Country singer, actress and songwriter who won seven Grammy Awards from 2007 to 2015. Her first three albums went multi-Platinum after she won American Idol in 2005.
When she was a child, Underwood participated in the Robbins Memorial Talent Show and sang with her church. In high school, she was a member of the Honor Society and she also played for the school's basketball and softball teams.
After winning the fourth season of American Idol, she tied with Reba McEntire for the title of Female Country Artist with the Most #1 Hits since 1991.
Her mother, an elementary school teacher, and her father, a sawmill worker, raised Underwood and her two sisters, Shanna and Stephanie. She married hockey player Mike Fisher on July 10, 2010 and on February 27, 2015, she and Fisher had a son named Isaiah.
She starred as Maria von Trapp alongside Stephen Moyer in the 2013 NBC special The Sound of Music Live!