Lauren Alaina Biography
|Date of Birth:||1994 , November-8|
|Age:||26 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth|
|Weight in KG||58 kg|
|Awards||CMT Music Awards|
American country music singer, songwriter, and actress, Lauren Alaina was a runner-up on Fox’s reality show American Idol 2011. She is known for her albums Wildflower and Road Less Traveled.
Alaina was the first person to win the WinniSTAR youth talent contest in 2009. She won several awards includs, 2017, CMT Music Awards for Breakthrough Video of the Year, and 2018, CMT Music Awards for Collaborative Video of the Year.
Early Life And Education Of Lauren Alaina
Lauren Alaina was born Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth on November 8, 1994, in Rossville, Georgia, under the birth sign Scorpio. She is the daughter of Kristy Suddeth and J.J. Suddeth. Lauren’s father was an alcoholic which led to the divorce of her parents in 2013.
Alaina went to the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe Georgia and was a member of a cheerleader in school. She developed an interest in singing from the very early age of three.
She used to perform around her area like in kids choir, karaoke, church, restaurants, and family holiday gatherings at that time. During her teenage Alaina suffered from the eating disorder bulimia.
Lauren Alaina's Career
Lauren Alaina started her career at CiCi’s Pizza. After doing her schooling at 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 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.
Lauren Alaina's Net worth
Lauren Alaina earns a lucrative amount of money from her career as a singer, actress, and songwriter. Calculating the albums she has released so far it’s no doubt that she makes a good sum of money.
She holds a staggering net worth of $800 thousand. Her annual income is 60 thousand dollars. She is certainly living a lavish life and has well managed her living standard.
Lauren Alaina's Personal Life
As far as her own relationship status is concerned, she has been dating her boyfriend Alexander Hopkins since 2012. The couple first met in 2012 while started dating soon on October 14th that year.
Alaina was rumored to be in an affair with Scooty McCreery, a fellow singer, in 2011 but the rumors having not been confirmed yet.