Carly Pearce was born on April 24, 1990 in Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA as Carly Cristyne Slusser. She has been married to Michael Ray since October 6, 2019. Carly Pearce is an American country music singer and songwriter. Her material contains elements of both traditional and contemporary country-pop music. Pearce began performing professionally in her teens, appearing on several albums of bluegrass material in the 2000s.