Wondered what would it look like for an MBA student to be a musician. Well, Ellen Petersen Haygood is a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry graduate and still a banjo bluegrass singer. Not just that, Ellen was listed in the 48th position on American Idol Season 14. Also, Ellen is married into a musical family, The Haygoods as she is married to Michael Haygood. Not only does she have a passion for music and science Ellen also loves flowers.
Who is Ellen Petersen Haygood? Bio
Ellen Petersen Haygood is well recognized as an American Idol star as she was in the top 48 list. She is also the second oldest Petersen sibling from The Petersens an American bluegrass family band from Branson, Missouri. The family band has been featured on Country Music and Bluegrass television specials.
She also has her own YouTube channel with 41.7k subscribers with 3,584,903 views. She is a vocalist and a banjo player. Being raised in a musical family she has learned to be confident and have a friendly personality as she meets new people daily.
|REAL NAME||Ellen Petersen Haygood|
|OCCUPATION||Musical Group(The Petersens) and Laboratory Technician|
|EDUCATION||bachelor’s degree in Chemistry|
Ellen Petersen Haygood Age, Birthday| How Old Ellen?
She is 31 years old. She was born in 1992 in the United States.
Ellen Petersen Haygood’s Husband, Is She Married?
Yes, she is married. Ellen is married to her husband Michael Haygood. He is from The Haygoods family that also performs in Branson.
The couple got married at the First Baptist Church Branson and has a private reception at the Branson Airport. The couple fell in love while they were flying together and made sure to highlight their moments at the airport. Their marriage was officiated by pastor Jeremy Thomas.
For the father-daughter dance, her siblings played “Today” by John Denver. The fact that the two are married and are from different singing families will not stop them from singing with their families.
Ellen Petersen Haygood’s Parents, Siblings, and Family
She was born and raised in the United States with her parents and three siblings. Her mother is Karen and her father is Jon Petersen. In the band, the father was originally on the guitar while the mother was on the mandolin. She also has three siblings Matt born in 1994, Katie born in 1990 and Julianne born in 2001.
It is an American bluegrass family band from Branson, Missouri. The children in the family grew up playing music together. In 2005 the family had their first performance as a band at First Christian Church of Mountain Grove, Missouri.
They each had a role in the band, Ellen, on the banjo, Katie on the fiddle, Matt on bass, and Julianne as the dancer and singer. Their parents were also involved as the father was on the guitar before switching places to be on the piano. In 2010 the band won their first award the CAM Gospel Sing-Off competition at the Sight & Sound Theatre in Branson.
Their performance caught the attention of the IMAX Entertainment Complex and this made them get invitations to play.
Ellen Petersen Haygood Wikipedia
While growing up in a musical family she learned how to play banjo and even learned how to use her vocal voice. She did her high school education and later joined the College of the Ozarks in 2014.
Ellen graduated from the school with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. After school, she started working as a laboratory technician in Oklahoma City. During the summer period, she tried out her luck by auditioning for American Idol and she ended up impressing the judges. In the season, Ellen ended up on the top 48 list.
Ellen Petersen Haygood’s Net Worth
Her net worth is around $600k.