Chris Stapleton is a brilliant American singer whose net worth is $8 million.

Early life 

Chris Stapleton’s mother was a worker of the health department whereas his father worked as a coal miner. He came from a family that was full of coal miners.

He completed his graduation from the Johnson Central High School and later, he started studying engineering at the Vanderbilt University, but he decided to drop out a year later.


One of the most famous American singer and songwriter who were born on 15th April 1978 is Christopher Alvin Stapleton. He is popularly known as Chris Stapleton. His birthplace is Lexington which is situated in Kentucky. He is undoubtedly a well-established songwriter.

He is also famous for playing guitar. His best songs include “Never Wanted Nothing More” which was recorded by Kenny Chesney, the “Come Back Song,” and “Love’s Gonna Make It All right.” There were a number of songs that appeared on the famous albums of artists which include Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, Adele, Dierks Bentley, and Tim McGraw. Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, and Peter Frampton are the few artists with whom Chris Stapleton has co-written.

From the year 2008 to the year 2010, Chris Stapleton had served as frontman for The SteelDrivers, which is a bluegrass group. Stapleton then released the album Traveller in the year 2015, and this was his debut album. This album was very successful, and it also reached the top position on the United States Billboard 200. The Recording Industry Association of America even certified the album with double platinum. 

Chris Stapleton is not only a singer and songwriter writer, but he is also a very famous guitarist. In the year 2001, Stapleton decided to move to a city named Nashville, which is situated in Tennessee. He wanted to take up music as his career. When he was a songwriter, Sea Gayle Music is the publishing house with which he signed a deal. In the year 2007, Stapleton decided to become the frontman for the Steeldrivers.

Later, he founded his own band and named it The Jompson Brothers. This band was basically a southern rock band. The band had four members with Stapleton as the singer, Greg Mckee as the guitarist, J.T Cure as the bass player and Brand McNamee as the drummer.

In the year 2013, Chris Stapleton signed up for the Mercury Nashville in order to start his career as solo artist. He released his first solo in the year 2013, and the song was, “What Are You Listening To?”

He expected the performance to be praised, but it was not exactly as he expected it to be. He released his debut album, Traveller, in May 2015. This was considered to be the number one selling album in the year 2016. Surprisingly, most two million copies were sold by 2017.

According to Stapleton, he took inspiration from the road trip that he had taken after his father passed away in the year 2013. He also mentioned that he had written the title track of the album when he went to another road trip accompanied by his wife. His wife has helped him to select from a series of songs with which Stapleton started recording. 

Chris Stapleton became a very successful singer and songwriter over the years. He was awarded the Country Music Association Awards for the Album of the year, the New Artist of the year, and the Male Vocalist of the year in the year 2015. He also received the Artists of the Year Breakout in December 2015.

Personal life 

Chris Stapleton has not been rumored with any partner. Chris Stapleton has kept his personal life completely personal and hence, there is no other information available about him.

Quick Summary 

Full name: Christopher Alvin Stapleton

Date of Birth: April 15, 1978

Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky, US

Age: 39

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, and Guitarist

Height: 185 cm

Weight: 95 kg

Net Worth: $8 million