As proof that beauty can stem from pain, Evans and Barker connected because of their separate divorces.
“One defining moment was, I made the decision to walk into my office and email Jay Barker and say, ‘Hey, so-and-so told me that I should reach out to you.
A tragedy struck at the age of 8 which led to her determination to become a singer.
An automobile accident forced her to sit on a wheelchair and sing to make up her medical bills.
The singer and songwriter released her first CD, “Three Chords And The Truth” in 1997.
She has released all of her music under the RCA Nashville label.
Sara Evans was born Sara Lynn Evans in Boonville, Missouri on February 5, 1971 and led a life on a farm with six other siblings.
Her large family formed a band and she was made the lead singer.
Soon thereafter, it was announced that Evans was walking away from the popular reality show on the same day she filed for divorce from husband Craig Schelske, as first reported by the Tennessean newspaper.
A rep for Sara Evans released the following statement to Access Hollywood: “On Thursday, October 12, 2006 country music singer-songwriter Sara Evans filed for divorce from her husband Craig Schelske.
These days, Sara Evans declares she’s the happiest she’s ever been in her life, and it definitely shows.