Danny Gokey Net Worth
Danny Gokey net worth: Danny Gokey is an American singer who has a net worth of $600 thousand. He is best known for appearing on the eight season of American Idol, and for his recent single, "Hope in Front of Me." He was born Daniel Jay Gokey in 1980 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He started singing with his family in church and grew up with four sisters and one brother. He was the worship director at his church, Faith Builders International Ministries, for several years before joining the cast of American Idol during the eighth season. He auditioned in Kansas City, only four weeks after the death of his first wife, Sophia Martinez, who passed away due to complications with a heart surgery. After placing third on his season of American Idol, he signed to 19 Recordings and RCA Nashville. His first release was a single "My Best Days Are Ahead of Me" and his debut album, My Best Days, was released in 2010. After leaving RCA Nashville in 2011, he moved his music toward adult pop/contemporary christian and made his second album, Hope In Front Of Me. In 2011, Gokey became engaged to his new wife, Leyicet Peralta, and the two were married in 2012. Their son, Daniel Emanuel, was born on January 20, 2013 and Gokey remains active in the charity he set up for his first wife, Sophia's Heart Foundation.