Kelsea Ballerini biography
Kelsea Nicole Ballerini is a famous country music singer and songwriter. She rose to fame in 2014 when she released her single called “Love Me Like You Mean It” which reached #1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart the following year. Furthermore, Nicole is the second female artist to send a debut single to the top of the charts since Carrie Underwood did so in 2006 with “Jesus, Take the Wheel”. Furthermore, she won the Female Vocalist of the Year award at the 54th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in April 2019.
Ballerini was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee to her parents. She started attending dance classes at the age of 3 and continued for the next 10 years. Furthermore, Nicole went to school at Central High School in Knoxville, Tennessee and later transferred to Centennial High School in Franklin. Right after high school, she enrolled at Lipscomb University, where she pursued a career in music. As a teenager, she became interested in music and began singing in school and church choirs.
Her professional career began at age 19 when she was signed to Black River Entertainment Record. There she released her first debut single ‘Love Me Like You Mean It’, which became her breakthrough in the industry. In the same year, she also released her self-titled and later titled ‘CMT’s ‘Next Women of Country’ EP in 2014. Following her success with the first single, Kelsea released her studio album called The First Time. The album includes songs such as Peter Pan, XO and Love Me Like You Mean It, which were featured on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.
Thereafter, she becomes the first new female artist to have the first three songs of her career top the charts. Additionally, his second single “Dibs” scored his first consecutive number-one hit, followed by his third single, “Peter Pan”, which reached No. 1 on both the Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs charts. Additionally, Ballerini also becomes the first solo female country music artist to top both country music charts simultaneously. In 2017, she was featured on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 – Music list at number two. Similarly, she also received two Country Music Academy Award nominations for Female Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year for “Peter Pan”.
That same year, Kelsea also released her second album called Unapologetically, which peaked at No.3 on the Billboard Top Country Album Chart. Furthermore, she also appeared with EDM-pop duo The Chainsmokers on the song called “This Feeling”. Her second album also earned her a Best Country Album nomination at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. Before starting her Miss Me More tour, she was asked by Carrie Underwood to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry. In April 2019, she started her tour to promote her second album Unapologetically, which became a hit.
Later, Ballerini was a guest on the NBC competition show Songland and released the song “Better Luck Next Time”. A few months later, she released her single called “Homecoming Queen?” before releasing her self-titled Kelsea. In 2021, she temporarily replaced Kelly Clarkson as a coach on season 20 of The Voice.
Kelsea also co-hosted the 2021 CMT Music Awards with Kane Brown and won CMT Performance of the Year. The following year, she released her fourth studio album Subject to Change, which comprises a single called “Heartfirst”. The single was nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards. This year Ballerini released her short film and EP Rolling Up the Welcome Mat and later appeared on Saturday Night Live to promote her EP.
Kelsea Ballerini age
How old is Kelsea? She is 29 years old in 2023. She was born in September 12, 1993 in Mascot, Tennessee, United States. Furthermore, she celebrates her birthday on the 12th of September every year.
Kelsea Ballerini Height/Weight
Ballerini is a beautiful and beautiful lady with an attractive and charming personality. She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches high. Also, she weighs about 54kg and has green eyes and blonde hair. Likewise, your body measurements include 33-24-33 inches.
Husband Kelsea Ballerini
Is Kelsea married or dating? She is currently in a romantic relationship with Outer Banks actor Chase Stokes. The couple started dating in December 2022 after Nicole finalized her divorce.
Kelsea Ballerini Divorce
Ballerini was first married to Australian country music singer Morgan Evans. The lovebird started dating in March 2016 and got engaged on Christmas Day of the same year. Over the next few years, they were married in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Sadly, in August 2022, the couple separated and later filed for divorce. The couple has not yet had children.
Kelsea Ballerini family
Ballerini is the daughter of Ed Ballerini and Carla Ballerini. Her father was a former sales manager at a country radio station, while her mother worked in marketing for Thomas Nelson Bible Publishing. Furthermore, she also worked in a sponsorship company. Kelsea is the only child of her parents.
Kelsea Ballerini net worth
How much does Kelsea earn? She has accumulated an approximate net worth of $6 million dollars. This includes your personal assets, money and income. His career is the main source of his fortune, which has allowed him to live a luxurious lifestyle.