Caleb Followill Biography

Published On Sep 07, 2017
Facts of Caleb Followill
Date of Birth: 1982 , January-14
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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During his childhood, Caleb Followill alongside his cousin, Matthew occasionally enlisted to perform drums while his father Ivan preached at churches and tent revivals throughout Oklahoma and the Deep South.

Followill was either homeschooled or enrolled in small parochial schools by her mothers. Further, after the divorce of his parents in 1997, he moved outside Nashville and originally embraced country music. While there, he met Angelo Petraglia, a songwriter, who introduced him to the musical influences of Thin Lizzy, The Rolling Stones and The Clash in particular.

In 1999 Caleb Followill formed a band, “King of Leon”, which was named after his grandfather, who died in 2014. The band is composed of Caleb, as a lead vocalist and his brothers: Nathan Followill as drummers, percussionist, backing vocals and Jared Followill as bass guitarist, backing vocal, along with their cousin Matthew Followill, the lead guitarist of the band.

The Followill's debuted in the music industry with the album “Youth and Young Manhood”, which was the first release in the UK and later in the USA. The following year, “Kings of Leon” released their second album, “Aha Shake Heartbreak” which was produced by Angelo Petraglia and Ethan Johns.

Caleb Followill along with his band member has released 7 studio albums, 2 compilation albums, 1 live album, 1 video album, 5 extended plays, 24 singles, one promotional single and 15 music videos. The group has 12 Grammy Award nominations, including four wins.

He is a married man and a father of his child. He tied the knot with his girlfriend Lily Aldridge, Victoria’s Secrets lingerie model. Till now, there is no news and rumors regarding their extra marital affairs, divorce, and conflict in his married life.

As of 2017,  the American musician has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

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Born in United States


Caleb Followill was born on 14th of January 1982, in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, the USA to Ivan Leon and Betty Ann. His birth name is Anthony Caleb Followill and a birth sign is Capricorn. 

Formed a Band


This year, Followill formed a band “King of Leon”.The band is composed of Caleb Followill as a lead vocalist and his brothers:  Nathan Followill drummers, percussionist, backing vocals and  Jared Followill as bass guitarist, backing vocal, with their cousin Matthew Followill, who is a lead guitarist of the band.

First Signed


The band "King of Leon signed with RCA record. The following year, the Followills’ took out with their debut album “Youth and Young Manhood”. However, the album failed to make any positive impact in the United States, where review was lukewarm and the modern rock audience was generally uninterested. 

Got Married


This year Followill exchanged vows with his girlfriend, Lily Aldridge in a private ceremony in the presence of their family and close friends. The couple is still together without any rumors of conflict and divorce. 

Welcomed their First Baby Girl


Followill and his wife became parents following the birth of their first baby girl, Dixie Pearl Followill. The baby girl became a happy moment of their life and most lovable person.

Current Net Worth


As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $16 million. He has built his net worth through the Grammy Award-winning American rock band “Kings of Leon”.