Kris Allen is an American musician and singer songwriter with a net worth of $2.5 million dollars. A singer songwriter, Kris Allen was the season eight victor of “American Idol”. His first record post Idol, “Kris Allen”, charted at #11 and contained the Top 20 single, “Live Like we are Dying”. He’s best known for being the victor of the eighth season of American Idol. He began playing viola in elementary school and won a position in the Arkansas all-state orchestra in high school. He began playing guitar at 13.
Kris Allen Net Worth $2.5 Million Dollars
He dropped from college to pursue being a professional musician. He self produced his record Brand new Shoes in 2007. In 2009 he tried out for American Idol and ended up winning the contest in what some call an upset over runner up Adam Lambert. He signed with Jive Records and his debut album Kris Allen premiered in 2009 and debuted at #11 to the Billboard 200 chart. His second record Thank You Camellia was launched in 2012. Kris married Katy O’Connell, his high school love in 2008. The couple has a son Oliver Neil Allen.
June 21, 1985
Jacksonville, Arkansas, United States
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer
University of Central Arkansas
Katy O'Connell (m. 2008)
Oliver Neil Allen, Rose Elizabeth Allen, Live Like We're Dying, Better With You, No Boundaries, Lake City, FL, United States, Dallas, TX, United States, Phoenix, AZ, United States
Kimberly Allen, Neil Allen, Live Like We're Dying, Better With You, No Boundaries, Lake City, FL, United States, Dallas, TX, United States, Phoenix, AZ, United States
Teen Choice Awards (2009), People's Choice Awards (2010), Billboard Music Awards (2011)