Mormons on Reality TV Since 2000

Since the year 2000, more than 80 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have appeared on reality TV shows. Following is a list of reality TV participants who have been identified in the media as Mormon.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive.

"America's Got Talent"

Name: The Fab Five 

Hometown: Morgan County, Utah 

Reality show: "America's Got Talent" (NBC) 

Season: Season 4, 2009 

Result: 6th place 

Photo: The Fab Five consists of LaChere Vawdrey, Shaundalee Morgan, Ayrion Myers, Cambria Gibson and Veva Ahlstrom.

"American Idol"

Name: David Archuleta 

Hometown: Murray, Utah 

Reality show: "American Idol" (Fox) 

Season: Season 7, 2008 

Result: 2nd place 

Notable: Archuleta received 44 percent of America's vote in the season finale, losing to fellow competitor David Cook. Archuleta will return from an LDS mission to Chile in March 2014. 

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