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Carrie Underwood Biography

Birth Name:
Carrie Marie Underwood
Birth Place:
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States

Fast Facts

  • Winner of Season 4 of American Idol (2005); runner-up was Bo Bice
  • Plays guitar and piano in addition to singing
  • Is a vegetarian and an avid supporter of animal rights
  • Debut album was 2005's Some Hearts
  • Won Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2006 CMA Awards
  • Inducted into Nashville's Grand Ole Opry in 2008
  • Made her acting debut in a guest-starring role on a 2010 episode of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother


  • 2011Golden Globe-Best Original Song - Motion Picture: nominated


  • Stephen Underwood -- Father
  • Mike Fisher -- Husband
  • Carol Underwood -- Mother
  • Shanna Means -- Sister
  • Stephanie Shelton -- Sister
  • Isaiah Michael Fisher -- Son