Melinda was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 6, 1977. She will be 44 years old in 2022. In terms of nationality, she considers herself to be an American. Steve and Marguerite Duke Doolittle were her parents. There is no information about her siblings available. In terms of education, she graduated from Union High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1995.
Melinda first tried out for American Idol in Memphis, Tennessee. She sang For Once in My Life, a song popularized by Stevie Wonder, one of her favorite musicians. During her television debut, she received high praise for her rendition of Aretha Franklin's Sweet Sweet Baby. Melinda performed My Funny Valentine the following week. On March 8, 2007, she was ranked 12th in the competition.
Melinda was never in the bottom two or three before being eliminated, and her performance was praised by the judges. She finished third before being eliminated on May 16, 2007. Beyond Me: Finding Your Way to Life's Next Level, Doolittle's book about her life leading up to, during, and after her time on American Idol, was released on April 20, 2010.
Since 2011, Melinda and Michael Slezak have co-hosted the Reality Check American Idol recap web series. In addition, he collaborated with the band Postmodern Jukebox on a retro-style cover of Britney Spears' song Toxic for their album Squad Goals.
Doolittle traveled to Zambia in June 2007 with Laura Bush and the Malaria No More organization to distribute life-saving bed nets and raise awareness about malaria. On November 3, 2007, he was also interviewed by Nicole Lapin for CNN's Young People Who Rock series.
Melinda's net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million, but her exact salary, income, and earnings have not been disclosed. She also lives a lavish lifestyle with her family.
When it comes to her personal life, Melinda Doolittle appears to be a very private person. According to our research, she is possibly single. There are also no records of her previous relationships.
Melinda is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 65 kilograms. Her eyes are black, and her hair is black.
He is very active on social media like Instagram with 18.4k followers, Facebook with 31k followers, and Twitter with 34k followers.