Hillary Klug is a National Buck Dancing Champion from Nashville, Tennessee, who is known for playing Fiddle and buck dancing at once. Her recent videos have got viral, and one was viewed over 62 million times within a few months.
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the name Lynchburg? The small town of Lynchburg in Tennessee is known to the world for Jack Daniels whiskey, but recently one more name has emerged in popularity – Hillary Klug.
Born and raised in Fayetteville, Tennessee, (and spending 7 years in Lynchburg) Hillary Klug has started getting recognition in the world as she seamlessly combines two arts Fiddle playing and Buck dancing into one. This rare combination has made her popular in the world, gain a huge fan following, and sustained her life with her performances.
She is now an Internet big cheese as her video got over 60 million views and earned her over 627,000 followers on Facebook, 80k subscribers on YouTube, and over 73k followers on Instagram.
Hillary Klug’s Age, Biography, Birthday, Hometown & Wikipedia Info
How old is Hillary Klug? When is her birthday?
Street performer Hillary Klug is currently 30 years old. She was born on September 22, 1992.
Where is Hillary Klug from?
Hillary Klug is from Fayetteville, Tennessee. She was born and raised in Fayetteville where she lived for 18 years before moving to Lynchburg, Tennessee. After living seven years in Lynchburg, she moved to Nashville in mid-2018.
What is the Maiden name of Hillary Klug?
Hillary Klug’s maiden name is Hillary M Bevels.
|Maiden Name||Hillary M Bevels|
|Birthday||September 22, 1992|
|Current Residence/Home||Moss Rose Dr, Nashville, TN|
|Age||30 years old|
|Profession||Musician, Buck Dancer, Fiddle Player, Street Performer, & Music Tutor|
|Years active||2005 – Present|
Born and raised in Fayetteville, Tennessee, Hillary Klug started dancing when she was just an eight-year-old kid.
At the age of 13, her friend took her to a violin class and she then knew about fiddles. She insisted to join a fiddle learning class.
But, her path to mastering the fiddle was not easy as her parents made Hillary pay the half price of her first fiddle. They demanded she would have to pay back the price if she ever quit. Such terms and conditions worked a charm as she went on to be one of the best fiddle players and won the National Buck Dancing Champion in 2013.
From Nashville to Ireland, from the Netherlands to Brazil, from streets to big stages, she has performed countless times. She has also released a self-titled album that has one and a half dozen songs. She has featured in the film “Country Music.”
She gave a stage performance with Igudesman and Joo in the Schermerhorn and Nashville Symphony. Her show was sold out in the UK in 2019.
She has also performed in Alabama and Florida. She has also performed in Austria and Switzerland with Aleksey Igudesman. She also had a performance in Italy. Besides, she has performed at festivals in Europe and has given workshops in Finland, Wales, and England.
She hosted a Buck Dancing Workshop in the Fall Heritage Festival in Cowan’s streets in September of 2021. So many musicians and popular figures were present at the festival, including Butch Patrick and Cody McCarver.
Her video of playing bluegrass at the airport in August 2021 when passengers had to experience around 5 hours of flight delay went quite viral. As the waiting passengers were not in good mood, she tried to cheer them up with her surprising performance. Her fiddling, dancing, and singing video of “Cotton Eyed Joe” attracted a lot of viewers online.
Hillary Klug’s Net Worth, Earnings, Profession, Works, Albums, & Movies
Hillary Klug has a net worth of $1 million. She has earned this worth from her stage performance, sales of her albums, street performance, her social media accounts, and by being the National Buck Dancing Champion in 2013. She has pocketed over $500K from her YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook.
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Profession||Musician, Buck Dancer, Fiddle Player, Street Performer, & Music Tutor|
|Past Jobs||Jim Wood School of Music,|
The concertmaster of the Tennessee Fiddle Orchestra
|Known for||Street performing buck dancing and fiddle playing|
|House/Current Residence||Nashville, Tennessee|
|Brand Endorsement||Fiddle endorsement with Krutz Strings, |
String endorsement with Thomastik
She plans to audition for America’s Got Talent and she is also hoping to play Grand Ole Opry someday. She played in a UK film “Country Music” that got released in the Summer of 2018. She wears a Cowboy boot as her dancing shoes and she is seen performing on Fourth and Broadway, Nashville. Her debut album was called “Fiddle Feet”.
She took buck dancing lessons from Thomas Maupin who is a former Fiddle and Dance Teacher at Jim Wood School of Music. She started working at Jim Wood School of Music in 2009 and left in 2017. She has also served as the concertmaster of the Tennessee Fiddle Orchestra.
Hillary played in the movie “Wild Rose” which was released in 2018 where she fiddles and dances.
She is featured in a mural at the law office of Gayla Hendrix downtown.
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Is Hillary Klug Married? Her Wedding and Husband
Hillary Klug is married to Michael Paul Klug. She wedded to Michael in 2015 after the completion of her study. she met her husband at the Flat Creek Dance
|Husband||Michael Paul Klug|
|Current Relationship||Michael Paul Klug|
Her Family, Parents, & Siblings
|Father||Mike Stanley Bevels|
|Mother||Nancy A Bevels|
|Sisters||Hannah Mckenzie Bevels|
Hillary grew up with two older siblings – a brother and a sister. Her mother home-schooled Klug and her siblings in the home and worked as a caregiver to the elderly people while her father Mike was a carpenter by profession.
Her mother’s name is Nancy A Bevels and her dad’s name is Mike Stanley Bevels. They live in Hughey Rd Fayetteville. Previously, her mom Nancy lived in Knoxville, TN.
She is fond of pets and owns a dog of Anatolian Shepherd breed and four cats.
Hillary Klug’s College, Education, & Training
|Fiddle Instructor||Jim Wood|
|College/University||Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma (2010 – 2012),|
Middle Tennessee State University (2012 – 2015)
|Education Qualification||Bachelor’s Degree in English|
Hillary graduated from Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma in 2012 and then joined Middle Tennessee State University to get a bachelor’s degree in English. She completed her Degree in 2015.
While she was in Motlow State Community College, she got a $5000 scholarship to study music in Brazil.
While she was doing General Studies at Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, she met Jim Wood, who became her fiddle instructor for years. She had met him at the Flat Creek Dance, a dance-focused gathering; Wood helped her musically and also lent his home to her.
Likewise, Thomas Maupin, six-time National Buck Dancing champion was her dance mentor.
Klug also went to Ireland for nine days to study dancing. Besides, she has traveled to many European countries including France, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
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Klug’s Height, Body Measurements & Physical Appearance
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hip)||NA|
Her most noticeable entity is her long blonde hair.
Awards, Championships, and Achievements
|Championship Won||National Buck Dancing Champion (2013),|
Kentucky State Dance Competition Champion (2013)
She won National Buck Dancing Champion in July 2013 in Murfreesboro at the Uncle Dave Macon Days Old-Time Music Festival. She combines fiddling and dancing to cheer the crowd.
Hobbies & Interests
|Fiddler Inspirations||Kenny Baker, Parker Smith, J.T. Perkins, and Benny Thomasson|
|Favorite Album||The red and blue albums from the Beatles|
|Hobbies||Playing fiddles and dancing|
Hillary Klug: Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, & Social Media Presence
Hillary Klug has over 72k followers on Instagram and 80K+ subscribers on YouTube. Her Facebook page has over 900,000 followers. Her Le Petit Chat Gris that she recorded from her iPhone got over nine million views on Facebook. She has more than 16 viral videos on Facebook, one of which received over 62 million views.
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