What happened to Sarah Goldberg from American Idol? Wiki

March 21, 2024
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Who is Sarah Goldberg?

Sarah was born in New York City, USA, in 1986 – her exact date of birth hasn’t been disclosed, but her zodiac sign is believed to be Aries, and she holds American nationality. She’s only known for having competed in the sixth season of the reality musical game-show “American Idol”, created by Simon Fuller, and which stars Ryan Seacrest, Mark Thompson and Randy Jackson. Each season follows 12 people competing to become the best singer, has been airing since 2002 and has won 64 awards, including nine Primetime Emmys, while it’s been nominated for 157 other awards.

Sarah’s not to be mistaken for the Canadian actress Sarah Goldberg, who’s appeared in more than 20 movies and TV series, and is probably still known best for her portrayal of a supporting character in the critically acclaimed 2012 action movie “The Dark Knight Rises”.

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Early life and education

Sarah was raised in New York City by her parents, about whom not a lot is known as she respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father was a factory worker, and her mother a cashier at a local supermarket. Because Sarah hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most of her fans believe her to be an only child.

She studied at Horace Mann High School in New York City, and was interested in a couple of activities during her four years there, including playing sports with her peers, and practicing dancing and acting.

Upon matriculating in 2004, Sarah enrolled at Williams College; she eventually transferred to Columbia University in the City of New York, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in women and gender studies in 2008.

In 2015, she enrolled at City University of New York’s Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, from which she graduated with a Master’s degree in community health and social sciences in 2018.


Sarah in “American Idol”

It was in 2007 that Sarah tried competing in “American Idol”, and could’ve been seen in the episode “Auditions: New York”.

She chose to sing Selena’s song “Dreaming of You”, and the judges afterwards asked her if she believed that she was a good singer; when she responded that she didn’t, they wondered if she had only come to the show for fame. Sarah explained that even though she didn’t perform well, that vocal coaches and judges could together teach her to sing; the idea was quickly shot down, and Sarah was eliminated from the competition.

YouTube videos

Although Sarah doesn’t have her own YouTube channel, many videos featuring her have been uploaded onto the network by other people, and these have been watched many times. We’re going to mention three of the most popular amongst these, which’ve helped Sarah build herself a fanbase on the internet.

The #1 video featuring Sarah “Top 10 Most CRINGEWORTHY Singers That Left Simon Cowell Speechless!” has been watched close to six million times since 30 August 2020, and the title’s quite self-explanatory.

Her second most popular video “X Factor/American Idol WORST AND FUNNIEST~MUST WATCH!!!” has been viewed over 650,000 times since 3 April 2015.

Sarah’s third most popular YouTube video “Seriously! Craziest Audition Ever on American Idol | Idols Global”, has been viewed nearly 350,000 times since 6 February 2019, and is the original video of her performance in “American Idol”.


LinkedIn account

According to Sarah’s LinkedIn account, she launched her career by working at Norman Rockwell Museum as an educational and curatorial intern in 2007. She spent only a year there, and in June 2009, Sarah joined Graham Windham as a community outreach coordinator, a job which she then held for five years.

In May 2012, Sarah began working at Columbia University in the City of New York as the dodge fitness center supervisor, and five months later, she was promoted to information specialist.

From July 2014 to June 2015, Sarah worked at The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. as a project assistant.

Since June 2015, she’s been working at New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She was a community co-ordinator for the healthy homes program until March 2017, when she was promoted to special assistant to the assistant commissioner, Bureau of Environmental Disease & Injury Prevention, and since March 2020, she’s been working as a special aide to the assistant commissioner, City Research Scientist II.

Love life and relationships

Sarah’s been staying away from the media’s attention since her “American Idol” audition, and hasn’t’ spoken of any men (or women) whom she’s perhaps been with. However, there are today various rumors circulating the internet, concerning both her current marital status and sexual orientation.

A fan’s recently written on Reddit.com that he knows what Sarah’s doing today, claiming that she’s a married woman, living in New York City with her husband whose last name is Cholst, and that they have two children together. Many people commented on the thread, however, it’s since been deleted by an administrator, and the fan’s story hasn’t been confirmed.

There are also some people who believe Sarah to be lesbian, including some who believe that they’ve seen a woman resembling her kissing her girlfriend in Central Park in New York City; no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Sarah addressed these rumors.

As of July 2022, Sarah might be single, while there are rumors claiming that she’s perhaps a married woman.


Hobbies and other interests

Sarah’s favorite season is autumn, and many of her Instagram pictures have been taken during autumn, and feature leaves of various colors; she also likes winter, mostly because of snow.

Sarah’s a lover of animals, with horses being her favorites; she has two pet dogs, and it’s said that she volunteered at a local animal shelter during her teenage years.

She’s passionate about travelling, and has been to a couple of US states, as well as to several European countries, including England and France.

Sarah enjoys watching movies in her spare time – her favorite actor and actress are Tom Cruise and Emma Watson, while a couple of her favorite films include “Rain Man”, the franchise “Harry Potter” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”.

She’s also a fan of comedy series, with her favorites being “Friends”, “That ‘70s Show”, and “3rd Rock from the Sun”.


Age, height and net worth

Sarah’s either 35 or 36 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).

As of July 2022, her net worth remains undisclosed.

Martha Clifford

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