American Idol season 20 contestant, HunterGirl was the first auditionee to receive the platinum ticket that season. During her auditions, judge Luke even went as far as to mention that HunterGirl had the best female country voice he’s ever heard in his five years of judging career.
But today we aren’t here to you what you already know. Rather this article is all about HunterGirl parents: Urla and Chris Wolkonowski.
Who Are American Idol HunterGirl Parents?
American Idol HunterGirl’s parents are Urla and Chris Wolkonowski. They are her biggest supporters, her inspirations, and one of the reasons why she wants to win the show.
After her amazing rendition of Rascal Flats’ “Banjo” on April 11, 2022 ep of the show, her mother Urla took it to her FB to share, “Please vote for my girl tonight! You can vote 30x, 3 different ways so if you can’t on one device the others will work (Mama, I love you!)”
And her prayers were working. Many viewers already believe that HunterGirl is the winner.
“I think she’s going to the top, no matter if she wins here or not,” a fan commented.
Meet American Idol HunterGirl Mom, Urla Wolkonowski
American Idol HunterGirl’s mom, Urla Wolkonowski is her “best friend and mama wrapped up into one.”
Get to know her better as you scroll below.
Urla Wolkonowski Age
Urla Wolkonowski was born on June 1, 1972. That made her 49 years of age in 2022.
Also, this means Urla was 26 when she had HunterGirl.
Urla Wolkonowski Job
Urla Wolkonowski is an educator. As of 2022, she was working as a special education teacher at Franklin County High School for over 9 ½ years.
As for her academic qualifications, Urla completed her associate of science (criminal justice) and bachelor of applied science (sociology) simultaneously from the Tennesee Technological University (1990 – 1995). In 2009, she then joined Middle Tennesse State University for her master’s degree in special education and graduated 3 years later.
Is Urla Wolkonowski On Instagram?
Yes, find Urla on Instgram @urlawolko.
Also, here’s her Facebook @uwolkonowski.
Meet American Idol HunterGirl Dad, Chris Wolkonowski
American Idol HunterGirl loves her dad Chris Wolkonowski to the moon. No wonder, she often went back home to visit him on holiday. In fact, she even has a song dedicated to him called “Wanted.” She played it at the Bluebird back in June 2018.
Chris spent most of his life in Tennessee. He felt blessed that his parents instilled in him a love of the outdoors at an early age and that he spent most of his time hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking with his parents and siblings.
Sadly, Chris’ father Chester Wolkonowski passed away at the age of 76 on December 16, 2018.
On the other hand, his mother Priscilla Youngers, his sister Jennifer and brother Michael Wolkonowski were doing well then.
Learn more about him as this article proceeds.
Chris Wolkonowski Age
Chris Wolkonowski was born on Dec 22, 1971. That made him 50 years of age in 2022.
Also, he is a year older than his wife/HunterGirl’s mother, Urla.
Chris Wolkonowski Job
Chris Wolkonowski is a biologist who worked with USDA-NRCS (United States Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service) for over 20 years.
Initially, he joined the department as a Soil Conservation Technician in Tennessee in Jan 2012, and 14 years later, he was then promoted to NRCS National Liaison to the National Wild Turkey Federation.
But as of 2022, Chris was working as an assistant state conservationist there.
Talking about his education, Chris has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Cumberland University and a master’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from Tech University in Cookeville, TN.
Is Chris Wolkonowski On Instagram?
No, Chris isn’t on Instagram or any other social media.
Are American Idol HunterGirl Parents Still Married?
Yes, American Idol HunterGirl’s parents Urla and Chris Wolkonowski were still married as of 2022.
The two have been married for over 2 decades.
Where Do American Idol HunterGirl Parents Live?
As of 2022, HunterGirl’s parents resided in Winchester, TN.
How Many Kids Do American Idol HunterGirl Parents Have?
HunterGirl’s parents have two kids — Hunter and Rylan (a.k.a. Victoria).
Their younger daughter, Rylan is also into music. But since she’s inherited Chris’s brain, she was more of an achiever. She worked hard with all Honors classes as a Biology major and got all A’s in her semesters. In Jan 2022, she was then honored with the dean’s list at Belmont Unversity.
Someday, Rylan wants to be a doctor.
Rylan turned 19 on March 9, 2022. She resided in Winchester, Tennessee then.
Also, HunterGirl and her sister, Rylan were the closest. The two often featured each other on their socials and always with lovely captions.
On May 25, 2020, Rylan took it to her IG to wish her sister a happy birthday. She wrote, “Happy 22nd birthday to my sistah. I can’t believe you’re getting so old. I love you”
Likewise, on Rylan’s 19th birthday, HunterGirl posted their pic over her IG captioned, “Happy happy birthday to my best friend, little sister, quarantine pal, and best puppy momma ever. Thank you for all the love and laughs you bring every time I see you.”