Jana Kramer is an American actress and country music singer. She is popularly known for her role on One Tree Hill’s television series as Alex Dupre.
In 2012, Jana began her musical career and released two albums, Jana Kramer (2012) and Thirty One (2015). These albums produced seven charted singles on Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs, including the top 10 hits “I Got the Boy” and “Why Ya Wanna.” Jana competed on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars, achieving fourth place.
Jana has won the ACM Awards for Top New Female Artist (2013). She has been nominated for several awards, including the American Country Awards for New Artist of the Year (2012), CMT Music Awards for Breakthrough Video of the Year, Why Ya Wanna (2013), ACM Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year (2016), American Country Countdown Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year (2016) and People’s Choice Awards for Pop Podcast of (2018).
Jana Kramer Discusses Her Ex-Husband Mike Caussin Cheating Scandals
In a new episode of Facebook’s “Red Table Talk,” Jana Kramer discusses her marriage and divorce from Mike Caussin. She opened up about the aftermath of her ex-husband Mike’s multiple cheating scandals.
In a recent appearance on Red Table Talk, Jana looked back on her split from Mike (35), the former NFL player, who she claims cheated on her with more than 13 women during their six-year-long marriage.
On 19th October, Wednesday, a clip from the episode aired, in which the One Tree Hill alum appeared emotional while discussing the devastating effects of her divorce in 2021 and its impact on their two children, Jolie and Jace.
Jana emotionally said that her happy family dream has been broken and that this Christmas, the children won’t celebrate it in their home.
In the episode, she also told Jana Pinkett Smith, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and guest host Sheree Zampino about the anger she felt over Mike’s betrayal, which resulted in her destroying some of his possessions.
Jana Kramer Early Life:
Jana Rae Kramer was born on 2nd December 1983 in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Her family belongs of German descent. Jana lived in Dearborn, Michigan, for some time after her parents divorced. She moved to California when she was 18 for two years and then to Tennessee.
Jana began singing and acting at the age of 11 years old. She took part in every theater group during her school and college days.
Jana Kramer Family Background:
Jana was born to Nora and Martin Kramer. She has an older brother named Steve, a sergeant at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.
Jana Kramer Education:
Jana attended Rochester Adams High School.
Jana Kramer Physical stats:
Jana stands 5 feet and 4 inches tall and weighs around 52 kg. She is blessed with beautiful brown eyes and silky blonde hair. Her eye-catching figure makes her look stunning in any dress.
Jana Kramer Birth Signs:
Jana is currently 38 and was born on Friday. Her sun and star sign is Sagittarius. Further, her birth flower is Narcissus, and her birth sign duality is Assertive. Jana’s birth sign modality and element is Mutable Fire, and her opposite sign is Gemini.
Jana Kramer Net worth:
Jana estimated net worth is around $4 million. She is one of her generation’s known country music singers, and Jana has her studio in Los Angeles.
Jana Kramer Relationship Status:
In 2004, Jana married Michael Gambino, and several months later, they divorced. Jana suffered severe domestic abuse that led to Michael’s 2005 conviction on attempted murder charges. On 22nd December 2009, she engaged to Johnathon Schaech, an actor, and they first met on the set of Prom Night. Later, on 4th July 2010, Jana and Johnathon married in Michigan. A month later, they separated, and their divorce was finalized in June 2011.
In June 2012, at CMT Music Awards, Jana met country music singer Brantley Gilbert. They dated, and on 20th January 2013, they engaged; in August 2013, their relationship ended.
In August 2014, Jana began dating Mike Caussin, Washington Redskins tight end, whom she met on Twitter. However, she announced just weeks later on social media, and during a show, she said that the split up was because he cheated on her. Eventually, she publicly forgave him, and they returned together. Jana and Mike engaged in December 2014 and married on 22nd May 2015.
On 10th August 2015, the couple announced they were expecting their first child, and she gave birth to their daughter on 31st January 2016, named Jolie Rae Caussin. By August 2016, the couple had separated amid Caussin’s admission into rehab for undisclosed purposes. Further, they reconciled and renewed their wedding vows the following year, in December 2017.
In April 2018, Jana and Mike shared their battle with his sex addiction and also revealed that the addiction was a root cause for his infidelities. In July of the same year, Jana announced she was expecting her second child and gave birth to their son on 29th November 2018, named Jace Joseph Caussin.
