Kellie Pickler Biography
Kellie Pickler is an American country music singer, songwriter, actress, and TV personality. She became famous in the fifth season of American Idol as a contestant and finished in 6th place.
Pickler studied at North Stanly High School in New London, North Carolina, and graduated in 2004. Moreover, she sang “On the Side of Angels” by LeAnn Rimes at her high school graduation. Pickler was declared the winner of the 16th season, of Dancing with the Stars, together with her partner Derek Hough On May 21, 2013. Furthermore, she was admitted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2016.
In September 2017, She began hosting a daytime talk show titled Pickler & Ben with comedian Ben Aaron for E.W. Scripps. The show began to be offered beyond that station chain and CMT in syndication for the 2018–19 television season, it is produced out of Scripps’ Nashville station, WTVF.
Kellie Pickler Age
How old is Kellie Pickler? Pickler is 35 years old as of 2021. She was born Kellie Dawn Pickler on June 28, 1986, in Albemarle, North Carolina, the United States of America. In addition, Kellie celebrates her birthday on June 28th every year.
Kellie Pickler Height
Pickler stands at a height of 5’1″ (1.55meters) and her weight is 99 lbs.
Kellie Pickler Family
She was born to Cynthia Morton and Clyde “Bo” Raymond Pickler, Jr. However, Pickler’s parents got separated, and her mother left when she was two years old. Later, her mother returned and took custody of Pickler for two years.
Afterward, the court returned Pickler to her grandparents when she turned twelve. She was raised to adulthood by her grandparents because her father was absent in her life. Her grandfather is called Clyde Raymond Pickler, Sr. who is a former electrician, while her grandmother is called Faye Pickler. Pickler says the major influences in her life are her grandparents.
Additionally, Pickler has a half-sister, Courtney, and two half-brothers, namely, Eric, and Michael. Pickler grew up separate from them.
Kellie Pickler Husband
Pickler got married to her husband Kyle Jacobs who is also a songwriter. The couple dated from 2008 and later got engaged on June 15, 2010 while on vacation in Rosemary Beach, Florida.
Kellie Pickler American Idol
Pickler became famous after she contested the fifth season of American Idol in 2005 in Greensboro, North Carolina. She finished in 6th place. Later, she signed as a recording artist to 19 Recordings and BNA Records in 2006. Her first album, Small Town Girl, was released later that year selling over 900,000 copies. Moreover, it produced three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts and was certified gold by the RIAA. In addition, Pickler was named the 14th best American Idol alumni in 2012.
On May 21, 2013, she was declared the winner of the 16th season, of Dancing with the Stars, together with her partner Derek Hough. In 2016, she was admitted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. She began hosting a daytime talk show in September 2017, Pickler & Ben with comedian Ben Aaron for E.W. Scripps. The show began to be offered beyond that station chain and CMT in syndication for the 2018–19 television season, it is produced out of Scripps’ Nashville station, WTVF.
Kellie Pickler Cancer
In 2002, Pickler lost her grandmother, Faye, to lung cancer. Moreover, Pickler was very vocal in regards to lung cancer Awareness day. This was in support of the 2014 national movement from the American Lung Association aimed at combating the disease. Moreover, she joined Lung Force, an initiative sponsored by CVS. It helps in raising awareness and money for lung cancer research.
Kellie Pickler Net Worth
Pickler has an estimated net worth of $7 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as an American country music artist and TV personality.