15 Things You Never Knew About Kelly Clarkson

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly two decades since Kelly Clarkson high-noted her way into our lives and into our hearts. She went from America’s sweetheart to America’s idol to the powerhouse vocalist and superstar she is today.

Sure, Clarkson may have jumped ship and gone on over to The Voice, but that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten her humble beginnings on the singing competition show. Now, the singer is a loving wife to talent manager Brandon Blackstock and an involved mother to River Rose, 4, and Remington “Remy” Alexander, 3, and stepmom to teens Seth and Savannah from Blackstock’s previous marriage. And with an unabashed and no-holds-barred attitude, she’s a force to be reckoned with on social media.

And while we all know that Clarkson has the voice of an angel and a hilarious and candid personality, there are plenty of little-known facts that will only make you love her even more.

Ahead, some fun, obscure and totally lovable facts you need to know about about Kelly Clarkson.