Kelly Brianne, also known as Kelly Clarkson, is an American singer, songwriter, author, and television personality. She was born on April 24, 1982. She gained notoriety in 2002 when she won the inaugural season of American Idol and signed a record deal with RCA.
Her first track, “A Moment Like This,” peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and ended up being the best-selling single in that nation in 2002. It was a part of her first studio album, Thankful, which came out in 2003 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
On her second studio album, Breakaway, Clarkson left the management of American Idol in an effort to change her image (2004). Breakaway was aided by four top ten singles in the US, including the title tune, “Since U Been Gone,” “Behind These Hazel Eyes,” and “Because of You.” – Breakaway sold over 12 million copies worldwide and won two Grammy Awards.
Kelly Clarkson’s Divorce Settlement And Kid’s Custody
According to court documents received by The Blast, Clarkson will pay Blackstock over $1.3 million in a single tax-free payment and $45,601 per month in child support for their children River Rose and Remington Alexander. These compensations commenced on February 1. Moreover, Clarkson will pay Blackstock $115,000 each month in spousal support up until January 31, 2024.
“Everyone thought Kelly and Brandon had the perfect marriage, but they definitely didn’t. Brandon’s very laid-back, whereas Kelly’s pretty high-strung.” The source added that Clarkson spending more time in California “changed things” between them.
Although receiving joint custody of their kids, Clarkson and Blackstock will first divide their time between Clarkson’s Los Angeles home and their Montana ranch. But, as part of the deal, Blackstock will provide Clarkson $2,000 each month through the end of June, and Clarkson will also receive both of their Montana properties.
The couple has agreed, per the agreement, to vaccinate the kids against COVID-19. According to reports, Clarkson agreed to give Blackstock $50,000 to help defray the expense of the kids’ private flight to see him before their vaccine. The singer will remain in Los Angeles where she currently lives with the family’s dogs.
Here’s the tweet below in which Kelly Clarkson revealed the title of her post-divorce album:
— billboard (@billboard) March 26, 2023
How Did Kelly Clarkson And Brandon Blackstock Meet?
At practice for the Academy of Country Music Awards in May 2006, Clarkson and Blackstock got to know one another. In 2013, Clarkson told PEOPLE, “I’ve only had three previous men that I dated, and not very seriously.” The long-distance lovers got engaged in December 2012 and married a year later in Tennessee’s lush countryside.
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Who Is In Charge Of Kelly And Brandon’s Kids?
Clarkson and Blackstock welcomed their two children, son Remington Alexander and daughter River Rose, after being married in 2013. As part of their divorce deal, the former couple will share custody of the kids, however, it’s expected that Clarkson will keep them with her in Los Angeles, per The Blast. Seth and Savannah Blackstock were born during Blackstock’s first marriage to Melissa Ashworth.
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