Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American country music and bluegrass performer who often brings folk, Celtic and traditional country sounds to her music. Active since 1983 as a recording artist, she has recorded seventeen albums and has charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. This total includes the number one hits "Goin' Gone", "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses", "Come From the Heart" and "Burnin' Old Memories", as well as twelve additional Top Ten singles.
- Born: June 21, 1959 (age 59), South Charleston
- Spouse: Jon Vezner (1988-02-14 to present - Marriage)
- Aliases: Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea, Kathleen Alice Mattea, Mattea, Kathy
- Height: 5′ 7″ (1.69m)
- Genre: Country
- Websites: http://www.mattea.com/