Kellie Pickler is a popular Television Personality and a well-known musician in the United States. She was first well known due to her featuring of the American Idol but was later eliminated which led her to release her own album which is known as ‘Small Town Girl’. This led to the increase in her popularity over time. She is also the co-host of one of the talk shows known as ‘Pickler & Ben’. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Kellie Pickler in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Kellie Pickler was born on 28th June in the year 1986 at Albemarle in North Carolina. She was born to her parents by the name of Cynthia Malone and her father Clyde ‘Bo’ Pickler. Her childhood was full of challenges as well as heartbreaks after she was abandoned by her own mother while she was still at her tender age. This was after her parents separated which led her to be raised by her grandparents when she was left by her mother.
Her mother, however, came back for her in the year 1995 though it was a challenge which led her into the custody of Kellie and she returned her back after two years. Kellie then suffered a great loss on the death of her grandmother while she was at the age of 15 years who had introduced her into singing. She went schooling at North Stanly High School in which she was one of the best cheerleaders in the school.
Kellie Pickler is married to Kyle Jacobs who is a guitarist, pianist, songwriter and a singer as well. They tied their knots in the year 2011. Before their marriage, Kellie Pickler was in a relationship with Jordin Tootoo who is a hockey player.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kellie Pickler showed much interest in her career while still at her tender age. She completed the Miss America Scholarship Pageant while at the age of 17 years old after which she won the Miss of Stanly County in the North Carolina. She then gave a proposal to be auditioned for the American Idol in which she was accepted. In this, she had wonderful performance since the start when she joined till her 6th week where she was eliminated.
On the elimination of the American Idol, she then released a debut studio album on late 2006 which was known as ‘Small Town Girl’. This album was a great success and it was featured being ranked as 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart of the United States. This led to an increase in her popularity which led her to release her second album two years later which was known as ‘Kellie Pickler’. This album got much popularity and it also topped in the Billboard Top Country Albums again.
She released another album known as ‘100 Proof’ in the year 2012 which got into the second position of the Billboard Top Country Albums and in position 7 on the Billboard 200 Chart. She has also released other albums such as ‘The Woman I am’ in the year 2013 among others. She is also co-hosting a talk show which is known as ‘Pickler & Ben’ from which they feature together with Ben Aaron. She has won many awards such as CMT Music Award for her song ‘I Wonder’ among other awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Kellie Pickler has an estimated net worth of $6.5 Million. Being a TV Personality as well as a renowned musician, she gains many fortunate earnings from the albums and singles she has been releasing as well as selling them. Her albums are one of the best meaning that they have been having incredible sales all through her career.
Kellie Pickler is currently moving more on the Television career having had a very successful music career. She has had four released albums which have been ranked in the top charts all of them being a success.