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Carrie Underwood

Her life before and after becoming famous.

Alishia Orrell

on 17 May 2013

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Transcript of Carrie Underwood

Carrie's Singing Life During the top 11 finalists' performance on the March 22, 2005, Idol episode, she sung a rendition of the number one 1980s rock hit "Alone",
Cowell predicted that Underwood would not only win the competition, but she would also outsell all previous Idol winners.
On May 25, 2005, Underwood became the season four winner. Her winnings included a recording contract worth at least a million dollars, use of a private jet for a year, and a Ford Mustang convertible. 1. Cowboy Casanova

2. Before He Cheats

3. Last Name

4. Just a Dream

5. Temporary Home Her Life Story Carrie Underwood Background Information School Life Background Information Her Acting Career Her Acting Career Her Personal Life She was born on March 10, 1983.
She was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
She was raised on her parent's farm in Checotah, Oklahoma. She attended school at Checotah, Oklahoma.
While at Checotah High School, she was an Honor Society member, a cheerleader, and played basketball and softball.
She graduated in 2001 and was the second highest graduate of her class. Her parents are Stephen and Carole Underwood.
Her dad worked at a sawmill.
Her mom taught at an elementary school.
She has two older sisters.
Her sister's are Shanna and Stephanie. After High School "After high school, I pretty much gave up on the dream of singing. I had reached a point in my life where I had to be practical and prepare for my future in the 'real world'". She attended Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, graduating n 2006 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and an emphasis in journalism. She continued performing in college, though, appearing at NSU's Downtown Country Show in Tahlequah before her big break came in the summer of 2004.
In the summer of 2004, Carrie auditioned for American Idol in St. Louis, Missouri.
After she sang "Could've Been" by Tiffany on the top 12 girls night, judge Simon Cowell commented that she would be one of the favorites to win the competition. She never had any formal training, but she performed often as a child at talent shows, town events and at church, Free Will Baptist Church in Checotah.
Her parents hired her an agent.
In 1996, Capital Records nearly gave Carrie Underwood a contract.
But the company had management changes, and the contract never happened. Carrie's Singing Life Carrie's Singing Life Top Ten Songs 6. Don't Forget to Remember Me

7. Jesus Take the Wheel

8. So Small

9. Wasted

10. Some Hearts She appeared on How I Met Your Mother in March 2010.
She played the part of Tiffany, a medical sales rep that forms a relationship with Ted.
This was the second highest rated episode for season five, gaining 10.48 million viewers.
Brian Zoromski of IGN gave the episode 8.5 out of 10.
He was surprised how well Underwood performed in her first acting role. Underwood made her film debut in Soul Surfer in April 2011.
She played Sarah Hill, the church youth leader who helped Bethany Hamilton overcome the obstacles she faced after the shark attack.
It was announced by NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt on November 30, 2012 that Underwood is set to star in the coveted role of Maria von Trapp in NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music, based on the original Broadway musical.
The telecast will be a three-hour event is scheduled to air on December 5, 2013. Carrie is a practicing Christian.
She follows a vegan diet.
She became engaged in December 2009 Mike Fisher, whom she began dating after they met at one of her concerts in 2008.
On July 10, 2010, Carrie and Mike got married at The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia, with more than 250 people in attendance.
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