DeGarmo rose to fame in 2004 as runner-up to Fantasia Barrino on the third season of "American Idol" when she was just 16 years old. Her singles "Dreams" and "Emotional" were successful, but she has since turned to musical theater and television. DeGarmo played the role of Penny Pingleton in the Broadway production of "Hairspray," and joined the cast of "The Young and the Restless" in 2011. She is currently dating fellow "American Idol" alum Ace Young.
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