Alison Krauss Biography


Alison Krauss

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Birth Name: Alison Krauss
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Age:   46 Years
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Grammy Awards winner for Album of the Year, Alison Krauss is a bluegrass-country singer and songwriter from United States. She is also popular for being a great musician. She is popular in the world from her debut solo album, I’ve Got That Old Feeling. Talented and enthusiastic, Alison Krauss was born as Alison Maria Krauss in Decatur, Illinois, United States of America to Fred and Louise Krauss. She is an American and is of German and Italian descent.

On 8th of November 1997, Alison got married to Pat Bergeson. Pat Bergeson is also a great musician. He is an outstanding guitarist and harmonica player. As a married couple, they welcomed their only child in 1999. They got divorced in 2001.

When Alison was 5, she studied classical violin. However, later she got more interested in bluegrass. She revealed that her mother was the main person who induced her interest in music. At the age of 8, she took part in local talent contests. Two years later she founded her own musical band. In 1984, she became the champion of Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championship. That year she was also honored as the Most Promising Fiddler in the Midwest. In 1985, she singed a recording contract with Fiddle Tunes and began working on her debut album. Her first album, Different Strokes was released that year. In 1987, she signed a recording deal with Rounder Records. Her second album was released at the end of 1987. She got her rise in fame after her debut solo album; I've Got That Old Feeling was released on 1st of July 1991. Her net worth is said to be around $16 million dollars.

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Born in Decatur, Illinois, United States

1971 23rd of July

Talented and enthusiastic, Alison Krauss was born as Alison Maria Krauss in Decatur, Illinois, United States of America to Fred and Louise Krauss. She is an American and is of German and Italian descent. She is five feet and seven inches tall. 

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Won Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championshipv

1982

In 1984, she became the champion of Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championship. That year she was also honored as the Most Promising Fiddler in the Midwest. She was also honored by the Vanity Fair Magazine as Virtuoso.

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Released her debut album, Different Strokes

1985

Alison Krauss is a bluegrass-country singer and songwriter from United States. She is also popular for being a great musician. In 1985, she singed a recording contract with Fiddle Tunes and began working on her debut album. Her first album, Different Strokes was released that year.

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Won Grammy Awards

1991

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the music world and she has also been honored with this award for 27 times. She won this award for the first time in 1991 for Best Bluegrass Recording.

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Began her acting career

1991

Besides being one of the accomplished singers in the world, she is also an actress. She has been active in acting since 1991. In 1991, she appeared in the TV show, Hee Haw. Half a decade later she appeared in the TV music program, Austin City Limits.

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Won Country Music Association Awards

1995

In 1995, she got nominated in Country Music Association Awards for four different times. She was kind of lucky that year as she claimed this title from all of her nominations. She won this award for Female Vocalist of the Year.

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Appeared in the movie, Annabelle's Wish

1997

In 1997, she appeared in the animated movie Annabelle's Wish. She voice acted in this movie. In 2000, she appeared in the documentary and concert film, Down from the Mountain. She is also known for her role in the movie Eight Crazy Nights.

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Married to Pat Bergeson

1997 8th of November

On 8th of November 1997, Alison got married to Pat Bergeson. Pat Bergeson is also a great musician. He is an outstanding guitarist and harmonica player. As a married couple, they welcomed their only child in 1999. They got divorced in 2001.

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Won Gospel Music Association Dove Awards

1998

Till now she has been nominated in Gospel Music Association Dove Awards for two times and out of these two nominations she has been honored twice. She won this award for the first time in 1998 for Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year.

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First child, Sam Bergeson

1999 of July

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1999. She and her loving ex husband, Pat Bergeson welcomed their first child together in July and that time it was a son and they named him Sam Bergeson. 

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