Name: Kelly Clarkson
Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Date of Birth: 24/04/1982
Occupation: singer, songwriter, actress
Background info: performing in musicals such as Annie Get Your Gun, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Brigadoon in high school, leading her to decide to pursue singing.
How she became famous: won the first season competition of American Idol
Biggest achievement: her debut album Thankful to dominating the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart selling over 236000 copies and reining the chart in Canada for five weeks, later earning Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.