Danny Gokey Biography, Age, Songs, Wife, Haven’t Seen It Yet, Tour, American Idol and Hope In Front Of Me

Who is Danny Gokey? Danny Gokey Biography and Wiki

Daniel Gokey is a former American church music director and an active singer who was born and brought up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Currently, he is widely recognized as the third-place finalist of the American Idol’s eighth season. After the show, Daniel was immediately signed to RCA Nashville and 19 Recordings.

Later, he released his first single titled My Best Days Are Ahead of Me in March 2010. Gokey also attended Heritage Christian Schools and he also began singing with his family members in the church. He also worked as the worship director at Faith Builders International Ministries for a long time before becoming a full-time singer.

Danny Gokey Age and Birthday

Danny is 40 years old as of 2020, he was born on April 24, 1980, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He also celebrates his birthday on April 24th every year. Danny turns 41 years old on April 24, 2021.

Danny Gokey Height and Weight

The former American Idol finalist is a man of average stature, he also appears to be quite tall in his photos. He stands at a height of 1.78 m. However, details about his weight and other body measurements are still under review.

Danny Gokey Wife

Danny married his first wife, Sophia Martinez in 2004 but she passed away in 2008. Nevertheless, he is currently married to Leyicet Peralta. The two tied the knot in 2012 and together they are blessed with two children. The family resides in Green Hills, California.

Danny Gokey Kids

Gokey and his wife are blessed with two sons named Daniel & Gabriel Gokey and a daughter named Isabella Gokey. Daniel is six years old, Isabella is four years old and they recently welcomed their third child Gabriel who is five months old.

Danny Gokey Haven’t Seen It Yet

Haven’t Seen It Yet is a 2019 song that was written by Danny and Colby Wedge. Gokey confirmed that the song was written and produced for those people who are dealing with huge disappointments in their lives. He continued to say that there are many ways of dealing with disappointments aside from doing bad things like drugs and other crazy stuff. The song is available on youtube and other digital platforms.

Danny Gokey Songs and Albums

  • My Best Days (2010)
  • Hope in Front of Me (2014)
  • Christmas Is Here (2015)
  • La Esperanza Frente a Mi (2016)
  • Rise (2017)
  • Haven’t Seen It Yet (2019)
  • The Greatest Gift: A Christmas Collection (2019)

Danny Gokey Tour and Concerts

  • August 14, Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • August 15, Erie, PA
  • August, 19, Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • August 20, CooperCity, FL, USA
  • August 21, Brandon FL, USA

Danny Gokey American Idol

American Idol is a 2002 reality TV series that aired on NBC for eighteen seasons. The show features several participants from America who showcase their singing skills to a panel of judges. The winner receives the title and a record label deal. Danny auditioned for the show on August 8, 2008, and became the third finalist of the show’s eighth season.

Danny Gokey The Comeback

The Comeback is a popular Christian song that was released as the second single of Danny’s Rise album. The song was officially released on all digital platforms on April 28, 2017.

Danny Gokey Net Worth

Danny has enjoyed a long career in the music industry spanning almost three decades. Through proceeds from his work as a singer and a former church music director. He has been able to accumulate a modest fortune. Danny is estimated to have a net worth of about $600 thousand.

Danny Gokey Glasses, Merchandise and Eye Wear

In 2010, Danny stated in an interview that he will start his own Eyewear and Merch to support his foundation which he did. Therefore, he currently runs his own eyewear collection that he sells online. You can click his official website down below to purchase his latest designs.

Danny Gokey Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Danny.

Danny Gokey Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Daniel Jay Gokey
  • Popular As: Danny
  • Gender: male
  • Occupation / Profession: singer and former church music director
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: white
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Danny Gokey Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 40 years old
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Date of Birth: April 24, 1980
  • Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Birthday: April 24th

Danny Gokey Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: Not Available
  • Height / How Tall?: 1.78 m
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Eye Color: light blue
  • Hair Color: dark brown
  • Shoe Size: Not Available

Danny Gokey Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Charles Gokey
  • Mother: Not Known
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Tracey, Angela, Gina, Janell and Charles Gokey
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Leyicet Peralta
  • Dating / Girlfriend: Not Applicable
  • Children: Son (Daniel and Gabriel Gokey) Daughter (Isabella Gokey)

Danny Gokey Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $600 thousand
  • Salary:  Under Review
  • Source of Income: singer and former church music director


Danny rose to fame as the third-place finalist of the eighth season of American Idol. He auditioned for the show on August 8, 2008, in Kansas City, Missouri along with his friend Jamar Rogers. Fortunately, both of them made it through to Hollywood but his friend was eliminated before the semifinals. Sources have confirmed that his audition took place four weeks after his wife died in July 2008.

During the season finale of the show, Danny was able to perform a duet with R&B superstar Lionel Richie. He then became the third-place finalist of the show. Thus, he was able to go on tour with the other idols on the American Idols Live Tours back in 2009.

From there, his popularity grew and he was also recognized for the pairs of eyeglasses he wore all the time. Danny also worked on his foundation known as Sophia’s heart the same year. After the tour, Daniel was immediately signed to RCA Nashville and 19 Recordings where he released his first single titled My Best Days Are Ahead of Me in March 2010.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Danny Gokey

Who is Danny Gokey?

Daniel is a former American church music director and an active singer who is widely recognized as the third-place finalist of the American Idol’s eighth season.

How old is Danny Gokey?

He is an American national born on April 24, 1980, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

How tall is Danny Gokey?

Danny stands at a  height of 1.78 m.

Is Danny Gokey Married?

Yes, he is currently married to his wife, Leyicet Peralta. The two are blessed with two children named Daniel and Isabella Gokey.

How much is Danny Gokey Worth?

Danny has an approximate net worth of $600 thousand. This amount has been accrued from his career as a musician in the entertainment industry.

Where does Gokey live?

He is a resident of Green Hills, Ca, USA, we will upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them from a credible.

Is Gokey dead or alive?

Danny is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Gokey now?

Danny is and has been producing music since 2008, having his last music released on YouTube on 7th July 2020. Watch and sing the lyrics of Danny’s latest release down below by clicking and subscribing to his youtube channel.

Danny Gokey Social Media Contacts

  • Instagram
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  • Facebook 
  • Youtube 
  • Website