Carrie Underwood Bio, Family, Measurements
American recording artist Carrie Underwood is a rare success story to come out of the American Idol camp. After being named as the beloved reality series' season four winner in 2005, she went on to achieve unprecedented success as a Country singer.
With four chart-topping albums under her belt, the Before He Cheats songstress is also Country Music's most decorated star. A winner of multiple Grammys, Country Music Association and Academy of Music Awards, she got inducted into the respected Grand Ole Opry in 2008.
Having accomplished it all, Carrie remains a grounded individual. Her down-to-earth nature is the direct product of her humble upbringing.
Bio - Family Backgrounds & Parents Info
Family backgrounds are an integral part of any artist's identity. The Remind Me songstress is no different.
Born on the 10th of March 1983 to Stephen and Carole Underwood, Carrie grew up in a farm located in Checotah, Oklahoma. About her biological parents' info: her father was a sawmill worker while her mother held the job of an elementary school teacher.
Far from an affluent family, the Underwood household made do with very less and led a modest life. Despite the American Idol Alum's several attempts at convincing her parents into moving to a luxurious mansion, they continue to live in a farmhouse.
Carrie Underwood covers the 2006 issue of Teachers Count with mother, Carole Underwood, and sisters Shanna & Stephanie (Photo:- eonline.com)
A youngest of the three children, Carrie remains close to her siblings Shanna and Stephanie. Both of her sisters are teachers by profession, a passion they inherited from their mom.
Age & High School
Carrie, meanwhile, never foresaw a career in teaching. The piousness that came with being a teacher felt like a meager sacrifice when placed next to her love for the Country music.
While still a student at Checotah High School, she unsuccessfully auditioned for the Capitol Records. During her junior year at Northeastern State University, she left early setbacks behind her as she competed - and won - the coveted American Idol crown.
In 2006, a year after the career-defining win, the 36-year-old Love Wins songstress graduated from the Oklahoma-based educational establishment with Mass Communication degree.
Body Measurements: Height & Weight
As Carrie began penning sincere songs using her innate musical acumen, successes on charts were inevitable. To her credit, she didn't let her five feet & three inches (1.6 m) height and 53 kgs (117 pounds) weight become a defining factor.
Instead of letting her body measurements of 34-23-33 inches (86-58.5-84 cm) hog all the attention, the Arista Records artist used her artistry to win over fans and critics.
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Still, fanatics - male, in particular - at large can't help but fall for Carrie's dark brown eyes. For all they care, her slender yet gorgeous legs deserve a fandom of their own.
Besides the stated attributes, the All-American Girl singer gets most admired for her curly, platinum blonde hair.