He's an American Idol finalist, a father, a former Broadway star and, now, a 32-year old man.

Indeed, Clay Aiken celebrates a birthday today, as Claymates around the world are likely sending their favorite artist a slew of best wishes as we type this. We encourage readers to do the same.

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As a UNICEF Ambassador and all-around good guy, Clay Aiken has released a new video.

In it, the former American Idol runner-up asks viewers to donate to emergency relief efforts for children in Pakistan, following that country's recent, torrid, fatal flooding.

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It's not the most common situation, but David Foster doesn't find anything strange about his sister, Jaymes Foster, having Clay Aiken's baby last year.

"She's very close with Clay - they're best friends," the famed composer and music producer told the Associated Press on Thursday.

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When Clay Aiken's infant son, Parker Foster Aiken, was just four weeks old, the former American Idol singer was thrust into panic mode.

The baby, who had been vomiting with increasing frequency, had to undergo emergency surgery for an intestinal condition that complicates digestion.

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Clay Aiken Biography

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Clay Aiken Quotes

I cannot raise a child to lie or to hide things. I wasn't raised that way, and I'm not going to raise a child to do that.

Clay Aiken

I have no idea if he'll be gay or straight. It's not something I'll have anything to do with, or that he'll have anything to do with. It's already probably up inside the code there ... No matter what the situation you're in, if you're raised in a loving environment, that's the most important thing.

Clay Aiken [on his son]