Kellie Dawn Pickler is an American country music artist and an Emmy nominated  television personality. Pickler gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol and finished in sixth place. In 2006, she signed to 19 Recordings and BNA Records as a recording artist. Her debut album, Small Town Girl, was released later that year and has sold over 900,000 copies.

In September 2017, she began to host a daytime talk show, Pickler & Ben with comedian  Ben Aaron for E.W. Scripps, which began to be offered beyond that station chain and  CMT in syndication for the 2018–19 television season; the show is produced out of Scripps’ Nashville station, WTVF.

Birth Name

Kellie Dawn Pickler

Nickname

Kelsie, Pickles

Genre

Country pop, Neotraditional

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

BNA, 19 Recordings, Black River Entertainment

Profession

Singer, Songwriter and TV presenter

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Kellie Pickler was born on June 28, 1986 in Albemarle, North Carolina, United States.

Age

He’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Christianity

Education

Kellie graduated from North Stanly High School in New London, North Carolina, in 2004.

Family Details

  • Father – Clyde “Bo” Raymond Pickler Jr.
  • Mother – Cynthia Morton
  • Siblings – Eric (Half Brother), Courtney (Half Sister), Michael (Half Brother)
  • Others – Clyde Raymond Pickler Sr. (Paternal Grandfather) (Electrician), Faye Pickler (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Kellie is managed by –

  • Black River Music Group, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Fitzgerald-Hartley Co., Ventura, California, USA

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Kellie has dated-

  • Jordin Tootoo (2007) – Kellie and Canadian ice hockey player (who has played for Nashville Predators), Jordin dated for a year, before breaking it off the same year.

  • Kyle Jacobs (2007–Present) – Singers Kellie and Kyle Jacobs started dating in late 2007 after they were introduced by a mutual friend at a bar. On June 15, 2010, on the eve of Kellie’s late grandmother’s birthday, Kyle proposed to her. On January 1, 2011, they had a small wedding on a private island in the Caribbeans.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 158 cm
  • In meters – 1.58 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body Measurements

Unknown

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Hazel

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Unknown

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Singing Debut

On October 31, 2006, she released her debut album, Small Town Girl, which sold over 79,000 copies in the first week and topped Billboard’s Top Country Albums.

Film Debut

  • In 2014, she gave her voice to the Mirabelle character in the animated film  VeggieTales: Beauty and the Beet.
  • Later, in 2016, she was seen in the war drama film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk as a national anthem singer.

Television Debut

In 2006, she made her first TV appearance as a contestant on the singing reality show American Idol.

Famous For

  • Her appearance in the American Idol Season 5 aired in 2006, where she finished 6th.
  • Her single “Red High Heels” from her debut album.

Brand Endorsements

  • Kellie Pickler has been featured in American Lung Association TV commercial, ‘Lung Force’ along with singer Jewel.
  • Kellie has also been featured (with her husband Kyle Jacobs) in Sonic Slushes TV commercial, ‘CMT: Transform Your Summer’.

Distinctive Features

  • Petite body frame
  • Beautiful smile

Awards & Nominations

Year Association Category Work Result
2007 CMT Music Awards Breakthrough Video of The Year “Red High Heels” Nominated
Academy of Country Music Awards Top New Female Vocalist Of The Year Nominated
Country Music Association Awards Horizon Award Nominated
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Songwriter Award “Red High Heels” Won
2008 CMT Music Awards Breakthrough Video of The Year “I Wonder” Won
Tearjerker Video of The Year “I Wonder” Won
Performance of The Year “I Wonder” @ CMA Awards Won
Academy of Country Music Awards Top New Female Vocalist of The Year Nominated
Country Music Association Awards New Artist of the Year Nominated
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Songwriter Award “I Wonder” Won
2009 CMT Music Awards Female Video of The Year “Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful” Nominated
2010 American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Songwriter Award “Best Days of Your Life” Won
CMT Music Awards Female Video of the Year “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You” Nominated
Collaborative Video of the Year “Best Days of Your Life” (with Taylor Swift) Nominated
American Country Awards Female Artist Single of the Year “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You” Nominated
Female Music Video “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You” Nominated
2011 Teen Choice Awards Female Country Artist Nominated
2012 CMT Music Awards Female Video of the Year “Tough” Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Female Country Artist Nominated
2013 American Country Awards Female Video of the Year “Someone Somewhere Tonight” Nominated
2018 Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron Nominated

Kellie Pickler Favorites

  • Favorite Musicians – Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson
  • Favorite Band – Queen
  • Favorite Actor – Clint Eastwood
  • Favorite Movies – Horror
  • Favorite Food – Fried okra
  • Favorite Sport – Football
  • Favorite Song To Perform – Red High Heels
  • Favorite Color – Purple

Kellie Pickler Net Worth

Kellie Pickler has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars. Kellie Pickler acquired that net worth as a recording artist with 19 Recordings and BNA Records. She rose to fame as a contestant on American Idol.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kellie Pickler

  • In May 2009, Kellie won the title of “World’s Sexiest Vegetarian” by PETA.
  • She used to work as a roller skater waitress.
  • She idolizes Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, and Tammy Wynette.
  • She wants to perform a duet with either Joan Jett or Pink.
  • Kellie Pickler loves to rescue animals. She owns three dogs named MooMoo, Pixie and Madie, a cat named Pickles, a monkey Bella and a snake named Boots.
  • She was an athletic girl in high school. She was a cheerleader, a gymnast, and a beauty queen.
  • At the age of 17, she also took part in Miss America and won the “Miss Stanly County” pageant. Thereafter, she competed in Miss North Carolina 2004.
  • In 2007, Kellie was a part of Brad Paisley‘s music video “Online”.
  • In 2012, to show her support for her friend Summer Holt Miller who had undergone chemotherapy, Kellie shaved her head on Good Morning America.
  • In 2013, Kellie participated in Dancing with the Stars, partnering with Derek Hough. They won eventually.
  • In 2016, Pickler was included in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.
  • Kellie supports many charities for which she also raises a large sum of money.
  • Visit her official website @ kelliepickler.com.
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