Name change Kelly Clarkson to Kelly Brianne finalized in court

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It is official! Kelly Clarkson is no longer Kelly Clarkson.

The talk show’s “Voice” coach and host was given a legal name change in Los Angeles Superior Court this week.

Documents obtained by Fox News Digital confirm Kelly has dropped Clarkson as her last name. Her official name is now Kelly Brianne. Brianne was the star’s middle name at birth.

An attorney for Clarkson filed a petition for the name change on her behalf in a Los Angeles court in February.

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Kelly Brianne recently settled her divorce from Brandon Blackstock.
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The 39-year-old artist previously wrote in court documents that her new name “more fully reflects who I am”.

Clarkson’s name change comes just weeks after she settled her divorce from Brandon Blackstock. The lead singer of “Since You’ve Been Gone” filed for divorce in June 2020, citing “irreconcilable differences” after about seven years of marriage.

The couple share daughter River Rose, 7, and son Remington Alexander, 5.

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The mother of two has dropped Clarkson from her name.  She will now go by Kelly Brianne.

The mother of two has dropped Clarkson from her name. She will now go by Kelly Brianne.
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According to court documents, Clarkson agreed to pay Blackstock spousal support totaling $115,000 per month through January 31, 2024, but those payments would end if Blackstock remarried before that date or if either party died before that.

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Kelly Brianne

Kelly Brianne
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The talk show host also has to pay her ex $45,601 a month in child support. Both spousal maintenance and child benefit would start on February 1, 2022.

Clarkson and Blackstock were married on October 20, 2013, after meeting him during a rehearsal for the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2006, People reported. The star was there to sing a duet of “What Hurts the Most” with Rascal Flatts. Blackstock was the group’s tour manager at the time.

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