Kellie Pickler Biography

Updated On May 24, 2019 Published On Dec 06, 2015
Facts of Kellie Pickler
Date of Birth: 1986 , June-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Kellie Pickler
Birth Name Kellie Dawn Pickler
Father Clyde "Bo" Raymond Pickler, Jr.
Mother Cynthia Morton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Albemarle, North Carolina
Ethnicity white
Profession Singer, songwriter
Net Worth $1.5 millio
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 37-24-34 inches
Breast Size 37
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 6.5 (US)
Weight in KG 45 kg
Boyfriend Jordin Tootoo
Married Yes
Married to Kyle Jacobs (m. 2011)
Education North Stanly High school
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Kellie Pickler is an American singer, actress and also a reality star who is best known for being the contestant on the 5th season of American Idol in which she ended up in the 6th place. She has also produced many hit singles like Red High Heels, I Wonder and Don't You Know You're Beautiful.

Kellie Pickler's early life

Kellie Pickler was born as Kellie Dawn Pickler in North Carolina, United States. She was born to parents Clyde "Bo" Raymond Pickler, Jr and Cynthia Morton.


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Pickler is of American nationality and her ethnicity is white.

Kellie Pickler graduated from North Stanly High School where she was a cheerleader and beauty queen.

Kellie Pickler's career

After her graduation, she worked as a waitress at a fast-food restaurant, Sonic Drive, before making an appearance at a television station, WSOC-TV. Afterward, she participated in the Miss America circuit and won the “Miss Stanly County”.

In the same way, Kellie Pickler participated in American Idol where she was also one of the favorites of American Idol Judge, Simon Cowell. Nevertheless, she got eliminated in the Final 6 but did not give up and continued her singing career.

Kellie has sung numerous songs to date. Some of them which are in top hit chart include Red High Heels, I Wonder, Don’t You Know You're Beautiful, Best Days of Your Life, and Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You. 

In March 2016, Kellie along with American singer Ron Tyson was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.

Kellie is a former Dancing with the Stars alum. On May 21, 2013, she and her partner Derek Hough won the 16th season of the show. 

Since September 2017, Kellie began hosting a daytime talk show, Pickler & Ben alongside comedian Ben Aaron. The show airs exclusively on E.W. Scripps.

Kellie Pickler's personal life

Reviewing her personal life, Kellie is a married woman. She got married to Kyle Jacobs who is also an American country music songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, and pianist.

The couple got married in a small, intimate ceremony in the Caribbean on January 1, 2011. They are still together and they are having the most romantic time with each other.

Prior to that, she once had an affair with Jordin Tootoo, a professional Canadain hockey player. However, their relation ended up in a very short period of time. Jordin is married to Jennifer Salvaggio, and they tied the knot in 2014.

Kellie Pickler's net worth

Kellie earns a huge amount of salary by her multi-professions. As of 2018, her net worth is estimated at around $5 million.

She earned most of her money from the sales of her record albums, which have sold thousand

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Born in North Carolina, United States

June 28 , 1986

Kellie Pickler was born in Albemarle, North Carolina, United States to Cynthia Morton and Clyde Raymond Pickler, Jr. Her parents got divorced when she was just two. Her mother left her and her father struggled with addiction of drugs and alcohol. She was raised by her grandparents. She is American and is of white ethnicity.

Began dating Jordin Tootoo


Kellie Pickler was in a relationship with Jordin Tootoo, a Canadian professional hockey player. They were in their serious relationship and they had very good time with each other. However, their relation ended up in very short period of time.

Broke up with Jordin Tootoo


Kellie Pickler and Jordin called off their relationship in the same year they started their love affair and that was the year 2007. They were in a relationship for eight months. Jordin was not that much committed in their relationship and that was the reason for they broke up.

Began dating Kyle Jacobs


After split up with Jordin Tootoo, Kellie Pickler met Kyle Jacobs in 2008. Kyle is an American country music songwriter, vocalist and guitarist. They started their love relationship since 2008. Their relationship based on full of trust and love.

Engaged with Kyle Jacobs

June 15 , 2010

After two and half years of their love affair, they announced their engagement. Kyle proposed to her in a romantic way on the beach at the sunset. After that romantic proposed, they got engaged on June 15, 2010.

Married to Kyle Jacobs

January 1 , 2011

After seven month of their engagement, they got married on 1 January, 2011. The couple got married in a small, intimate ceremony in the Caribbean on January 1, 2011. They are still together and they are having most romantic time with each other.

Graduated from North Stanly High School


Kellie Pickler graduated from North Stanly High School in 2004 located in New London, North Carolina. While she was in North Stanly High School she was named Miss Stanly County and was also a cheerleader and beauty queen.

Auditioned for, American Idol


Kellie Pickler auditioned for American Idol in the fall of 2005 in Greensboro, North Carolina. She became popular through this show.  She ended up in sixth position among many contestants. She was 19 years old when she appeared in this show.

Debut album Small Town Girl

October 31 , 2006

Kellie Pickler debut her album and that was released on 31 October, 2006. The name of album was Small Town Girl. Seventy nine thousand copies were sold within the week of its released. The album became biggest hit at that time.

Won CMT Music Awards


Kellie Pickler has been nominated for CMT Music Awards for many times. She won this award in 2008. She won that award in three different category viz. Breakthrough Video of The Year, Tearjerker Video of The Year and Performance of The Year for the song I Wonder.

Net Worth Update


Kellie Pickler has an estimated net worth of $5 million.