Tristan Langley Wiki – Biography
Tristan Langley is the son of Nikki McKibbin and she is died. She was an American rock music singer-songwriter who finished third in the debut season of the reality television series American Idol. Prior to American Idol, McKibbin appeared in the first season of Popstars. In May 2007 she released her debut album, Unleashed.
Nikki McKibbin, who placed third on the first season of “American Idol” has died.
Nikki was on ‘AI’ in 2002, when the show hit like an earthquake, drawing huge audiences. Her best-remembered performance was a cover of Alannah Myles’ song, “Black Velvet.” She also covered Stevie Nicks, Alanis Morissette, Melissa Etheridge, and Janis Joplin.
Nikki finished behind Justin Guarini and Kelly Clarkson, who won the competition.
McKibbin appeared on the first season of American Idol in 2002, finishing third behind Guarini and eventual winner Kelly Clarkson. Her most memorable performance was when she covered “Black Velvet” by Alannah Myles, but also sang Janis Joplin and Alanis Morissette, among other covers.
Nikki fought some demons during her life … she had substance abuse issues and appeared in 2008 on Dr. Drew’s ‘Celebrity Rehab.’ She then moved to a sober living house and her time there was chronicled on “Sober House,” a spinoff of ‘Celebrity Rehab.’
Nikki also appeared on “Fear Factor,” and “Battle of the Network Reality Stars.”
Tristan Langley Age
Tristan Langley’s age is unclear.
Tristan Langley is the son of Nikki McKibbin & Craig Sadler, McKibbin was married to Craig Sadler and has a son, Tristan Langley, who also auditioned for American Idol in 2014 when he was just 15, TMZ reported.
She was not the only member of the family to compete. Her 15-year-old son, Tristan Langley, auditioned for the show in 2014 and made it to Hollywood, but got cut.
Mother Death & Cause
Nikki McKibbin, a contestant on the first season of American Idol, died in the hospital on November 1, at 3 a.m. According to TMZ, the singer was hospitalized on life support following a brain aneurysm. Fellow American Idol contestant, Justin Guarini, posted the news of her death on Instagram, writing in part, “Rest well, ‘Gypsy’…and thank you for the laughter, merciless teasing, strength, vulnerability, love and friendship you showed me during our time together in the spotlight. #rip #americanidol.”
She was surrounded by family when she passed.