Related Information for Jim Verraros James Conrad Verraros (b. February 8, 1983) is an American singer/entertainer and native of Crystal Lake, Illinois who is most notable for being one of the top 10 finalists in the first season of American Idol. Because he was raised by deaf parents, he is fluent in American Sign Language. Jim is of Greek (father) and German, Irish, French and English (mother) descent.Verraros released his first internationally-released album Rollercoaster in 2005, which garnered a couple dance floor hits, includ.. read more