Alison Krauss Net Worth
Alison Krauss net worth: Alison Krauss is an American singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $16 million. Alison Krauss was born in July of 1971 and is best known for her work in the bluegrass and country genres. Krauss first began singing at a young age, where she would compete in local contests. She started these types of singing-based competitions at the age of 10, which led to her first recording contract just four years later. Her first album was released in 1989 – and to date, 13 others. She has also lent her voice to various soundtracks, as well as other artists' albums. Krauss was born in Decatur, Illinois to Fred and Louise Krauss and grew up in Champaign, which is where the University of Illinois is hosted. When she was 5, she began learning to play the violin, but disliked classical music and began playing bluegrass styles instead. She is said to have started playing music so young at the instance of her parents who were looking to find a hobby that she could enjoy. In 1997 she married Pat Bergeson, before divorcing in 2001. The couple also had a son, named Sam, who was born in July of 1999.