Winner of the first season of Britain's Pop Idol whose debut single was "Anything is Possible" and he has won BRIT Awards.
His performance of "Light My Fire" by The Doors helped him to win the first season of Pop Idol and place fifth in World Idol.
He and Kelly Clarkson both won the first ever season of Idol in their respective countries.
He studied musical theater for three years at the Arts Educational Schools in London.
He has an older sister, Emma, as well as a twin brother named Rupert Maxwell.