Morgan Wallen Biography, Age, Career, Music & Net Worth (2024)

Who is Morgan Wallen?

Morgan Cole Wallen, professionally known as Morgan Wallen. He is an American singer and songwriter, best known for his hit songs like “You Proof,” “Last Night,” and “Whiskey Glasses.”

He first rose to prominence by appearing on the sixth season of the NBC singing competition “The Voice” in 2014. He participated in the sixth season of The Voice as a member of Usher’s team, but later as a member of Adam Levine’s team. He wrote various Debut albums, but his first one was Stand Alone, which he wrote in 2015. Morgan Wallen has won several awards, including

  • An Academy of Country Music award
  • Fourteen Billboard Music Awards

He has written several Albums, including

  • If I know Me
  • Up Down
  • Whiskey Glasses
  • Chasin You
  • Dangerous: The Double Album
  • One Thing at a Time

Personal Information

Name Morgan Cole Wallen
Nick Name Wallen
Date of Birth May 13, 1993
Age 31 years old
Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity

Early life

Morgan was born to Tommy and Lesli Wallen on May 13, 1993, in Sneedville, Tennessee. His mother, Lesli, was a teacher, and his father, Tommy, was a local church pastor.

In his early years, his family moved to Knox County from South Carolina. He graduated from Gibbs High School. He was interested in sports and played pitcher and shortstop for the school’s baseball team. He also hoped to continue in college.

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When Morgan Wallen was a child, he was interested in singing and took piano and violin lessons. His father immensely helped raise him as a prominent singer and songwriter.

Education

Regarding his education, Morgan Wallen attended Gibs High School after moving to Knoxville. During high school, Morgan Wallen played shortstop and pitcher with the baseball team and sang songs in the chorus. Morgan Wallen graduated in 2011 from United States University. However, a sports injury destroyed his plans of playing baseball in college. Therefore, he had to focus on music instead Of playing baseball.

His journey from playing baseball to the music stage has been remarkable, and his passion for music shines in his soulful performances.

Career

Morgan Wallen is an American music singer and songwriter. Let’s discuss his career journey.

He started his career in the music competition program The Voice in 2014. His audition song was “Collide” by Howie Day. Judges Shakira and Usher praised his styling in his audition, and Wallen joined Usher’s team.

After some time, he was eliminated from the playoffs of The Voice and joined Panacea Records.

Morgan Wallen’s debut EP, Stand Alone, was released in 2015. In 2016, he joined Big Loud. After three years of Big Loud, his debut studio album, “If I Know Me,” was released in 2018.

Morgan Wallen has won several awards, including the Academy of Country Music Award and the Fourteen Billboard Music Awards.

Morgan Wallen’s second album, Dangerous: The Double Album, was released in 2021. It became the only country album to reach No. 1 in the Billboard 200’s 64-year history.

Other albums are:

  • More than My Hometown
  • 7 Summers
  • Wasted on you
  • One thing at a time
  • Last night

His third studio album topped the Billboard 200 for 18 non-consecutive weeks. All 36 tracks from the album “One Thing at a Time” broke the record for most songs by an artist on the chart at one time.

 

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Body Measurement & Appearance

Height 6 ft 3 inches
Weight 68 kg
Body Size Moderate
Eye Colour Blue eyes
Hair Colour Light brown

Family

Father Tommy
Mother Lesli Wallen
Siblings Three younger sisters ( Ashlyne Wallen, Mikaela Wallen, and Lacey Wallen)
Wife   KT Smith
Children Son, Indigo “Indie” Wilder

Personal Life/ Love Life & Affairs

Regarding his marital status, Morgan Wallen has had an eventful love life. Wallen was engaged to KT Smith, a social media influencer. Before their engagement, they were dating in 2017. They connected on Snapchat, and the couple got engaged but, by luck, broke up in 2019. Despite their breakup, they share one son, Indigo Indie Wilder, born in 2020.

According to one post by KT Smith, Morgan Wallen cheated during their relationship. She also accepted some regrets and accepted that Wallen is a great father to their son. On the other hand, Morgan’s full attention has always been on his music career and being a devoted father.

Amazing Facts

  • Morgan Wallen is one of only six artists with half the top 10 songs on the Billboard 100 chart.
  • Moreover, he is the first solo artist since 2014 to reach number one on the United States Country Airplay chart.
  • His unique, soulful sound, raw talent, and good looks have made him one of today’s most in-demand country music stars.
  • Morgan Wallen has two tattoos: one of an eagle on his arm and another of the word “Funny” on his chest.
  • Morgan visited many countries throughout his career.
  • In 2020, Wallen received the award for Top Country Album at the Billboard Music Awards for his album Dangerous: The Double Album.
  • The most exciting fact is that Wallen is working on new music, and there seems to be a hint that he will release a new album this year.

Hobbies & Interests

  • Music
  • Creating albums
  • Playing baseballs

Social Media

Morgan Wallen is a famous social media personality. Morgan Wallen has big fan followers on various social media accounts such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

  • Morgan Wallen runs his Facebook account with 2,136,592 likes and 3M followers.
  • Morgan Wallen also runs an Instagram account called @morganwallen. His Instagram account has been gaining popularity. In the last four weeks, he gained 1k new followers. He receives almost 479k likes and 2.9k comments per post. He shares content about his family, lifestyle, music, cinema, and actors/ actresses.
  • Morgan also uses Twitter accounts. He shares news articles about himself and retweets messages from fellow musicians and singers who support him. His Twitter account is @MorganWallen.
  • Morgan Wallen created his YouTube channel in 2010.

He has 2.3 million subscribers and over 3.4 billion video views.

Morgan Wallen‘s Net worth

As of March 2024, the famous personality had gained approximately $12 million from social media. His wealth and income are almost entirely from his career as a musician, songwriter, and singer. He is best known for his soul work.

Name Morgan Wallen
Source of Wealth American musician, singer, and songwriter
Wealth $12million

FAQs

  • How much Morgan Wallen has earned?

It varies from role to role and the type of work he does. According to rumors, he gets 12 million dollars. His estimated net worth is $12 million.

  • Which nationality does Morgan Wallen have?

He has American nationality.

  • What religion does Wallen have?

He was born to a Christian family.

  • What is the height of Morgan Wallen?

His height is about 6 feet and 3 inches.

  • What is the name of Wallen‘s mother?

His mother’s name is Lesli Wallen.

  • What is the weight of Morgan?

His weight is about 63 kg.

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