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Alison Krauss Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Kids, Songs, Height

Alison Krauss Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Kids, Songs, Height

Facts of Alison Krauss

Full Name: Alison Krauss
Birth Date: July 23, 1971
Age: 51 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Country: United States
Horoscope: Leo
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
Break UpJohn Waite
DivorcePat Bergeson (1997-2001)
Net Worth$16 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceDecatur, Illinois
StatusSingle
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
ReligionChristianity
EducationChampaign Central High School, the University of Illinois
FatherFred Krauss
MotherLouise Krauss
SiblingsViktor Krauss
KidsSam Bergeson
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Alison Krauss is a talented American singer, songwriter as well as musician who is widely famous for her song, O Brother, Where Art Thou?.

Early Life of Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss entered this world as Alison Maria Krauss on 23rd July 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, in the United States of America. Her horoscope is Leo. She is the daughter of Fred Krauss (father) and Louise Krauss (mother). Her mother, Louise is of Italian and German descent.

Early Days with Brother

She grew up with her brother, Viktor Krauss. Alison started learning classical violin at the age of five but soon found interest in Bluegrass. Alison holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnical background.

She graduated from Champaign Central High School in Champaign, Illinois. After that, she joined the study of classic violin in her hometown at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and her body weight is around 57 kg.

Who was Alison Krauss Previously Married to?

Alison Krauss is single at the moment but previously she was married to an American guitarist and harmonica player Pat Bergeson. Her ex-husband, Pat is an American guitarist, harmonica player as well as an occasional songwriter who is widely famous for his live and session work with Chet Atkins, Lyle Lovett, Suzy Bogguss, and Les Beers. They tied the wedding knot in the year 1997 after dating for a few years in an intimate ceremony.

Alison Krauss with her ex-husband, Pat Bergeson
Caption: Alison Krauss with her ex-husband, Pat Bergeson Photo: Getty Images

After two years of their marriage, they welcomed their son named Sam Bergeson in July 1999. Alison was once in a relationship with John Waite but she is currently single.

How much is Alison Krauss’s Net Worth and Salary?

Alison Krauss has an estimated net worth of around $16 million which she earned through her singing career.

Albums

Alison released her solo debut album in the year 1985 at the age of eighteen and formed the band Alison Krauss and Union Station (AKUS). The band released its first album in the year 1989. Some of her all-time hit albums are I Know Who Holds Tomorrow, So Long So Wrong, New Favorite, Lonely Runs Both Ways, Paper AirplaneWindy City, and so on.

Movies & TV Show

In the year 2002, Alison made her theatrical film debut in the animated musical comedy movie, Eight Crazy Nights, by lending her singing voice. In the year 1991, she made her first TV show appearance on the variety show, Hee Haw.

Awards

In 1991, Alison won her first Grammy Award for her single Steel Rails from the album I’ve Got That Old Feeling making her second-youngest winner at the time. Also, she received two nominations at 60th Annual Grammy Awards for Best American Roots Performance and Best Country Solo Performance for her album Windy City.

Till now, Alison has won 27 Grammy awards altogether from 42 nominations making her the most awarded living musician and second in the history-Georg Solti holds the record with 31 Grammys.

Career

  • Krauss started taking part in the singing competitions at the age of eight and by the time she was fourteen, she signed a contract with Rounder Records.
  • She made her recording debut on an album, playing on a record made by her brother Viktor, Jim Holies, and Bruce Weiss.
  • That album was called Different Strokes and appeared on the independent Fiddle Tunes label.
Alison Krauss, American singer
Caption: Alison Krauss, American singer Photo: Instagram

FAQs of Alison Krauss

Who is Alison Krauss?

Alison Krauss is a talented American singer, songwriter as well as musician who is widely famous for her song, O Brother, Where Art Thou?.

Where was Alison Krauss born?

Alison Krauss entered this world as Alison Maria Krauss on 23rd July 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, in the United States of America.

Who is the father of Alison Krauss?

She is the daughter of Fred Krauss (father) and Louise Krauss (mother).