Lauren Alaina is a country singer from America. She started singing when she was child. In 2011, she auditioned for American idol and she became a favorite contestant. Do you want to know more about her including her net worth? Here is the information presented.
Lauren Alaina Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lauren Alaina has a net worth of $800,000. Her first album is Wildflower and it debuted at number 5 on the Billboard charts. She spawned the single entitled Georgia Peaches. She has appears on a number of talk shows and in January 2017, her second studio album was released.
Lauren Alaina Early Life
What is the full name of Lauren Alaina? Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth is the full name of her. She was born on November 8th, 1994. Her mother is Kristy and her father is J.J. Suddeth of Rossville, Georgia. The profession of her father is a process technician and he works in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Alaina began singing when she was 3 years old. In church, restaurants, family holiday gatherings and anywhere in a 30-mile radius of where she lived, she sang there.
When she was 8 years old, she got into the talent competition of the Southern Stars Pageant and she won the competition. Then, she was chosen to perform on the Kids talent stage at Chattanooga’s Riverbend Festival. Until she was 12 years old, she performed on that stage annually, when she won the competition which permitted her to perform on the big stage of the festival.
When she was 10 years old, she traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete in the American Model and Talent Competition. The event was won by her where 1,500 kids were beaten by her. With the Georgia Country Gospel Music Association’s children’s group, she sang. When she was 12 years old, she made her first of a lot of trips to Nashville. At local bars on Broadway such as Tootsie’s, she performed.
In 2009, she became the first winner of the WinniSTAR youth talent contest at Lake Winnepesaukah amusement park. Besides performing, some songs were also written by her including Leaving and Set Me Free.
Alaine got an inspiration to sing by her cousin named Holly Witherow. Before joining Idol, she worked at CiCi’s Pizza. She became a student of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. There, she became a cheerleader.
Lauren Alaina In American Idol
In Nashville, Tennessee, Alaina auditioned for the tenth season of American Idol. From the start, she became a judge favorite and after her audition, the judge of Idol Steven Tyler said that they found the one. On May 14th, 2011, it became Lauren Alaina Day in her hometown of Rossville, Georgia. During the season finale, she sang Before He Cheats with her idol Carrie Underwood. On May 25th, 2011, she was announced as the runner up of the contest.
Lauren Alaina Music Career
After she completed Idol, she was signed to some labels namely Interscope Records, Mercury Nashville and 19 Recordings. Her single entitled Like My Mother Does was released and then this song got into the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at number 49 and the Hot 100 chart at number 20. It was also sold 121,000 copies in its first week. On the Hot Country Songs chart, her song Like My Mother Does reached number 36.
On some talk shows such as Live with Regis and Kelly, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Today Show, she appeared. Together with McCreery, she presented at the CMT Music Awards on June 8th, 2011. She also made her Grand Ole Opry debut on June 10. At LP Field, she performed with Martina McBride during the CMA Music Festival. Alaina then toured with the American Idols Live! Tour 2011. This tour was started in West Valley City, Utah on July 6th, 2011. Then, it ended in Manilla, Philippines on September 21st, 2011.
On October 11th, 2011, her debut album entitled Wildflower was released. This album debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200 chart. This album was also at number two on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. This album was sold 69,000 copies in the first week. On the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, the lead single Georgia Peaches reached number 28.
In July 2012, her third single of her album, Wildflower is Eighteen Inches. On July 16th, the single was sent to country radio. This song was at number 37 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs list.
She started recording her second album in January 2013. Then, she released the single Barefoot and Buckwild on May 7th, 2013. This song was at 34 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. On May 9th, 2013, she performed the song on the twelfth season of American Idol. A track entitled Antartica: One World, One Family was released in May 2013. This song serves as the theme song for the SeaWorld attraction Antartica: Empire of the Penguin.
She released her cover of My Grown Up Christmas List on December 10th, 2013. Then, her single entitled Next Boyfriend was released on September 18th, 2015. This song reached number 39 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
Ladies in the ’90s was released on October 5th, 2018. This single reached number 40 on the Billboard Country Airplay. Her single entitled Getting Good was released on September 27th, 2019. A song entitled The Other Side was released on October 22. It was danced to in a Dancing with the Stars episode in memory of her stepfather. Getting Good EP was released on March 6th, 2020 including those two tracks and Ladies in the ’90s. Then, EP Getting Over Him was released on September 4th, 2020. On February 23rd, 2021, her first single from EP ‘Getting Over Him’ featuring Jon Pardi was released.
There is an information that her third studio album will be released on September 3rd, 2021 and the title is Sitting Pretty on Top of the World.
She won a number of awards and nominations. One of them is Musicians On Call 20th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration in 2019 for Music Heals Award.