Brad Paisley Biography
|Date of Birth:||1972 , October-28|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Birth Name||Brad Douglas Paisley|
|Father||Douglas Edward Paisley|
|Mother||Sandra Jean Jarvis|
|Birth Place/City||Glen Dale, West Virginia|
|Net Worth||$ 40 million|
|Weight in KG||77 KG|
|Married to||Kimberly Williams-Paisley (m. 2003)|
|Children||William Huckleberry Paisley,Jasper Warren Paisley|
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. He started his career with his debut album, Who Needs Pictures in 1999 and has released ten studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label.
Early Life And Education Of Brad Paisley
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.
Brad Paisley's Career
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 has starred as a guest in Two and a Half Men and judges the ABC Show Rising Star. He has also appeared in the series Repeat After Me.
Brad Paisley's Net Worth, Salary, Awards, And Achievements
Brad Paisley's net worth is $95 million at present. He has been writing and performing since he was 12. He has been very successful in his career with such earning.
This versatile personality and best-selling singer had a net worth of whopping $65 million in the past. He reportedly earned $40 million before taxes in 2012, making his most commercially successful year to date. He has earned between $20 and $40 million per year ever year since.
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.
Brad Paisley's Personal Life
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 in 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. The couple is living a happy married life and there is no news or chances of them having a divorce.