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Morgan Wallen Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, & More

Morgan Wallen Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More
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Morgan Cole Wallen is an American country music singer and songwriter. In 2018, he came into the limelight after he released his debut album If I Know You; it reached number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart.

Wiki/Biography

Morgan Cole Wallen was born on May 13, 1993 (age 30 years; as of 2023) in Sneedville, Tennessee. While Morgan was a teenager, he along with his family, shifted south to Knox County. Later, he graduated from Gibbs High School. Meanwhile, during his schooling, he served as a pitcher and shortstop for the school’s basketball team and wanted to continue in college. Nevertheless, owing to an injury in his Ulnar Collateral Ligament, he dropped the plan.

Besides basketball, he started singing in his father’s church when he was three. In addition to it, he took piano and violin lessons while his father introduced him to classic rock mainstays.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Hair Colour: Light Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel Blue

Family

Morgan belongs to a Christian family in the United States.

Parents & Siblings

Morgan Wallen’s father, Tommy, served as a local church pastor. While his mother, Lesli Wallen, worked as a teacher. Meanwhile, his sister, Ashley Wallen, is an Instagram influencer.

Wife & Children

Previously Morgan Wallen was engaged to KT Smith; however, later, the couple called off the engagement. Nevertheless, the reason behind the separation was Morgan’s infidelity. In addition to it, the ex-couple shares a son together.

Morgan Wallen wife KT SMITH
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Relationships/Affairs

Before announcing his engagement with KT Smith, he was dating her.

Religion

He follows Christianity. In a media interaction, Morgan Wallen talked about his faith and said, “I have a lot of faith, My dad was a preacher growing up, as well. I didn’t necessarily get it just because of him being a preacher. I went through a phase in my life where I rejected it all.

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Career

Owing to his passion for music, in 2014, Morgan Wallen gained prominence after he participated in America’s singing reality show The Voice. Nevertheless, he was eliminated during the playoffs.

Shortly after his reality show elimination, he was invited to sign with the independent music label, Panacea Records. Meanwhile, the same year she collaborated with guitarist Dominic Frost and lent his voice to his first single, Stand Alone. Subsequently, he gave his voice to many singles including The Way I Talk (2016) and Dig Your Roots Tour (2017).

In 2018, Morgan made his album debut with “If I Know Me”. The album earned several accolades and reached the top spot on the Top Country Albums chart.

In 2020, he lent his voice to the song 7 Summers and achieved another record for the most-streamed country song on Apple Music.

Subsequently, in 2021, he released a double album “Dangerous that constantly ranked at No.1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and the Canadian Album Chart.

Subsequently, in 2023, his third album “One Thing at a Time” was released; the album ranked at the Billboard 200.

Controversies

Slammed for Racist Comments

In 2021, a video was captured in which the singer Morgan Wallen was caught using a racial slur. Soon after the video went viral, a section of netizens and the country’s community including Mickey Guyton, Kelsea Ballerini, and Maren Morris reacted to Wallen’s slur and his apology.

The hate runs deep. Smh. This is not his first time using that ‘ unacceptable’ racial slur and we all know that. So what exactly are you all going to do about it? Crickets won’t work this time. How many passes will you continue to give? Asking for a friend. No one deserves to be cancelled [but] this is unacceptable.” tweeted Guyton.

Meanwhile, owing to his comment, he was also fired from his record label and was also banned from attending the American Music Awards.

In 2023, Morgan Wallen was meant to appear at the Vaught Hemingway Stadium, Oxford, Mississippi; however, Wallen announced a last-month cancellation. Meanwhile, this happened because Wallen lost his voice last and was unable to sing. 

Nevertheless, following the cancellation, a fan in attendance filed a federal lawsuit against Morgan for breach of contract and negligence.

The University mentioned a full refund, however, she wasn’t reimbursed, according to the filed complaint.

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Awards, Honours, Achievements

2020: New Artist of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards

2020: Best New Country Artist at iHeartRadio Music Awards

2021: Top Country Artist, Top Country Album, and Top Country Song at the Billboard Music Awards, respectively

2023: Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Streaming Song, and Top Hot 100 Song at the Billboard Music Awards

[Note: Besides above mentioned there are several awards and nominations under Morgan Wallen’s name]

Car Collection

Fond of cars, Morgan Wallen has an enviable collection of them. Meanwhile, it includes a Chevrolet, a Dodge Challenger, and a Range Rover, among others.

Salary

He earns $5 million from his music albums and concerts, according to sources.

Morgan Wallen Net Worth

As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Meanwhile, several factors contribute to the staggering net worth of Morgan Wallen.

NameMorgan Cole Wallen
Net Worth (2023)$20 Million
ProfessionCountry Singer and songwriter
Monthly Income$100,000 +
Yearly Income$2 Million +
Music sales$5 million
Touring$3 million
Other ventures$1 million
Last UpdatedDec 2023

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Facts/Trivia

  • Initially, he wanted to become a professional athlete; however, owing to severe injury, he had to drop the plan. Later, he pursued a career in his secondary interest, music.
  • He was only three years old when he started singing at church. Additionally, he was five when he learned to play the violin and seven when he learned the piano respectively. In an interaction with a media house, he said, “I started singing when I was three years old at church, so I’ve always just been really into music. My mom recognized that I was musical even at a young age. She said I asked for a violin when I was five years old for Christmas and that’s what they got me.
  • He gained prominence and limelight with the American reality show “The Voice.”
  • In his leisure time, he likes reading books. Meanwhile, his favourite novel is The Great Gatsby

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Ombir is a SEO Executive at The Next Hint Media, Inc. He is a SEO and writer has 2 years of experience in these respective fields. He loves spending his time in doing research on different topics.

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