Lauren Alaina Biography
- Age: 22 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
- Birth Sign: Scorpio
- Name: Lauren Alaina
- Birth Name: Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth
- Nationality: Georgian
- Birth Place/City: Rossville
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: Singer, Song-Writer
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Body Measurements: 34-25-34
- Weight in KG: 58 kg
- Boyfriend: Alexander Hopkins
- Married: Not Yet
- Education: N/A
- Awards: CMT Music Awards 14
Lauren Alaina is a country singer who rose to fame after being the runner up in the tenth season of the music show American Idol. She was born on November 8, 1994.
Born to J.J Suddeth and Kristy in Rossville, Georgia, Lauren’s father was an alcoholic which led to the divorce of her parents. They later remarried. A strong Christian, Lauren considers the source of inspiration of her singing to be her cousin Holly Witherow. She started her career at CiCi’s Pizza. After doing her schooling from the Lakeview- Fort Oglethorpe High School, she started performing and was the winner of the WinniSTAR youth talent contest which was held at Lake Winnepesaukah.
Lauren’s rise to fame came after she auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol and was the judge’s favorite from early on. She became the runner up of the show on 25th May, 2011. This led her to be signed in by the Interscope Records, Mercury Nashville and also the 19 Recordings. After her finale in the American Idol season 10, she released the single Like My Mother Does which was entered into the Billboard Hot Country Songs at number 43. Her fame due to American Idol led her to be called on several talk shows which included the famous ones like The Today Show, Live with Regis and Kelly, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno among many others. She was also called upon to present at the CMT Music Awards along with McCreery. She also got a chance to perform at the CMA Music Festival. Also, Lauren was a part of the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2011.
Alaina released her debut album entitled Wildflower on October 11, 2011 which was placed on the US Billboard 200 chart on number 5. Her television and radio appearances led the album to be promoted significantly. She also performed at the Opry Goes Pink concert on October 211 and also on the CMA Country Christmas. She then embarked on an 18 city tour on September 21, 2012. She started recording her second album on 2013, January 21 and released her first single of the second album on 7th May, 2013. Her sophomore album has finished its recording as of June, 2015 and 12 songs are said to be present in the album.
As far as her personal life is concerned, Lauren has gone on to say that recently his father had become an alcoholic, leading to the divorce of her parents. They later remarried. As far as her own relationship status is concerned, she has been dating boyfriend Alexander Hopkins since 2012. She was rumored to be in an affair with Scooty McCreeery, fellow singer, on 2011 but the rumors having not been confirmed yet. Lauren has a net worth of 500 thousand dollars and an annual salary of about 60 thousand dollars. This amount is surely on the rise and will increase after her other albums will be released. She is also active on social networking sites like twitter.
- Last modified : 08 December, 2015
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