Clay Walker Biography
|Date of Birth:||1969 , August-19|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Ernest Clayton Walker, Jr|
|Father||Ernest Clayton Walker Sr.|
|Birth Place/City||Beaumont, Texas|
|Weight in KG||80 KG|
|Married to||Jessica Craig (m. 2007), Lori Jayne Lampson (m. 1992)|
|Children||William Clayton,Mary Elizabeth,Elijah Craig|
|Divorce||Lori Jayne Lampson (m. 2003)|
|Education||Vidor High School|
|Awards||Humanitarian Award,1993 Radio & Records Best New Male Artist|
Clay Walker is an American country music artist who has been active in the music industry since 1993. He gained huge popularity from his very first song, "What's It to You" which reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
Early Life And Education Of Clay Walker
Clay Walker was born as Ernest Clayton "Clay" Walker, Jr. on August 19, 1969. He was born in Beaumont, Texas, United States of America. He was born as the son of Ernest Walker and Danna Walker. He was raised in Beaumont, Texas. He is white by ethnicity. Clay's nationality is American. His parents were Native Americans. His parents had five children among whom he was the oldest of five children
In 1988 he graduated from Vidor High School. After his graduation, he started working in Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company plant. By the age of nineteen, he started the tour as a musician. During his tour, he also performed in various local clubs and finding work as the house singer at a bar.
Later in November 1992, he was discovered by James Stroud. James was a record producer and also the president of Warner Music Group subsidiary Giant Records and he was signed to him.
Clay Walker's Career
In 1993, under Stroud's production, Walker released his self-titled debut album. One of the most hit singles of the album was What's It to You this song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles. In 1994, he released his second album If I Could Make a Living.
A year later he released his third album in 1995 entitled Hypnotize the Moon. His other super hit albums are Live, Laugh, Love (1999), Say No More (2001), Christmas (2002), A Few Questions (2003) Fall (2007) and he Won't Be Lonely Long (2010).
He has also numerous hit songs from his album time to time, his songs were rated by the Billboard chart and other musical charts. His most super hit songs are Live Until I Die, Dreaming with My Eyes Open, If I Could Make a Living, This Woman and This Man and Rumor Has It.
James has also been nominated in many awards and also had crowned with many awards. He won Radio & Records awards in 1993. And in 1995 he won Country Song Roundup.
Clay Walker's Net Worth
Famous American singer and music artist Clay Walker earns lucrative money from his career which makes a pretty impressive net worth of him. According to celebrity net worth, Walker has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Clay Walker's Personal Life
Clay Walker is currently 49 years old. He has been married to model Jessica Craig since 2007. He started dating her after his first divorce and after long term relation, he married his girlfriend on September 28, 2007. He has three children with his second wife, a son named William Clayton, a daughter named Mary Elizabeth and son Elijah Craig.
Before, he was married to a rodeo queen Lori Jayne Lampson. They were married in the early 90s, even before he released his first album. They have two children together, first daughter MaClay DaLayne was born on January 14, 1996, and second daughter Skylor ClayAnne, born on May 14, 1999. After a long-married relationship, he filed a case for divorce and the couple divorced in 2003.
Walker has also actively participated in several forms of charity and social works. In 2003, he founded including his own non-profit charity, Band Against MS.