Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss - Updated Jan 2023

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Updated On January 24, 2023

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Dectur, USA

Alison Krauss is a popular and well-appreciated American bluegrass-country singer and musician. Alison Krauss is also famous as a child prodigy, song producer, and bandleader.

Early Life and Childhood

Alison was born on July 23, 1971, in Decatur, Illinois to German-Italian descent immigrant parents. She is the daughter of Fred Krauss and Louise Krauss. Her mother, Louise was an illustrator who used to play two musical instruments.

As of now, she is 51 years old. Likewise, she has a brother named Viktor Krauss who is also a professional musician. She holds American nationality and was raised in the USA. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Since her childhood, she has been fond of music.

Well, she started her violin classes at the age of 5 and has been a musical prodigy since 8. At an early age, she went to the Local Fiddle competition and music shows.


Alison was a child prodigy which verifies she was a bright child. We do not have detailed information on her educational background. She did her schooling in high school at Champaign Central High School. We will update you with other information after we get it.

Alison Krauss – Net worth 2023

Looking at her career developmental phase everyone can assume she has earned a good sum. She had a successful career as a country singer and a songwriter. Her earnings all came from her hard work and passion for music. her net worth is estimated at $16 million as of 2022.

Career and Professional Life

She started her career at an early age as she signed a contract with the reputable folk music label Rounder records at age of 14. When she was 12, she made a band named ‘Union Station and the band released their first group album Two Highways in 1989.

Following in 1990, she released the song named,’ I have Got That Old Feelings’ which was successful to be on the billboard charts. Later on, she collaborated with the Cox family on a bluegrass album named I Know Who Holds Tomorrow in 1994.

After that, she again collaborated with Stills, Crosby and Nash. In 1995, she released, ‘Now That I Have Found You; A Collection which was a compilation of her older release. And the song could be in the top 15 on the all-time Billboard 200 chart and her first double-platinum album.

In 2007, she collaborated with Robert plant and released an album,’ Raising Sand’ which received RIAA- certified platinum. Again, the team recorded a Crossroads special for Country Music Television and that was aired on February 12, 2008. Lastly, she released her solo album,’ Windy City’ in 2017.

Awards and Nominations

Alison has the great honor of receiving awards and nominations in her career. At the early get of 19, she won a Grammy award. Overall, she has won 20 Grammy awards and the Recording Academy honored her with a special musical achievement honor in 2005.

In addition, she has received 14 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards and 9 Country Association awards. Following she was honored with 2 Gospel Music awards, 2CMT Music Awards, and 1 Canadian Country Music Award. Likewise, she was ranked 12th on the 40th Greatest Women of Country Music List.

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Caption: Alison during an award. Source: nydailynews

Relationship Status

She is in quite a healthy and happy relationship with John Waite who is an English musician. They are dating since 2007. Alison Krauss was happily married to Pat Bergeson from 1991-2001. They had scenic love and affection. But due to some personal issues and misunderstandings, they got divorced. They have a son named Sam Bergeson together.

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Caption: Alison with her husband. Source: bio gossip

Social Media

She is well-active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well. Her Facebook follower count is 800.7k with 52.3k followers on Instagram. Likewise, her Twitter profile also has huge fan followers with 112k followers. She is a social media personality and being active in media adds a connection to the fan and her progress.

Alison Krauss – Body Measurements

Being a media personality, a successful singer who has a frequent appearance to mass has maintained her body. She has a slim and well-toned body with a fair complexion. Her weight to 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 57 kg. Likewise, she has blonde hair and green eyes.