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Along with the other cast members, he contributed a recording of the Adam Sandler "Hanukkah Song" to the 8th Carols for a Cure CD to help raise funds for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS organization.
That fall, Maroulis also appeared on various episodes of MTV's Little Talent Show as host. That spring, Maroulis joined the lineup on Good Day New York, serving as the show's resident American Idol expert; while simultaneously taking on the same role as Idol commentator for Yahoo! Later that year, Maroulis joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful for a limited run as Constantine Parros, a singer and record producer; Maroulis was cast in the lead role of Melvin Ferd the Third, in The Alley Theatre's production of The Toxic Avenger, which performed in Houston, Texas, from January 13, 2012, through February 12, 2012.
He starred in the title role in Jekyll and Hyde on Broadway, for which he received a Drama League Award Nomination for a Distinguished Performance Award.
Maroulis was born in Brooklyn, New York to Greek American parents, James Constantine and Constance P. Both his maternal and his paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States from Greece in the 1920s. He was in the cast recording of the 2000 musical, Suburban Dreams, which was produced by composer Stephen Thompson, Richard Kenner, and Jesse Merz.
In 2015, Maroulis recorded a version of the Lita Ford/Ozzy Osbourne duet "Close My Eyes Forever" with the New York-based band SYKA. On February 18, 2016, with other American Idol alums, Maroulis returned to the show for its fifteenth season to mentor contestants and participate in Duets Week, where he performed "Bohemian Rhapsody" with Shelbie Zora and performed "My Funny Valentine" with Jenn Blosil.
At the season finale, Maroulis returned with other former Idol contestants to celebrate the end of the series finale, where he performed a rock medley with Chris Daughtry, Bo Bice, Caleb Johnson and James Durbin, and a country music medley with Bucky Covington, Scotty Mc Creery, Ace Young and others.
In August 2006, Constantine completed a solo tour of 13 cities, where he debuted material to be featured on his upcoming CD, including various self-penned compositions.
Maroulis has been a regular contributor to the Loukoumi series of children's books by author Nick Katsoris, providing the voice of Gus the Bear.
Maroulis partnered with the New York-based 1980s tribute band Jessie's Girl and frequently performed with them at various concerts and private events.
When Maroulis was five years old his family moved to Wyckoff, New Jersey, a suburb of New York City, where he grew up. He appeared in a number of off-Broadway roles from the Conservatory, along with a series of independent films.
At that time he developed an interest in music, following the lead of his older brother. After graduating from the Conservatory, Maroulis trained as an acting apprentice at the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival The band rose to national attention when Maroulis appeared on Idol.