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Kimberley Locke

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Kimberley Locke Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Kimberley Dawn Locke
Place Of Birth
Tennessee, USA
44 years old
Birth Date
January 2 1978

Kimberley Locke Facts

Child Star?
Singer, songwriter, TV personality.
Education & Qualifications
Gallatin High School
Net Worth
Donald Locke, Christine Locke
Ashley Locke

About Kimberley Locke

Born on January 3, 1978, Kimberley Locke is an American singer, songwriter, and TV personality, who has mainly derived fame after becoming the finalist of 'American Idol' season 2.

She is also famous for her albums 'One Love', 'Based on a True Story' and singles like '8th World Wonder'. Her '8th World Wonder' and 'Jingle Bells' had made their way to the Billboard Hot 100 charts and UK charts as well.

She starred in TV shows like 'Good Day Live' and 'Family Feud'. 'Celebrity Fit Club' is another title that is responsible for her fame in the TV industry. Many other interesting facts about this personality are waiting for you ahead, so, keep your eyes stuck.

Kimberley Locke Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kimberley Locke’s net worth?

 Kimberley's net worth is around $1 million. Her primary sources of income include her singing and TV projects.

How much does Kimberley Locke earn per year?

The data of Locke's annual earnings are still under review but some sources claim it to be between $21,000-208,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kimberley Locke?

This American Idol fame pop singer is 5 ft 4 in (162.56 cm) tall and has black hair and black eyes.

How old is Kimberley Locke?

Born in Hartsville, Tennessee in 1978, Kimberley Locke's birthday is in January. So, as per the count, as of 2022, her age is 44 years.

Childhood And Education

On January 3, 1978, Kimberley Dawn Locke or famously known as Kimberley Locke was welcomed to the world by parents Donald Locke and Christine Locke. Christine Locke was a mother of two and Kimberley was her second child. Kimberley Locke and her older brother Ashley were born in Hartsville, Tennessee, and their origin is from Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Locke started her singing journey at a very young age of eight while listening to people like Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Diana Ross, and many other famous Hollywood singers.

She completed her education at Gallatin High School and she participated in school functions along with other members of the school performing group. She continued as a chorus in the group till high school and for her remarkable voice, she was selected for the All-Middle State Chorus as well. After high school, she decided to pursue her bachelor's in Business Administration at Management from Belmont University, Tennessee. Before she got recognition in the music industry through American Idol, Locke used to work as an administrative assistant in a Nashville-based company.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Kimberley Locke’s partner?

Kimberley Locke has never been rumored to be with anybody. Nor in her social media handles has she disclosed her relationship with anyone. Hence, this American Idol fame singing persona's dating history remains unknown.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Kimberley Locke's music career started when she got selected in the auditions of American Idol season 2, held in Nashville, Tennessee. Though she secured the third position as a finalist, her growth was reportedly seen after the show.

She signed her first record deal and debuted with the album 'One Love' with Curb Records, which got much admiration. Locke released her version of 'Jingle Bells' and 'Up on the House Top', which were enlisted in the UK charts and Billboard Hot 100 charts.

After Curb Records, she worked under the label Dream Merchant and released the masterpiece 'Strobelight'.

Her albums 'Christmas' and 'Based on a True Story' were parallelly celebrated by her fans. As a songwriter, she has co-written the song 'Superwoman' with Damon Sharpe and Mark J. Feist. This song was from the album 'Based on a True Story' and from the same album, she co-wrote another single called 'Fall' along with Clay Mills.

Her TV appearances have generously contributed to her fame, where she has remarkably flourished throughout the years. She was invited as a guest host on the reality show 'Good Day Live'. As a host, she was again seen in the show 'Word Slam'.

As a contestant, she was seen in a game show called 'Family Feud' and the famous television series the 'Celebrity Fit Club'.

In a very short time, she has discovered all the industries she could and modeling and business are part of the list. In 2005 she was featured in the 'Figure' magazine and in 2006 she was signed by the 'Ford Models' 14+ division'. In 2007 her fans saw her in 'UneQ Magazine'.

She has opened the Corton Creek Steakhouse & Wine Bar which is situated in New York. This project has been built in the partnership of Jim Stake, Eric Kupferberg, and Liam Harvey. She has her self-made entertainment company named I AM Entertainment which she founded in 2011.

Charity Work

This American Idol singing star is not only popular for her pop charts songs and albums but people admire her for her philanthropy as well. She has devoted herself actively to raising awareness for breast cancer and HIV/AIDS.

She also has work experience with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and got opportunities to interact with children with HIV/AIDS. As a volunteer of this foundation, she was engaged in a trip for 11 days to South Africa to interact with the sufferers. Her name is also associated with organizations like YouthAIDS, Camp Heartland, and Davy Foundation. She is also a member of America's leading charitable organization aimed at hunger relief, Feeding America. 

What awards has Kimberley Locke won?

Kimberley Locke has quite a few awards and nominations under her name in her singing career, such as the Teen Choice Awards nomination in 2003 for the Choice TV Reality/Variety Star - Female category. In 2004, she received a nomination for Choice Love Song, for her debut album '8th World Wonder'. Then she was nominated for New Music Awards and the category was Female Adult Contemporary Artist of the Year.

2007 was much special for her as she got the 'Red Ribbon Award' for her unconditional hard work for AIDS/HIV awareness.

Kimberley Locke’s Hobbies And Interests

Not much information about the interest of this American Idol finalist has been found, but her TV appearances are evidence that she shares her interest in acting as well along with singing.

Other Interesting Kimberley Locke Facts And Trivia

  • Kimberley Locke belongs to the Capricorn zodiac sign.
  • On a show called 'Don't Forget the Lyrics', she succeeded to raise $100,000 for Camp Heartland, the charity organization. In 2012, she was selected to the panel of the Board of Directors of the same organization through votes.
  • There was a 'pivot of change' in Kimberley Locke's birth era. The year saw many revolts in the aspects of cultural change, technology, economy, and innovation.
  • Kimberley Locke also belongs to the Baby Boomers generation.
  • An unknown fact about Kimberley's early life is that her father and mother got separated when she and her older brother were quite young.
  • She not only used to sing in her school's performing group but also, was a performer in churches.

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