Born: April 24,1982 Fort Worth, Texas
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Biography: Kelly Clarkson is an American singer and songwriter, who rose to fame after she won the first edition of American Idol in 2002 and has been awarded the title of ‘The Original American Idol’ since then. Her albums Thankful (2003), Breakaway (2004; the album earned Clarkson two Grammy Awards), My December (2007), All I Ever Wanted (2009), Stronger (2011; the album saw Clarkson winning a Grammy Award for the Best Pop Vocal Album, making her the only person to receive the award twice) and Wrapped in Red (2013) have crossed the platinum mark, thus making her an international star. Her singles — A Moment Like This, Miss Independent, Since U Been Gone, Never Again, My Life Would Suck Without You, Mr. Know It All and Stronger, have been on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts, debuting at or leaping to a position within the Top 10.