Born March 10, 1983, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, Carrie Underwood had put aside her singing dreams for a degree in broadcast journalism, but everything changed when she auditioned for American Idol during her senior year. She was the winner of the show’s fourth season and went on to win multiple Grammy and Academy of Country Music awards. She is also currently the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Grand Ole Opry Inductee
Singer. Born Carrie Marie Underwood on March 10, 1983, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. After winning the musical talent show American Idol, Carrie Underwood has emerged as one of the most popular female performers in country music today. She was born and raised on a farm. “I had a very happy childhood full of the wonderful simple things that children love to do,” Underwood said on her website. “Growing up in the country, I enjoyed things like playing on dirt roads, climbing trees, catching little woodland creatures and, of course, singing.”
After graduating high school, Underwood went to Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. There she studied for a degree in broadcast journalism, having put aside her dreams of becoming a singer. During her senior year, Underwood decided to try out for American Idol. She not only passed that audition, but went on to become the winner of the show’s fourth season. Now on Tablet TV Carrie Underwood – Blown Away