Lauren Alaina is an American singer, songwriter, and actress from Rossville, Georgia. She was the runner-up on the tenth season of American Idol. Her debut studio album,  Wildflower was released on October 11, 2011. Her second album, Road Less Traveled was released January 27, 2017. Alaina later achieved her first number one on the Country Airplay chart with the album’s title track. Her second number one came later that year when she simultaneously topped five Billboard charts with her friend and former classmate Kane Brown on their duet “What Ifs”. Alaina currently has over 100,000,000 spins on Spotify.

Birth Name

Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth




Country, Country Pop




19 / Interscope / Mercury Nashville


Singer, Songwriter



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Lauren Alaina was born on November 08, 1994, in Rossville, Georgia, USA.


She’s currently 24 years old.

Sun Sign





Lauren graduated from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.


Family Details

  • Father – J.J. Suddeth (Process Technician in Chattanooga, Tennessee)

  • Mother – Kristy

  • Siblings – Tyler Suddeth (Older Brother)
  • Others – Holly Witherow (Cousin)


Her career is managed by Michelle Young of XIX Entertainment.

Marital Status


Affairs / Boyfriend / Spouse

Alex Hopkins – The American Idol alum revealed on Instagram that she’s engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Alex Hopkins. The two have been dating since 2013. She started dating Hopkins when they were both 17. Being yours forever has a nice ‘RING’ to it. Alaina wrote alongside her sweet engagement post on Instagram while showing off her stunning sparkler.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 168 cm
  • In meters – 1.68 m


  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 128 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-25-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

First Album

  • The country singer released her debut album Wildflower on October 11, 2011 via Mercury Nashville and 19 Entertainment in U.S. The album charted at #2 in U.S. Top Country Albums‘ list, while at #5 in U.S. Billboard 200.
  • She was able to reach the number 303,000 in album sales.

Film Debut

She has not been cast in any of the films.

Television Debut

Lauren first appeared in American Idol‘s season 10 as a contestant in which she was placed 2nd in 2011.

Famous For

Finishing #2 in American Idol’s season 10 in 2011.

Brand Endorsements

She has not endorsed any of the brands yet.

Distinctive Features

  • Two-toned hair

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominee / WorkResult
2012CMT Music AwardsUSA Breakthrough Video of the Year“Georgia Peaches”Nominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Female Country ArtistHerselfNominated
Choice TV: Female Reality Star (American Idol)Nominated
Inspirational Country Music AwardsInspirational video“Like My Mother Does”Nominated
American Country AwardsNew Artist of the YearHerselfWon
2017ACM AwardsNew Female Vocalist of the YearNominated
Radio Disney Music AwardsCountry Best New ArtistNominated
CMT Music AwardsBreakthrough Video of the Year“Road Less Traveled”Won
Female Video of the YearNominated
Social SuperstarHerselfNominated
Music Row AwardsBreakthrough Artist Writer of the YearHerselfWon
CMA AwardsNew Artist of the YearHerselfNominated
2018ACM AwardsNew Female Vocalist of the YearWon
Vocal Event of the Year“What Ifs” with (Kane Brown)Nominated
Billboard Music AwardTop Country SongNominated
CMT Music AwardsVideo of the YearNominated
Collaborative Video of the YearWon
Female Video of the Year“Doin’ Fine”Nominated
Women in Music City AwardsBreakout Artist of the YearHerselfWon
CMA AwardsNew Artist of the YearPending

Lauren Alaina Favorites

  • Favorite Dessert – Cheesecake
  • Favorite Color – Baby Blue
  • Favorite Sweats – Outfit
  • Favorite Movie – The Crazies (2010), The Messengers (2007)
  • Favorite Idol – Carrie Underwood

Lauren Alaina Net worth

Her net worth is estimated to be $1 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lauren Alaina

  • Her Twitter profile says that her life is so crazy that if it were a television show, people would not have believed it.
  • Lauren has said publicly that she lives for Jesus Christ.
  • She has also worked at CiCi’s Pizza before appearing on television.
  • Lauren got the inspiration to become a singer from her cousin Holly Witherow.
  • Alaina was also a cheerleader in her high school.
  • She has also auditioned for America’s Got Talent multiple times.
  • She is American Idol Season 10’s first runner-up.
  • Lauren has written the songs like “Leaving” and “Set Me Free”.
  • She owns a turtle named Squirt.
  • When she eats pizza, she only eats the topping and not the base.
  • She does not like odd numbers.
  • Alaina sleeps with her head under the covers.
  • She is too much superstitious.
  • Visit Lauren’s official website @


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