Luke Bryan is a popular American singer who is specialized in country music. He started as a songwriter for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington. He has eight albums to his name, and there are fourteen songs that hit the number-one spot. Moreover, he has sold over 7 million albums and nearly four times that for singles. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Luke Bryan in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Luke Bryan was born as Thomas Luther Bryan on 17th June 1976 in Georgia. His father was a peanut farmer, and by the age of 19, he moved to Nashville. He attended Georgia Southern University and graduated in business administration. It was his father who told him to pursue a career in music. After gaining success as a songwriter, you signed to be a performer.
Luke is married to Caroline Boyer. They met at a local bar during his University days. Luke was a senior while Boyer was a freshman. They got married in 2008 and had two children. Bryan has seen many deaths of his close ones like his elder brother, older sister and her husband. He also co-owns his sister company Duck Commander.
Career, Awards, & Nomination
The first cut of Luke Bryan was the title track of My Honky Tonk History of Travis Tritt. Bryan was the co-writer of “Good Directions” which was Billy Currington’s single. This became the number 1 on the chart Hot Country Songs in 2007. His debut single was “All My Friends Say” which he wrote with Jeff Stevens. In that same year, Bryan’s debut album named I’ll Stay Me was released.
Spring Break with All My Friends was the EP released by Bryan in 2009. His fourth single “Do I” was released in May in the same year. This song ranked second on the Hot Country Songs chart. This song was also there in the album Doin’ My Thing which released in 2009. In the next year, he released Spring Break 2…Hangover Edition his second EP with three new songs “Cold Beer Drinker”, “Wild Weekend”, and “I’m Hungover.” He appeared in the Celebrity Apprentice in 2010 with Emily West. In this year, he received the Academy of Country Music Awards under the category of Top New artists and Solo Vocalist.
Bryan’s next EP was Spring Break 3…It’s a Shore Thing released in 2011. In the same year, he released his next single “Country Girl (Shake It for Me).” His fourth EP Spring Break 4…Suntan City was released in the next year. In 2011 he was nominated at the American Country Awards under the category of Male Artist of the Year and Single by a Male Artist. In the next year, he won American Country Awards under several categories for the song “I Don’t Want This Night to End.”
He released his fourth studio album Crash My Party in 2013. The first single of this album was “Crash My Party” and it was premiered at 2013 ACM Awards. It became the number one on the Hot Country Songs chart and number two on the Country Airplay chart. His next Spring Break EP, Spring Break 6…Like We Ain’t Ever was released in 2014. In 2015, Bryan released his first single “Kick the Dust Up” from his fifth studio album, Kill the Lights. The album was released in August in 2015 and on the first day total 345,000 copies were sold. In 2016, he was selected to perform at Forever Country as one of 30 talented artists. In 2017, the national anthem was performed by him at Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX. “Light It Up” was released by him in 2017.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect from a popular American country music singer? Well, he has a net worth of over $130 million. The major contributor has been selling 27 million singles and 7 million albums. Apart from that, his stage performances and world tour have contributed majorly. He also has many endorsement deals as he is a popular social media influencer.
Luke Bryan is going to go down as a legend in the country music category. There are so many songs that have topped the chart. His next album is coming out the next year, and he is currently the judge of American Idol.