“If a new artist wants to put out some sort of off-the-wall, crazy deep ballad about the sun or whatever, it might be hard to get traction. It’s so much easier for someone established to put out a really heartfelt, deep song and get it played in radio.”
Grammy-nominated country singer and songwriter, Thomas Rhett is known for songs like ‘Marry Me’ and ‘Die a Happy Man’ which he sings for his wife who turned from best friend to wife. His third album ‘Life Changes’ which found inspiration in his personal life.
Let’s learn more about the unknown facts of Thomas Rhett’s dating and married life. Stay with us.
|Full Name||Thomas Rhett Akins Jr.|
|Net Worth||$ 5 million|
|Date Of Birth||March 30, 1990|
|Place Of Birth||Valdosta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Parents||Paige Braswell and Rhett Akins|
Thomas Rhett has a net worth of $5 million.
An American country singer who started off his career as a songwriter and co-written several songs for other singers. He makes a decent amount of money from his music sale and songwriting. Moreover, the singer makes extra wealth from his concerts and tour which added to his net worth.
Career: Albums and Songs
Before he signed a contract with a record deal, he started off his career as a songwriter and co-wrote several songs such as I Ain’t Ready to Quit, 1994, It Goes Like This, and more.
Thomas Rhett released his debut single Something to Do with My Hands from his debut album, It Goes Like This which peaked at number 93 on US Billboard Hot 100. The fourth and fifth singles Get Me Some of That and Make Me Wanna released in 2014 respectively.
Another single Crash and Burn released on April 27, 2015, from his second studio album Tangled Up which released in September 2015. The album debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums at No. 3. The singer said that his wife Lauren was the inspiration for a single Die a Happy Man. His wife also co-starred with Rhett in the music video which has well over 183 million views on YouTube to the date.
Back in 2017, the country singer released his third studio album Life Changes debuted at No. 1 with 123,000 album-equivalent units, giving Rhett his first number one album on the Billboard 200. The albums include the chart-topping singles; Craving You, a duet with Maren Morris and Unforgettable. This single topped at No.1 on the Billboard Country Airplay which is about a man recalling the night he met his wife.
His upcoming fourth studio album Center Point Road set to be released on May 31, 2019, through Big Machine Records. The single Look Whar God Have Her from the fourth album was released on March 1, 2019. It features artists like Little Big Town, Jon Pardi, and Kelsea Ballerini.
Thomas Rhett Married Wife Lauren Gregory
The country music singer, Thomas Rhett wedded Lauren Gregory on October 12, 2012, at the age of 22. The couple is school sweethearts whom they met for the first in Kindergarten and attended the same high school. Lauren to The Boot, “When I saw them stare at each other the entire 20 minutes they were saying their vows, it’s like these two people are meant to be together.”
After their wedding, Rhett and Gregory honeymooned in Oahu. Back in 2015, the went to the north shore to shoot the music video of his fifth consecutive No. 1 single ‘Die a Happy Man’ in which his wife has also appeared. He told People that was inevitable for her to be in the video because he wrote the song for her and about her.
The adorable couple celebrated their sixth anniversary in October 2018 and both took social media odes to each other so sweet they could nearly make one gag…except that these two are simply so darn charming.
Rhett posted a photo of them, adding the sweet caption,
“Happy 6th-anniversary babe. You will forever be my favorite person on the planet. I hope we are still spinning DJ sets when we are 90.”
At the same time, his wife Akins shared a shot of the two, pouring her love for Rhett online. She wrote that they share both laughs and tears, have two kids, and two puppies as well as letting fans in on their special date night for the evening.
“Thanks for treating me to my FAVORITE date: a movie, popcorn, milk duds, dr. pepper and BONUS-we even threw a hotdog in there this year since up until this photo I had only eaten chocolate covered strawberries and some coffee for the day ” with a happy emoji.
Becomes a Dad of the Two Kids
After being married for several years, finally, the couple shared their plans to expand their family in a simultaneous announcement of both an impending adoption and birth. Rhett and Akins brought their first daughter, Willa Gray, home from Uganda.
His wife Lauren is quite active in social works and even joined the non-profit organization 147 Million Orphans on a trip to Uganda in 2016 where she first met an orphaned baby girl whom she adopted after three months. At the time, the duo has been unsuccessful in trying to conceive and decided to adopt a child.
During the time, they had gone through lots of complication while adoption process but later they succeed and adopted an 18-month-old girl in May 2017 before second daughter Ada James was born on August 12, 2017.
Last year, his daughter, Ada turned in one on 12 August and even shared a cute picture of his daughter wishing a happy birthday on Instagram. He wrote, “Happy 1st birthday sweet baby girl! I love you so much it hurts.”
Thomas Rhett loves his two daughters very much and keeps posting their lovely pictures with his daughters on his social profiles.
Short Biography: Age, Family and Early Life
Thomas was born as Thomas Rhett Akins Jr. on March 30, 1990, in Valdosta, Georgia, USA, to country singer Rhett Akins and Paige Braswell. His parents separated when he was just nine years old. The reason behind their parents’ divorced was his father’s music career and promised his mother, he would not pursue his career in music.
Since an early age, he grew up seeing his playing variety of musical instrument and singing. Sometimes, he even toured with his father and accompanied him to play drum on the stage. During his junior school, he learned to play drum and at high school, he played with a punk rock band called ‘The High Heeled Flip Flops.’
Then he attended the David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennesse where he majored in mass communication. But at age 20, he dropped out of the college to pursue his career in music and broke his promise to his mother but after all, she is a mother and supported him in every step.
He grew up listening to country rock and hip hop and became influenced by music artists like Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and Rolling Stone.
The country singer is very much active on all over the social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram where he has a large number of fan followers.