Singer and Songwriter
Facts of Morgan Wallen
|Full Name:||Morgan Wallen|
|Age:||29 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||May 13, 1993|
|Profession:||Singer and Songwriter|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
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Morgan Wallen is an American country music singer and songwriter from Sneedville, Tennessee. He rose to prominence after appearing on NBC’s talent show program The Voice season 6 in 2014 where his performance in the audition sought the attention of the judges, Shakira and Usher. He is also known for his singles like “The Way I Talk”, “Whiskey Glasses”, “Up Down”, etc.
Morgan Wallen will perform his 2018 single “Whiskey Glasses” with his powerful backing band at the 55th Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards on September 16, 2020. He was also nominated for ‘New Male Artist of the Year,’ but Riley Green took home the award.
He’s also active on social media, with around 1.4 million Instagram followers @morganwallen and 371.3k Twitter followers @MorganWallen. He also has a 533k-subscriber YouTube channel with the same name.
Morgan Wallen is well-known for what he does.
As an American country music singer and songwriter, she is well-known.
Morgan Wallen was born in the United States.
Morgan Wallen was born in Sneedville, Tennessee, on May 13, 1993. Morgan Cole Wallen is his given name. Lesli Wallen, a teacher, was his mother when he was born. His father was a pastor at a Baptist church. Aside from that, nothing is known about his father’s name. Ashlyne Wallen and Mikaela Wallen are his two sisters.
He is of White ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Taurus is his zodiac sign. He is a devout Roman Catholic.
In terms of his education, he went to Gibbs High School in Corryton, Tennessee, where he was offered a baseball scholarship. He was unable to continue his baseball career due to an arm injury, and instead chose to pursue music.
Highlights of Morgan Wallen’s Career
Morgan Wallen has had a passion for music since he was a child. When he was younger, he also took piano and violin lessons. He used to sing in his neighborhood church.
He auditioned for the sixth season of NBC’s “The Voice” in 2014. There, he performed Howie Day’s Collide and was chosen by team Usher. During the Playoffs round, however, he was eliminated in episode 17.
Morgan signed with Panacea Records in 2015 and recorded a catalog of songs, with his debut EP, “Stand Alone,” released on August 24, 2015.
He signed a deal with Joey Moi’s Big Loud Records in 2016 and released his debut single, “The Way I Talk,” in July of that year.
He released a music video for “The Way I Talk” in April 2017.
He released his debut album, “If I Know Me,” on April 27, 2018, which was led by his second single, “Up Down,” which was recorded in Florida Georgia Line. In August 2020, ‘If I Know Me’ debuted at number one on the Top Country Albums chart after a record-breaking 114 weeks.
The album’s third single, “Whiskey Glasses,” was released to country radio on July 30, 2018, and reached number one on the Country Airplay chart in June 2019. It was also the year’s top country radio song at the end of the year.
In addition, he made a brief appearance on WWE Raw on December 3, 2018.
Morgan was a part of Florida Georgia Line’s Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour in 2019.
Morgan will release “More Than My Hometown” as the lead single from his upcoming second studio album on May 27, 2020.
Morgan’s song “7 Summers” was released on Apple Music on August 14, 2020, and it broke the record for the most first-day streams for a country song, landing him at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Morgan Wallen’s nominations and awards
He was nominated for Breakthrough Video of the Year at the 2019 CMT Music Awards for “Whiskey Glasses.” At the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, he was also nominated for New Artist of the Year.
He won the iHeartRadio Music Award for Best New Country Artist in 2020. He was also nominated for Country Song of the Year at the iHeartRadio Music Awards that year for “Whiskey Glasses.”
In 2020, he was nominated for the Country Music Association Awards as New Artist of the Year.
Girlfriend of Morgan Wallen
Morgan Wallen is an unmarried man and enjoying his singlehood. But, he was in a relationship with Katie Smith previously. The couple first met and started dating in 2017 but sadly they parted away later.
On July 10, 2020, Wallen welcomed a son, Indigo “Indie” Wilder with ex-fiancee Katie Smith.
Morgan Wallen’s Height
Morgan Wallen is a handsome man with a fair skin tone. He has a slim body build. He stands at a height of 1.83m (6 feet) tall and his body weighs around 68kg (150 lbs.). He has light brown colored hair and a pair of beautiful blue colored eyes. His sexual orientation is Straight.
Morgan Wallen’s Net Worth
Morgan Wallen has quite good earnings from his professional career as a singer and songwriter. His major income comes from his songs and album streams. He also earns an extra amount from his self-titled YouTube channel. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be $1 million.