What is Kelly Clarkson’s Net Worth?
Kelly Clarkson’s net worth was approximately $45 million in 2022.
Kelly Clarkson is an American singer and songwriter. She hails from Texas.
After winning the initial season of the American Idol reality competition television show, she became a household name and signed a record deal at RCA Records.
Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born in Fort Worth, Texas on 24 April 1982. Her parents are Jeanne Ann Clarkson and Stephen Michael Clarkson.
She has an older brother Jason, an older sister Alyssa and two step-brothers. She didn’t grow up with her siblings, as her brother left to live with her dad, and her sister was raised in a home with an aunt.
Kelly Clarkson was encouraged to audition for the talent search show ‘American Idol – The Search for a Superstar’ by her friends in May 2002.
After a successful run on the show, she was offered a record deal with RCA Records worth a million dollars. On September 17, 2002, she debuted her music career with the double A-side singles “Before Your Love”, and “A Moment Like This”.
Clarkson’s debut album, Thankful, was released in 2003. The album received positive reviews from critics. The album debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard 200.
She released her second album, Breakaway, on November 30, 2004. It was her first attempt to get away from her image as an ‘American Idol.’ Instead, she adopted a rock-music style. Her album won her two Grammy Awards.
After the success in 2010 of her country duet Don’t You Wanna Be Still’, she decided that country music would be her fifth studio album, entitled ‘Stronger.
Her seventh studio album, “Piece by Piece”, tells a single story through its singles about heartbreak.
Her second album, Breakaway, was released on November 30, 2004. It featured her breaking away from her American Idol image and moving to rock music. Her album won her two Grammy Awards.
After the success in 2010 of her country duet Don’t You Wanna Be Still’, she decided that country music would be her fifth studio album, entitled Stronger’.
Her seventh studio album, “Piece by Piece,” tells a single story through its singles about heartbreak.
Two Life Lessons From Kelly Clarkson
Now that you have a better understanding of Kelly Clarkson’s net worth and how she became successful, let’s look at some lessons we can take from her.
1. Letting go of things that are not meant for you
Loving the idea of someone more than you love the person is dissatisfying. You can let go of the person and discover the freedom to pursue what you really want.
2. Not Fitting In Can Push You To Your Destiny
Kelly grew up near Burleson in Texas. Although she knew she wouldn’t be able to follow her musical ambitions there, it was frightening to leave everything she loved. She took the risk of auditioning for American Idol and it changed the course of her life. However, she remembers where she came from.
Favorite Quotes from Kelly Clarkson
“I sound exactly the same whether I’m 20 lbs heavier or lighter. That’s what I believe is the key to my fans’ loyalty and why I continue to win their trust.
“I wouldn’t be a good mom.” I mean, I love being an aunt to my nephew and niece. I was once a big fan of adopting 10 children. I did so because I knew friends who adopted and thought it was cool. My job is too selfish.
“The most difficult part of my job is the question that I love to be asked. It’s probably the saddest thing about it, but it’s just me. It’s hard because people have an idea of what a pop singer should look like.