8 inches (approximately).

PJAE College Education

He studied at the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma.

PJAE Bullied

The Lawton, Oklahoma singer revealed that he was “constantly bullied for being overweight and flamboyant” when he was growing up. After high school, he gained confidence through music and has also lost 150 pounds.


PJAE has not publicly disclosed his sexual orientation. It is unclear whether he is straight, bisexual,  or gay.

PJAE American Idol | Audition

PJAE is one of the contestants of “American Idol” season 21 on ABC. He is a singer-songwriter from Lawton, Oklahoma. The singer has released two original songs; “Be that Someone” and “Sunshine of Your Love,” which can be streamed on Spotify and Apple Music.

“American Idol” season 21 premiered on February 19, 2023, at 8 PM ET on ABC. The judges of the season are Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, and Katy Perry, with Ryan Seacrest as the host.

The Lawton native sang a rendition of Madison Ryann Ward’s Mirror during his “American Idol” season 21 audition. His mom accompanied him to the audition. The  singer received golden ticket to Hollywood Week Round.

During the 1st round of Hollywood Week, PJAE sang Allen Stone’s ” Is This Love.” He then paired with We Ani for an energetic duet of “Hit ‘Em Up Style” by Blu Cantrell. Both PJAE and We Ani advanced to the Showstopper Round of the American Idol

Catch new episodes of American Idol season 21 on Sunday at 8 pm on ABC to find out whether the Lawton native advances to the TOP 24 of American Idol season 21.

PJAE Instagram

The Lawton native singer is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @thisispjae with over 5,300 followers as of April 2023.