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Morgan Wallen is definitely hitting the notes these days (pun intended). In case you are not familiar, Morgan Cole Wallen is a country singer and songwriter who participated in the sixth season of the reality show, ‘The Voice’.
His debut album ‘Stand Alone’ came out in 2015 and he has many Billboard No. 1 songs up his sleeve. As his song ‘You Proof’ broke the record for being the longest leading No. 1 in country airplay, let’s get to know about his net worth.
Morgan Wallen Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Morgan Wallen has a pretty steady income and a net worth of $12 million. His music is his primary source of income and with hits like ‘If I Know Me,‘ ‘More Than My Hometown,’ ‘7 Summers,’ and ‘Wasted on You’, he sure has gained a pretty high fan following.
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Morgan Wallen’s Personal Life
Morgan Cole Wallen was born on 13 May 1993 in Sneedville, Tennessee. His father, Tommy was a local church Pastor and his mother, Lesli was a teacher. Wallen graduated from Gibbs High School and was pretty active in sports which he couldn’t continue in his college because of an injury to his ulnar collateral ligament.
His father played a big role in his love for music for he introduced him to classic rock artists. He grew up with country music artists. Some of his playlist toppers were that of Keith Whitley and Eric Church. Wallen although not married, has a little boy – Indigo Wilder with his ex-girlfriend KT Smith.
Morgan Wallen Career
Though Morgan Wallen gained his fame from ‘The Voice,‘ he couldn’t make it to the show’s end. After his elimination from the show, Wallen signed a deal in 2015 and released his album ‘Stand Alone’ which gained a lot of appreciation. He released his debut studio album, ‘If I Know Me‘ on April 27, 2018. This album gave him his signature song named ‘Whiskey Glasses‘ which is his biggest hit yet.
In 2021 he released ‘Dangerous: The Double Album‘ which plays with a crossover of two different genres – R&B/pop balladry. The album broke records and became the longest-staying album on the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart. It was also awarded the ‘Album of the Year’ by the Academy of Country Music. 2022 was a pretty sound (pun again!) year for Morgan.
Morgan Wallen Controversies
Like a lot of singers, Morgan’s success and fame did not rise up without controversies. In 2020, the local police arrested Wallen outside the Kid Rock’s bar in Nashville. This was his first arrest and the police charged him with misconduct. However, he apologized to his followers on social media admitting that he was drunk and regretted his actions.
Later in 2020, Wallen was filmed at a bar in Alabama. It was the time of the Covid pandemic and several people also criticized him for not wearing a mask. Not only this he was seen kissing multiple girls at the time clearly violating all the pandemic protocols. As if this was not enough, this county singer was found using the N-word while hanging out with his friends. His fans were outraged and he apologized multiple times for this. His record label contract was suspended also, and multiple radio networks canceled his songs from being aired. Not only this, Morgan’s album was deemed ineligible for multiple Country Music Awards.
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