Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa Carlton

American singer-songwriter
Cinematic adult pop singer/songwriter and pianist from Pennsylvania who broke out in 2002 with the hit single "A Thousand Miles."
BornAugust 16, 1980
HometownMilford, Pennsylvania, United States
Net worth$10 million
Height5'6" (1.68m)
PartnerStephan Jenkins, John Mayer


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Vanessa Carlton Remixes ‘A Thousand Miles’ to Celebrate John Carlson’s 1,000-Game NHL Milestone

  • Who knew that Vanessa Carlton was a hockey fan? The beloved pianist behind “A Thousand Miles” joined the celebration on Saturday, March 30, for Washington Capitals player John Carlson. In that night’s Caps’ game against the Boston Bruins, Carlson, 34, became the 128th defenseman in NHL history to play 1,000 regular season games. To celebrate


Vanessa Carlton reflects on the story behind "A Thousand Miles"

Vanessa Carlton talks to Yahoo Entertainment about the story behind "A Thousand Miles," and how different the music industry was back in 2002. She also reflects on what she thinks about the hit song being featured in the 2004 movie, White Chicks.
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