Kris Allen
Kris Allen
Celebrated Name: Kris Allen
Real Name/Full Name: Kristopher Neil Allen
Gender: Male
Age: 38 years old
Birth Date: 21 June 1985
Birth Place: Jacksonville, Arkansas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Katy O’Connell (m. 2008)
Children: Yes (Oliver Neil Allen, Rose Elizabeth Allen)
Profession: American musician, singer and songwriter from Conway, Arkansas, and the winner of the eighth season of American Idol
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Kristopher Neil “Kris” Allen is an American based singer and a songwriter. He is best known for the American Idol’s season eight in which he was the winner of the show. He is an exceptionally well singer, and hence just after his victory in American Idol, the young singer released his debut solo album called ‘Brand New Shoes’. His songs ‘No Boundaries’ and ‘Heartless’ were listed among the top 20 of Billboard Hot 100.

Moreover, his debut album ‘Brand New Shoes’ was ranked number eleven on the U.S. Billboard 200. On September 21, 2009, the young lad released the song “Live Like We’re Dying” which was the lead single of that album and attained the number eighteen spot in the United States itself. In 2012, Allen came up with another album entitled as ‘Thank You Camellia’. Recently in 2016, Allen released another album called ‘Letting You In’.

Maybe you know about Kris Allen very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Kris Allen’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early life

Kris Allen was born to Kimberly and Neil Allen on born June 21, 1985, in Jacksonville, Arkansas. He has one younger brother. At an early age, he found his interest in music and hence, he used to play the viola. He played viola in the Mills University Studies High School orchestra. When he turned 13, he learnt guitar along with the piano. After finishing high school, he went to the University of Central Arkansas for further studies. To pursue as his profession, he decided to ditch college and make his dream come true.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21 June 1985, Kris Allen is 38 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 1.73 m tall, and weight is 78 kg.


He had made his mind to become a singer, and hence he left his studies and began singing at a local bar in downtown. It was hard for him initially as he had no source of earning and therefore to keep going, he had to work as a shoe salesman for an earning. He used to work all day long at a store and used to sing in bars at night. Afterwards, he decided to audition in American Idol and fortunately he was selected by the judges and made it to the finals and eventually grabbing the title and that was the turning point for him. From there on, he released his albums which were super hit.

Awards and Achievements

Kris Allen has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career such as the Teen Choice Awards in 2009, People’s Choice Awards in 2010, Billboard Music Awards in 2011 but unfortunately could not make it to any of them. In 2011 Allen was honoured with his very first award that is BMI Pop Music Awards for his Award-Winning Songs – “Live Like We’re Dying” that is the only major award he has won so far apart from getting listed among the top charts and magazines.

Net Worth & Salary of Kris Allen in 2024

Kris Allen Net Worth
Kris Allen Net Worth

He has been very successful as a singer and a songwriter. His debut album has over 2 million sales, and apart from that, he has released numerous songs and hence he has brought endless zeroes to his bank book. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of June 2024 and still counting.

Kris Allen was born to Kimberly and Neil Allen. He was passionate about music and hence he used to play several musical instruments at an early age, and thus he aspired to become a musician and a singer and therefore he decided to ditch studies in middle and pursue music as his profession. Even though he went through few troubles initially but it was American Idol which made his dream come true when he won the eighth season of American Idol.


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