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Alison Krauss Biography

Updated On 06 Nov, 2019 Published On 05 Dec, 2014
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Facts of Alison Krauss

Date of Birth :
Age : 52 years old
Family Name : Krauss
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Leo
Height : 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Alison Krauss
Birth Place/City Decatur, Illinois, United States
Profession Acting, Modeling
Nationality American
Net Worth $16 Million USD
Body Measurements 36-26-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Weight in KG 56 kg
Shoe Size 10
Breast Size 36 in
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 9.4

Relationship short Statistics of Alison Krauss

What is Alison Krauss marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Alison Krauss have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Alison Krauss having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Alison Krauss Lesbian ? No

Alison Krauss is a very renowned and popular American bluegrass-country singer-songwriter and a musician who is best known for her song 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?'. She is also a winner of 27 Grammy Awards having 41 nominations. She grew up in Chapaign and completed her study therein. She started studying classical violin when she was 5 and later switched to bluegrass. She debuts in music since her early age winning at the local contests by the age of ten and recorded her first song when she was 14.

Alison Krauss' Personal Life: Is She in A Relationship?

When You Say Nothing at All singer, Alison Krauss is not involved in any kind of lovey-dovey relationship since her split from ex-spouse Sam Bergeson. She was already touching the peak of her career while she met Bergeson.

The leading singer and song producer is currently focused on her musical career and performing lives & concerts. She is bringing up her on Sam as a single mother for now. All in all, she is even rumored of romantically linked to  Robert Plant and John Waite from the last couple of years.

Past Affairs

Krauss married her longterm boyfriend, Pat Bergeson, an American guitarist, and harmonica player. The couple tied the knot in 1996 after dating for twenty-four days before taking the relationship to an intimate ceremony. They welcomed their son named Sam Bergeson in July 1999.

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The pair, however, divorced in 2001 citing irreconcilable differences. As of 2018, she is possibly single as she has not introduced anyone as her boyfriend to the media. On the other hand, her former husband is married to singer Annie Sellick.  

How Much Is Alison Krauss' Net Worth?

Krauss' net worth is estimated to be around $16 million. Her music career is her main source of income. Most of her albums were the best selling albums of the respective year.

Apart from singing, Alison played a key role in television shows and movies as well. Also, she gave voice to many of the TV series. 

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Similarly, she also earned from several concerts, brand endorsements, music videos, and advertisements. As of late 2019, Krauss is living a luxury life in Nashville, Tennessee.

Alison Krauss' Professional Career    

Krauss won her first Grammy Award for her single Steel Rails from the album I've Got That Old Feeling in 1991 making her second-youngest winner at the time.

Some of her all-time hit albums are I Know Who Holds Tomorrow, So Long So Wrong, New Favorite, Lonely Runs Both Ways and Paper Airplane.

Her most recent album is Windy City which is released on February 17, 2017, after seventeen years for which she received two nominations at 60th Annual Grammy Awards for Best American Roots Performance and Best Country Solo Performance.

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As of 2018, Krauss has won 27 Grammy awards altogether form 42 nominations making her the most awarded living musician and second in the history-Georg Solti holds the record with 31 Grammys.

Wiki Bio Of Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss was born on July 23, 1971, in Decatur, Illinois to Louise Krauss and Fred Krauss. Her mother is of Italian and German descent. She started learning classical violin at the age of five but soon found interest in Bluegrass. Her mother is the main reason for her to choose music as a career.

"[my] mother tried to find interesting things for me to do and wanted to get me involved in music, in addition to art and sports".

She started taking part in the singing competitions at the age of eight and by the time she was sixteen, she signed a contract with Rounder Records in 1985.

She made her recording debut in the year 1895 on the independent album Different Strokes, featuring Jim Hoiles, Swamp Weiss and her brother Vildor Krauss.

Krauss released her solo debut album in 1985 at the age of eighteen and formed the band Alison Krauss and Union Station (AKUS). The band released their first album in 1989.

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Alison Krauss Married

First Marriage with Pat Bergeson

This couple were so much in love and they eventually got married after some years of relationship. She has a child from this marriage. However, things did not work well turning the marital relationship into divorce.

Alison Krauss Children

SON : Sam Patrick Bergeson

Father: Alison Krauss

She loves her son very much and owns the custody of him. The mother and the son are living happily together.

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