About Alison Krauss
It has been announced that the overall estimate of Alison Krauss net worth is as much as 16 million dollars, as of right now. Alison Krauss made her name famous because of her career in music. Alison Krauss is a singer of country and bluegrass music. In addition to singing, Alison Krauss is also a song writer. When she was young, she started her career as a musician. When she was only 10 years old, Alison Krauss appeared in many singing competitions, winning a lot of them.
When she was 14 years old, Alison Krauss already had experience in recording. In 1985 she signed a record deal with Rounder Records. In 1987 Alison Krauss released her first album. Alison Krauss is also known as a member of the band called Alison Krauss and Union Station, with which she is still appearing today. Thus, her work as a solo act as well as a band member has added up a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Alison Krauss net worth. In 1989 the first album of the group was released.
All in all, Alison Krauss has released 14 albums. Moreover, she has made appearances on various soundtracks. Alison Krauss is also considered as the one who helped the most to renew bluegrass music genre in the United States.
Alison Krauss, as it has been mentioned, has appeared on some soundtracks, the most popular of which include “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” as well as “Cold Mountain”. Therefore, this activity of hers has also increased the overall size of Alison Krauss net worth.
Her involvement into music industry has also been awarded. Alison Krauss is a winner of 27 Grammy awards and was nominated for this award 41 times. Alison Krauss is considered as the most awarded female singer in the history of Grammy awards. In 1991 she got her 1st Grammy award, which made her the second youngest winner of it.
The singer was born in 1971 in Decatur, Illinois. When she was 5 years old, she attended violin lessons. However, soon she got interested into bluegrass. When she was 8 years old, she started to participate in singing competitions and two years later she already played with her band. When she was 13 years old she got the title of the Most Promising Fiddler in the Midwest given to her by the Preservation of Bluegrass in America. At the same time, she was a winner of the Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championship.
In addition to appearing as a solo act or with her band, Alison Krauss has appeared with some other musicians. She appeared as a fiddle player in some tracks by other artists, too. Thus, these collaborations have also increased the overall amount of Alison Krauss net worth.
In addition to her musical career, her personal relationships are also quite well known. Alison Krauss married Pat Bergeson, who is a musician, in 1997 and their marriage lasted until 2001. In 1999 she gave birth to his son, named Sam.