Brad Paisley Biography
- Age: 45 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
- Birth Sign: Libra
- Name: Brad Paisley
- Birth Name: Brad Douglas Paisley
- Father: Douglas Edward Paisley
- Mother: Sandra Jean Jarvis
- Nationality: Ameriacan
- Birth Place/City: Glen Dale, West Virginia
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: Singer-songwriter
- Net Worth: $ 40 million
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Brown
- Weight in KG: 77 KG
- Famous for: Musician
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Kimberly Williams-Paisley (m. 2003)
- Children: William Huckleberry Paisley,Jasper Warren Paisley
- Education: Belmont University
- Awards: N/A
- Books: Rolling Stone 19
Singer and songwriter, Brad Paisley is known for his 10 albums and Christmas compilations, all of which have been certified as Gold or higher by the RIAA. Born on October 28, 1972 in Glen Dale, West Virginia, his father Douglas Paisley worked for the West Virginia Department of Transportation and his mother Sandra was a teacher.
His influence in music is said to have come from his maternal grandfather who gifted him a guitar at the age of 8 and he performed in public for the first time at the age of 10. He wrote his first song at the age of 13 and even formed a band with his local guitarist at that age. He graduated from the John Marshall High School and majored in music business from the Belmont University in Nashville. He signed a songwriting contract with the EMI Music Publishing as soon as he graduated.
His debut album was released on 1999 and was named Who Needs Pictures. Other albums contributed by him are Part II, Mud on the Tires, Time Well Wasted, 5th gear, Play, American Saturday Night, This is Country Music, Wheelhouse and Moonshine in the Trunk. He has also written a book entitled Diary of a Player. He is also the lead vocalist and the lead guitarist of the band The Drama Kings. This versatile personality is also an executive producer of The CW network series called Nashville.
Paisley’s TV appearances include appearing in an episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He has also starred in the South Park episode entitled Cartman Finds Love. ABC music drama series Nashville has also portrayed him. He also guest starred in Two and a Half Men and judges the ABC Show Rising Star. He has also appeared in the series Repeat After Me.
Paisley is a freemason and a Noble of the AAONMS. On 2000, Paisley was in a love affair with singer Richard Marx protégée Chely Wright. Kimberly Williams and Paisley began dating on 2001 after he saw her first in Father of the Bride. After a nine month engagement, the couple married on the Stauffer Chapel on the campus of the Pepperdine University on March 15, 2003. Their first son William Huckleberry was born on February 22, 2007 and their second son Jasper was born on April 17, 2009. Paisley, her wife and children live in Franklin, Tennessee and also had a home in the Pacific Palisades. This couple seems to be doing very well in their personal life and there is no news or chances of them having a divorce.
Paisley has scored 32 top 10 singles and 19 of them have reached number 1. He has sold over 12 million albums and is the recipient of three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country, two American Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards.
This versatile personality and best-selling singer has a net worth of whooping 65 million dollars. He supposedly earns 40 million before taxes per year according to Forbes.
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