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Alison Krauss Biography
Alison Krauss was born on the 23rd July 1971, in Decatur, Illinois USA, and is a musician and country blues singer, best known for her work with the band Union Station, but Alison also for her collaborations with numerous musicians. Her apparently incredible skills have earned her a record 27 Grammy awards, helping to significantly increase her net worth. She plays the fiddle, piano, and mandolin, to add to her vocal ability. Krauss’ career started in 1984.
Have you ever wondered how rich Alison Krauss is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Krauss’ net worth is as high as $16 million, an amount mostly earned through his career as a successful singer, however, Alison is also a producer, which has further improved her wealth.
Alison Krauss Net Worth $16 Million
Alison Maria Krauss is a daughter of Louise and Fred, German-Italian parents who raised her in Champagne, Illinois. Her mother sent her to violin classes at the age five, but Alison soon switched to bluegrass. She expressed her enormous talent from an early age, and when eight was already competing in local talent contests, then at ten she had her band. Alison won the Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championship at 13, and became one of the most promising fiddle players in the Midwest.
Krauss had her recording debut with the release of “Different Strokes” album in 1985, and two years later she recorded another album called “Too Late to Cry” (1987), with Union Station as her backup band. Her first group album with Union Station was called “Two Highways” (1989), then soon afterwards Krauss released her third album – “I’ve Got That Old Feeling” (1990). The single “Steel Rails” earned Alison her first Grammy Award and launched her on to the Billboard country chart.
Krauss’ early success was a good foundation for the 90’s, when she released five more albums, two of them with Union Station and one with The Cox Family. These were “Every Time You Say Goodbye” (1992), “I Know Who Holds Tomorrow” (1994), “Now That I’ve Found You: A Collection” (1995), “So Long So Wrong” (1997), and “Forget About It” (1999).
“Every Time You Say Goodbye” earned her a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album of the year, and her astronomic success was followed by numerous covers and collaborations such as Bad Company’s “Oh Atlanta” and Keith Whitley’s “When You Say Nothing at All”.
In the 2000’s, Krauss released six more albums: “New Favorite” (2001) which won two Grammy’s, “Live” (2002) that went double platinum, “Lonely Runs Both Ways” (2004), “A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection” (2007), “Raising Sand” (2007) with Robert Plant which won five Grammy’s, and “Essential Alison Krauss” (2009). All contributed to her net worth.
Her latest album is called “Paper Airplane” (2011), and she and Union Station toured with Willie Nelson and Family in 2014. Alison Krauss has appeared in film and on television including five episodes of the public television music program “Austin City Limits”, from 1996 to 2005, and also in the children’s television series “Sesame Street” in 2005.
Regarding her personal life, Alison Krauss married Pat Bergeson, a musician, in 1997 but the marriage didn’t last long, and they divorced in 2001 while their only child, a son named Sam, was born in 1999.
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|Full Name||Alison Krauss|
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
|Date Of Birth||July 23, 1971|
|Place Of Birth||Decatur, Illinois USA|
|Height||5' 7" (1.7 m)|
|Parents||Fred Krauss,Louise Krauss|
|Awards||Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album, Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, Country Music Association Award for New Artist of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Female Vocalist of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance, Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance, Country Music Association Award for Music Video of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Musical Event of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album, Academy of Country Music Award for Video of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album, World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film, Whiskey Lullaby, When You Say Nothing at All, Down to the River to Pray|
|Music Groups||Alison Krauss & Union Station|
|Nominations||Grammy Award for Best Country Album, Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best American Roots Performance, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for New Female Vocalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Single Record of the Year, Whiskey Lullaby, When You Say Nothing at All, Down to the River to Pray|
|Movies||Annabelle's Wish, Down from the Mountain, Eight Crazy Nights, All Star Bluegrass Celebration, Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall, James Taylor: A MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute, Paul Simon and Friends, Alison Krauss & Union Station: Live, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Farther Along|
|1||Recorded an album, Raising Sand, with Robert Plant in 2007. It won five Grammys in 2009.|
|2||Joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1993.|
|3||Won her first Grammy Award in 1991.|
|4||Began studying classical violin at age 5, but soon switched to bluegrass.|
|5||Signed with Rounder Records in 1985.|
|6||Released her first solo album in 1987. Released her first album with Union Station in 1989.|
|7||As of February 2012, Alison has won 27 Grammy Awards. She has the most Grammys of any solo female artist in any genre of music. She is now tied in second place with Quincy Jones for most Grammys ever won.|
|8||Has a son named Sam Patrick Bergeson, born in 1999.|
|9||Has received 26 Grammy Awards, more than any other female in the history of the Grammys. She is ranked #3 of most Grammy wins by any artist in Grammy history.|