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Marcio Donaldson is an emerging American singer. Marcio Donaldson stepped into fame as he got a breakthrough chance to go Hollywood by surpassing the audition of American Idol.

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  • Birthday: 1990 (Age 28)
  • Ethnicity: Afro-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer

Family and Personal Life

Marcio Donaldson is single yet though is a father to his adopted son Rashad. He was brought up in foster care as his mother couldn’t afford the cost of raising them by herself as a single mother.

Marcio was born to African parents in the United States. Observing his situation and words during the audition, it seems his parents weren’t together and he along with his sister were living with their mother. Despite the thousands of struggles made by their mother, she wasn’t able to raise her children and miserably placed them in foster care leaving them to the system.

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  • Children: Rashad Donaldson
  • Marital Status: Unmarried

Growing up in Compton, California, he learned about devastating life struggles that cover up numerous shooting, drugs that are rarely faced by any thirteen years old boy. During his days in foster care, he started singing to divert his mind away from frustration and focusing on his career.

And again life hit hard as his sister got pregnant who was pathetically inundated with drug issues. When the police and the social activist arrived his home with his nephew asking him to decide to keep baby by himself or else he will be handed to the system. Marcio didn’t want the child to go through what he went in foster care and made a decision to adopt one-week old Rashad.

Body Measurements and Lifestyle


Marcio Donaldson has the marvelous physique and very pleasing personality. His humble nature and great life learning helped him much to be included in the exotic journey of American Idol.

Already promoted to a favorite list of people, Marcio has slim athletic body measurements. He is tall enough to appeal any girl along with apposite weight. Literally a soft-hearted person, he has expressive black eyes and gorgeous afro hair.

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Wearing politeness in blood and with an adorable smile, Marcio impressed the judges of the show. His heart tearing life experience of poverty and family issues, made whole mass sympathize for him. He doesn’t belong to bling-bling lifestyle nor ever has luxurious vacation ever in his life, yet the aura he passes to next is something heavenly.

Nothing lasts forever, similarly, the life of this 28 years old chap has already taken a new turn all for happiness and success. He is a dedicated singer who wants to grant better life to his adopted son as a loving father. Marcio considers his best time of the day is cuddling and giggling with his son. 

Professional Career

Marcio Donaldson is a new-born star who has earlier sung a song titled “Superman”. The overwhelming shot is that he was handed the golden ticket to Hollywood to continue his ride on American Idol 2018.

Raised in foster care, Marcio used to sing since his childhood with the determination of making his career in music. Always experimented with life, he has seen faced lots of ups and downs until the day he made to USA’s greatest platform “American Idol. The show airs on ABC as reboot version where it used to broadcast on Fox from 2002 to 2016.

Career Timeline:

  • 2014: Released his first EP “24”
  • 2015: Got selected for season 15 of American Idol up to Hollywood round
  • 2018: Got a golden ticket to Hollywood on ABC’s American Idol

The Afro-American singer got “Ok” after his mesmerizing performance on “Jealous” by Labrinth. His performance was all screaming his pains and necessity to survive in the show as his son Rashad was cradled in Luke Bryan’s arms.

Previous to the ABC reboot of “American Idol”, Marcio auditioned for season 15 of the same show though was eliminated after a group performance in Hollywood round. In 2014, he released his debut EP “24” that is available on iTunes includes a single “Superman”.

Net Worth and Salary 2018

Marcio Donaldson is on his way to bang the music industry with his intensely soothing voice. As a determined singer, he has left no stone unturned to deliver his best performance in every live show and singing contests.

Recently dwelling into stardom as going viral being an American household name, Marcio Donaldson’s net worth hasn’t been discussed in media yet. All set to begin his life-changing journey as a contestant on American Idol, he is surely going to raise his fame along with the bulk sum of money.

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