Chris Stapleton is a singer and a songwriter as well as a guitarist and mainly sings and plays Southern Rock and Bluegrass music. He has established himself as one of the more popular figures within this music genre and already has two solo albums behind him after starting his solo career. Stapleton is also known for his collaborations and being a songwriter for many bands and artists as there are more than 150 songs that he wrote or co-wrote for various artist.
His career started in 2001 when he moved to Nashville, Tennessee. There he signed with the publishing house named Sea Gayle Music and it was where he started off his music career. In 2008 he founded the band called The Steeldrivers and they were together until 2010, during which time they had two hit records both of which hit number 2 on the bluegrass charts. His next project was a band called The Jompson Brothers. This band used to tour on the reginal circuit together and they even managed to open for the Zac Brown Band. Finally in 2013, Chris Stapleton embarked on his solo project. He signed with Mercury Nashville and kicked it off with a single “What are you Listening to.” But the start was not as successful as his latter career as the single did not interest too many audiences.
Fortunately, Chris’ first album called “Traveller” was met with much better reviews. The album was sold in 1.9 million copies and it has received a lot of awards already. In 2015, Chris was granted the title of Album of the Year, New Artist of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year at the CMA Awards. He also received the award for the Artists of the Year Breakout in the same year. His second album was released quite recently, in 2017, and is called “From a Room: Volume 1.”
Besides the mentioned accolades, Chris Stapleton also received two Grammy Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, five Academy of Country Music Awards, nine ASCAP country awards and five Country Music Association Awards.
Chris Stapleton Net Worth and Salary
Owing to his current popularity and to his fine work in the field of music, Chris Stapleton has a very generous amount to his name. With two albums behind him, starting off his solo career, and a bunch of collaborations and singing with various bands, Chris has managed to get a very decent net worth for himself. His earnings have estimated him being worth approximately 1 million dollars according to the latest findings.
Chris Stapleton Wife and Kids
Chis Stapleton is married and his wife is also a songwriter. He has been married to Morgane Hayes for quite a long time already and they have been both partners in their business careers as well as being man and wife. Morgane is famous for Carrie Underwood’s top single “Don’t Forget to Remember me” and many other artists for that matter. Currently she has a record deal with Arista Nashville. Chris and Morgane also have two children together. He has never been divorced nor have there been any rumors about an affair. He keeps to his family and is very much a staple to both his wife and his children.
As far as Chris’s parents goes, he comes from a family of coal minors. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky and his father was a coal miner as many people from his family while his mother worked at the local health department. Chis also has two siblings and he is the middle child in the family as there is an older brother and a younger sister as well.
Chris Stapleton Age
Chris Stapleton was born on April 15, 1978. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky and grew up in a small town called Staffordsville in Kentucky, which is located just close to Paintsville. He also graduated from Johnson Central High School and was even a valedictorian. He would later on go to attend Venderbilt University and he studied engineering. But he did not graduate from college as he dropped out after only a year as he was preparing to start off his music career. Chris Stapleton’s age is currently 39.
Chris Stapleton Height and Weight
Chris Stapleton is really an imposing personality. He does not give off that kind of an impression only based on his singing, but you can also see it based on his stature. He is really big and is actually 6’1” tall and weighs 95 kg. He is also easily recognized as he wears his hair long and also has a big long beard. Additionally, he wears a cowboy hat as part of his usual getup.
Is Chris Stapleton Gay?
Chris Stapleton is certainly not gay. It has never been reprobated that he is and things like that might not fare well with his singing career and with his fans. But either way he has had a long and very beautiful relationship with his wife and they did not have any fights or disputes so far. This is certainly one of the proofs about his sexuality.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Chris Stapleton is born in America and it also makes him an American citizen. This is also important for the kind of music that he plays as being a full-blooded American and singing his country and bluegrass music makes him even more popular. He also belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group.
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