There are many things, people, and organizations that can bring out inspiration. Sometimes an inspirational person can bring attention to a cause or vice versa. Kellie Pickler has persevered through much during her life, has gone on to fame and awards, and has worked to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the USO, and other causes and organizations.
Kellie Pickler is a country music singer, songwriter who was born in Albemarle, North Carolina. Her mother and father caused her childhood years to be difficult. Problems, including her mother leaving and her father being incarcerated, led to her grandparents having custody of her for multiple years. Despite difficulties, Kellie graduated high school in 2004, worked as a waitress, and participated in beauty pageants.
In 2005, Kellie Pickler auditioned for American Idol. She made the show, gained fame, and wound up with a 6th place finish. She has since had albums produced, multiple ones that she co-wrote. Her success led to participation on television shows, including her number one result on Dancing with the Stars. She won with Derek Hough as her dance partner.
Kellie raises funds, visits children, and hosts charity events for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She has, also, participated in charitable events for other organizations that benefit children and other causes, such as the American Red Cross, PETA, and AARP. She has been part of three USO tours. She has raised money as a celebrity guest on television game shows as well.
Kellie Pickler married Kyle Jacobs in 2011. Kyle Jacobs is a songwriter and proposed on her late grandmother’s birthday in 2010. The couple later starred in a reality show, I Love Kellie Pickler.
Kellie Pickler seems to have tried to share her good fortune. Her perseverance and good fortune can be an inspiration to others working through a difficult time. Be inspired! Have a bright day!