Jeanne Clarkson: Who Is Kelly Clarkson’s Mother?

Jeanne Clarkson

Jeanne Clarkson is the mother of Kelly Clarkson who is an American singer, songwriter, author, and television personality. Jeanne’s daughter Kelly Clarkson became the first artist in history to top each of Billboard’s pop, adult contemporary, adult pop, country, and dance charts. She has received three MTV Video Music Awards, three Grammy Awards, four American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, five Daytime Emmy Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Jeanne Clarkson: Bio Summary

NameJeanne Clarkson
Famous as mother of Kelly Clarkson
Gender Female
Date of birth N/A
Place of birth United States
Nationality American
Parents Nial Ewing Rose and Mary Gladys George
Spouse Stephen Michael Clarkson, Jimmy Taylor
Children Alyssa Clarkson, Jason Clarkson, and Kelly Clarkson

Who Is Kelly Clarkson’s Mother, Jeanne?

Jeanne Clarkson was born Jeanne Ann Rose but her date of birth and place of birth are not known. Nial Ewing Rose and Mary Gladys George are the names of her parents. She may have siblings but there is no information publicly available about them. Jeanne hasn’t disclosed many details about her early life and family.

Jeanne Clarkson is a descendant of Republican state senator Isaiah Rose. Information regarding Jeanne’s education is unavailable at the moment. She became a teacher by profession. Jeanne is a first-grade English teacher. Many details of her career and accomplishments are unavailable.

Jeanne Clarkson met and fell in love with Stephen Michael Clarkson, the man who would become her husband. However, how Jeanne and Stephen met is unknown. They dated for a while and eventually got married. They gave birth to three children who are now adults. They have one son and two daughters.

Their son Jason Clarkson was born in the year 1973. Their two daughters are Alyssa Clarkson and Kelly Clarkson. Alyssa Clarkson was born in the year 1976. Kelly was born Kelly Brianne Clarkson on April 24, 1982, in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. Jeanne’s then-husband Stephen Michael Clarkson is a former engineer.

For some unknown reasons, Jeanne and Stephen decided to get divorced. Their divorce is said to have happened in the year 1988. Jeanne Clarkson and Stephen Michael Clarkson’s divorce had a great impact on the lives of their children. The divorce led to the separation of their three children.

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As they grew up, they didn’t get to spend much time together and were raised in different homes. Their son Jason Clarkson stayed with his father Stephen, their daughter Alyssa Clarkson lived with an aunt while their other daughter Kelly Clarkson stayed with her mother Jeanne Clarkson. Kelly said:

“We didn’t grow up together — at all. My sister grew up with my aunt and uncle in North Carolina and my brother grew up with my dad in California and I grew up in Texas with my mom.” Jeanne’s children got to reconnect in 2001 when her son Jason Clarkson got married. They are now close to each other.

Jeanne Clarkson found love again after divorcing Stephen Michael Clarkson. She met Jimmy Taylor and they got married. Per sources, Jeanne and Jimmy’s marriage also failed. They got divorced but the reason for their divorce is unknown. Jeanne raised her daughter Kelly Clarkson as a Southern Baptist.

Kelly Clarkson said: “I always grew up in church. I was the leader of our youth group. I’ve always grown up pretty close to church and with God. But I think I’ve just gotten a lot closer just because He’s the only One I can lean on.” Kelly later said of her upbringing, “My family was highly conservative; I had to go to church on Sunday and Wednesday.”

Jeanne Clarkson has been supportive of her daughter Kelly Clarkson’s career. She has been seen on Kelly’s show. Per her IMDb page, she has appeared as a guest in 2 episodes of The Kelly Clarkson Show. Jeanne talked about her career as a teacher on the show.

“As I was growing up, I had good teachers and I had some that were not so good teachers,” Jeanne said. “I felt so bad for … not so much for myself because I behaved, but [for] some of the kids who had a hard time sitting still and doing things. Some of those teachers were really rude and they were mean and I thought, ‘I don’t ever wanna be that way.’

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Jeanne also said, “I want kids to want to come to school, I want them to love learning. I want them to be a life-long learner, because I am. And I want it to be fun. I want to meet them at the door and welcome them in … I want them to love it!” Jeanne Clarkson has appeared as herself in E! True Hollywood Story.

Where Is Kelly Clarkson’s Mother Now?

Kelly Clarkson’s mother Jeanne Clarkson may be living somewhere in the United States. She has maintained a low profile. She is believed to be in good health as there hasn’t been any news that says otherwise. She has not been involved in any controversies or rumors.

Ruth Kai Botchway

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