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Kimberly Schlapman


Kimberly Schlapman is a country music singer and chef from the United States. Kimberly Schlapman is a member of the Grammy Award-winning country music group Little Big Town.

Early Life

Kimberly Schlapman was born in Cornelia, Georgia, the United States, on October 15, 1969. Her birth sign is Libra and is currently 54 years old as of 2023. She is a US citizen and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.

She was born to American parents and has a sister named Paula James. Apart from this, the identities of her parents and their professions are unknown. She rarely talks about her childhood life and seems to be focused on her career at the moment.

She is a well-educated person and has studied at Samford University in Alabama, as part of the school’s reputed Capella group.

Professional Career

Kimberly Schlapman along with her friend Fairchild moved to Nashville, Tennessee, with the hope of building individual careers as vocalists. She worked as a waitress in between auditions for record companies at the time. Kimberly and Karen formed the duet ‘Little Big Town’ in the late 1990s. They were eventually joined by Jimi Westbrook and, lastly, Philip Sweet, who suggested the band’s name.

Little Big Town earned their first big recording contract with Mercury Records in 1999, however, they were unable to release any singles or albums during this period. They were later dismissed by the company and signed with Sony Music’s Monument Records in 2002. Soon after, they launched their first album, with singles “Don’t Waste My Time” and “Everything Changes” reaching the top of the music charts.

Continued her successful career

After a few more singles and music albums, the band began to gain the traction it desired. She contributed her soprano voice to the band’s characteristic harmony style singing. Kimberly has already cooperated with other singing legends such as Alicia Keys and Taylor Swift as a member of the band.

Caption: The country music group Little Big Town performing in the concert (Source: Reading Eagle)

In the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, her album ‘Pain Killer’ and the single ‘Girl Crush’ were nominated for best album and best song in the country music category, respectively. She, as part of the group, received the award for best country group song for ‘Girl Crush’. The trio previously won a Grammy for their hit ‘Pontoon’ in 2013.

Kimberly is a major culinary aficionado, and she aired her own show titled ‘Kimberly’s Simply Southern’ on the Great American Country channel in September 2012. The show was a success, and audiences fell in love with her Southern charm right away. She eventually released her debut cookbook, ‘OH GUSSIE! Kimberly’s Southern Kitchen: Cooking and Visiting.’ Kimberly’s book has been featured on major television shows such as The Today Show and Dr. Oz.


Throughout her professional career, she has won several awards and achievements. She earned a Grammy for best country group song for ‘Girl Crush,’ as well as a Grammy for their hit ‘Pontoon’ in 2013.

Net Worth 2023

As of 2023, her net worth is estimated at around $2.5 million while her salary and income are unknown. She has been able to earn such a huge sum of money as a singer and chef. She earned around $1k per post on her Instagram.

Relationship Status

On the 28th of November 2006, Kimberly Schlapman married Stephen Schlapman. With the marriage, the couple has two kids; Pearl Schlapman and Dolly Grace Schlapman.

Caption: Kimberly Schlapman’s family photo (Source: Instagram)

She previously married Steven Roads. Unfortunately, he died on April 6, 2005. There were no kids from the couple. Moreover, there is no separation issue between the lucky pair. Their relationship is built on mutual trust and understanding.

Body Measurements

Caption: Kimberly Schlapman posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

The beautiful country singer stands  5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 54 kg. She has a pair of blue eyes with blonde hair colour and she wears a shoe size of 9 US and a dress size of 4 US.

Kimberly Schlapman – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@ohgussie’ there are over 234k followers. Likewise, there are over 30.2k followers on her Twitter page ‘@ohgussie’ and over 123k followers on her official Facebook page.