Vanessa Carlton Body Statistics, Height, Age, Weight, Information About


Born Name

Vanessa Lee Carlton

Nick Name


Vanessa Carlton at the Fashion's Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue in September 2012

Vanessa Carlton at the Fashion’s Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue in September 2012

Sun Sign


Born Place

Milford, Pennsylvania, United States




When Vanessa was 14 years old, she got admission at the School of American Ballet in New York City. Later, she got enrolled at the Columbia University.


Singer and songwriter


  • Father – Edmund Carlton (Pilot)
  • Mother – Heidi Lee (Pianist and school music teacher)
  • Siblings – Gwen Carlton (Younger Sister), Edmund Carlton (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Edward “Ed” Carlton (Paternal Grandfather), Shirley Adele Anderson (Paternal Grandmother), Alan Jay Liberman (Maternal Grandfather), Elizabeth B (Maternal Grandmother)


Vanessa Carlton is represented by

  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Brick Wall Management


Pop, pop rock


Vocals, piano, keyboards, tambourine


A&M, Razor & Tie, Victor Music, Dine Alone Records, The Inc. Records




5 ft 6 in or 168 cm


57 kg or 126 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Vanessa Carlton has dated –

  • John Mayer (2002) – Vanessa started going out with singer John Mayer in 2002. They decided to go separate ways about sometime later. She served as an inspiration for few of his songs during that period.
  • Stephan Jenkins (2002-2007) – Vanessa started dating Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins in 2002. They had grown close after having toured together in 2002. To stay away from the limelight, they decided against living in Los Angeles and instead chose to spend most of their time in San Francisco. They ended their relationship in 2007 amicably. He even helped her to record a new music album, Heroes & Thieves.
  • John Joseph McCauley III (2013-Present) – Vanessa met John Joseph McCauley III through a mutual friend, Patrick Hallahan, who is a drummer in the rock band, My Morning Jacket. After their meeting, John got in touch with her through Twitter and asked her out for a couple of beers. They started dating soon after. In October 2013, she announced that she was expecting her first child with John. A month later, it was announced that she had suffered an ectopic pregnancy, which led to internal bleeding and ruptured tube. Her right fallopian tube has to be removed by surgery. In December 2013, she got married to McCauley in an intimate wedding ceremony, which was officiated by Stevie Nicks. In January 2015, they welcomed their first daughter, Sidney.
Vanessa Carlton and husband John McCauley out and about in 2014

Vanessa Carlton and husband John McCauley out and about in 2014

Race / Ethnicity


On her father’s side, she has Swedish and Norwegian ancestry, whereas, on her mother’s side, she is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Elongated chin


33-27-35 in or 84-68.5-89 cm

Dress Size

6 (US) or 36 (EU)


Vanessa Carlton at the 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards in May 2014

Vanessa Carlton at the 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards in May 2014

Bra Size


Shoe Size

7 (US) or 37.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She starred in the TV commercials for

  • Time Warner Cable (2005)
  • EOS (Cosmetics and makeup brand)