Trending :top header content

Home biography Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss Biography

Alison Krauss

Facts of Alison Krauss

Date of Birth: 1971 , July-23
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Alison Krauss
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Decatur, Illinois, United States
Profession Acting, Modeling
Net Worth $16 Million USD
Body Measurements 36-26-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 36 in
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 9.4
Shoe Size 10
Weight in KG 56 kg

Quick Timeline of Alison Krauss

1971 Born in Decatur, Illinois, United States
1982 Won Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championshipv
1985 Released her debut album, Different Strokes
1991 Won Grammy Awards
1991 Began her acting career
1997 Appeared in the movie, Annabelle's Wish
1997 Married to Pat Bergeson
1999 First child, Sam Bergeson
1998 Won Gospel Music Association Dove Awards
1995 Won Country Music Association Awards

Detail Timeline of Alison Krauss

July 23 , 1971

Born in Decatur, Illinois, United States

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. 

1982

Won Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championshipv

In 1984, Alison Krauss 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.

1985

Released her debut album, Different Strokes

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.

1991

Won Grammy Awards

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

1991

Began her acting career

Besides being one of the accomplished singers in the world, Alison Krauss 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.

1997

Appeared in the movie, Annabelle's Wish

In 1997, Alison Krauss 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.

November 8 , 1997

Married to Pat Bergeson

On 8th of November 1997, Alison Krauss 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.

1999

First child, Sam Bergeson

Alison Krauss 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. 

1998

Won Gospel Music Association Dove Awards

Till now Alison Krauss 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.

1995

Won Country Music Association Awards

In 1995, Alison Krauss 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.

Content

Grammy Awards winner for Album of the Year, Alison Krauss is a bluegrass-country singer and songwriter from the 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 and songs like When You Say Nothing at All and Down To The River To Pray.

Alison Krauss' early life

Talented and enthusiastic, Alison Krauss was born as Alison Maria Krauss on 23rd July 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, the United States of America to Fred and Louise Krauss. She is an American and is of German and Italian descent.

Alison

CAPTION: Alison Krauss

SOURCE: grammy

 

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.

Alison Krauss' married life and divorce

On 8th of November 1997, Alison Krauss 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.

Alison Krauss' career and net worth

At the age of 8, Alison Krauss 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, Alison Krauss 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, Alison Krauss 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.

Alison Krauss' net worth and earnings

Her net worth is said to be around $16 million dollars. The American singer made most of her money from the sales of her record albums whose earnings have enlisted been below:

  • Now That I've Found You (1995): $2,730,000
  • So Long So Wrong (1997): $650,000
  • The Prince of Egypt (1998): $791,700
  • Forget About It (1999): $650,000
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000): $11,310,000
  • New Favorite (2001): $650,000
  • Live with the Union Station (2002): $2,650,000
  • Mud on the Tires (2003): $2,600,000
  • Lonely Runs Both Ways (2004): $650,000
  • Paper Clips (2004): $1,150,000
  • These Days (2006): $54,600
  • Paper Airplane (2011): $577,200
  • Southern Drawl (2015): $89,570
  • Detour (2016): $47,840
  • Windy City (2017): $167,440