|Kristy Lee Cook Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||January 18, 1984|
Kristy Lee Cook is an American singer and TV personality who first came into the spotlight in 2008 when she had finished in 7th place in the 7th season of the popular singing-based reality TV series American Idol. Before she participated in the show, she had already released her debut solo studio album titled Devoted (2005). Just after the end of American Idol, she had published her 2nd studio album titled Why Wait which had peaked at number 8 on the US Country charts. She has also released an EP titled All Kinds of Crazy (2016). Besides her singing career, she has hosted TV shows such as Outdoor’s 10 Best (2010) and The Most Wanted List (2015-Present). She had starred in the reality TV show titled Goin’ Country (2010-2012) which was built around her passion for hunting and her search for a new recording contract. She had also served on the judging panel of the competition-based reality TV show Wanted: Adventure Host (2011).
Kristy Lee Cook
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States
Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, United States
Singer, TV Personality
- Father – Larry Cook (Former Army Officer, Vietnam War Veteran)
- Mother – Carlene Cook
- Siblings – Terina Dutton (née Cook) (Older Sister), Sonny Cook (Older Brother)
- Others – John Dutton (Brother-in-Law) (Former American Football Player)
She is represented by Mary McHamon, Booking Agent, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
- Ren-Hen Records
- Arista Nashville
- RCA Records
- 19 Recordings
- Broken Bow Records
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kristy has dated –
- Andy Dobner (2006–2010) – Kristy had started dating Andy Dobner in late 2006 and he had proposed to her in March 2008. However, as she was participating in American Idol, and did not want to waver in her focus, the pair had kept the proposal a secret. After she was eliminated from the show in April 2008, Andy had proposed to her again and this time the couple got engaged. They broke off their engagement in 2010.
- Lee Orr (2016-Present) – She began dating independent petroleum landman and avid hunter Lee Orr in 2016. The couple got engaged in June 2018 and were married in March 2019. They have a son together named Tillman Daniel Orr (b. April 2018).
Race / Ethnicity
She is of American descent.
- Slender frame
- Shoulder-length, straight hair
- Charming smile
- Radiant face
She had been featured in a TV commercial for HyraBrush.
Kristy Lee Cook Facts
- She had signed a contract with RCA Records in 1999 and was the first talent signed to Britney Spears‘s production company. However, RCA later placed her and other younger artists on hold before ultimately dropping them.
- In 2007, when she was trying to raise funds for her American Idol audition, she had sold her prized barrel horse. After she was eliminated from the show, she had tried to re-purchase her horse but its new owner had refused.
- For her 2012 single Airborne Ranger Infantry, she had taken inspiration from poems written by her father about his experiences during the Vietnam War.
Featured Image by Kristy Lee Cook / Instagram