If you have listened to Beyoncé’s If I were a boy, released in 2008, then you would have experienced the talent of this beautiful songwriter named BC Jean. She, alongside Toby Gad, wrote the hit song and it’s considered as one of her greatest achievements till date. She is also the wife of Mark Alexander Ballas, a talented dancer on the ABC series, Dancing with the Stars. They got married on November 25, 2016, exactly one year after they began dating. Together, this duo is known as Alexander Jean, a combination of their middle names.
Also, BC Jean is into acting as much as she writes songs. She has acted in the web-series, Talent, released on YouTube by Alloy TV.
Who Is BC Jean?
Jean was born Britanny Jean Carlson on April 22nd, 1987, in San Diego, California. She was born to her father, John Carlson, and mother, Lori Carlson. Her father plays trumpet and piano and is a stockbroker as well while her mother is an event manager. Meanwhile, her grandparents were also musicians signed to RCA Records for more than 30 years. So, it’s safe to assume that BC Jean was born into a family of musicians. It is an established fact that the San Diego-born musician is an American but it is not clear if she was born as an only child or has other siblings.
This Taurus queen lived in Ramona, Valley Island, where she enrolled into Torrey Pines High School. It was while she was in this school that she joined the school’s cover band and eventually, she had her first exposure to stage performance at Sahara Casino in Las Vegas when she was fifteen years of age.
Like stated above, Jean was born into a family of musicians. Her father is an instrumentalist while her grandparents were also musicians. This probably had a hand in inspiring her choice of career. As early as 15, she had her first onstage appearance with her high school band and on 10th of September 2010, she made her debut release, Just A Guy. Eight years later, Beyoncé sang her song (If I Were A Boy) that she co-authored with another songwriter, Toby Gad.
Till date, If I Were A Boy, is still regarded as her biggest feat in the music industry. Her other songs include singles I’ll Survive You and Stand up, both released in 2011, while songs like So Bad and Waiting For You – 2016 and 2018 respectively, were released alongside Alexander Jean and her husband, Mark Ballas. She also has a career in acting. She was seen as Harper, a musician that traveled to Los Angeles to become famous in the web-series, Talent. This series is aired by Alloy TV. They have already released two seasons.
What Is The Net Worth Of BC Jean?
In as much as its obvious that Jean has made quite a fortune, she has not come out to say exactly how much she’s worth. Being more of a singer and songwriter, it is assumed that music is the main source from which she makes her fortune. Asides from singing, she has also built a career in acting.
Meanwhile, her husband Mark Ballas, earns about $300K as salary, according to some reports. He is estimated to be sitting on a net worth of about $3 million. He already has a successful career as a dancer and garnered lots of fame on the hit show, Dancing with the Stars.
BC Jean’s Family: Marriage And Children
BC Jean met Mark Ballas in 2015 and they started dating on 25th November the same year. Exactly one year later, the couple got married. They had their wedding in Malibu, California, on 25th November 2016. From the look of things, it’s quite obvious they are enjoying a perfect matrimonial bliss. They are yet to have kids but currently enjoy the company of a furry dog they keep as pet whose cute face is shared from time to time on their social media handle.
This blonde beauty has an incredible social media presence. She’s a serious Instagrammer and also seen on Twitter and Facebook. On Instagram, she has more than 77 thousand followers. While her Twitter page has racked up over 18 thousand followers, her Facebook account has more than 63 thousand fans.
From observations, the lovely Jean is about 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) tall and has an average weight of about 52 kg (115 lb). She is blonde and has light-brown eye color which blends nicely with her skin tone.