Kelly Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, television personality, and author. She achieved international success after winning the first season of the reality show “American Idol” in 2002. Her debut single, “A Moment Like This,” topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and became the best-selling single of 2002 in the US.
Her debut album, “Thankful,” debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Selling over 12 million copies worldwide, it became the highest-selling album in the history of Sony BMG and earned Clarkson several Grammy Awards.
In 2012, Clarkson released her eighth studio album, “Stronger,” which made her the only act to have all their studio albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200. Stronger was also the highest-selling album of 2012 in the United States and made her the first artist to have two million-selling singles in the US.
She also became the first artist ever to achieve that feat in Europe. Stronger earned Clarkson two Grammy Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, five American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, and two Billboard Music Awards.
On April 24, 1982, Kelly Clarkson was born as Kelly Patricia Clarkson in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. She is currently 30 years old (As of 2022). She holds American nationality, and her birth sign is Taurus.
- REAL NAME: Kelly Patricia Clarkson
- NICKNAME: Kelly
- DATE OF BIRTH: April 24, 1982
- DAY OF BIRTH: Saturday
- AGE: 30 years old (As of 2022)
- BIRTHPLACE: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
- NATIONALITY: American
- PROFESSION: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Personality, and Author
- ZODIAC SIGN (SUN SIGN): Taurus
Kelly Clarkson Family Background
She is the daughter of Stephen Michael Clarkson (Father) and Jeanne Ann (Mother). Kelly’s father is a former engineer, while her mother is a first-grade English teacher.
She is the youngest child of her parents. She has two siblings, a brother Jason Clarkson and a sister Alyssa Clarkson. From her father’s second marriage, Kelly also has two younger half-brothers.
Her parents got separated when she was very young. After her parent’s divorce, she lived with her mother, her brother Jason went to live with her father, and her sister Alyssa went to live with an aunt. Later, her mother married Jimmy Taylor.
- FATHER’S NAME: Stephen Michael Clarkson
- MOTHER’S NAME: Jeanne Ann
- BROTHER’S NAME: Jason Clarkson
- SISTER’S NAME: Alyssa Clarkson
- MARITAL STATUS: Married
- HUSBAND/BOYFRIEND: Brandon Blackstock
- CHILDREN: Two
- SON: Remington Alexander Blackstock
- DAUGHTER: River Rose Blackstock
- EX-BOYFRIEND: Not Known
Kelly Clarkson Love Life
She started dating a famous, talented manager Brandon Blackstock in 2012. He is the son of Narvel Blackstock and Elisa Gayle Ritter and the stepson of a popular American singer, and his father’s second wife, Reba McEntire. Brandon has two siblings Shawna Rene Blackstock and Chassidy Celeste Blackstock, and a step-sister Shelby Blackstock.
On October 20, 2013, Kelly and Brandon married at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee, United States. Brandon also has two kids from his previous marriage. Melissa Ashworth was the first wife of Brandon Blackstock, and their two children are Savannah Blackstock (Daughter) and Seth Blackstock (Son).
In 2014, Kelly gave birth to her first child River Rose Blackstock (Daughter). In 2016, the couple welcomed a baby boy, Remington Alexander Blackstock. Unfortunately, the married life of Kelly and Brandon couldn’t last long. Kelly filed for divorce in June 2020.
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Kelly has completed her schooling at Pauline Hughes Middle School. Cynthia Glenn (school choir teacher) listened to her singing and told her to audition for the school choir in seventh grade. Kelly said to her that she never had vocal training. In 2000, she did her high school graduation from Burleson High School.
SCHOOL: Pauline Hughes Middle School, Burleson High School
Kelly Clarkson Height, Weight, and Physical Stats
Clarkson stands at a decent height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 70 kg. She has beautiful brown hair and brown eyes. Her body type is average.
- HEIGHT: 5 feet 3 inches
- WEIGHT: 70 kg
- BODY TYPE: Average
- HAIR COLOR: Brown
- EYE COLOR: Brown
Kelly Clarkson Net Worth
What is the Net Worth of Kelly Clarkson? Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality who has an estimated net worth of $45 million (As of 2022). Being a judge on the show, The Voice, Clarkson has earned around $560k per episode. The total salary earned from The Voice is around $14 million.
Kelly Clarkson Net Worth: $45 Million (Approx)
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