Chris Stapleton also known as Christopher Alvin Stapleton is a singer- songwriter born on April 15th, 1978. An American musician whose talent was shown much later in his career life is the one country artist that you one watch out for. His journey has been tough and one might even give up if they were in his place, but Chris overcame his odds and is now a Grammy-winning artist.
Chris born in Lexington comes from a family of miners his dad was a coal miner and his mother worked at a local health department he has two siblings an elder brother and younger sister. He grew up in Kentucky and completed his schooling at Johnson Central High School and later on went to pursue engineering at Vanderbilt University however he dropped out after a year. It was in 2001 that he realized where his heart is and moved to Nashville to pursue music.
Chris married singer-songwriter Morgane Hayes, who he met during his songwriter days and met her at the adjacent studio where he was working. They have two children and are currently living in Nashville.
Chris Stapleton Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $3.2 Million US Dollars
Chris has an estimated net worth of $3.2 million US dollars as of 2017. Chris started building his net worth as soon as he moved to Nashville when he signed his first music career work of a songwriter with a publishing house Sea Gayle Music. Chris works for various singers like Adele, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan has over 150 songs working with these big music stars and has had six songs that have been number one on the music charts. In 2015 he released his debut album ‘Traveller’ which became a hit and he established himself in the music industry by selling over 1.7 million copies domestically alone. All this adds up to his net worth to about 1 million dollars.
Chris Stapleton may not have that much net worth, but he sure is building it up by giving some of his best work the whole music industry is waiting for and has become the artist to watch out for.
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By the news, we can see Chris is solely into music and has no other interests he has devoted 15 years of his life to music and continues to do so. With his long hair and beard Chris is a unique country star and with this look, he featured in men’s GQ magazines recently. His live show with Justin Timberlake won so many hearts that he was acclaimed by many music publications.
Chris was at first just a songwriter, but along the way, what he really wanted to do is sing as well as write songs so he became the frontman for the Bluegrass group The Steeldrivers in 2007, not just this but also worked with a band named Thompson Brothers in the year 2010. In the year 2013 Chris released his first single as a solo artist called ‘What are you listening to?’ but did not as well as it need to be and the whole album was not released.
It was in the year 2015 that Chris had his breakthrough as an artist, he released his first solo album called ‘Traveller’ which was loved by the whole music industry and received several awards for this and established him as the artist to look out for. Chris won several awards for his new album at the CMA awards for Best Male Singer, New Artist of the Year and Album of the year award. Not only this in 2016 Grammy awards he was nominated for four and won awards for two categories which are Best Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance.
The most recent news of Chris is the still much talked about performance of him with Justin Timberlake and how it made him known in the music industry after that performance. He has been a star waiting to be recognized. His performance with his wife in his album titled ‘You are my Sunshine’ also is a must listen as the lovely duo sings their heart out.
With his magical voice, Chris has begun his music career with his latest album we sure want to hear more from Chris and his very relatable songs to keep us reminiscing about various things in life. Chris Stapleton is the up and coming Country artist to keep an eye out for.