Kelly Clarkson Net Worth, Career And Biography

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Updated 2020/03/18 at 2:37 PM
Kelly Clarkson Net Worth
Kelly Clarkson Net Worth

Celebrity Name:Kelly Clarkson
Birth Name:Andrew Austen Luck
Birth Date:April 24, 1982
Age:39 years old
Birth Place:Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Profession:Singer; Songwriter; TV personality; Author; Actress
Marital Status:Married
Spouse (Name):Brandon Blackstock
Children:River Rose; Remington Alexander
Net Worth:$45 million
Last Updated  :2022


Kelly Clarkson is the first winner of the American Idol TV program. By profession, she is an artist, songwriter, media personality, author, and actress.

Kelly Clarkson is currently 39 years old and her physical statistics are a height – of 1.61m, and weight – of 80kg.

Kelly Clarkson Early Life and Family

She was born on April 24, 1982, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Her birth name is Kelly Brianne Clarkson, while her parents’ names are Jeanne Ann and Stephen Clarkson.

Her mother was a first-grade teacher, while her father worked as an engineer. Kelly Clarkson has two older siblings; her brother Jason, and her sister Alyssa. At the age of six years, little Kelly Clarkson experienced her parent’s divorce.

From her father’s second marriage, Kelly Clarkson has two younger half-siblings. Kelly Clarkson was brought up as a Christian and she went to church on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Regarding her education, Kelly Clarkson went to Pauline Hughes Middle School. Thereafter, she went to Burleson High School and graduated in 2000. After performing in several musicals and in her school’s talent show, Kelly Clarkson began taking lessons in classical music.

After graduating high school, Kelly Clarkson turned down full scholarships to study at 3 different schools: the University of North Texas, the University of Texas at Austin, and Berkeley College of Music. She did so because she wanted to pursue a career in music.

Kelly Clarkson Career Life

After declining three full scholarships, Kelly Clarkson took up different jobs as she relocated to Los Angeles in order to finance her music career. Her early career endeavors were pretty rough and unsuccessful as she was unable to secure a deal with a record label in the United States.

Kelly Clarkson’s unsuccessful endeavors forced her to concede to returning back to Burleson where she took up various jobs as a cocktail waitress in a comedy club, in telemarketing, working in a movie theater, and making promotions for Red Bull energy drinks.

Kelly Clarkson got her entrance into the limelight when she won the American Idol and she released her debut album on April 15, 2003, which brought her international recognition.

Throughout the course of Kelly Clarkson’s career, she has headlined 8 tours between 2005 and 2019 and co-headlined 5 tours. 11 out of Kelly Clarkson’s singles have reached the Top 20 and Billboard Hot charts.

Concerning her career as an actress, she has featured in six movies namely Issues 101 (2002), From Justin to Kelly (2003), Broke* (2011), The Star (2017), UglyDolls (2019), Trolls World Tour (2020).

She has also appeared in a total of 27 TV programs, some of which include: Sabrina the Teenage Witch (2002), American Idol (2002, 2015, and 2016), American Dreams (2003 & 2004), Saturday Night Live (2005, 2009 & 2012), That 80s Show (2002), Reba (2007), Nashville (2014), The Crazy Ones (2013), A Pentatonix Christmas Special (2016), Sugar (2018), and The Morning Show (2019). She currently appears in The Kelly Clarkson Show which began in 2019.

Kelly Clarkson Awards and Honors

Kelly Clarkson has won a total of 71 Awards, with 169 award nominations. Kelly Clarkson’s awards and nominations comprise numerous notable accolades; some of which include 4 American Music Awards, 1 MTV Asia, 3 MTV VMA, 6 Teen Choice Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, 1 People’s Choice Award, and 1 Billboard Women in Music Award.

Kelly Clarkson’s Personal Life

Kelly Clarkson is involved in philanthropy and animal care. She opened a ranch in Texas for abandoned animals with certain conditions, such as blind dogs, amputee goats, and colic-survivor horses.

She houses over 80 animals on the ranch. In addition to her philanthropist works, it is often reported that Clarkson is involved in various causes and organizations such as “House of Hope”, March of Dimes, March for Babies, Idol Gives Back, Do Something, STOMP Out Bullying, Save the Children, UNICEF and Save the Music Foundation.

Regarding Kelly Clarkson’s relationship life, she is currently married to Brandon Blackstock. They began dating in 2012 and they eventually exchanged vows on October 20, 2013, in Walland, Tennessee, United States.

The couple has four children: a son and a daughter from Blackstock’s former marriage, and then; River Rose and Remington “Remy” Alexander, who is the couple’s own children

. Kelly Clarkson gave birth to River Rose on June 12, 2014, and Remy on April 12, 2016. Currently, Kelly Clarkson lives with her husband and their children in Encino, Los Angeles, California. They also have a residence in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Kelly Clarkson Net Worth

Currently, Kelly Clarkson net worth is estimated at $45 million, which she accumulated mainly from the entertainment industry (through her singing and TV personality career). Kelly Clarkson has sold over 25 million albums and 45 million singles all over the world.

Being a judge on The Voice has also contributed to her net worth. She received a salary of $560,000 for each episode, totaling at almost $14 million per season.

Before she worked on The Voice, her net worth was estimated at $5 million in 2009. In 2012, it doubled to $10 million and greatly increased to $18 million after she began working with The Voice. By 2017, her net worth had increased to $30 million.

In respect of her assets, Kelly Clarkson, in June 2018, acquired an $8.5 million mansion in Encino, California. The mansion covers an area of 10,000 square feet. Prior to this, she had purchased a 20,000-square-foot Tennessee House in 2012.


This information is what is out there, concerning Kelly Clarkson net worth and biography. Kelly Clarkson remains one of the most successful American Idol winners and has indeed made a name, as far as the entertainment industry is concerned.

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