Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1971 Kellie Coffey was born in Moore, Oklahoma?

It's true!  She debuted in 2002 with the "Breathe"-like ballad "When You Lie Next To Me," earning a nomination at the American Music Awards for favorite new country artist.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Kellie Coffey.

  • She was born April 22, 1971 in Moore, Oklahoma.
  • She became a regular singer after performing on the Oklahoma Opry at age nine, and participated in various musicals while attending the University of Oklahoma.
  • She attended the same high school as Toby Keith, only not during the same time frame.
  • She has previously made music used by The Walt Disney Company and the television show Walker, Texas Ranger.
  • She is married to songwriter Geoff Koch. They have a son, Jackson, who was born in November 2005, and a daughter, Maggie, born in May 2008.