Chris Stapleton Net Worth
Famous country and bluegrass musician Chris Stapleton released his debut solo album Traveller in 2015 but he has a long history in the country music, especially as the frontman of the band called The SteelDrivers. He received many awards and amassed nice fortune. As of 2016, Stapleton’s total net worth is estimated to be about $2.8 million.
Chris was born April 15, 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky into the family of coal miner and health care worker. He studied engineering at the Vanderbilt University but dropped out after one year. Stapleton had always a huge passion for country. At the beginning of his career, he played in bands like The Steeldrivers and The Jompson Brothers. In 2013, he decided to go solo.
This proved to be the right decision. Stapleton received recording contract from Mercury Nashville. Although his solo debut song What Are You Listening To? didn’t have the success he anticipated, Chris didn’t give up. Newer songs from his recent album are performing much better and he even won several ACM awards.
Stapleton is married to his wife Morgane since 2008. They live in Nashville, Tennessee with their two kids. The album Traveller proved to be the break through moment he waited for. It even won Grammy Awards, for Best Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance.