Carrie Marie Underwood is a country singer from the United States. She became well-known after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. (1)
Facts About Carrie Underwood's
|Estimate Net Worth||$140 million|
|Birthday||March 10, 1983|
Carrie Underwood's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
Carrie Underwood's Net Worth
Carrie has a net worth of approximately $140 million as an American country music singer, fashion designer, songwriter, actress, and author. Carrie gained recognition as the winner of the fourth season of “American Idol” in 2005. She has since established herself as one of the most influential mainstream musical artists in the music industry, setting and breaking numerous records along the way. Her 2005 debut album, “Some Hearts,” was boosted by the massive crossover success of the song Jesus, Take the Wheel. Some Hearts is the most outstanding solo female debut album in great nation music history, the quickest debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history, and the best-selling country album of the last 17 years. (2)
Carrie Underwood's Early Life
Carole Underwood and Steve Underwood gave birth to Carrie Underwood in Oklahoma on March 10, 1983. Carrie was raised on her parent’s farm in the nearby rural town of Checotah with her two older sisters, Shanna and Stephanie. Carrie Underwood’s father worked in a paper mill, and her mother was an elementary school teacher. During her childhood, Carrie sang at her local church, First Free Will Baptist Church, and the Robbins Memorial Talent Show. She later sang at Checotah events such as Old Settlers Day and the Lions Club. When Carrie was 14 years old, a local fan arranged for her to travel to Nashville to audition for Capitol Records. Capitol Records was preparing a contract for Carrie in 1996, but it was canceled when company management changed. (3)
Carrie Underwood's Education
Carrie was an Honor Society member, a cheerleader, and a basketball and softball player at Checotah High School. Underwood graduated as a salutatorian from Checotah High School in 2001. She decided not to continue singing after graduation. Carrie earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with an emphasis in journalism from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, in 2006. Carrie in Oklahoma State Representative Bobby Frame during one of her summers. She also worked as a waitress at a pizzeria, zoo, and veterinary clinic. Carrie is a member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority’s Alpha Iota chapter. She appeared in Northeastern State University’s Downtown Country show in Tahlequah for two summers. She participated in several beauty pageants at the university and was named Miss NSU runner-up in 2004.
Carrie Underwood's Husband and Family Life
After meeting at one of Carrie’s concerts, Carrie began dating NHL player Mike Fisher, and the couple married in December 2009. Fisher proposed on December 20, 2009, according to the Canadian press. Underwood’s engagement ring is made of yellow diamonds worth $150,000. Carrie and Fisher married on July 10, 2010, at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia, in front of more than 250 guests. On February 27, 2015, the couple’s first son was born. On January 21, 2019, their second son was born. Carrie had three miscarriages between the births of her two sons.
Carrie Underwood's Career
Underwood tried out for American Idol in St. Louis, Missouri, in mid-2004, singing Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can not Make You Love Me.” On the top 12 girls’ night, she performed Tiffany’s “Could Have Been,” and judge Simon Cowell commented that Carrie would be one of the absolute favorites to win the competition. During March 22, 2005, Idol episode, Underwood sang a cover version of the number one 1980s rock hit “Alone,” made famous by Heart. Cowell anticipated that Underwood could not only be victorious but would outsell all previous Idol winners. One of the show’s producers later stated that she dominated the voting, winning by a wide margin each week.
On June 14, 2005, Underwood’s music career began with the release of her first single, “Inside Your Heaven.” The song was released at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making Underwood the third artist to do so since chart policy changed in 1998. She also made Billboard chart history by becoming the first country music artist to debut at number one on the Hot 100. The song became the first by a country artist to reach number one on the Hot 100 since country group Lonestar’s “Amazed.” Inside Your Heaven is the only song by a solo artist to get number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart list between 2000 and 2009.
On March 3, 2020, Underwood released her debut book, Find Your Path, went on a book tour, and appeared on television shows such as Rachael Ray. She was nominated for two Academy of Country Music Awards, including Entertainer of the Year and Female Artist of the Year. She later won Entertainer of the Year, making her the most-awarded woman in that category. Underwood tied with Thomas Rhett for the award, marking the first time in history that two artists shared the honor. Underwood received two nominations for the 54th Annual Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year, her third year in the category. Underwood broke her record for most CMT Music Awards wins with two, including Video of the Year, when the ceremony aired live. In August 2020, Carrie offered to host her own Apple Radio Show, XO Radio. (4)
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