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- Date of Birth:
- April 24, 1982
- 5' 3"
- Fort Worth
Kelly Clarkson (born Kelly Brianne Clarkson on April 24, 1982 in Forth Worth, Texas) is an American singer and actress. She got her start in music by winning the first season of American Idol, after which she released five studio albums. She has even won several Grammy Awards. Though her political views lean towards conservative, she insists she’s not a “hardcore Republican.”
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Kelly is best known for winning the first season of American Idol.
Though her love life has mostly been kept secret — so much so that many fans suspected she was a lesbian — Kelly became engaged to boyfriend Brandon Blackstock, who happens to be Reba McEntire‘s nephew, in December 2012. The two married in Oct. 2013, and Kelly announced she was expecting their first child in Nov. 2013.