Crystal bowersox bio: age, teeth, net worth, songs, Instagram, married?
Crystal Bowersox is a well-known American rock singer who rose to prominence after appearing on the American singing competition television series “American Idol,” where she finished second in Season 9. Since she left the show, it appears that little is known about this brilliant musician.
Crystal Bowersox: Profile summary
|Full Name||Crystal Bowersox|
|Date Of Birth||August 4, 1985|
|Place Of Birth||Elliston, Ohio, United States|
|Profession||Singer-songwriter, Singer, Musician, Artist, Actress|
|Education||High School, Ottawa County, Ohio, School for the Arts, Toledo|
|Spouse||Brian Walker (m. 2010)|
|Children||Anthony Levi Mason|
|Parents||Kelly Bowersox, Bill Bowersox, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, Cleveland, OH, United States, Ithaca, NY, United States|
|Record Labels||Shanachie Records, 19 Entertainment / Jive Records|
|Albums||Farmer’s Daughter (2010), All That for This (2013), Season 9 Favorite Performances (2010), Once Upon a Time…(2012, EP), Promises (2014, EP)|
|Music Groups||Blues Traveler|
|Nominations||Teen Choice Awards – Female Reality/Variety Star (2010)|
|Movies||“Body of Proof: Second Chances” (2011)|
|TV Shows||American Idol (9th season, 2010), Tonight Show with Jay Leno (2010)|
Crystal Bowersox: Family
Crystal Bowersox was born and initially brought up in Ellison, Ohio with her parents. Her father is William Lester Bowersox while her mother is Kelly Lynn Bowersox. She has a twin brother Karl who indeed is as old as she is. To mention a bit extra about her family. Crystal Bowersox’s parents got divorced when she was just two years old. Not only this but she was later also diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Despite all the personal problems, Crystal Bowersox has shown enormous strength and never given up, and that being the reason behind her becoming one of America’s music sensations.
Crystal Bowersox: Teeth
An interesting attribute of Crystal Bowersox is her gapped teeth which are often revealed anytime she smiles. She made it known that she used to wear braces while she was much younger but had to discontinue the treatment due to financial constraints.
However, she has been able to fix the problem and can now smile with confidence.
Crystal Bowersox: Education
Crystal Bowersox attended the Oak Harbor High School in Oak Harbor, Ohio. She was in choir and played flute at the school. Crystal Bowersox was lucky enough to have had the opportunity to perform her first professional gig at the age of 10. She also performed at local bars in Toledo, most popularly Papa’s Tavern and the Village Idiot in Maumee, Ohio. Crystal Bowersox at the early age of 17 moved to Chicago, where she continued to perform at the stations, including Washington and the Lake Redline stops. She continuously opened mics, in the One Ear show at the Heartland Café, and other dining and hospitality locations.
Crystal Bowersox says that she had to spend her initial days in poverty until 2006. In 2006, the Chicago Department of cultural affairs chose her to represent Chicago folk musicians in the sister’s city program “Experience Chicago”, held in Birmingham, the U.K. in 2007, she traveled internationally on an independent small café tour, including Memphis, Oaxaca City, Ankara, and Istanbul.
Crystal Bowersox: Work life and Career
Crystal Bowersox is a big name in the music world today and needs no further introduction. She is a known face in the industry with millions of trustworthy followers who support and appreciate her through the thick and thin. But all the name fame and support she had today was not easy to achieve. She had to spend her initial days struggling with poverty and has been consistently working very hard throughout the days to achieve the position she has in her life.
Crystal Bowersox: American Idol
Crystal Bowersox had participated in the American Idol and had auditioned for the same in Chicago, Illinois. She sang the song “Piece of my Heart” in her auditions. Her singing talent had impressed the judges a lot. The Guest Judge Shania Twain for the show had complimented her to be a “raw, natural talent.”
Crystal Bowersox is the first female contestant to make it to the finale of American Idol since Jordin Sparks won the title. The list of the milestones she has achieved didn’t just end up here. She has also been one of the first contestant’s in American Idol’s history to have played one of her original songs played on the show. Crystal’s original song “Holy Toledo”, was played as the background music for her hometown package – when she returned to Toledo, Ohio, and Elliston.
In 2010, Crystal Bowersox was named as the runner-up of the American Idol. She is the only third runner-up for the show to never be in the bottom 3 or bottom 2.
Crystal Bowersox: Successful Singing Career
Crystal Bowersox was announced as the runner-up for American and that was the turning point in her life. Post her American Idol victory it was announced that the lady signed a 19 Entertainment/Jive Records. Her single “Up to the Mountain” has since been released to the radio stations and iTunes.
Crystal Bowersox’s debut album was “Farmer’s Daughter”, which was released to stores and iTunes on the 14th of December, 2010. Crystal Bowersox was also lucky enough to have had the opportunity to perform her song “Farmer’s Daughter” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on 16th December 2010. In October 2012, she also signed a recording deal with Shanachie Records. Her second studio album “All that for this” was released on 26th March 2013.
She even tried her hands in acting and made her acting debut on a second season episode of the Body of Proof. She has also appeared as a guest on the Blues Traveler album, Suzie Cracks the Whip, performing vocals with John Popper and also appeared with him in their concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado.
Crystal Bowersox has also appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and had performed her song “Movin’ On” to promote the album. Later she had also headlined the Lancaster Festival in Lancaster, Ohio on June 27, 2013.
Crystal Bowersox: Boyfriends, Affairs and Marital Status
During her American Idol days, Crystal Bowersox dated Tony Kusian. Their early day’s romance couldn’t last long enough and they broke up just a few hours before the Idol finale.
Crystal Bowersox later married Brain Walker on the 10th of October, 2010, at the Uncommon Ground Café in Chicago. This was the very restaurant the couple had first met six years ago while both were performing at the open mic night. 3 years after their marriage, on May 16th, the couple announced that they were ending their marriage.
While appearing on the Good Day L.A. to promote her Christmas album on November 26, 2013, Crystal Bowersox came out as bisexual.