Who is Kris Allen and what is his net worth 2018? Kris Allen is a talented singer, songwriter and musician from the United States of America. His popularity grew a lot in the United States and even across the whole world when he joined the 8th season of American Idol and won it with around 100 million votes in 2009.
Kristopher Neil Allen was born on June 21, 1985 in Jacksonville, Arkansas, United States. Hi father is Neil Allen and his mother is Kimberly Allen. Kris Allen has 1 brother and his name is Daniel Allen. Kris went to the University of Central Arkansas to study business but later he dropped out to pursue his career in music.
Since September 26, 2008, Kris Allen has been married to Katy O’Connell. Kris and Katy are the parents of 1 son and 1 daughter, their son, Oliver Neil Allen was born in 2013, and their daughter, Rose Elizabeth Allen was born in 2016. The family lives together now and they seem very happy.
When Kris Allen was young, he taught himself on playing the guitar and he was playing a lot in the school. At the time that he dropped out of college, he was working as a salesman, and was performing in bars. Around 2007, Kris Allen produced and released his first album ever called Brand New Shoes along with 2 of his friends, Michael Holmes and Chase Erwin. Later, Kris Allen felt like he has to stop his musical career but he went to American Idol auditions and got in.
Kris Allen’s road in the America Idol was very successful that almost all the songs he performed there were loved by people and ranked on top listened music. In 2009, it was announced that Kris Allen is the winner of the 8th season of American Idol with around 100 million votes. On November 17, 2009, Kris Allen released his professional album ever and called it his own name, Kris Allen which was a very successful album. He continues on releasing singles and albums that most of them are successful.
Kris Allen List of Albums
• Brand New Shoes (11 Tracks), (2007)
• Kris Allen (13 Tracks), (2009)
• Thank You Camellia (11 Tracks), (2012)
• Horizons (10 Tracks), (2014)
• Letting You In (10 Tracks), (2016)
• Somethin’ About Christmas (10 Tracks), (2016)
Net Worth of Kris Allen
Kris Allen has been recording and releasing many successful albums. When he was in the American Idol show that he won, a lot of the songs he sang were ranked on top 100 Billboard chart. His first album after American Idol, Kris Allen made over 300 thousand sales copies in the United States, and a song from the album called Live Like We’re Dying made it to nearly 2 million sales copied and got certified as platinum.
His other albums also made it on top albums Billboard 200. Horizons and Letting You In were ranked as number 10 and number 17 on the Billboard Independent albums chart. Recent information says that he’s working on a project along with Cale Mills, Chris Torres and Jordan Wright, it could be a band called The Dames. His work also appeared in the famous TV series, The Vampire Diaries. Kris Allen has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Kris Allen is a successful singer, songwriter and musician from the Unites State of America. He is the winner of the 8th season of American Idol. Kris Allen has released many singles and albums that were all tremendous. He’s been married to Katy O’Connell since 2008 and now they have 1 son and 1 daughter, Oliver Neil Allen and Rose Elizabeth Allen.