She's up for nine prizes at the Country Music Association Awards next week. She's walked countless red carpets in designer frocks and "beachball-killer" stilettos. And, of course, there's that stunning diamond sparkling on her left ring finger.
Looking at her today, it's hard to believe it--but Miranda Lambert was once homeless.
The 27-year-old country sensation revealed Wednesday on an ABC TV special that she spent part of her childhood bankrupt and without a base.
"It sounds weird to say it now because we're so blessed," she admits.
"I had a great childhood," she explained to ABC's Robin Roberts. "My family is awesome." However, she also noted that her younger life was "crazy" and that her parents, both self-employed private investigators, failed to shelter her from the harsher realities of their careers.
In addition to openly discussing cases--many involving acrimonious divorce and child custody issues--in front of their young daughter, one more of these realities was not alwaysRead More »from Miranda Lambert Reveals Homeless, Bankrupt Childhood