Glitter Girl Alexis Cohen was born in 1984 and was raised by her single mother in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The sweet and talented Glitter Girl was an inspiring singer as well as going to school to become a veterinarian.
She gained fame as a two-time American Idol contestant during seasons 7 and 8 who never made it to the Hollywood round. She became known as ‘Glitter Girl’ because she wore sparkly makeup during her auditions.
Quite possibly Alexis Cohen will be most remembered for her American Idol contestant career for her rendition of Jefferson Airplane’s hit song “Somebody to Love”. She did have a great voice which the judges on American Idol acknowledged it was just that they felt she would be best suited to be lead to a rock and roll cover band.
Alexis Cohen was also an animal activist and desperately wanted to become a veterinarian. She had two cats when she passed on July 25, 2009. Alexis Cohen passed away due to a tragic hit and run accident. The accident is currently under investigation however authorities have made an arrest against possible suspect Daniel Bark. Alexis Cohen was struck by a moving motor vehicle.