Grammy Awards winner for Album of the Year, Alison Krauss is a bluegrass-country singer and songwriter from the United States. She is also popular for being a great musician. She is popular worldwide for her debut solo album, I’ve Got That Old Feeling, and songs like When You Say Nothing at All and Down To The River To Pray.
Alison Krauss' early life
Talented and enthusiastic, Alison Krauss was born as Alison Maria Krauss on 23rd July 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, the United States of America, to Fred and Louise Krauss. She is an American and is of German and Italian descent.
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When Alison was 5, she studied classical violin. However, later she got more interested in bluegrass. She revealed that her mother was the main person who induced her interest in music.
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Alison Krauss' married life and divorce
On the 8th of November 1997, Alison Krauss married Pat Bergeson. Pat Bergeson is also a great musician. He is an outstanding guitarist and harmonica player. As a married couple, they welcomed their only child in 1999.
They got divorced in 2001.
Alison Krauss' career and net worth
At the age of 8, Alison Krauss took part in local talent contests. Two years later, she founded her own musical band. In 1984, she became the Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championship champion.
That year she was also honored as the Most Promising Fiddler in the Midwest. In 1985, Alison Krauss signed a recording contract with Fiddle Tunes and began working on her debut album.
Her first album, Different Strokes, was released that year. In 1987, Alison Krauss signed a recording deal with Rounder Records. Her second album was released at the end of 1987.
She got her rise in fame after her debut solo album, I've Got That Old Feeling, was released on the 1st of July 1991.
Alison Krauss' net worth and earnings
Her net worth is said to be around $ 18 million dollars. The American singer made most of her money from the sales of her record albums, whose earnings have enlisted been below:
- Now That I've Found You (1995): $2,730,000
- So Long So Wrong (1997): $650,000
- The Prince of Egypt (1998): $791,700
- Forget About It (1999): $650,000
- O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000): $11,310,000
- New Favorite (2001): $650,000
- Live with the Union Station (2002): $2,650,000
- Mud on the Tires (2003): $2,600,000
- Lonely Runs Both Ways (2004): $650,000
- Paper Clips (2004): $1,150,000
- These Days (2006): $54,600
- Paper Airplane (2011): $577,200
- Southern Drawl (2015): $89,570
- Detour (2016): $47,840
- Windy City (2017): $167,440
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