If you were a regular listener of 2011’s hit song ‘Wanted’, we’re pretty sure you had a huge crush on the brown-eyed singer of the song. Yes, it’s Hunter Hayes who is still in an amazing position despite doing his first album debut in 2011. Hayes is a brilliant country music singer who can play more than 30 instruments. Pretty cool, huh? Hayes is currently signed to Atlantic Records Nashville.
Now you must be wondering how much money the 25-year-old hot guy is making. Well, you might have a hard time believing it but Hayes has a net worth of $4.5 million. Now, isn’t that huge for someone so young? But, we don’t believe you should have any doubts as you can listen to his songs and conclude that he deserves it.
Hayes released his debut single titled ‘Storm Waning’ on 16th May 2011. Eventually, on 11th October 2011, Hayes released his first self-titled album. The album gained such massive popularity that it ranked #7 on the Billboard 200, whereas on the Top Country Albums list, it became #1. The album sold more than 1.1 million copies worldwide.
The album’s most successful song was ‘Wanted’ which sold more than 3.5 million copies making Hayes the youngest artist to top the Billboard Hot Country Songs.
Watch Hunter Hayes-Wanted
Hayes has been appearing in various shows since he was a kid. When he was just 4 years old, he made his appearance in ‘Maury Provich’ and ‘Rosie O’Donnell’ shows. He also appeared in Nickelodeon series ‘Figure it Out’.
He got his first guitar when he was only 6 years old. It was gifted to him by actor Robert Duvall. He appeared in ‘America’s Most Talented Kids’ when he was just 13. He signed to Universal Music Publishing Group in 2008. He performed the opening act for Taylor Swift during her worldwide tour in 2011. Besides, Hayes is renowned for his duet with Victoria Justice ‘Footloose’ movie remake.
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Although Hayes has been nominated for many prestigious awards till date, he has bagged home a few. In 2012, his single ‘Wanted’ made him earn two American Country Awards.
Hunter Hayes with his CMA Award
He won Teen Choice Award and BMI Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Besides, his other awards include Country Music Association Award, CMT Music Award, American Music Award, Music Choice Awards and People’s Choice Award(2015).
Just in case you don’t know, Hayes is a huge car lover. When asked what he misses most when he is out on a tour, his answer included ‘driving his car’.
Hayes has been a very talented and passionate person from the childhood. This dedication and hard-work led him to where he is today. This is how he has earned such a huge net worth; $4.5 Million.