Alison Krauss Husband, Age, Height, Net Worth, Children, Wiki
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From her debut in 1987 until 2017 when her last album Windy City was released Alison Krauss has grown from a child prodigy to an established and renowned American bluegrass country singer who has won 27 Grammy Awards.

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Alison Krauss Age

This artist of all time was born on July 23, 1971, in Decatur Illinois as Alison Maria Krauss. Her father is a German immigrant to the United States of America her mother is of German-Italian descent. Krauss grew up in Champaign.

According to her she first got involved with music because her mother wanted something else to do besides art and sports but her mother hardly knew that she was introducing her daughter to something bigger than just a hobby or pastime.

At the age of five, she got to know the classical violin which she soon left for Bluegrass. By the age of eight, she was already competing in local competitions and contests by ten she had her band and by thirteen she won the Illinois State Fiddle Championship and was named the most promising fiddler in the Midwest by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass in America.

This was the right start for Alison Krauss in her music career. She made her professional debut in 1985 when she appeared on the album Different Strokes which was recorded by her brother Viktor Krauss Bruce Weiss and Jim Holies. The album found its way to the independent label Fiddle Tunes and in the same year, Krauss was signed to Rounder Records.

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Her debut album Too Late to Cry which she recorded with her band The Union Station was released in 1987 and earned them an award at the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass in America’s National Band Championship. This was followed by a second album within Station Two Highways released in 1989 and then another solo album I’ve Got That Old Feeling released in 1990.

Her debut album won Krauss her first Grammy Award while her second album on Union Station – Every Time You Say Goodbye released in 1992 earned her a second Grammy Award. Regardless of the successes already recorded it was Krauss’ compilation album Now That I’ve Found You released in 1995: a collection that brought her remarkable fame and made her a household name. Not only did the album remain at number two in the U.S. country charts for weeks on end but it also sold over a million copies.

Alison Krauss has released fourteen albums to date the last one Windy City was released in 2017 and she is the recipient of twenty-seven Grammy awards. Below is a list of her Grammys.

Alison Krauss’ Grammy Awards

Year Album/TrackAward
2008TKilling the BluesBest Country Collaboration With Vocals
2008TPlease Read the LetterRecord Of The Year
2008ARaising SandAlbum Of The Year
2008ARaising SandBest Contemporary Folk/Americana Album
2008TRich WomanBest Pop Collaboration With Vocals
2007TGone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
2005ALonely Runs Both WaysBest Country Album
2005TRestlessBest Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
2005TUnion house BranchBest Country Instrumental Performance
2003TCluck Old HenBest Country Instrumental Performance
2003THow’s the World Treating YouBest Country Collaboration With Vocals
2003ALiveBest Bluegrass Album
2002AThis SideBest Contemporary Folk Album
2001TLucky OneBest Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
2001ANew FavoriteBest Bluegrass Album
2001AO Brother, Where Art Thou?Album Of The Year
1998TSame Old TrainBest Country Collaboration with Vocals
1997TLittle Liza JaneBest Country Instrumental Performance
1997TLooking in the Eyes of LoveBest Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
1997ASo Long So WrongBest Bluegrass Album
1996THigh Lonesome SoundBest Country Collaboration with Vocals
1995TBaby, Now That I’ve Found YouBest Female Country Vocal Performance
1995TSomewhere in the Vicinity of the HeartBest Country Collaboration with Vocals
1994AI Know Who Holds TomorrowBest Southern Gospel, Country Gospel, or Bluegrass Gospel Album
1992AEvery Time You Say GoodbyeBest Bluegrass Album
1990AI’ve Got That Old FeelingBest Bluegrass Album

She has also won other awards such as the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards which she has received fourteen times nine Country Music Association Awards Gospel Music Association Awards (twice) Academy of Country Music Awards (twice) one Canadian Country Music Award and two CMT Music Awards.

Alison Krauss was ranked 12th on Country Music Television’s 2012 list of the “40 Greatest Women in Country Music”.

Alison Krauss Ethnicity

The Krauss family welcomed Alison Maria into the world in Decatur Illinois. She has become a famous country singer and is of white ethnicity. As an American citizen, her father was a German immigrant who arrived in the United States at age 12 in 1952 and pursued his doctorate in psychology while teaching German as well. After completing his studies he ventured into the real estate business.

Net Worth

With such a successful career, you will surely wonder how much this diva is worth. Well, the singer/songwriter has a net worth of $16 million as of 2024.

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Husband, Children

Alison Krauss was previously married to Pat Bergeson a renowned American guitarist harmonica player and songwriter who has collaborated with the likes of Chet Atkins Lyle Lovett Suzy Bogguss and Les Beers.

The couple tied the knot in 1997 after dating for some time. Two years later they welcomed their son Sam into the world. Alison Krauss had been romantically involved with John Waite before her marriage; however, their relationship did not last long.

Height: How Tall Is Alison Krauss?

The music icon stands at  5′ 7″ which is  1.70 meters tall. Her body measurements include 36-26-34 in (91-66-86 cm).