It’s been 15 years since Australian Idol first hit our TV screens, and while the show is no longer with us, we’ll always have the memories.
But if you’re anything like us, you still lie awake sometimes at night and think, “I wonder what Cosima De Vito is up to now?”
Well, wonder no more, friends. We’ve dug deep on some of our favourites from the very first season, and this is what we found…
One of the most successful acts from the Australian Idol franchise, Guy, 36, was the show’s very first winner and went on to do big things.
Since first appearing on the show back in 2003, Guy has so far released eight albums, and won several awards, including ARIAs.
He’s now a dad of two boys with wife Jules, and has sung for several big-name celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey, who specifically requested him when she was in Australia.
But our personal highlight is when he became the first artist to represent Australia in the Eurovision song contest in 2015.
Cosima De Vito
Cosima, 41, was a favourite to win the first season, making it to the top three. But after being diagnosed with nodules on her vocal chords, she was forced to dramatically bow out of the competition.
The following year though, she released her debut album, Cosima, and created her own record label, CDV Records, prompting many to accuse her of faking her nodules for publicity.
In 2004, she ran into legal issues with her management team, which dragged on for years, but she still continued to perform and put out new music.
Most recently though, Cosima has been focusing on being a first-time mum, after welcoming daughter Amelia with husband Augusto De Romanis this year.