Ex-‘American Idol’ host Brian Dunkleman now driving for Uber


He went from “Idol” to Uber.

Sixteen years after he co-hosted Season 1 of “American Idol” with Ryan Seacrest, Brian Dunkleman is driving an Uber to remain afloat, in response to a report.

Dunkleman’s dire funds had been uncovered in divorce paperwork obtained by TMZ.

The previous TV star, who co-hosted “American Idol” in 2002, is divorcing publicist Kalea Dunkleman, who he married in 2007. The 2 have a son, Jackson, 5.

Within the paperwork, he lists his occupation as “Uber driver,” a job he acknowledged he started in March, 2016.

Driving 45 hours every week earns the LA-based 47-year-old round $800, he mentioned.

The previous “Idol” host is within the midst of an unsightly, ongoing custody struggle together with his estranged spouse.

The sparring spouses, who married in 2016, have accused one another in court docket papers of being bodily abusive and hooked on alcohol, TMZ has reported.

Dunkleman has mentioned he give up “American Idol” in protest of how contestants had been handled.

Because the present, he has carried out as a stand-up comedian and in numerous reality-TV exhibits, together with “Superstar Match Membership.”

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