Kelsea Ballerini was born and raised in Tennessee, specifically in Mascot and nearby Knoxville. As a child, she began her songwriting career and was signed by Black River Entertainment at the age of 19 in 2014. In 2015, she released her debut album titled “The First Time” and followed it up with “Unapologetically” in 2017. She gained recognition after being named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 musicians to watch and received her first Grammy nomination for the latter album.
Aside from her music career, Ballerini also briefly served as the fifth coach on “The Voice” in 2018 and filled in for Kelly Clarkson during season 20 of the show. In March 2019, she was invited to join the Grand Ole Opry and was officially inducted by Carrie Underwood a month later. Despite her success, the “I Hate Love Songs” artist remains grounded and continues to make music that resonates with her fans.
A Peek into Kelsea Ballerini’s Marriage
Singer of PeterPan, Kelsea Ballerini is all candid about her love life. In the year 2016, Ballerini stated dating Australian singer Morgan Evans. The couple tied knot in the year 2017. In August 2022, Ballerini had announced her news of separation and finally called it quit after being married to each other for five years. On November 15 2022, Kelsea & Evans settled their divorce. According to the documents of court that were obtained by Life & Style, the Ballerini and Evans had cited irreconcilable differences as the primary reason for their divorce.
That’s When It Started …
The country singer Kelsea Ballerini & Outer Banks star Chase Stokes had first sparked up their romance rumours in January 2023. The unconfirmed story of romance has created an unwanted buzz and excitement in the hearts of the fans and they are already rooting for the rumoured couple.
The rumours were first speculated when the American singer and the Netflix star decided to cosy up for a picture while enjoying the Georgia vs. TCU game in Inglewood, California. Chase stokes had soft launched their relationship on his Instagram account on 13th of January when he posted cuddled up picture of them at the match in an Instagram dump post and captioned the same as ” lil recap ”.
A group photo was also posted by Todd Graves, where the former duo were seen standing next to each other. The post included some other stars of Outer Banks as well like Austin North, Jonathan Daviss, Dylan Sprouse & Zack Bia.
Soon after Stokes posted the cuddled up picture of them, the dating rumours were all around the Internet, which Ballerini addressed in an ingenious way through a TikTok video. In that video, over a screenshot from DeuxMoi ( a celebrity gossip account ), which featured anonymous tips on Ballerini & Stokes, along with the manager of Soho House Nashville.
The rumoured couple were soon seen stepping out together from Nashville. TMZ captured a video of the two, where they were seen holding hands whilst they were on a date at Robert’s Western World.
After a few days of the date night, the couple were seen in LA, as they shared moments of PDA in the LAX airport, where they were seen hugging and holding hand while they parted ways.
Chase Stokes also opened up briefly about the relationship of him & Ballerini to the PEOPLE Magazine, mentioning that the former duo have been just spending some good time together.
Ballerini released an emotional short film on the 14th of February, 2022. In that short film she had contemplated the struggles she had in her marriage & narrated her thoughts with a partner. With the release of the following film, Stoked showered all his support towards Ballerini while sharing a picture of them in his Instagram story.
In the same day, Ballerini again shared a TikTok video, where the video clip only revealed the actor’s arms, but fans confirmed that ’twas Stokes because they recognized him with the matching tattoos that were seen in the video.
Recently, Kelsea announced in her Instagram account that she had booked SNL as the musical guest. Stokes who had arrived at LA for the premiere of Outer Banks, Season 3 on being asked about his girlfriend’s big news by the paparazzi of Entertainment Tonight replied that Kelsea is the “best” and told everyone that he’s really excited for everything happening in her life right now.