During his high-school, Sam was named as Co-Offensive Player of the Year in 2002 and selected for the Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Class AAA first-team as an all purpose player.
While Hunt was undergoing with his degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, his outstanding football skills were noticed by the NFL and invited for training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2007. But after the months of hard work he was unable to make an impression on football and that led him to pursue his career in music.
With the starting of the musical career, Sam Hunt co-wrote a song with Kenny Chesney's "Come Over", which was a huge success and titled him ASCAP award. After releasing several single songs, Sam signed with MCA Nashville in 2014.
His first song with MCA, Leave the Night On hit No.1 on the Country Airplay chart and certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of American.
With the Rising of fame, Sam Hunt songs hit the top ranking on the US Billboard. His song "Leave the Night On" won the Breakthrough Video of the Year from CMT Music Award.
Further, his outstanding singing skills earned him Breakthrough Male of the Year, Digital Album of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Songwriter-artist of the Year and also the nomination for the Grammy Award for the Best New Artist, Best Country Album for the album, Montevallo.
Looking at his personal life, Sam Hunt married to his long term girlfriend, Hannah Lee Fowler. The couple is having an on-and-off relationship since 2008 and finally got married in 2017 at Sam Hunt's hometown Cedartown, Georgia.
It was rumored that Sam Hunt dated Kaley Cuoco after working together in The Big Bang Theory and Andi Dorfman from the Bachelorettes. He is living happily with his wife and the couple has never rumored with any extra marital affairs and divorce.
The Grammy award nominee is now 33 years on age and collects the good sum of money from his professional career. His songs and albums were sold in millions of copies through which he received the big chunk of amount. It is estimated that his current net worth is around $3 Million, by which he finances his living.