Kara DioGuardi: How My Cancer Gene Led Me to Surrogacy When hit songwriter and former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi and husband Mike McCuddy welcomed son Greyson James Carroll via gestational surrogate in January, it was a dream come true for the couple following five years of heartbreaking fertility issues. But that’s only part of her story.
Kara DioGuardi has many titles - producer, Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, composer, music publisher A executive and TV personality. In other words, Kara is a music connoisseur. She has worked with just about every major pop artists, writing mostly light pop-rock hits for artists like Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Celine Dion and Britney Spears. Kara's songs have appeared on more than 160 million albums and has over 50 charting singles.