Vanessa Carlton is an American singer-songwriter and pianist who scored a worldwide hit with her 2002 debut single A Thousand Miles, which was released as the lead single for her commercially successful and critically acclaimed first album Be Not Nobody.
She is the daughter of Heidi Lee and Edmund Carlton. She has a younger brother named Edmund and a younger sister named Gwen. In 2013, she got married to John McCauley. She and John had their first child in 2015.
In 2010, she surprised her fans by revealing publicly for the first time that she is bisexual.
According to her, she battled with severe depression and anorexia during her teenage years.
And it's sad because it's like a surprise to people - almost an anomaly - when artists are actually refined and trained on an instrument. That's the last thing people think about.Vanessa Carlton
But my mom was a pianist, and she taught piano out of her house. I was just so excited, being a little kid and having all these other kids come to my house twice a week. I thought it was a big party.Vanessa Carlton
Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop.Vanessa Carlton
I learned a lot from that first record and I learned a lot from my experiences touring, but really the biggest education I got over the past two years was learning the importance of arrangements.Vanessa Carlton
My mom would give me a piece to play, but I wouldn't do any theory because when it came time to do it I would sneak back upstairs and watch TV. So, I had these kind of nonchalant lessons for years, then it just started soaking in.Vanessa Carlton
is a famous American musician,
who was born on
August 16, 1980. As a person born on this date, Vanessa Carlton is listed in our database as the 15th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 16) and the 113th most popular for the year (1980).
People born on August 16
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Vanessa Carlton is the 484th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Vanessa Carlton's birthday, Vanessa Carlton is the 3166th most famous American.
In general, Vanessa Carlton ranks as the 5748th
most popular famous person, and the 44th most popular musician of all time.
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