CAROLE King is known as an American singer-songwriter who has worked in the industry since 1958.

The 79-year-old musician continues to have a successful career, but fans are wondering what her actual size is.


Carole King is an American singer-songwriterCredit: Getty – Contributor

Who is Carole King?

Born February 9, 1942, King is known as an American singer-songwriter.

Over the years, she has written hundreds of songs including You’ve Got a Friend, The Loco-motion, Up on the Roof and It’s Too Late.

Her real name is Carol Joan Klein, but she changed her name to Carol King after forming the Co-Sines group as a young adult.

Her first professional single was called The Right Girl and was released by ABC-Paramount in 1958.

Throughout the 1960s, King rose to prominence and began writing songs for artists such as Aretha Franklin, The Drifters, and Dusty Springfield.

King went on to work with legends such as James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, and Mary J. Blige.

Her version of the song, Where You Lead (I Will Follow), is billed as the theme song for the hit television series Gilmore Girls.

She has also been actively involved in environmental issues since the 1970s, working with groups like the Alliance for the Wild Rockies and testifying on Capitol Hill.

An active Democrat, King campaigned for politicians such as John Kerry and Joe Biden.

How tall is Carole King?

King is said to be 5 feet 4 inches tall.

The star musician has an estimated net worth of around $ 70 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Born in New York, King has written or co-written over 400 songs throughout her career.

In more than four decades, King has managed to win four Grammy Awards and one Songwriters Hall of Fame induction.

King has been married four times to Gerry Goffin, Charles Larkey, Rick Evers and Rick Sorenson.

Carole King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2021


Carole King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2021Credit: Getty – Contributor

What did Taylor Swift say about Carole?

Country turned pop sensation Taylor Swift, 31, inducted King into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in October 2021.

During her introduction, Swift spoke about the music legend and revealed that her parents are huge fans.

“I don’t remember a time when I didn’t know Carole King’s music,” Swift said.

“I was raised by two of his biggest fans, who taught me the basic truths of life as they saw it: that you have to treat people the way you want to be treated, that you have to believe that you can achieve anything you want in life, and that Carole King is the greatest songwriter of all time.

She then revealed that she might not have been here without King’s music.

“There have been times when a fan’s dedication to the artist he loves can complicate things in his personal life,” she continued.

“My dad once told me a story when he was in college and a girl he was just starting out with asked him flirtatiously if there were any songs that reminded him of her.

He immediately responded with his absolute favorite song, which was “It’s Too Late” by Carole King – ignoring the fact that the lyrics include lines like “Something Inside Is Dead And I Just Can’t hide myself and I just can’t pretend this. ‘ Surprisingly, the relationship didn’t work out. But if it was, I wouldn’t be here tonight.

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