Carrie Marie Underwood is an American country music singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Carrie Underwood won the fourth season of “American Idol” in 2005 and has become one of the best-selling artists in country music.
After graduating from high school, Underwood attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. There, she graduated in television journalism and temporarily put aside her dreams of becoming a singer. During his senior year, in 2004, Underwood decided to try out for American Idol. Not only did she pass the audition, but she became the show’s fourth season winner.
Underwood’s debut album, Some Hearts (2005), quickly went multi-platinum, making it the best-selling women’s country album since the Nielsen SoundScan was introduced in 1991.
Carrie Underwood wedded professional hockey player Mike Fisher on July 10, 2010. In September 2014, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together. Their son, Isaiah Michael Fisher, was born on February 27, 2015.
Underwood founded the Checotah Foundation for Animals, Towns and Schools in 2009. The foundation helps with overall goals, needs, and services in the Checotah area to have a direct impact on the community.