Alison Krauss Bio

(Musician, singer, producer, bandleaderr)

Relationship Statistics of Alison Krauss

What is Alison Krauss marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Alison Krauss have ? (name): one(Sam Bergeson)
Is Alison Krauss having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Alison Krauss lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Alison was married to Pat Bergeson from 1991-2001. The couple divorced due to irrecoverable differences. They have a son (Sam Bergeson) together.

Alison is in a relationship with John Waite at the moment.

Who is Alison Krauss?

Alison Krauss is an American Bluegrass-Country singer, musician, producer, and bandleader. Alison was a child prodigy thus joined the music scene at quite a young age. She was winning local competitions when she was just 10 and recorded her first song at the age of fourteen. She found her mainstream popularity with her compilation, “Now That I’ve Found You”. Some of her biggest hits are: When you say nothing at all(1994), Wishkey Lullaby(2003), Down to the river to pray (2000).

Alison Krauss: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Krauss was born into a German-Italian descent immigrated parents in Decatur, Illinois on July 23, 1971( currently 48). Her mother’s name is Louise Krauss and father’s name is Fred Krauss. She has a brother, Viktor Krauss who is a musician as well.

She started learning classical violin at the age of 5 but later changed to bluegrass. Krauss says that her mom got her involved in music. She was a music prodigy as from the age of 8 she was going into local fiddle competitions and music shows.

Krauss holds American citizenship and was born and raised in the U.S.A. Her ethnicity is German and Italian.

Alison Krauss: Education, School/College university

Krauss finished her high school from Champaign Central High School.

Alison: Professional Life, Career

Alison’s career started very early as she signed with one of the most reputable folk music labels Rounder Records only at the age of 14. Krauss formed a band called “union station” with Pennell at the age of 12. In 1987, at the age of 16, she released her debut album Too Late to Cry. Later in 1989 Union Station also released its first group album Two Highways. 

In 1990, she released “I’ve Got That Old Feeling” which was the first song by Krauss to rise in Billboard charts. She then joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1993 at the age of 21. She also collaborated with the Cox Family in 1994 on a bluegrass album called I Know Who Holds Tomorrow. Further, she collaborated with Crosby, Stills, and Nash to contribute “Teach Your Children” to the AIDS benefit album Red Hot + Country produced by the Red Hot Organization.

She released “Now That I’ve Found You: A Collection”, in 1995, that is a compilation of older releases and some covers of her favorite works by other artists. The album peaked in the top fifteen on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart and is Krauss’ first double-platinum album.

Alison worked with Brad Paisley, in 2003,  for his album Mud on the Tire. They performed a duet with the single “Whiskey Lullaby”. Krauss and Robert Plant released a collaborative album in 2007 , “Raising Sand”. The album got RIAA-certified platinum.  Again in October 2007, Krauss and Plant recorded a Crossroads special for the Country Music Television network, which first aired on February 12, 2008. Krauss is still active and is making television visits along with going around tours. She released her latest solo album in 2017 called “Windy City,”

Alison: Awards Nomination

Krauss shocked the whole music industry in 1990 when she walked away with the Grammys at the age of 19. She has 20 Grammys in total. The Recording Academy (which presents the Grammy Awards) honored her with a special musical achievement honor in 2005.

Furthermore, she has won 14 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, 9 Country Music Association Awards, 2 Gospel Music Association Awards, 2 CMT Music Awards, 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 1 Canadian Country Music Award. In 2002, Country Music Television ranked Krauss 12th on their “40 Greatest Women of Country Music” list.

The Berklee College of Music awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music to Alison Krauss in May 2012. Her hometown of Champaign, Illinois designated the 400 blocks of West Hill Street as “Honorary Alison Krauss Way” in March of 2015.

Alison: Net worth($16M), Income, Salary

The successful country singer has a net worth of $16 million. Alison has had a successful career as a country singer-songwriter thus she has earned a fortune.

Health Issues

Krauss possesses Saprano’s voice which is the reason she gets called angelic voice however in 2013, she was diagnosed with a condition called dysphonia. She canceled several performances with her bluegrass band Union Station. She reported her frustration of not being able to sing and having severe pain in the neck.

Alison: Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

In 2001, Alison reported that she and her then-husband Pat Bergeson were splitting up. The news was true as they divorced in the same year.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Alison is 1.7m tall and weighs almost 57 kgs. She has blonde hair and green eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Alison’s facebook page has a following of almost 800.7K. Alison is also active on Instagram with almost 52.3k and on Twitter with almost 112k.

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