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Miranda Lambert - Random Fun Facts

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Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

What's not to love about Miranda Lambert?

Miranda Lambert hasn't allowed being a country music sensation to go to her head. She remains a humble, down to earth woman who wears her emotions on her sleeve. She tells it likes it is. Miranda is the real deal.

You would never guess that in 2007 she was known as country music's newest bad girl, which just might explain why I instantly became a fan. Miranda's first hit single, Kerosene, fired up the charts and the rest is history.

Miranda seems thankful for where her journey has led her. Heck, wouldn't you be? She has the looks, talent, personality and she is just so darn lovable!

Miranda is a pistol full of pep! She is a firecracker with a fuse that lights up on stage. Whether she is singing about cheating boyfriends or domestic abuse, she gets her point across to her listeners.

Miranda sings about revenge, lies and regrets...childhood memories and love. No matter what lyrics Miranda is entertaining her fans with, chances are...we are listening, learning and loving it.

She also believes that women have the power to run the world...isn't that reason enough to love Miranda Lambert?

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

Random Facts about Miranda Lambert

  • Middle name is Leigh.
  • Birthdate is November 10th, 1983.
  • Born in Longview and raised in Lindale, Texas.
  • Her family is of Irish and Indian descent.
  • At age 17, she formed a band named "Texas Pride" which performed in the Dallas area.
  • Parents are Private Investigators who took Miranda on a stake out when she was 3 years old. Dad, Rick is a country music guitarist.
  • Has one sibling, a brother. Luke Lambert.
  • Finished in third place on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, country musics version of American Idol which lasted for 6 seasons.
  • Married to Blake Shelton since May 14th, 2011 and they served Venison to their guests, that they shot themselves. That's southern hospitality! Skin 'em and eat 'em.
  • As a side project she is part of the country group Pistol Annies along with Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley and two albums were produced.
  • Loves diamonds, horses and puppies!
  • Starred in a 2001 teen comedy, Slap Her She's French.

Miranda Lambert - White Liar

More Random Facts about Miranda Lambert

  • Has close to 4 million Twitter followers.
  • About 8 million Facebook fans.
  • Over 840,000 followers on Instagram.
  • Over 40,000 followers on Pinterest.
  • Owner of The Pink Pistol, which specialties include unique clothing and merchandise. Two locations, one in her hometown of Lindale, TX and also her current hometown of Tishomingo, OK.
  • I'm assuming her favorite color might be pink. She does like her pink guitars.
  • Asked her dad to teach her to play the guitar when she was 16 years old. Wrote her first song hours after learning to play a few chords.
  • Miranda Lambert's height is 5'4 and hubby Blake Shelton is 6'5. That is quite a stretch, but I'm sure it's worth it.
  • Appeared on an episode of Law & Order SVU as a rape victim.
  • Is a fan of Beyonce's music.
  • Miranda wore her mother's wedding dress when she became a Mrs.
  • Does her own hair and makeup before she performs her shows.
  • Loves Vintage anything!
  • Enjoys drinking alcohol. Yet, has no sponsors! Go figure.
  • As a teen had a gig on a potato chip commercial.
  • Her first self-released CD in 2001, titled: Miranda Lambert, was funded by her father and landed two songs on the Texas music charts.

