Carrie Underwood Biography

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Carrie Underwood

Quick Facts Of Carrie Underwood

Celebrated Name Carrie Underwood
Age 36 Years
Nick Name Underwood
Birth Name Carrie Marie Underwood
Birth Date 1983-03-10
Gender Female
Profession Singer
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Muskogee, Oklahoma
Horoscope Pisces
High School Checotah High School
University Northeastern State University
Father Stephen Underwood
Mother Carole Underwood
Siblings Shanna Underwood (Older Sister), Stephanie Underwood (Older Sister)
Body Build/Type Average
Height 160 cm
Weight 53 Kg
Marital Status Marrid
Spouse Mike Fisher
Children 1: Isaiah Michael Fisher
Ethnicity White
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Dress Size 2
Shoe Size 7
Religion Baptist
Best Known For Winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005
Net Worth $85 Million

Rising to prominence after being declared the winner of American Idol Season 4, Carrie Underwood is now one of America’s most successful singers and songwriters. The popular country (pop, rock) singer Carrie has established her as America’s top female country singers of all time releasing several hit tracks throughout her career. The six-time Grammy Award winner Carrie is not only known for her musical career but also for the achievements she has made as an actress. Following the great success that Carrie achieved as the winner of reality television show ‘American Idol’ in 2005, she has appeared in several television shows and has even debuted as a film actress.

Early Life of Carrie

Known across the world by her stage name ‘Carrie Underwood’, the blonde was actually born as Carrie Marie Underwood on 10th March 1983 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She was born as the youngest of three daughters born to Stephen Underwood and Carole. Her father works in a sawmill while her mother is an elementary school teacher. Shanna and Stephanie are her two elder sisters. She along with her sisters was brought up in their parents’ farm in Checotah, Oklahoma.

Body Features of Carrie

Carrie has a tall weight of 160 cm and has a weight of 53 Kg.

Career of Carrie

  • Born and raised in Oklahoma, Carrie liked singing since her childhood.
  • As a kid, she had sung at various churches and performed at various talent shows.
  • A local supporter of Carrie made arrangements for her to audition in Nashville for Capitol Records.
  • She was 14 years old at that time.
  • Capitol Records was about to sing Carrie but they canceled the contract as the management of the company changed.
  • Carrie was educated at the Checotah High School and she graduated from there in 2001.
  • After passing out from high school, Carrie turned down her singing career thinking that the career won’t help her in future.
  • So she attended Northeastern State University and graduated in 2006 with Mass Communication as major.
  • As a university student, she participated in several beauty contests and won the second position in Miss NSU in 2004.
  • During the summer of 2004, Carrie moved her first steps towards a singing career.
  • She attended an audition in St. Louis for American Idol Season 4.
  • With approx. 500 million votes throughout the season, Carrie was declared the winner of American Idol on 25th May 2005.
  • She beat Bo Bice and became the winner with 37 million votes from around the world.
  • Winning the American Idol was a turning point of her career.
  • As the prize, she received a recording contract worth $1 million, a Ford Mustang and private jet facility for a year.
  • Soon after winning the competition, Carrie released her first studio album Some Hearts in November 2005.
  • Carnival Ride, Play On and Blown Away are other studio albums she has released till date and all of them have succeeded to top the US chart.
  • Her compilation album Greatest Hits: Decade #1 and video album The Blown Away Tour: Live also peaked the US chart.
  • She has released a number of hit singles which have topped the US chart.
  • Inside Your Heaven, Don’t Forget to Remember Me, Just a Dream, Cowboy Casanova, Mama’s Song, Two Black Cadillacs, Something in the Water, etc are few hit singles by Carrie.
  • In early 2014, she performed on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
  • She launched the Storyteller Tour, her fifth headlining tour, in January 2016.
  • Underwood released "The Champion", a promotional duet single featuring Ludacris for Super Bowl LiIon January 2018.
  • On April 8, 2018, Underwood announced via social media that she would be returning to the stage for the first time since her accident and would debut her new single "Cry Pretty" at the 53rd Annual ACM Awards on April 15, where she received two nominations; she won the award for Vocal Event of the Year for "The Fighter".
  • She released her sixth album "Cry Pretty" on September 14, 2018.
  • Apart from being America’s top female country singers, Carrie is also an actress who has acted in various television shows and movies such as How I Met Your Mother, Sesame Street, The Sound of Music Live!, Soul Surfer, etc.
  • She has also made a guest appearance in The Buried Life, Nashville, CMT Crossroads, etc.
  • She has also endorsed many brands such as Olay, Nintendo, Target, Sketchers, etc.

Net Worth of Carrie

Her successful singing career along with occasional acting has earned her huge net worth which is estimated to be around $85 million.

Affair of Carrie

Growing up, Carrie dated her first boyfriend when she was of 19 years old. Drake Clark was her first love whom she met during her college years. They were in a serious relationship from 2002 but spilt in 2005. During an interview with Cosmopolitan, Carrie stated that she never had a serious relationship after breaking up with Drake and hence her romantic bondage with quarterback player Tony Romo and actor Chace Crawford ended within a short period of time. However, Carrie’s relationship with Mike Fisher has lasted until this day. Mike is a professional ice-hockey player from Canada who is currently playing for the Nashville Predators. Carrie and Mike first met at a concert in 2008. They began dating and got engaged after a year in December 2009. On 10th July 2010, they got wedded in Greensboro, Georgia. In September of 2014, the couple made a public announcement regarding Carrie’s pregnancy. The couple welcomed their first child, son Isaiah Michael Fisher on February 27, 2015.

Awards of Carrie

Carrie is a legendary female country singer with a huge collection of awards. The six-time Grammy Award winner, Carrie was even nominated for a Golden Globe Award for producing best original songs. She holds a Guinness World Record for producing most #1 country songs in the United States. She is truly a super-talented singer who has become a role model for millions of people’s life.

Carrie is an open-hearted woman who is always finding ways to help people in need. She even established a foundation called Checotah Animal, Town and School Foundation in 2009 with motives of helping people from her hometown. She is an animal rights activist and became an official spokeswoman of Pedigree. She along with her husband has raised a voice in support of LGBT. Both of them have publicly supported same-sex marriage as well. Carrie is supported by several other charities.

Did You Know?

  • She has made a guest appearance in The Buried Life, Nashville, CMT Crossroads, etc.
  • She has also endorsed many brands such as Olay, Nintendo, Target, Sketchers, etc.

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