Caption: Still of Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles and John Glosson in Duets (2012)
Born: April 24, 1982
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 5' 3½" (1.61 m)
Known for: Love Actually (2003), Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas (2012), Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale (2013), Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas (2004)
Kelly Brianne Clarkson was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Jeanne Ann (Rose), a teacher of English, and Stephen Michael Clarkson, an engineer. She was the first winner of the series American Idol, in 2002. Kelly married Brandon Blackstock in 2013, and the two have a daughter. Kelly is also a strong believer in God.