Chris Stapleton Biography

Updated On Aug 31, 2018 Published On Aug 31, 2018
Facts of Chris Stapleton
Date of Birth: 1978 , April-15
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Chris Stapleton
Birth Name Chris Alvin Stapleton
Nick Name Chris
Father Herbert Joseph Stapleton, Jr.
Mother Carol J. (Mace) Stapleton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Lexington, Kentucky
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer,songwriter
Net Worth $12 million
Hair Color blonde
Face Color white
Weight in KG 85 kgs
Tattoo(s) yes
Famous for Traveller
Married yes
Married to Morgan Stapleton
Awards Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Album
Albums Traveller, From a Room: Volume 1, From a Room: Volume 2
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Chris Stapleton is a Grammy-winning American singer-songwriter and a guitarist who has written many hit songs for many musicians.

Chris Alvin Stapleton was born on April 15, 1978, in Lexington, Kentucky to parents Herbert Joseph Stapleton, Jr, and  Carol J. (Mace) Stapleton. He has an elder brother named Herbert Joseph III and a younger sister named Melanie Brooke. Born in the US, he is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

Chris was raised in Staffordsville, Kentucky, and graduated from Johnson Central High School. He also attended Vanderbilt University to study engineering but dropped out within a year.

Stapleton moved from Kentucky to Nashville in 2001 to pursue his career in music and was signed to Sea Gayle Music as a songwriter. He joined a band named The Steeldrivers in 2007, where they produced two hits records which both peaked at #2 until Chris left it in 2010.

Chris then founded his own band called The Jompson Brothers and released an independent self-titled album in November 2010.

Likewise, Stapleton has written numerous hits for renowned musicians like AdeleGeorge Strait, who is married to Norma Strait, Tim McGraw, Lee Ann Womack, Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley to name a few.

Chris did not go solo until 2015 when he released his debut album Traveller. For his solo release, he won the New Artist of the YearMale Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards. Later. he released other successful albums like From A Room: Volume 1(2017) and From A Room: Volume 2(2017).

Moving on his personal life, Chris is married to songwriter Morgane Hayes whom he met in 2003. The couple tied the knot in 2007 and haven't divorced since. They are now a family of 6 with four children, and two of them are twins.

Chris Stapleton has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2018, which he has primarily earned from his record sales, and from his previous profession as a songwriter for many prominent musicians.

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Born in Lexington, Kentucky

April 15 , 1978

Chris Alvin Stapleton was born on April 15, 1978, in Lexington, Kentucky to parents Herbert Joseph Stapleton, Jr, and  Carol J. (Mace) Stapleton.

Frontman for The Steeldrivers

2007

Chris became the frontman for The Steeldrivers, a bluegrass group in 2007, and produced two hit records with them until he finally left in 2010.

Founded The Jompson Brothers

2010

Stapleton founded his own band in 2010, named The Jompson Brothers with him on vocals, Bard McNamee on drums, Greg McKee on guitar and J.T. Cure on bass.

Signed to Mercury Nashville

2013

Stapleton signed with Mercury Nashville, a sub of Universal Music where he released his first single titled What Are You Listening To?.

First Solo Album

May 5 , 2015

Traveller, his first solo album was released, which was recorded in the RCA Studio A, and was co-produced with producer Dave Cobb.

Won New Artist of the Year

2015

Chris won three awards, New Artist of the YearMale Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards.

Won New Artist of the Year

2015

Chris won three awards, New Artist of the YearMale Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards.

Two albums in a Year

2017

2017 was quite productive for Chris, releasing two albums From A Room: Volume 1(May) and From A Room: Volume 2(December).

Married Morgane Hayes

2007

Chris married his longtime girlfriend, Morgana Hayes who is also a songwriter and together they have 4 children.

Net Worth is $12 million

2018

Chris Stapleton has an estimated net worth of $12 million, which he has amassed from his record sales and previous collaborations with other musicians.