Kellie Pickler is an American country music artist and an Emmy nominated television personality. She 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. Pickler debut album, Small Town Girl, was released later that year and has sold over 900,000 copies.
In September 2017, Kellie 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.
Kellie Dawn Pickler
Country pop, Neotraditional
BNA, 19 Recordings, Black River Entertainment
Singer, Songwriter and TV presenter
Birthday / Date of Birth
Kellie Pickler was born on the 28th of June 1986, in Albemarle, North Carolina, United States.
He’s currently 36 years old.
In 2004, Kellie graduated from North Stanly High School in New London, North Carolina.
- 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)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kellie Pickler 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) – In 2007, Kellie and Kyle Jacobs started dating 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.
- In feet – 5 feet 2 inches
- In centimeters – 158 cm
- In meters – 1.58 m
- In Kilograms – 53 kg
- In Pounds – 117 lbs
He wears a size 7 (US) shoe.
Kellie appearance in the American Idol Season 5 aired in 2006, where she finished 6th. Her single “Red High Heels” from her debut album.
On October 31, 2006, Pickler released her debut album, Small Town Girl, which sold over 79,000 copies in the first week and topped Billboard’s Top Country Albums.
In 2014, Kellie 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.
In 2006, Pickler made her first TV appearance as a contestant on the singing reality show American Idol.
Kellie 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’.
Kellie Pickler Favorites
- Favorite Musicians – Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson
- Favorite Band – Queen
- Favorite Actor – Clint Eastwood
- Favorite Movies – Horror
- Favorite Sport – Football
- Favorite Song To Perform – Red High Heels
- Favorite Color – Purple
- Favorite Food – Fried okra
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
- Kellie 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.
- 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.
- Kellie supports many charities for which she also raises a large sum of money.
- In 2007, Pickler was a part of Brad Paisley‘s music video “Online”.
- In May 2009, Kellie won the title of “World’s Sexiest Vegetarian” by PETA.
- 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.