Carla Ballerini is the mother of country-pop singer and songwriter Kelsea Ballerini.
More about Carla
Carla is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. She used to work as a member of a marketing department for Thomas Nelson Bible Publishing.
She was also a staff member at a sponsorship company.
She was married to a man named Ed Ballerini. The exact date of their marriage has not been revealed.
He is from Italian Descent. He was a former manager for a country radio station.
On September 12, 1993, the couple had their first and only child named Kelsea.
She is a popular sensation in the country-pop music field.
Carl and Ed got legally separated after few years of marriage. The reason for their divorce was an unhealthy relationship.
Carla said that sometimes people do not work out with each other, and it's okay.
Their marriage did not work, and hence they lived separately and started co-parenting their only child.
Relationship of Carla with her Daughter
Carla has only one daughter, which made them closer than ever. Kelsea, on the other hand, also loves her mom more than her father.
Carla enrolled her daughter in the dance classes when she was just three years old. Her daughter took those classes for nine years.
By the age of ten, she was already a graceful dancer. However, at the age of twelve, she got bored of dancing and was more interested in music.
She had written her first song at the age of twelve. She dedicated the song to her mother.
Carla was emotional and had tears in her eyes, which made her daughter realize the power of music.
She got inspired by how her mother felt a deep connection with the music that she wrote.
This was the turning point that made her quit dancing and make more music.
Daughter's career and Hits
At the age of 19, Carla's daughter bagged the first professional deal of her music career with Black River Entertainment.
In October of 2014, she started into country music with her single solo, Love Me Like You Mean It.
This song gained the top spot on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart.
This song made Kelsea the first female independent artist working under an independent label to have attained the top spot on the chart.
In November of 2014, she released her debut self-titled EP, which was well perceived by the audience.
This album made her gain more name and fame.
She usually writes a song inspired by actual events of her life, such as her parent's divorce, heartbreaks, and other emotional, heartfelt feelings that she suffered through her entire life.
Through her emotional lyrics, she connected with her audience on a deeper level.
Her song Peter Pan was a highly successful single. Likewise, her song XO was the first time some songs graced the top spot on the billboard country airplay chart.
This made her the first new female artist to have the first three songs of her career topping the chart.
Her album Dibs sold more than three hundred thousand copies in the United States as of October 2017.
This album was certified Gold by the recording industry association of America.
Her last album unapologetically, released in November of 2017, became favorable critical and general reception.
The album featured twelve songs.
Relationship of Daughter
Carla's daughter began dating Australian country singer Morgan Evans in March 2016.
The couples got engaged on December 25, 2016, and married a year later in December 2017. They have no children yet.
The net worth of Carla has not been disclosed. The net worth of her daughter is given below:
|$6 million||Singer, songwriter, producer|
Age, Height, and Weight
- Her age is not available on the internet.
- She is American by nationality.
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