Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss
Real Name/Full Name Alison Maria Krauss
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Alison Krauss
Birth Place: Decatur, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 23 July 1971
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 126 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Fred Krauss
Mother –Louise Krauss
Siblings: Viktor Krauss
School: Champaign Central High School
College: Champaign College
Religion: unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Pat Bergeson
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Musician, Singer, Producer
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Alison Krauss is a well-known American bluegrass-country singer, fiddler, pianist, mandolinist and producer. She won 27 Grammy Awards from 42 nominations. Her biggest hits are: When you say nothing at all, Whiskey Lullaby, and Down to the river to pray. She joined the music scene at quite a young age, where she won local competitions when she was just ten and recorded her first song at 14 years. She also found her mainstream popularity with her compilation ‘Not That I’ve Found You.’ Here is a short biography and net worth of Alison Krauss in 2021.

Well, how well do you know about Alison Krauss? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Alison Krauss’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Alison Krauss to date.

Biography and Early Life

Alison Krauss was born on 23rd July 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. She is the daughter of Louise Krauss, her mother, and Fred Krauss, her father, who was from the U.S. She grew up with her brother Viktor Krauss, who is a musician as well. She was raised in the U.S.A. too and held American citizenship. Her father taught her native language.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Alison Krauss in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Alison Krauss’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 22nd May 2024 having been born on 23 July 1971. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 126 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Blonde.


Alison is an educated lady who began education. She enrolled in Champaign Central High School. After graduating, she joined Champaign College, located in her town. In her school time, she was very committed to education.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Alison got married to a musician known as Pat Bergeson. Together, they have a son known as Sam Bergeson. She grew up listening to all kinds of music, from folk to opera to pop and rock music. She fell in love with bluegrass when she started playing the fiddle at the age of 5, and she was in fiddle contests for a short period.

Her marriage began having a problem where she reported that she and her husband, pat Bergeson were splitting up. They truly divorced, and she remained unmarried after her divorce, and since then, she left her relationship in private. After a while, she was diagnosed with a condition called dysphonia which forced her to cancel her shows and performances.

Is Alison Krauss Lesbian?

She is neither gay nor lesbian. Though she is currently divorced, she was married to a musician known as Pat Bergeson, where together they had one son. The couple is currently divorced, and Alison has kept her relationship a secret. Also, she has a straightforward sexual orientation.

Professional Career

She began her career while a young girl. She began by recording her debut on an album, playing on a record made by her brother Viktor, Jim Hoiles and Bruce Weiss. The album was named Different Strokes, and it showed up on the independent Fiddle Tunes label. She signed to Rounder Records. Her later debut album was ‘Too Late to Cry’, released with a backup band, the Union Station is featuring guitarist Jeff White, bassist Viktor Krauss and banjoist Alison Brown.

Alison and the group won the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass in America’s National Band Championship contest. She later released ‘Two Highways’ with United Station, which was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Recording. She did a solo album with United Station known ‘Every time You Say Goodbye’. She became the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry and collaborated with the Cox Family.

Her previous albums for a project called ‘Now That I Found You: A Collection’ was put together a collection of Alison’s songs. She released a Bluegrass album, ‘So Wrong So long and later, she did her solo album ‘Forget About It.’ She released numerous albums like ‘New Favourite,’ ‘Lonely Runs Both Ways,’ ‘A Hundred Miles or More,’ ‘ Raising Sand.’ She again released a new album known ‘Paper Airplane’, which was self-produced by the band and engineered by Mike Shipley. She worked as a Solo in a number of albums. Her latest solo album is known as ‘Windy City.’


Alison has won a number of awards which are acknowledged by many. She won the Illinois State Fiddle Championship and the Society for the preservation of Bluegrass in America, known as Most Promising Fiddler in the Midwest, at 12 years. She also won her first Grammy Award for ‘I’ve Got That Old Feeling.’ She won the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. Also, she won Grammy Awards for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals ‘Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart.’

She was also nominated for four County Music Association Awards and won all four, including CMA Female Vocalist of Year. She has won a number of awards which has enhanced her life.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Alison Krauss in 2024

Alison Krauss Net Worth
Alison Krauss Net Worth

As of 2024, she has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. Her fortune is a result of her career. She has earned huge money of her salary from her career. Most of her albums has ranked in the top 50 Billboard Hot 100. She has also earned her money from numerous concerts, contributions to films, advertisements, brand endorsements and music videos.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Alison began playing the violin while still a young girl.
  • She was diagnosed with a condition known as dysphonia which made her lower her performances.

She is a hard-working lady who has earned a lot throughout her career. She is an inspiration to many ladies all over the world and to generations to come. Many use her as an example and have inspired their lives through her.


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