‘American Idol’ Finalist Danny Gokey Is Engaged

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‘American Idol’ finalist Danny Gokey proposed to his girlfriend Leyicet Peralta.

Danny, a season 8 finalist, shared in a statement on the Sophia’s Heart website:

“Three years since the passing of his beloved wife, Sophia, former American Idol Finalist and CEO of Sophia’s Heart, Danny Gokey has announced his engagement to girlfriend, Leyicet Peralta. Danny announced his engagement recently to family and friends. The couple is planning a wedding for late January, 2012. Danny’s passion and focus for the last three years has been his country music career and launching Sophia’s Heart Foundation. He is thrilled to have found Leyicet who also shares his passion and desire to help children and families in need. Accordingly, Danny & Leyicet have requested to their wedding guests that all gifts be in the form of a donation to Sophia’s Heart. “

Congrats to the happy couple!

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