“I have too much drive and determination to let anything falter me.”
“I do remember the people who believed in me in the beginning. I'll never forget that.”
“I've always had a niche for entertaining -- since I was a little girl.”
Jana Kramer (born Jana Rae Kramer on December 2, 1983 in Rochester Hills, Michigan) is an American singer and actress. She made her acting debut in 2002, and guest-starred on All My Children one year later. In 2007, she landed a recurring role on the TV show Friday Night Lights in Season 2, and she also starred in six episodes of the CW’s 90210 in 2008. She made appearances in four episodes of Entourage in 2009, but finally had her big break during Season 7 of One Tree Hill. Jana landed the role of Alex Dupre, and was promoted to a series regular by the middle of the season. She made her final appearance on the show during the second episode of its final season to focus on her music career, and she had her first successful song in 2012’s “Why Ya Wanna,” which reached No. 3 on the Billboard Country Charts. Her debut album was released in June 2012, and in 2015, she released her new single “I Got The Boy,” which quickly climbed up the country charts.
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Jana is best known for her role as Alex Dupre on One Tree Hill.
Jana has been engaged four times and married three. She wed her first husband, Michael Gambino, in Vegas in 2004, but they divorced just months later. Jana and Johnathon Schaech got engaged on Dec. 22, 2009 after meeting on the set of Prom Night, and they tied the knot on July 4, 2010. But their marriage only lasted over a month, and the divorce was finalized in June 2011. After months of keeping her next relationship a secret, it was revealed that Jana and fellow country singer, Brantley Gilbert, were dating in Sept. 2012. They got engaged in Jan. 2013, but split in August of that year. One year later, in Aug. 2014, Jana started dating NFL player Michael Caussin, and he popped the question four months later. They got married in Virginia on May 22, 2015, and announced they’re expecting their first child together on Aug. 10, 2015.