American Idol winner Just Sam. Her full name Samantha Diaz.


The 21-year Just Sam remotely performs  “Rise up” song in the final contest of American Idol season 18, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this time American Idol season 18 made shorten version and finished up with some remote performances.

Just  Sam won the American Idol 2020 Crown after competing with the top 4 Final contestants runner-up Arthur Gunn (formerly Dibesh Pokharel), Dillon James, Jonny West, Francisco Martin. 


Just Sam Biography


Full Name: Samantha Diaz

NickNames: Sam

Profession: Singer 

Personal Life


Born: 23 November 1998

Age(as in 2020): 21 Years

Birth Place: Harlem, New York 

Hometown: New york

Nationality: American 

Religion: Christian 


Height, Weight & Body Measurements


Height:5 ft 7 in

Weight in Kilograms:55 kg

Hair color:Black

Eye color: Black

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Shoe Size: 15 (US).

Sexual Orientation: Straight




Marital Status: Unmarried 

Boyfriend: Unknown 

Family and Friend


Before being officially adopted by her grandmother, Just Sam was placed in the foster care system in New York City. Just Sam considers her grandmother to be the main maternal figure in her life. Her grandmother adopted her and raised her after her mother decided she could no longer care for her. Despite having obstacles during her childhood, Just Sam is grateful for everything her grandmother has done for her.

House, Cars, Net Worth


Estimated Net worth:$60 Thousand 

Salary:$5 Thousand



She has a beautiful house in Washington DC. Here are her home photos.



She has different new models of cars. She loves to drive with her family. Here are some car photos.

Social Media


Just Sam is active on her Facebook, Instagram & Twitter accounts. She has more than 2.1M fans on her Facebook account and has 2.8M followers on her Instagram account. Also she has 4M followers on her twitter account

Favorite Things


Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite Beverage: Root Beer

Favorite Actor: Will Smith 

Favorite Film: Men in Black

Favorite Football Team: Brazil

Favorite Restaurant: Italian 

Favorite Destination: Hawai







Career In Life

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Just Sam is only 20-years-old, but she’s not new to the game. Before auditioning for American Idol, she spent her days singing on subways throughout New York City. This is something she’s done since she was just a middle schooler. In the documentary, Sam, Underground, Just Sam revealed that singing on the trains saved her life.

Sam auditioned in Washington D.C. She started to sing “You Say” by Lauren Daigle but stopped almost immediately because of her nerves. Afterward, she sang “Rise” by Andra Day. All three judges voted “yes”, sending her to the next round.

Right now she’s giving tough competition to her fellow contestants. 

Interesting Facts


1. She Was The Subject Of A Documentary

2. She’s Been Singing On Subways Since Middle School

3. She Used To Sing Outside Of Her Mother’s Job

4. She Knew She Her Voice Would Get Her On TV

5. Her Grandmother Is Her Favorite Person

6. She’s Hung Out With The Cast Of Law and Order: SVU

7. She Is A Spiritual Person

8. She’s Part Of The LGBT Community

9. She Was A Foster Kid

10. She’s Had Some Health Issues

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