Miranda Lambert - Mama's Broken Heart

Even More Random Facts about Miranda Lambert

  • Is the founder of Mutt Nation Foundation which helps homeless pups. Her mother, Bev is the co-founder. Donations are 100% tax deductible.
  • At this time Miranda has six or seven rescue dogs. I can't keep up since she adds to her canine family frequently. Miranda has been rescuing dogs since she was a wee one.
  • In 2014 unveiled her no-kill animal shelter, Redemption Ranch in Tishomingo, OK. There is no doubt that Miranda is a pup lover.
  • Her range in Tishomingo is 750 acres. Blake's ranch is 1200 acres. The ranches are 10 miles apart. Miranda resides at Blake's place, but keeps her place for some chick time. (Genius idea!)
  • Blake proposed marriage at the ranch. Awww!
  • Miranda has five albums: Kerosene: 2005, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: 2007, Revolution: 2009, Four The Record: 2011, Platinum: 2014 (Six albums if you include her self released CD, Miranda Lambert in 2001)
  • Earned her first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with Platinum in 2014.
  • Is the 11th female country music artist to top the Billboard 200.
  • Has four No. 1 hit singles: The House That Built Me, Heart Like Mine, Over You, We Were Us (Duet with Keith Urban)
  • Had 5 singles in 4 years before having a top ten hit. Miranda is not only patient, but very dedicated to her craft!
  • On April 19, 2015 was honored with an ACM Milestone Award. She also made the Guinness Book of World Records for most consecutive years as Female Vocalist of the Year. She also won her 6th ACM Female Vocalist of the year. Album of the Year with Platinum and Song of the Year with Automatic. Miranda Lambert had one heck of a night!
  • Sadly, announced on July 20, 2015 that Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are divorced. This grim news devastated many fans of both Blake and Miranda. I wish them both well in their next chapter.
Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert Poll

Finale facts...

I had fun researching and collecting facts on Miranda Lambert. I hope you enjoyed learning something new. I have been a fan of Miranda's since her hit single, Kerosene.

There was something about this spunky blonde bombshell with the attitude that had this fan coming back for more.

I remember back in the day watching award shows and Miranda was overshadowed by other country music stars, I knew her day would come soon. And the day finally came in 2007 when Miranda won her first ACM award.

Since that initial win she has accumulated countless ACM's, CMA's, ACCA, CMT's and a Grammy! The nominations nods are also endless. The country music industry knows better than to mess with a bad girl like ML.

If you weren't a fan of Miranda's before, hopefully you are now!

Miranda Lambert - Fastest Girl In Town

Miranda Lambert - Automatic

Miranda Lambert - VICE

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Comments

Suzie from Carson City on September 17, 2015:

STOP!!! I won't listen!! LOL

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on September 17, 2015:

Miranda didn't let it happen, it just happened. Possibly BS is just that...BS. Haha!!

Suzie from Carson City on September 17, 2015:

You know my thoughts on Blake.............Of course I love Miranda too. I just WONDER how she let this happen!!?? LOL Oh Lord, I wish I was Gwen!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on September 17, 2015:

I'm still on Team Miranda, Effer...I was before Blake and I am after Blake. Not sure about Gwen, probably just a rumor, but time will tell. #TeamMiranda

Suzie from Carson City on September 17, 2015:

Just eight months ago when I was so happy & excited for Miranda and just LOVED her!

Well, SFAM, you of all people know what a difference just a few months can make.

I now wonder what the heck our Miss Miranda was thinking OR WHAT IS WRONG WITH HER that she let that gorgeous, sweet, sexy, talented hunk of Country man get away!!!..............LOLOLOLOLOLOL

I know, I know.....we've had this talk before. I'm NOT changing my mind!! LOLOLO (Are they SURE he's with Gwen?) .."sigh"

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on September 17, 2015:

Hi PS, Thank you for stopping by to visit with Miranda and Sunshine! :)

Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on September 15, 2015:

Linda She is a fav...her music rocks ---never tire of hearing them again and again....sad for both she and hubby that the marriage ended....that happens...no doubt someone wonderful will come into her life and his life once again...it has to be tres difficile to be such huge stars and married. ...wow.

Thanks for the fun facts....

Angels are on the way to you this afternoon. ps shared g+ tweeted

Suzie from Carson City on June 20, 2015:

HEY!! Miranda had her special night. The 25th of June is a very SPECIAL day for our Miss Linda Sue!! Get your dancin shoes on.....time to party hardy at Sunshine's Birthday Party!! See you there!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on April 21, 2015:

Amen, Paula! Amen. I remember when Johnny and June and then Tim and Faith were the reigning King and Queen...it is Blake and Miranda's turn now.

Suzie from Carson City on April 20, 2015:

Miranda is simply AMAZING! She cleaned up again this year!! She & Blake are ........without a doubt the most incredibly awesome couple of Country Music. Both talented, popular, sweet, gorgeous.....they have it all. Hands DOWN...Amen!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on March 29, 2015:

SG...How much fun that must be to see Miranda in your town! I bet she is just as cute in person! Thank you for sharing! :)

Sheila Brown from Southern Oklahoma on March 28, 2015:

I do love Miranda Lambert and Blake! Their ranches are only about 30 miles from us. Hubby and I have seen her here in our little town before. She is just as cute in person! I was really happy to hear when she opened up her "no kill" shelter. That goes to show what a good heart she has.

