Thomas Rhett Biography

Updated On Jul 25, 2018 Published On Dec 30, 2015
Facts of Thomas Rhett
Date of Birth: 1990 , March-30
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Thomas Rhett
Birth Name Thomas Rhett Akins Jr.
Father Rhett Akins,
Mother Paige Braswell
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Valdosta Georgia
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Singer, Songwriter
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 73 KG
Married Yes
Married to Lauren Gregory
Children Willa Gray Akins, Ada James Akins
Divorce Not Yet
Education Lipscomb University
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
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ASCAP Country Music Awards winner, Thomas Rhett is an emerging country music singer and songwriter from the United States. He is also well known in the world for his albums like It Goes Like This and Tangled Up.

He was born as Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. in Valdosta, Georgia, the United States of America to Thomas Rhett Akins, Sr. and Paige Braswell, Thomas was raised in the upper-middle-class family. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

As his father Rhett Akins is also a great country music singer and songwriter, Thomas was influenced by his father. He began playing drums since he was a child. While he was in Lipscomb University, he joined the musical group Tau Phi. He also began writing songs since 2010.

In 2012, he released his debut single Something to Do with My Hands, followed later that year by Beer with Jesus in early 2012. He released his debut album It Goes Like This on October 29, 2013.

After releasing his new a new single titled Crash and Burn on April 7, 2015, Thomas released his second album Tangled Up on September 25 that year which reached at number one on the Country Airplay chart.

His third single, T-Shirt and fourth single, Vacation were released on February 16 and June 13, in the year 2016. On September 8, 2017, Thomas' third studio album Life Changes was released including the chart-topping singles Craving You featuring Maren Morris, Unforgettable, and Marry Me.

Associated with Jason Aldean and Brantley Gilbert, Thomas is signed with Valory.

Talking about his personal life, he is a married man. On 12th of October 2012, Thomas got married to the love of his life Lauren Gregory. They have been in touch with each other since they were in their first grade.

The couple has 2 children. They adopted a baby girl from Uganda, Willa Gray Akins, who was born on November 1, 2015. The couple welcomed their daughter Ada James Akins on August 12, 2017.

Thomas is a tall guy with a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. His net worth is expected to be around $5 million as of 2018.

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Born in Valdosta, Georgia, United States

March 30 , 1990

Born as Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. in Valdosta, Georgia, United States of America to Thomas Rhett Akins, Sr. and Paige Braswell, Thomas was raised in upper middle class family. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Co wrote the song, I Ain't Ready to Quit

2010

As his father Rhett Akins is also a great country music singer and songwriter, Thomas was influenced by his father. He began playing drums since he was child. While he was in Lipscomb University, he joined the musical group Tau Phi. He began writing songs since 2010. In 2010, he co wrote the song, I Ain't Ready to Quit. 

Married to Lauren Gregory

October 12 , 2012

On 12th of October 2012, Thomas got married to love of his life Lauren Gregory. Lauren Gregory is a model. They have been in touch with each other since they were in their first grade. They are happily married. 

Released his first single, Something to Do with My Hands

February 21 , 2012

Thomas Rhett has been active in music since 2010. In 2011, he signed a recording contract with Big Machine Records and he began working in his debut single, Something to Do with My Hands. He finally released it on 21st of February 2012.

Released her first album, It Goes Like This

October 29 , 2013

His debut single Something to Do with My Hands was the massive hit as it also entered into the top 30 of the Hot Country Songs charts. His other singles were also successful. He also released his debut album It Goes Like This on 29th of October 2013.

Won BMI Country Awards

2015

In 2015, he got nominated in BMI Country Awards. BMI Country Awards is also one of the prestigious awards and it is mainly awarded by the Broadcast Music, Inc... In 2015, he got nominated in this award from his song, Make Me Wanna and he was honored with this award for Top 50 Songs.

Won ASCAP Country Music Awards

2015

He got his one and only nomination in ASCAP Country Music Awards in 2015. He was nominated in this award from this single Make Me Wanna and he was honored with this award for Most Performed Songs. 

Welcomed daughter Ada James Akins

August 12 , 2017

Thomas and his wife Lauren has an adopted baby girl named Willa Gray Akins. The couple welcomed their biological daughter Ada James Akins in 2017.