Jana Kramer is an actress, ACM award-winning country music singer, and a New York Times best-selling author. She is known for her role as Alex Dupre on the television series One Tree Hill and made her acting debut in an independent horror film Dead/Undead. The following year, Kramer made a guest appearance on All My Children, marking her television debut.
Kramer has since continued to guest star on a number of television shows including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, CSI: NY, and recurring roles on NBC’s Friday Night Lights, The CW’s 90210, and HBO’s dramedy television series Entourage, while simultaneously pursuing her film career landing roles in Click and Prom Night. She went on to star in Country Crush, 20th Century Fox’s Heart of the Country, Hallmark Channel’s Love at First Bark, Lifetime’s Christmas in Mississippi, and A Welcome Home Christmas. Jana’s upcoming Lifetime film The Holiday Fix Up debuts this December.
Kramer began her musical career in 2012 with the release of her self-titled debut album, Jana Kramer, which was followed by her sophomore album, Thirty One, in 2015. Seven of her singles charted on Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay, including the top 10 platinum-selling hits “Why Ya Wanna” and “I Got the Boy.” Kramer went on to win New Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2012 Academy of Country Music awards and in 2015 was nominated for Best Female Vocalist of the Year at the ACMs.
Kramer has spent the last year focusing on her career and family. She continues to record her award-winning iHeart Podcast, Whine Down with Jana Kramer. She lives in Nashville with her two kids where she creates relatable lifestyle and mom-focused content.