Nithya Venkat from Dubai on March 23, 2015:

Great hub and enjoyed reading facts about Miranda Lambert. She has a great voice. Love country music.

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on March 22, 2015:

Hi Flourish and Poetryman! Thanks for stopping by to check out Miranda! :)

poetryman6969 on March 15, 2015:

Not my kind of music but she is very pretty.

FlourishAnyway from USA on January 29, 2015:

Fastest Girl In Town is my favorite. She sure is a firecracker.

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on January 17, 2015:

Hi CrisSp...I enjoyed selecting my favorite Miranda Lambert quotes! :)

CrisSp from Sky Is The Limit Adventure on January 08, 2015:

Fun facts and very entertaining. Good, enjoyable video selections and love the lyric quotes.

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on January 08, 2015:

Thanks y'all for visiting with Sunshine and Miranda Lambert! :)

Martie Coetser from South Africa on January 08, 2015:

Love her voice, and all the facts. Thanks, Linda!

Claudia Mitchell on January 08, 2015:

I'm not a huge country music fan, but I always love reading facts about people. Love that her parents are private investigators. Fun hub Linda!

Nell Rose from England on January 08, 2015:

Hi Linda, I have never heard of her before, but after listening to the videos I do now! lol! fun hub! and I learned something new! voted up and shared, nell

Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on January 08, 2015:

Linda, I really enjoyed this hub. I saw a documentary about Miranda not too long ago. It was immediately followed by a documentary about Blake. That was a great afternoon of TV!

I think she's a fantastic song writer. My favorite is The House That Built Me. What a tear jerker!

I love that she does her own hair and makeup and likes vintage anything. A girl after my own heart!

Ann Carr from SW England on January 08, 2015:

I've never heard of this celebrity but she sounds like one sassy lady. She might well be popular in Britain too but I'm not up with the latest!

Great hub full of fun facts. Good to read one of your hubs; have missed a few but still catching up!

Ann

Keith Abt from The Garden State on January 08, 2015:

I'm generally a hard rock/heavy metal kind of guy but I dig Miranda. Aside from her being a total hottie, her songs like "Kerosene" and "Gunpowder and Lead" are full of cool, kick-a** attitude. I bet she could make a pretty killer rock album if she wanted to, she's a rocker chick in a country girl's clothing.

Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on January 08, 2015:

Miranda Lambert sounds a great person. I learned more about her from you. Thank you for sharing an interesting and informative hub.

Suzie from Carson City on January 07, 2015:

SS~~SFAM.....This hub rocks, girl! Miranda is an absolute Doll. She and Blake make a Heavenly couple. ...and both are lovable and very talented.

Great tribute to Miranda!! UP+++pinned & tweeted.

Barbara Purvis Hunter from Florida on January 07, 2015:

Hi Sunshine,

I hope the year 2015 will be your greatest ever.

I am a fan of Miranda and Blake and I wish them many happy years together.

Miranda is a natural beauty and has a wonderful voice and she seemed happy in her career.

Thanks for another great hub about people I like.

Until later,

Bobbi Purvis

I will tweet this and pin it on my re-pin board.

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on January 07, 2015:

Hi DJ...Miranda has actually rescued dogs from the side of the road. She is an earth angel for lonely puppies. Thanks for stopping by!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on January 07, 2015:

Hi Bill...I also wish Blake and Miranda a successful marriage. Two ranches is a genius idea!

DJ Anderson on January 07, 2015:

Linda, I enjoyed your article on Miranda Lambert.

She is certainly the real deal.....talent, looks and heart of gold.

I loved learning that she rescues abandoned dogs.

The videos were great and I thoroughly enjoyed them.

Very nice write up!

DJ.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on January 07, 2015:

Fun article, Linda! I really like her and Shelton, and I sure hope their marriage doesn't go the way of many marriages we see with celebrities.