Carrie Underwood is a famous American country singer and songwriter who has a net worth of million dollars. She rose to the fame as the winner of the fourth season of the music reality television show, ‘American Idol’.
Biography & Wiki
Carrie Marie Underwood, commonly known as “Carrie Underwood” was born on March 10, 1983, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Her father, Steve Underwood was a sawmill worker and her mother, Carole Underwood was an elementary teacher.
When Carrie was young, she was diagnosed with the attention deficit hyperactive disorder and she still takes medicines for the same. Right from the childhood, she was interested in music and performed at the church, her high school gatherings and also in the local events in the town.
Carrie attended Checotah High School, she was a cheerleader and played basketball and softball. For further studies, Carrie went to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. She graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and emphasis in journalism. While at the university, she competed in various beauty pageants and was also the runner-up at Miss NSU.
There is no record of Carrie ‘s previous dating life. Carrie began dating Mike Fisher, an NHL player after they met at a concert. After dating for almost a year, the couple got engaged. They got married in Georgia, and are blessed with a son.
Carrie Underwood is an animal lover and a vegan. She was voted as ‘World’s Sexiest Vegetarian’ by PETA on two occasions.
After graduating, Carrie Underwood auditioned for the fourth season of ‘American Idol’. At the start of the show, judges predicted that Carrie will be the favorite to win the competition. She did win the ‘American Idol’ that season earning a recording contract, riding private jet for a year, Ford Mustang convertible, and $1 million.
Carrie made her debut on the stage of entertain business by releasing a single, ‘Inside Your Heaven’. Her single received a lot of fame and became an instant hit among the music lovers across the country. She then featured on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ and sang with other notable singers.
Carrie’s second single instantly topped the country music chart. It received a lot of appreciation from music lovers across the country. It was a commercial hit selling millions of copies.
Carrie’s first album was ‘Some Hearts’ and after two years she released her second album. Her second album was a super hit and did very good in the United States and Canada. The following year, she started the tour which attracted millions of fans across the North American continent.
Till now, Carrie Underwood has released five studio albums, and all of her albums have received positive critics. She made her acting debut on an episode of the sitcom, ‘How I Met Your Mother’. She has appeared in numerous other television series and made her debut on the big screen for the movie ‘Soul Surfer’.
Awards & Achievements
Carrie Underwood is one of the talented country singers of this generation. The list of her achievements and awards is quite big and she has been nominated for major awards on numerous occasions. Her biggest achievement would be winning ‘Academy of Country Music Award’ for ten consecutive times.
Net Worth of Carrie Underwood
The estimated net worth of Carrie Underwood is approximately $85 million. Her main source of income has been her earnings from her contribution to the world of country music. She has also earned a decent income by appearing in several television series and movies.
Carrie Underwood is one of the most beautiful country singers in the industry, who is also a very talented actress. Her hard and sheer dedication has led her to the success she is enjoying today. Currently, she is married to a former NHL star and the couple is enjoying the life with their son.