Dalton Harris was born 29 December 1993 and raised in poverty. He overcame the odds to win the popular Digicel Rising Stars title in 2010. He was 16 years old at the time. But shortly after, misfortune set in. A string of hard times followed him like a lost puppy and the young artiste was left to fend for himself in living conditions that were unbearable, despite him winning $1 million as part of his Rising Stars prize. Dalton Harris went from his dancehall roots to winning the 2018 final of the U.K. X-Factor, wowing audiences with his covers of Elton John, Prince, Radiohead, and Beyoncé. Dalton Harris Biography and Profile.