Carrie Underwood is an American country music singer, songwriter, actress and fashion designer. She became famous when she won the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. She has sold over 70 million albums and sigles worldwide.
Carrie Underwood’s early life
Carrie was born on March 10, 1983, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She started performing at church and local talent shows during childhood.
After she finished high school, she walked away from her dream of being a singer, so she started attending Northeastern State University.
In the summer of 2004, she auditioned for American Idol season 4. During that time, Simon predicted she would win the competition and eventually outsell all the other contestants. All of that came true. She ended up as a winner in 2005.
Carrie Underwood’s success
In 2005, she released a debut studio album called Some Hearts. It reached #1 on the US Country chart and also #2 on the Billboard 200 chart. After that, in 2007, she released another album called Carnival Ride. It was a huge success as well. It reached #1 in the US and Canada. Her next album is called Play On and she released it in 2009, then came Blown Away (2012), Storyteller (2015) and Cry Pretty (2018).
Carrie also has many singles, such as: “Inside Your Heaven”, “Jesus, Take the Wheel”, “Before He Cheats”, “Wasted”, “So Small”, “All-American Girl”, “Last Name”, “Just a Dream”, “Cowboy Casanova”, “Temporary Home”, “Undo It”, “Good Girl”, “Blown Away”, “Something in the Water”, “Heartbeat”, and “Church Bells”.
Besides all of this, Carrie became the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry. She is even inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009. When it comes to awards, she won seven Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Billboard Music Awards, and 13 American Music Awards. In addition, she was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
Carrie Underwood’s personal life
Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher started dating in 2008 after meeting at one of Carie’s concerts. The couple became engaged in 2009, and they got married in 2010. They currently have two children together.
Carrie Underwood’s net worth
Carrie’s estimated net worth is around $140 million . During her career, she earned millions from endorsement deals with companies like Nintendo, Target, Sketchers, and Oley.
Carrie Underwood’s voice
Carrie is highly acclaimed for her vocal talents. Even David Wild of Rolling Stone said that she “can hit any note.” Her vocal range is enormous. Besides, Billboard described her vocal ability as “freakish.” Carrie Underwood’s influences She described Queen, George Michael, The Rolling Stones, and My Chemical Romance as influences. She also likes Faith Hill and Shania Twain.
Carrie Underwood’s acting career
She appeared on How I Met Your Mother in 2010. She played a girl called Tiffany, who was in a relationship with Ted. It was the second-highest-rated episode for that season, and it gained 10.48 million views. Everyone was surprised how well she performed in her first acting role.
Besides, Carrie made a film debut in Soul Surfer in April 2011. She played the role of Sarah Hill.