Jason Aldean has been one of the very best countries music singers and his amazing songs have won millions of hearts all over the world. In 2005, he signed a recording deal with Broken Bow Records for which he released eight albums and 24 singles. In 2005, he released his self-titled debut album which hit the US Billboard Chart and sold millions of copies.
Regarding his personal life, Aldean is married twice. At first, he was married to Jessica Aldean with whom he shares two daughters. Secondly, he was married to Brittany Kerr with whom he shares a boy and is expecting a baby girl.
Raised Along With Sister By Single Mother
Jason Aldean was born Jason Aldine Williams in the year 1977 on the 28th of February in a place called Macon which lies in Georgia of United States of America under the birth sign Pisces. His ethnicity is white and as per nationality, he is American. He grew up in Hartley Bridge Road.
His childhood was somewhat a difficult one as his mother, Debbie Aldean, and father, Barry Aldean got divorced when he was very small. At the time of the separation of his parents, he was only 3 years old. After the divorce, he along with his sister, Kasi Aldean started living with his mother and used to visit his father in Florida during the summer. He went to a school called Windsor Academy.
When Aldean was young, his father used to map out guitar chords on notebook paper to show him where to place his fingers so that to play the chords before leaving to work. He used to practice a lot. Later, he got a guitar and played along with his dad.
Both of his parents encouraged him to build his career in music. At the age of 14, when he was watching the country-music awards on TV, he discovered his interest of performing on stage. Later, with the help of his mother, he performed at the local VFW hall in Macon where he sang John Anderson's song, Seminole Wind and Sticks, and Stones by Tracy Lawrence. The following year, he joined the house band at Georgia.
Jason Aldean's Career
Initially, Jason Aldean along with his band used to perform in clubs and festivals with the help of his father. He then also started writing and recording original songs. At the age of 21, he moved to Nashville after signing a recording contract with Warner-Chappell but the contract was soon dropped. Later, he signed a deal with Broken Bow Records from where his actual journey in music started.
In early 2005, Aldean released his first single, Hicktown which hit #10 on US Hot Country Songs. The same year, he also gave another hit song, Why which hit #1 on US Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart. Finally, on 26th July 2005, he released his debut studio self-titled album which was certified platinum by RIAA and also hit #6 on US Billboard Chart.
Soon after the success from his first work, he has earned a 2006 ACM nomination for Song of the Year and Video of the Year. He also won ACM Awards for the category of Top New Male Vocalist in the year 2005. Other awards to his names are CMA Awards and American Country Awards.
Aldean has had so many successful tours and it has helped him to grow his popularity. In the year 2006, he was a part of a tour called Me And My Gang Tour 2006 and his partners in the tour were some huge names such as Taylor Swift and Rascal Flatts. He has also been part of many other tours in the past and some of them are Life Your Voice Tour in the year 2008 with Tim McGraw, Wide Open Tour 2010 with Brooks & Dunn and many more.
On 29th May 2007, he released his second album, Relentless which hit # on US Billboard Chart and was also certified Platinum by RIAA. Two years later, he gave his third album, Wide Open to the world which was certified two Platinum by RIAA.
He has many great songs to his name which has topped many charts. In the year 2010, his song called Dirt Road Anthem did very well and his fans absolutely loved it. Other songs to his name are Night Train, Big Green Tractor, Don’t You Wanna Stay and Take A Little Ride. As of 2018, he released his eighth studio album, Rearview Town.
At this age, he has been living his dream and it is all because of his hard work and dedication. He has contributed a lot to music and it has given him a financially sound life. He will be delivering great music in upcoming days also and has been working very hard on his upcoming albums.
Jason Aldean's Awards And Nominations
Jason Aldean's amazing works has helped him to get nominated for several awards and won some of them as well. Here is the list of his won awards:
- 2005 = ACM Awards.
- 2011 = CMA Awards for Don't You Wanna Stay and My Kinda Party.
- 2011 = Billboard Touring Awards.
- 2011 = American Country Awards thrice.
- 2011 = American Country Awards for My Kinda Party and Don't You Wanna Stay (twice).
- 2012 = ACM Awards for Don't You Wanna Stay twice.
- 2012 = Billboard Music Awards for My Kinda Party and Dirt Road Anthem.
- 2012 = CMT Music Awards for Tattoos On This Town.
- 2012 = American Country Awards.
- 2013 = ACM Awards twice.
- 2013 = CMT Music Awards for The Only Way I Know.
- 2014 = ACM Awards.
- 2014 = American Country Countdown Awards.
- 2015 = ACM Awards and Billboard Music Awards twice.
- 2016 = ACM Awards twice.
- 2018 = ACM Awards.
Some of his other nominated awards include CMT Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Grammy Awards among others.
How Much Is Jason Aldean's Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jason Aldean has an estimated net worth of $80 million whereas his net worth is estimated to be $110 million as per The Richest. He earns an eye-catching amount from his songs and albums.
Here is the list of his albums with its sales:
- Jason Aldean (2005) = 1.6 million copies sold.
- Relentless (2007) = 98k copies sold.
- My Kinda Party (2010) = 3.1 million copies sold.
- Old Boots, New Dirt (2014) = 1 million copies sold.
- They Don't Know (2016) = 430500 copies sold.
- Rearview Town (2018) = 375100 copies sold.
Aldean owns property in Nashville worth $4.6 million. Moreover, he has the collection of luxury cars like:
- Ford Bronco = $30k.
- Dodge Ram 1500 = $31,695.
- Ford Raptor = $49,295 to $117,460.
- Jeep Wrangler =$26,995- $40,495.
- Bentley =$189,000 - $335,600.
With such earning, he is living a lavish lifestyle.
Married To Brittany Kerr after Divorce With Jessica Aldean
Jason Aldean is married twice. At first, he was married to Jessica Aldean on 4th August 2001 who was his lover since high school days. But sadly their relationship as husband and wife could not last very long after Jason cheated on Jessica with Brittany. The couple ended their relationship in the year 2013 and moved on with their lives.
Before their divorce, the couple shares two daughters, Keeley who was born on 14th February 2003 and Kendyl who was born on 20th August 2007.
Months after his separation with his first wife, he officiated about his relationship with Brittany Kerr then and the couple has already taken their relationship to a new level as they are already engaged and eventually tied the knot in 2015.
In 2017, they announced that they were expecting their first child by posting pictures of colored balloons on their social media.
SURPRISE!!! WE ARE PREGNANT!!! This was the hardest secret we've ever had to keep This journey for us has been full of many happy times & also many tears... The biggest rollercoaster we have ever been on, without a doubt! All of the moments of heartache were followed by the biggest blessing in the entire world!! We will never take one moment for granted & can't wait to meet you, sweet baby!!! /a>
On December 1, 2017, the couple welcomes their first baby boy, Memphis Aldean. The following year, the couple is expecting a baby girl which they revealed via Instagram.
They welcomed a baby girl on February 4, 2019, and named her Navy Rome Williams.
Moreover, he has been very successful in his career and the number of awards he has own until now does prove it.
Jason Aldean's Body Measurement
- Height = Jason Aldean stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m).
- Weight = He weighs 82kg.
- Age = As of 2018, his age is 41.
- He has two-step brothers.
- At the age of 16, he bought his first car, 1985 Toyota with his earning from singing.
by sanjeet, 01 Apr, 2015