Kelly Brianne Clarkson is a singer, author, songwriter, and actor from the United States. She sprung into the headlines when she won the first season of American Idol. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 24, 1982, to Stephen Michael Clarkson and Jeanne Ann, Kelly has two siblings, Jason and Alyssa. She went to Pauline Hughes Middle School and Burleson High School. Clarkson was actively involved in the choir and many musicals in both these institutions.
That she was talented was apparent to most of the people in her life. She received scholarships to attend the University of North Texas, Berklee College of Music, and the University of Texas at Austin. However, she chose to pursue a career in music rather than an education.
Kelly Clarkson: Personal life
In 2012, Kelly was rumoured to have been dating Brandon Blackstock. The two married in Tennessee in 2013. She became a stepmother to Brandon’s children from his first marriage. The two also had a daughter in 2014 and a son in 2016.
Kelly Clarkson: Age, Height, and Weight
Born on 24 April 1982, Kelly Clarkson is 39 years old as of 2022. Her height is 1.61 m tall, and her weight is 80 kg.
Kelly Clarkson: Career
Kelly auditioned for and won the first season of American Idol in 2002. She signed a record deal with RCA records soon after winning and released the single “Before Your Love”/”A Moment Like This,” which eventually became the best-selling single that year in the US. In 2003, she released Thankful, her debut album, which was both a critical and commercial success. The lead single from the album, “Miss Independent,” became her first international hit. It was released as a video album in the same year. Her second album, Breakaway, released in 2004, was an even bigger success than her first.