Guy is the winner of the first series of the Australian Idol
television show. He was born in Malaysia but moved to Australia with
his parents as a child. Before entering Australian Idol, Guy worked as
a recording engineer and singing teacher. At an early age Guy took
violin lessons, and although he had no formal training in playing other
instruments, he also plays the drums, piano and guitar.
Since leaving the Australian Idol competition, Guy has not only had
success in Australia, but has had success in a number of countries
including New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the
Philippines. In these countries and Australia his debut single ‘Angles
Brought Me Here’ reached number one in the charts.
Between 2003 and 2007 Guy released four top ten platinum selling albums
with his debut album ‘Just as I Am’ charting at number one. So far in
his career, Guy has been awarded ten platinum accreditations for his
albums, the highest for an Australian Idol contestant.