Kelly Clarkson

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Date of Birth April 24, 1982
Place of Birth Fort Worth, Texas
Age 38 years old
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Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, and television personality. She rose to fame in 2002, after winning the first season of American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and became the country's best-selling single of 2002. It was followed by the release of her debut studio album, Thankful, which debuted atop the US Billboard 200. Trying to reinvent her image, Clarkson parted ways with Idol management and shifted to pop rock music for her second album, Breakaway. After numerous top 40 radio number-one singles, such as "Since U Been Gone" and "Because of You", the album sold over 12 million copies worldwide and earned Clarkson two Grammy Awards. She took further creative control for her third album, My December, by becoming the executive producer and co-writing the entire album.

Born: Kelly Brianne Clarkson, April 24, 1982, Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Residence: Encino, California, U.S.
Occupation: Singer-songwriter, actress, author, television personality
Years active: 2002–present
Children: 2
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About Kelly Clarkson

Pop singer who gained recognition for winning the first American Idol competition in 2002. Her debut single "A Moment Like This" became the song of the year, as well. In 2018, she became the judge on The Voice

Before Fame

She turned down two full-ride scholarships to the University of Texas and the Berklee College of Music, and later turned down two record deals before winning American Idol.

Achievement

In 2006, she won a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the hit song "Since U Been Gone." She went on to rank on VH1's list of 100 Greatest Women in Music.

Family Life

She was born to Jeanne and Joseph Clarkson, and has a stepfather named Jimmy Taylor as well as a brother named Jason and sister named Alyssa. She married Brandon Blackstock in 2013. The couple had a daughter named River Rose in June of 2014 and a son named Remington Alexander in April of 2016.

Associations

She and Carrie Underwood both gained fame after winning American Idol.

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Latest information about Kelly Clarkson updated on October 20, 2020.

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