Rion Paige

5th place finisher on the 3rd season of Fox's popular reality competition series the X Factor. She auditioned in Charleston, South Carolina and would eventually be mentored by Demi Lovato. She is afflicted with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a rare condition that leaves her wrists permanently bent at a 90 degree angle. She was born Rion Paige Thompson in Jacksonville, Florida and raised alongside a brother. She has stated that some of her musical influences are Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift. [+]