Kelly Clarkson Legally Changes Her Name to Kelly Brianne
UPDATE: Kelly Clarkson has legally changed her name to Kelly Brianne, according to the decree obtained by E! News on March 28.
A California judge signed off on the American Song Contest host’s new moniker.
“There being no objections, the petition for change of name is granted,” the court documents read. “The Decree is signed and filed. The Petitioner’s name is changed from KELLY BRIANNE CLARKSON to KELLY BRIANNE.”
(The following is from E! News’ original story from Feb. 18, 2021)
Kelly Clarkson is officially ready to “Breakaway” from her last name and make a fresh new start.
On Wednesday, Feb. 16, the “Stronger” singer and television host, 39, filed a petition in the Los Angeles Superior Court to legally change her name to Kelly Brianne, according to court documents obtained by E! News. Brianne is the singer’s middle name.
Kelly explained that she had a “desire” to change her name to one that “more fully reflects who I am,” according to court documents obtained by NBC, per Today.