Chris Stapleton Net Worth is
Chris Stapleton Biography
Christopher Alvin Stapleton was born on 15th April 1978, in Paintsville, Kentucky USA, and is a singer of country and southern rock music, perhaps best known for his debut album “Traveller”, which reached first position on the Billboard 200, selling 177,000 copies during its debut week. The album was also nominated in four categories of Grammy Awards, including the Album of the Year. Stapleton has been active in the music industry since 2001.
How much is the net worth of Chris Stapleton? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $8 million, as of the data presented at the beginning of 2018. Music is the major source of Stapleton’s fortune.
Chris Stapleton Net Worth $8 million
To begin with, the boy grew up in Kentucky, in the countryside in Staffordsville. After matriculation from Johnson Central High School, he entered Vanderbilt University, but dropped out after a year. At the age 23, he moved to Nashville to attempt to start a career as a country musician.
Concerning his professional career, at first he was only a songwriter under contract, and over the years he has become a very successful songwriter, writing for many well known musicians such as George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan and Tim McGraw; even Adele made a recording of his song “If It Had not Been for Love” in 2011 as a bonus track. His first personal success as a musician he had in 2008 with the bluegrass band The Steel Drivers – their self-titled debut album was successful in bluegrass and country charts, and the band received a Grammy nomination for the song “Blue Side of the Mountain”. However, before the release of the second album Stapleton left the band, and founded the Jompson Brothers, a Southern Rock band. However, it was active only for three years and then he began a solo career.
With his debut single “What Are You Listening To” (2013), Chris had a minor radio success among the country broadcasters. In 2015, his solo debut album “Traveller” was released, which reached top position on the Billboard 200 in the US, and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Among several awards, he won the CMA and the Academy of Country Music Awards in the categories Album of the Year and Vocalist of the Year. Moreover, he won the Grammy Award for the Best Country Music Album, and Grammy for the Best Country Solo Performance Award. In 2017, his second studio album – “From A Room: Volume 1” – was released, and reached fifth position on the Billboard 200, moreover winning Country Music Association Award as the Album of the Year. At the end of 2017, his third studio album “From A Room: Volume 2” has been released, and it quickly managed to reach second position on the Billboard 200, receiving mainly very positive reviews from critics.
Finally, in the personal life of the singer, Chris Stapleton is married to Morgane Stapleton; the two have two children, and Morgane is pregnant with twins. The family currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.