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 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
PJAE’s ethnicity is Hispanic/Latino.
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.
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.
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:
- Vote online at AmericanIdol.com/vote when voting is open; Voters MUST create an ABC.com 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.
- 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
- 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 ABC.com 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:
- William Guy Tongi (Iam Tongi)
- Colin Stough
- Kya Monee
- Michael Williams
- Megan Danielle
- Oliver Steele
- Zachariah Smith
- Tyson Venegas
- Lyric Medeiros
- Samuel Harness
- Nutsa Buzaladze
- Matt Wilson
- Trey Louis
- Kaylin Hedges
- Elise Kristine
- Warren Peay
- Wé Ani
- Olivia Soli
- Kayleigh Clark
- Phil Kane
- Elijah McCormick
- Lucy Love
- Mariah Faith
- Malik Heard
- Marybeth Byrd
- Hannah Nicolaisen
- Beckett Rex
- Brayden King
- Caden Glover
- Cameron Osterloh
- Caroline Kole
- Nailyah Serenity
The Lawton native singer is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @thisispjae with over 5,300 followers as of April 2023.