Kristopher Neil Allen was born on 21st June 1985; and he is a prominent musician, songwriter, and singer from Arkansas, and he has won the American Idol in its eighth season. He released an album before joining American Idol named Brand New Shoes in 2007. His songs in American Idol, namely No Boundaries and Heartless remix, broke the Billboard Hot 100 charts in Top 20. He also released an album titled with his own name on 17th November, and he was then working under Jive Records. The album broke out at the eleventh spot in the 200 lists of Billboard. The lead single from the album came out in 2009, and it was named Like we are dying. The song peaked at the eighteenth spot inside the USA and also sold over a million copies. His second album was named. Thank you, Camelia, and he released it in 2012. The single lead of that album, called The Vision of Love, came out two months ago.
He has also released Letting you in, which was his fifth studio album on 28th March 2016.
Allen is originally from Jacksonville, and he is the oldest out of the two sons. His brother is a college coach for cheerleading. Allen had a growing interest in music for a long time, and he commenced playing violin when he was in elementary school. He also was in the Mills University Studios, where he learned to play instruments in the orchestra. He eventually won a spot in the all-state orchestra of Arkansas. He also taught himself guitar at the age of thirteen, and he also knows how to play the piano. Some of the biggest influences for him to pursue music were Jamie Cullum, the Beatles, Jason Marz, John Mayer, Pat Monahan, and Michael Jackson. He also did several public plays before he joined the area of American Idol.
He started attending Central Arkansas University after he made a move to Arkansas.
Allen finally realized that he wanted to be a professional musician during college, and he also started trying to write music. He performed his maximum performance in a local Downtown Conway area during his year of sophomore. He ended up leaving college and then started pursuing his dream of becoming an accomplished musician. He used to sell shows and goods for sports during the day and spent his nights making music. He released Brand New Shoes, a self-made album released with his friends and mates such as Chase Erwin and Michael Holmes. The album has a title that makes reference to his days as a salesman of shoes. The album then sold six hundred copies, and some of them were brought by his friends and family.
Then he went to the American Idol’s eighth season, and he ended up winning it.
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Allen is wedded to his high school darling named Katy O Connell, and they commenced their relationship when Allen was in high school. Their first child was born in 2013, their daughter was born in 2016, and their third son was born in 2019.
The current average and approximate net worth of Kris Allen is about 3.5 million dollars, and he has accumulated most of it from Album sales. He has been lively in the music industry since 2007.