Canaan Smith Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Apr, 2021
Facts of Canaan Smith
Date of Birth: 1982 , August-24
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Canaan Smith
Birth Name Canaan Lee Smith
Father Larry Smith
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Willamsburg, Virginia
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for His debut single We Got Us
Married Yes
Married to Christy Hardesty
Children 1
Education Belmont University
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Albums Bronco, High Country Sound
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Billboard 200 topper Canaan Lee Smith gained recognition with the hit song Runaway which he co-wrote in 2009. He then released his debut single We Got Us in 2012 which debuted at no.53 on the country music charts. 

Music Career Breakthrough

Following his graduation, Smith moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in music. In 2006, he along with Stephen Barker Liles and Robert Blackledge co-wrote the hit song Runaway by the country band Love and Theft. 

The 38-year-old singer released his debut single We Got Us in January 2012. Likewise, the song debuted at no.53 on the country music charts. 

CAPTION: Canaan Smith performing during his tour SOURCE: Ace Show Biz

He released his second single Love You Like That on 21st July 2014 and received positive reviews from critics who praised his vocal delivery. 

The same year, he was featured in Rolling Stone Country as one of the 10 New Artists You Need To Know: Fall 2014.

Smith released his debut studio album titled Bronco on 23rd June 2015 via Mercury Nashville. It consists of hit singles like Love You Like That, Hole in a Bottle, Good Kinda Bad, and Bronco. 

The album peaked at no.4 on the Top Country Albums chart and No.29 on The US Billboard 200. The album sold 12,000 copies during the first week and sold 38,700 copies as of March 2016.

After three years hiatus, Smith releases his first single Colder Than You in June 2020. Similarly, his second album entitled High Country Sound was released on 2nd April 2021. 

How Rich Is Canaan As of 2021?

We Got Us Singer has released two studio albums and one EP as of 2021. Likewise, the average salary of a singer in Nashville, Tennessee ranges from around $37,056 to $67,636 per year. 

Though the 38-year-old singer has not revealed his exact net worth, he surely earns thousands of dollars from his music career. 

As of 2021, he has over 176k followers on Instagram and over 71.8k followers on Twitter. As per a reliable source, Smith makes $527.25 to $878.75 per sponsored post on Instagram.

Canaan Smith's Personal Life- Age, Height, & Family Background

Canaan Lee Smith was born on 24th August 1982 in Willamsburg, VA, the USA to Larry Smith. He was born under the birth sign Virgo and is 38 years old as of 2021. 

Smith grew up alongside his siblings Leah and Nathaniel who died in a car accident. Moreover, Canaan went to Lafayette High School and earned his bachelor's degree from Belmont University in Nashville. 

Who Is He Married To?

The Bronco singer is married to his long-term girlfriend Christy Hardesty. They got engaged in March 2014 and got married in August amidst family and friends. 

CAPTION: Smith and wife Christy got married in 2014 and shares a daughter together SOURCE: Sounds Like Nashville

On 27th September 2019, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child. They welcomed daughter Virginia Rose Smith on 31st October 2019. 

Prior to Christy, Canaan dated Mika Combs. They even participated in the 15th season of The Amazing Race and were the sixth team to get eliminated. 

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