Carrie Brownstein

Carrie Brownstein is an American musician, actress, writer, and member of the band Excuse 17. She was included in the list of “25 Most Underrated Guitarists of All Time” by Rolling Stones in 2006.

Similarly, Carrie was the only female to enter the list. Besides music, Carrie also made a promising future as a writer and actress. Let’s know more about this versatile artist.

Carrie Brownstein age is 44
Carrie Brownstein

But here are some interesting facts about Carrie Brownstein.

Carrie Brownstein: Quick Facts

Full Name Carrie Rachel Brownstein
Age 44 years
Date of Birth September 27, 1974
Birth City Seattle, Washington, USA
Horoscope Libra
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Height 5 feet 4 inches(1.65m)
Weight 55 kgs
Marital Status Single
Profession Musician, Writer, Actress
Net Worth $3 million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter

Early Life and Education

Carrie Brownstein was born on September 27, 1974, as Carrie Marie Brownstein in Seattle, Washington, US. Carrie holds the American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. Also, she was born under the sign Libra.

Talking about her family, there is not much information on their names and whereabouts. However, Carrie and her sister were raised by her father after the divorce. During her childhood, Carrie attended Lake Washington High School and later transferred to The Overlake School for her senior year.

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Initially, Carrie pursued her higher studies at Western Washington University before transferring to The Evergreen State College. From there, she graduated with a degree in sociolinguistics.

Age and Measurements

The talented musician is currently 44 years old. Despite being over 40 already, Carrie takes good care of her health and body.

With 5 feet 5 inches(165cm) of height and 55 kgs(121 lbs), Carrie has a slim body. Rather than hiring a personal trainer, Carrie attends classes at Soul Cycle in LA to maintain her physique. Just like her body, Carrie has an attractive face with light brown eyes and a fair complexion. Also, she has short dark brown hair.

Carrie Brownstein: Career

Carrie learned to play guitar at 15 from the multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Enigk, which ignited her passion for music. Because of it, Carrie with her friends Becca Albee and CJ Phillips formed the band Excuse 17. The band played an important role during the Riot Grrrl movement in Third-wave Feminism.

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With Tucker from Heavens to Betsy, Carrie formed another band Sleater-Kinney as an aside project. But after the split of Excuse 17, the young musician fully contributed to Sleater-Kinney. Furthermore, the band was deemed one of the essential rock groups of the early 2000s by the critics. Also, they were called the greatest rock band of the past two decades.

Apart from her own band, the talented musician also contributed to the documentary film Women Art Revolution’s soundtrack in 2009. The following year, Brownstein formed another band Wild Flag with Janet Weiss, Mary Timony, and Rebecca Cole.

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Carrie Brownstein performing at her concert in Seattle

Similarly, the musician is also an excellent writer who has written a blog for NPR Music called ‘Monitor Mix.’  On October 27, 2015, Brownstein released her memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl.

Expanding her career, Carrie even appeared in many movies and TV series such as Some Days Are Better Than Others(2010), Portlandia(2011-2018), Saturday Night Live(2013), Man Seeking Women(2015), The Oath(2018) and Shrill(2019). Currently, the actress can be seen in the TV series, Transparent.

Carrie Brownstein: Personal Life

As of 2019, Carrie is single and unmarried. But Carrie has been romantically linked with musician Annie Erin Clark, actress Taylor Schilling, and Comedian Abbi Jacobson.

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Carrie Brownstein with Annie Erin Clarke

If you did not already know, Carrie has openly identified herself as bisexual. Carrie had dated her bandmate Corin Tucker during their time in Sleater-Kinney. Moreover, Carrie wrote the song “One More Hour” after their breakup.

Net Worth and Income

According to a recent survey done in 2019, the talented artist has a net worth of $3 million. Although she has not stated her income or salary, it can be assumed she earns enough to live a lavish life.

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On average, the actress earns $45,000-$65,000 on an annual basis, which is considered a lot.

Social Media Presence

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