Famous for her intensely brutal ballads of romantic revenge, Carrie Underwood is one the most successful and adored singers of the 21st century.
Hailing from a small town, Underwood’s first taste of stardom came after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Since then, she’s gone on to become the country superstar that we’ve known today. Carrie Underwood songs are making records on the country charts. Billboard named her the reigning Queen of Country Music while Rolling Stone hailed her the best female vocalist of her generation.
And there’s no better way to get to know more about her with these exciting facts.
1. She’s a native of Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Carrie Underwood, whose real name is Carrie Marie Underwood was born on March 10, 1983. She grew up on her parents’ farm in the adjacent rural town of Checotah.
2. She started singing when she was a child.
Her first performances were at Robbins Memorial Talent Show and her local church.
3. She nearly gave up singing.
Underwood was only fourteen when she received her first record deal. Sadly, a new management team took the recording company over – and her hopes died down.
4. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication at Northeastern State University.
And she’s magna cum laude.
5. She makes sure she accomplishes the first task of the day.
Underwood revealed that she couldn’t begin her day without making her bed – or else it’s the only thing she’ll think through the day.
6. Well, she admits to being a neat freak.
In fact, everything at her home is neatly placed, and all the stuff in her refrigerator is well labeled.
7. She doesn’t eat eggs.
Underwood is very vocal about the extremely healthy lifestyle she lives. The country star has revealed she’s trying to be completely vegan, and eggs are one of the food items she got rid in her diet.
8. She used to have braces.
Her beautiful, healthy smile was actually not always the way it looks now. In fact, she had to wear braces twice to achieve that stunning well-arranged pearly white.
9. She’s a fan of horror movies.
Her all-time favorite includes Sinister and Nightmare on Elm Street.
10. She was once a beauty queen.
In 2003, Underwood joined a university beauty pageant and finished as a runner-up.
So, which among these facts about Carrie Underwood intrigues you the most?