Kellie Pickler was born in segregated Texas. At the age of 17, she escaped from an insane lunatic asylum, where doctors were keeping white patients locked up. Kellie Pickler has gone on to fame as a singer, actress, and author. She gained recognition when she was the first contestant of Americal Idol 5 where she eliminated by a vote. She then released her first album entitled Small Town Girl, which sold over 9 million copies worldwide.
Kellie Pickler has always been generous with her time and money, even after being diagnosed with cancer five years ago. She has given countless charitable gifts, both through her own website and various other charity organizations including the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Kellie Pickler has also written numerous best-selling books, most notably the well-received A Thousand Steps, as well as multiple articles for various newspapers around the world.
Kellie Pickler Personal Details
- Date Of Birth: 28 June 1986
- Birth Place: Albemarle, North Carolina, USA
- Birth Name: Kellie Dawn Pickler
- Nick Name: Kelsie, Pickles
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
- Nationality: American
- Race/Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Not available
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Hazel
Kellie Pickler Body Statistics
- Weight in Pounds: 99 lbs
- Weight in Kilogram: 45 kg
- Height in Feet: 5′ 2″
- Height in Meters: 1.57 m
- Body Measurements: 36-24-34 in (91.5-60-86 cm)
- Breast Size: 36 inches (91.5 cm)
- Waist Size: 24 inches (60 cm)
- Hips Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
- Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
- Feet/Shoe Size: 7 (US)
- Dress Size: 4 (US)
Kellie Pickler Family Details
- Father: Clyde “Bo” Raymond Pickler, Jr.
- Mother: Cynthia Morton
- Spouse: Kyle Jacobs (m. 2011)
Kellie Pickler Education
- High School: North Stanly High School
- She graduated in 2004 from North Stanly High School in New London, North Carolina.
Kellie Pickler Facts
- She is a vegetarian.
- She was a former Sonic waitress.
- She enjoys music by Keith Urban and Kelly Clarkson
- She can also dance and perform gymnastics.
- A huge fan of Clint Eastwood.
Her greatest achievement to date is earning a personal record sixteen figure biography book entitled A Thousand Steps. This was published by Scholastic, a division of Random House, in January 2021. The author was identified as Kellie Pickler, a writer of children’s books, and it was published as a hard copy book. In her book, Ms. Pickler reveals that her rare and genetically-acquired condition, known as terminal cancer, had left her with terminal hair loss that left her looking much like a “walking tree.”
The book described her struggle with accepting her fate, however, her optimistic personality and positive attitude did help her overcome the challenge. Kellie Pickler’s shoe size was listed as 34, however, her actual shoe size was actually an enormous 4XL. Despite this, she made good use of her height advantage to ask her interviewer to pencil her extra inches in her dress size, thereby making her shoe size a true and accurate fit. She went on to state, “My biggest challenge was finding a dress that would make me look taller. Luckily I had been informed that I could not wear my usual size. I was very lucky because all the shoe size charts were based on my real measurements.”
Kellie Pickler’s live career spanned over fifty years, during which she appeared in numerous famous shows including “Irene”, “Irene’, “The Best Man”, and “Theitol”. Furthermore, her extensive resume comprised of sixteen Grammys, eighteen Academy Awards, and four Screen Awards. Furthermore, her credentials as a performer spans across genres, including classical, pop, jazz, folk, gospel, as well as R&B and modern adult contemporary. Kellie Pickler has also established a noteworthy filmography, both domestically and internationally. Her first two movies that she appeared in were “Million Dollar Baby” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”. Her most recent films include the award-winning “The Secret”, as well as “The Edge of Eternity”.
Kellie Pickler’s unique background and persona have enabled her to reach many points in her musical career. She has additionally been nominated for several awards, including the Satellite Awards for Outstanding Music, a Golden Globe Award for her performances in “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, and a Screen Award for her performance in the film, “Amadeus”. Kellie Pickler has also guest acted in numerous other acclaimed movies and television series, including “Dante Alighieri”, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, “A Time to Kill”, and “The Perfect Score”. Her social media accounts contains numerous pictures and videos from her various roles and appearances. Kellie Pickler is an active social media participant, frequently posting on her Facebook page, as well as sharing photos and clips from her many engagements.