On 20th April 2021, Jana filed for divorce, citing “inappropriate marital conduct, irreconcilable differences, and adultery.” Two days after the pair split, the Williamson County, Tennessee, the court issued a temporary restraining order. It was speculated that Mike had cheated on Jana with about 13 women.
On 20th May 2021, it was reported that they both agreed with custody and child support. According to the documents, Jana got the primary custody of Jace and Jolie. It also stated that Jana would have the children for 240 days out of the year, whereas Mike would have them for the remaining 125 days. Additionally, she is to pay Mike $3,200 per month in child support. On 22nd July 2021, the divorce was finalized.
From September 2021 to October 2021, Jana dated Jay Cutler, a former Chicago Bears quarterback.
On 11th January 2022, Jana publicly confirmed, on Instagram, her relationship with Ian Schinelli, a fitness trainer and Navy veteran. The two had been dating since late 2021, and in April 2022, they ended their relationship.
Jana Kramer Career:
In 2002, Jana made her acting debut in the horror film Dead/Undead. In 2003, she guest appeared on All My Children, which marked her television debut. Jana has since continued to appear in several television shows, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Private Practice, Grey’s Anatomy, and CSI: NY. She also appeared in minor supporting roles in the films like Click, Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis, Prom Night, Country Crush, and Heart of the Country. Jana was also cast in Spring Breakdown.
In 2007, Jana appeared in a recurring role in a sports drama television series, Friday Night Lights, on NBC. Further, in the series’ second season, she played the role of Noelle Davenport. In 2008, Jana appeared 90210 (The CW teen drama series) and in Beverly Hills 90210 (a reboot of the 1990s teen drama television series). She also played the role and made her debut in the first season’s second episode, “The Jet Set,” as a high school student named Portia Ranson. Jana made her final appearance in “The Party’s Over,” aired on 5th May 2009. The same year, she also appeared on the HBO dramedy television series Entourage as a sorority girl who seduces the character Turtle.
In June 2009, it was announced that Jana would star in the CW drama television series the seventh season of One Tree Hill. Jana made her debut in the season’s first episode. Initially, her appearance on the show was scheduled to be in a recurring form, but later her role was upgraded to a series as a regular by the season’s fourteenth episode. In March 2012, Jana announced she would not appear regularly in the show’s ninth and final season to pursue her music career. Jana made her final appearance in the second episode of the ninth season, which aired on 18th January 2012.
In February 2011, Jana signed a recording contract with Elektra Records. In March, she began working on her debut album, and Scott Hendricks (a country music producer) produced most of the record. In April 2011, she released another promo track, “Whiskey,” which she also performed on One Tree Hill. On the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the song reached number 99 in digital sales alone.
In February 2012, Jana was cast in Heart of the Country as the protagonist; she played the role of a privileged young woman, Faith Carraway. She also appeared in a horror film named The Gatekeeper.
On 16th January 2012, Jana released her official debut single, “Why Ya Wanna.” She premiered the official music video, directed by Kristin Barlowe, on 6th February 2012. On 1st June 2012, Jana made her first televised live performance on Fox & Friends to promote her debut album. She also performed “Why Ya Wanna” in front of the fan crowd in New York City. On 5th June 2012, Jana released her self-titled debut album, Jana Kramer. The record received positive reviews from critics, praising her vocal performance.
On 5th June 2013, Nationwide Insurance released the first commercial of a series in the “Join the Nation” campaign, which featured her as a stealthy woman.
In August 2012, Nationwide signed her to sing the Nationwide jingle. In 2014, a second commercial was released featuring Jana. Further, in November, she reprised her Nationwide role as a sexy Santa Claus-like figure replacing items during the Christmas season.
In July 2013, Jana opened for Blake Shelton on his Ten Times Crazier Tour in Virginia Beach, VA. Further, in August 2013, the independent film Approaching Midnight, starring Jana, had its world premiere in Michigan at the Emagine Royal Oak.
Jana Kramer Social Appearance:
Jana is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, with more than 2M, 615K, and 942K followers, respectively. Further, she has more than 272K subscribers on her Youtube account. She has a collection of personal and professional photos and music videos.