Morgan Wallen Biography
Morgan Wallen (born May 13, 1993) is a country music singer and songwriter from the United States.
Morgan Wallen Net worth
Morgan Wallen has a net worth of $4million. He began his music career from a young age and has made most of his income from his best selling songs and albums.
|Date of Birth||May 13, 1993|
|Age||28 years (2021)|
|Former Spouse||Katie Smith|
|Net worth||$4 million|
|Height||6ft 0in (183 cm)|
|Place of Birth||Sneedville, Tennessee|
|Parents||Tommy and Lesli Wallen|
Morgan Wallen Early Life and Background
Morgan Wallen was born in 1993 in Sneedville, Tennessee. Tommy and Lesli Wallen are his parents. He was raised by a preacher father and a teacher mother, both of whom were big fans of hard rock and modern Christian music. Wallen began singing in church at the age of three and began playing the violin at the age of five. Later in his career, he learned to play the piano and guitar.
Morgan Wallen Career
Wallen participated on Season 6 of The Voice in 2014, first with Usher’s team and then with Adam Levine’s team. During the playoffs, he was eliminated.
Wallen signed with Big Loud in 2016, and his debut album, If I Know Me, was released in 2018.
“Up Down” (with Florida Georgia Line), “Whiskey Glasses,” and “Chasin’ You” are among the album’s singles. Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart ranked If I Know Me at No. 1.
Dangerous: The Double Album, Wallen’s second album, was released in January 2021, and in February 2021, it became the first country album to spend seven weeks at No. 1 in the 64-year history of the Billboard 200.
Wallen began working with Sergio Sanchez of Atom Smash while in California for his appearance on The Voice. Sanchez brought Wallen to Panacea Records’ Bill Ray and Paul Trust. Wallen signed with Panacea Records in 2015.
Wallen signed with Big Loud Records in 2016, and his debut single “The Way I Talk” was published.
If I Know Me, Wallen’s debut album, was released on April 27, 2018. The album’s second song, “Up Down,” which was recorded with Florida Georgia Line, reached No. 16 on Billboard. “Whiskey Glasses,” the album’s third single, was released on July 30, 2018.
If I Know Me debuted at No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart in August 2020, following a record-breaking 114 weeks at the top.
The lead track from Wallen’s upcoming second studio album, “More Than My Hometown,” was released to country radio on May 27, 2020. Wallen’s song “7 Summers” broke the record for the most first-day streams for a country song on Apple Music on August 14. It debuted and peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, giving him his first top ten appearance.
Morgan Wallen Wife and Child
Katie Smith was formally engaged to Morgan Wallen. They however broke up, though they have a son together – Indigo Wilder.
Morgan Wallen Controversies
Wallen has been in the headlines several times for the wrong reasons. In May 2020, after being expelled from Kid Rock’s steakhouse in Nashville, he was arrested for disorderly conduct, and in October, he was suspended from a scheduled Saturday Night Live appearance after video footage surfaced that indicated Wallen was not following NBC’s COVID-19 guidelines.
In February 2021, a video of Wallen using a racial slur was also revealed. As a result of the event, his record company suspended him and his song was pulled from several major US radio stations.