Kelly Clarkson Biography


Kelly Clarkson

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Birth Name: Kelly Clarkson
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   35 Years
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Kelly Clarkson who is renowned in the world as "The Original American Idol" is the great singer and song writer from United States. She is also popular from her own albums like Thankful, Breakaway, and My December and so on. Kelly Clarkson who was raised on the laps of an engineer and an English teacher, Kelly was born as Kelly Brianne Clarkson in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America to Jeanne Ann and Stephen Michael Clarkson. She is an American and is of Greek, Welsh, English, Irish, German, and Scottish descent.

In February 2012, Kelly was found with Brandon Blackstock having romantic love affairs. But they were in touch since a long time as his is the son of her manager Reba McEntire. They became engaged at the end of 2012 and they finally got married on 20th of October 2013. As a loving spouse, they welcomed two children together.

A zealous child with assiduous nature, Kelly began singing since she was child. After singing lots of in high school talent show as well as being the leader of our youth group at the Southern Baptist, Kelly auditioned in the American Idol: The Search for a Superstar in 2002 and she also won this competition on 4th of September. After that she signed a contract with RCA Records, 19 Recordings, and S Records and then she also released her debut single Before Your Love within few weeks. Her first album, Thankful was released on 15th of April 2003. In 2003, for her role in World Idol, she earned the salary of $1,400. As of 2015, her net worth is said to be around $28 million.

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Born in Fort Worth, Texas

1982 24th of April

Kelly Clarkson who was raised on the laps of an engineer and an English teacher was born as Kelly Brianne Clarkson in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America to Jeanne Ann and Stephen Michael Clarkson. She is an American and is of Greek, Welsh, English, Irish, German, and Scottish descent.

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Her parents got divorced

1987

Kelly Clarkson was born to Jeanne Ann and Stephen Michael Clarkson. Her father Stephen is a former engineer and her mother Jeanne is an English teacher. When she was just five, she got the bad news about her parents as they dissolved their married life. 

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Graduated from Burleson High School

2000

She received her primary education from Pauline Hughes Middle School. When she was there, she was well appreciated for her sweet voice by her teachers. She then joined Burleson High School and she graduated from there in 2000.

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Began pursuing her singing career

2001

While she was still in her high school, she performed in several musicals. She also took part in high school talent show and there she got some inspiring words from her fans, “God has given you this gift and You’re destined to sing." After her high school graduation, she moved to Los Angles and she began working with Gerry Goffin.

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Won American Idol

2002 4th of September

Inspired from her sweet voice, her friend encouraged her to audition for the television series American Idol: The Search for a Superstar. She took part in this competition and on 4th of September, 2002; she became the winner of this competition.

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Released her first single, Before Your Love

2002 17th of September

After being the winner of the American Idol: The Search for a Superstar in 2002, she signed a contract with RCA Records, 19 Recordings, and S Records and then she also released her debut single Before Your Love within few weeks.

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Began her acting career

2002

In 2002, she got her rise in fame after she won the American Idol. That year, she also began her acting career. In 2002, she appeared in several television series like Sabrina the Teenage Witch and That '80s Show. She has also appeared in the movie, From Justin to Kelly.

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Released her first album, Thankful

2003 15th of April

Upon releasing her debut single in 2002, she got positive review from all the pundits and her debut single also became the best-selling single of 2002. Then on 15th of April 2003, she released her debut album Thankful.

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Won Grammy Awards

2006

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the singing world and it’s an honor for everyone to be honored with this award. She has also been honored with this award several times. She won this award for the first time in 2006 and that was for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.

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Was named 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006

2006

Besides being the winner of several prestigious awards, she has also been listed in various hot listings. In 2006, she was honored by the FHM magazine. They honored her by listing her in their lists of 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006. 

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Released her fifth album, Stronger

2011 21st of October

She is popular from her own albums like Thankful, Breakaway, and My December and so on. All of her album was the massive hit albums and it also broke several records all over the world. At the end of 2012, she also released her fifth album and it was released under the title, Stronger.

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Began dating Brandon Blackstock

2012 of February

In February 2012, Kelly was found with Brandon Blackstock having romantic love affairs. But they were in touch since a long time as his is the son of her manager Reba McEntire. Brandon Blackstock was previously married to Melissa Ashworth.

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Married to Brandon Blackstock

2013 20th of October

After being in love for about a year, they decided to enter into the new stage of their relationship and they got engaged at the end of 2012 and they finally got married on 20th of October 2013. As a loving spouse, they welcomed two children together.

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First child, River Rose Blackstock

2014 12th of June

She became mother for the first time in her life and that was in 2014. She and her husband, Brandon Blackstock welcomed their first child together on 12th of June and that time it was a baby girl and they named her River Rose Blackstock. 

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Announced that she is going to have a baby boy

2015 23rd of October

In mid 2015, she announced that she is expecting her second child with her husband, Brandon Blackstock and on 23rd of October 2015; she also revealed that this time she is going to have a baby boy.

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