Kellie Pickler aka Kellie Dawn Pickler came into existence on June 28, 1986, in Albemarle, North Carolina. She is a famous music artist and a TV personality in America who has successfully made her net worth of $7 million. Pickler participated in “American Idol” in the year 2006 and gained a huge fandom from there. Also, she came in the sixth position in that event. Kellie launched her debut album, the certified gold “small town girl” in the year 2006.
Many of her singles were also released, like- “red high heels”, “I wonder”, and “things that never cross a man’s mind”. Her albums landed on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. In addition to her success and participation in many different events, with partner Derek Hough she participated and won the show “Dancing with the stars” which was in the year 2013. From the year 2017 to 2019, she co-hosted a daytime talk show named “Pickler & Ben.”
Biography of Kellie Pickler!
Both the parents were absent from the life of Kellie Pickler. She was just two years old when her mother Cynthia left her and if we talk about her father, Clyde Jr, he often used to be in jail since pickler’s childhood. So in the absence of both her parents, she was raised in the hands of her grandparents, Faye and Clyde. Though Kellie’s mother Cynthia came back into her life when she was 10 years old and took the custody of pickler in her hands but within two years, again, she came back to her grandparents, Clyde Raymond Pickler and Faye Pickler.
She has been a member of the cheerleading team in her school, North Stanly High School. When she graduated in the year 2004, in the graduation ceremony, she has sung LeAnn rimes’ “on the side of angels.” Also, she participated in WSOC-TV’s Gimme the Mike show in 2005. She was only 17 years of age when she won the tag of Miss Stanly county pageant. She even competed in the Miss North Carolina pageant in 2004.
|Net Worth||7 million dollars.|
|Full Name||Kellie Dawn Pickler|
|Date of birth||28th June 1986|
|Age||35 years as of now.|
|Height||5 ft 1 inch or 1.55 meters.|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, and an amazing actor.|
Kellie Pickler’s career!
In the year 2005, Kellie made it to the audition for “American Idol” which was organized in Greensboro, North Carolina. But the thing that attracted and made judges send her to Hollywood is her performances of Martina McBride’s “A Broken Wing” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Since U Been Gone.”
There was a person named Simon Cowell who counted Kellie as one of the most amazing performers/contestants, he also believed that she would surely make her position in the top three contestants. However, she ended up coming in the sixth position and got eliminated on April 26, 2006. In addition to the success that Kellie pickler was achieving, in the year 2006, she ended up signing with 19 recordings/BNA records and started shining on the American Idols LIVE!
Kellie pickler was so amazing and beautiful with her looks and personality from the very start. She has a height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 meters) and her body weight is around 99 lbs.
Her first single “Red High heels” was released in September 2006. The same clip was also nominated by the CMT video awards for the breakthrough video of the year. Furthermore in the same month, her debut album “small town girl” was released and reached the ninth position on the billboard 200. The album ended up selling more than 79,000 copies. Among all the new artists of the year 2006, Kellie was the only one to make such a record of high sales in the very first week of the album release.
Then in the year 2007, directly from the academy of country music she got nominated for the top new female vocalist and walked with Brad Paisley for his opening act. Kellie continues to go up on the ladder of success, in September of the year 2008 she released her second album which earned the position #1 on the Billboard top country albums chart. In the year 2009, pickler toured with Taylor Swift and in the June of the same year, she made it to her first headlining tour.
In addition to her continued participation in the events and new releases, in the year 2011, Killie pickler released another album named “100 Proof.” In October of the same year, she made a contract with Black River, and soon in the year 2013 Kellie released her next and the fourth album, i.e. “The Woman I Am.” Then on May 21st of 2013, along with her husband Derek Hough, she became the winner of the sixteenth season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
About Kellie Pickler’s personal life!
For a very long time, Kellie dated Jordin Tootoo from the Nashville Predators but their relationship didn’t work out as forever and they parted their ways in the year 2007. Then she met Kyle Jacobs, a songwriter, and they started bonding and got hitched in June 2010. After the engagement they decided to take it further to marriage, soon on January 1 of 2011, they both got married in the Caribbean. Also, there was one CMT reality show, “I Love Pickler”, and they both were seen in that show from 2015 to 2017.
As she is among the most popular and renowned celebrities, she owns huge connections in the music industry. She is friends with industry people, like- Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and Katharine McPhee. They all are so well bonded and connected that when McPhee got married in the year 2008, Kellie pickler served as her bridesmaid.