Kelly Clarkson

Singer + Songwriter + Actress
Hometown Fort Worth, Texas...
Religion Christian
Height 5' 3¼" (16...
Weight 145 lbs (65.8 kg)...
Measurements 38 B -29-39
Nationality American
High School Burleson High Sch...
Other Names Clarkson, Kelly B...

Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and occasional actress. Clarkson came into prominence after becoming the winner of the inaugural season of the television series American Idol: The Search for a Superstar in 2002 and later was the runner-up in the television special World Idol in 2003. In 2003, Clarkson released her debut album, Thankful, which was a commercial success and established herself in the pop music industry.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born on April 24, 1982.


2001 19 Years Old In 2001, she traveled to Los Angeles, trying to pursue a career in music. … Read More


Upon returning to Burleson, Clarkson was encouraged by her friends to audition for the inaugural season of the reality television series American Idol: The Search for a Superstar in May 2002. … Read More
Executive produced by Davis, Clarkson's debut album, Thankful, was released on April 15, 2003. … Read More
2004 22 Years Old After debuting at number 3 on the Billboard 200 in 2004, the album's chart longevity allowed it to become the third-best-selling album of 2005 in the United States and was certified sextuple platinum by the RIAA. … Read More
Clarkson supported Breakaway with the Breakaway World Tour—consisting of three sub-tours from 2005 to 2006. … Read More
2006 24 Years Old 1 More Event
She also performed during the festivities All-Star Game and the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy; In 2006, Clarkson recorded a song titled "Go" as a free download for the Ford Motor Company advertising campaign.
On June 22, 2007, Clarkson's third studio album, My December, was released. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old Clarkson and McEntire also embarked on the 2 Worlds, 2 Voices Tour 2008 to support Reba: Duets and My December.
Clarkson's fourth album, All I Ever Wanted, was released on March 10, 2009. … Read More
2010 28 Years Old Clarkson continued her country ventures by pairing with Jason Aldean to record the duet "Don't You Wanna Stay" for his album My Kinda Party in November 2010. They performed it together on the tenth season of American Idol, at the 2010 CMA Awards and at the 54th Grammy Awards. … Read More
Clarkson's fifth studio album, Stronger, was released on October 21, 2011. … Read More


On February 5, 2012, Clarkson performed The Star-Spangled Banner at Super Bowl XLVI to widespread critical acclaim. … Read More
Stronger was certified Platinum by the RIAA and won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards, making her the only artist to win the award twice. … Read More
…  In 2015, Clarkson released her seventh studio album, Piece by Piece, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Chart, becoming her third number one album in the United States. … Read More
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