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Kelly Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She was born in 1982 and grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. Her mother is of Greek background and her father of English background. She is the youngest of three children in her family and has one brother and one sister. Her parents divorced when she was eight years old. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her two dogs.
In 2002, she entered and won the first series of American Idol with 58% of the votes. From there she released her first ever song, "A Moment Like This" written for the winner of the series. This song gave her her first ever number one. In 2003 she competed in World Idol, finishing in second place.
To date she has released five albums and worked with many big stars, such as Christina Aguilera, Babyface and Reba McEntire. She has sold over 24 million albums and 39 million singles, making her the most successful Idol contestant ever. Her style of music is pop-rock. She states her influences include Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, and Etta James. In 2003, she starred in a movie, "From Justin to Kelly" with Justin Guarini, the runner up in Idol. The movie was a disappointment at the box office.
As a child, she wanted to become a marine biologist. She performed in several school musicals, such as "Annie Get Your Gun" and "Brigadoon". She then went on to have classical singing training in the hope of getting a college scholarship. She was offered several scholarships but turned them down in the hope to make her own way.