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- What does Sam Hunt do for a living?
- Who are Sam Hunt’s parents and siblings?
- What are Sam Hunt’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Sam Hunt married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Sam Hunt have any children?
- Where is Sam Hunt now?
- How tall is Sam Hunt?
- How much money does Sam Hunt earn?
- What is Sam Hunt’s net worth?
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Who is Sam Hunt?
Sam Lowry Hunt is a famous and notable American singer and songwriter. In his high school and college years, he played football and also attempted to pursue a professional sports career before signing with MCA Nashville in 2014.
Previous to his successful solo career, Sam was credited for writing singles for Billy Currington, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, and Reba McEntire.His debut studio album, Montevallo, broke multiple chart records with five singles generated from the record. This included three consecutive Hot Country Songs charts and four Country Airplay chart number ones. “Leave the Night On” is a lead single from the album topped concurrently on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. This made Sam the first country artist in 22 years since Billy Ray reached the top of three country charts simultaneously in the Nielsen SoundScan era.
Sam is also the first country artist since Clint Black to occupy both year-end numbers one album and single with “Montevallo”, and “Take Your Time”. His fifth single “Make You Miss Me” from the album “Montevallo” was a hit as it debuted at no. 1 on the Country Airplay chart thereby making Sam the first solo male artist to land four number ones on the Country Airplay chart from a debut studio album.
He has gained recognition since the launching of his career from both inside and outside the country music community for his blending of genres by incorporating the use of Pop and R&B into the songwriting and production of his songs. Sam has been honored with numerous awards, including one American Music Award, and one CMT Music Award. He has also been in nominations for Billboard Music Awards and Grammy Awards.
How Old is Sam Hunt?
He is 37 years old as of February 2022, having been born on December 8, 1984, in Cedartown, Georgia, U.S. Hunt shares his birthdate with celebrities such as 1 Sinead O’Connor · 2 Mary, Queen of Scots · 3 Nicki Minaj · 4 Jim Morrison · 5 Tanner Buchanan · 6 Kim Basinger · 7 Teri Hatcher, and many more.
Sam Hunt Family
Who are Sam Hunt Parents?
He is born to Allen Hunt (Father) an insurance agent and Joan Hunt (Mother) a teacher.
Does Sam Hunt have Siblings?
He is the eldest of three children. His two brothers go by the names of, Ben Hunt, and Van Hunt.
Sam Hunt Education
He received his high school education at Cedartown High School and graduated in 2002. Hunt enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University from 2003 to 2004. He transferred to the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005. He graduated with a business degree in economics in 2007, though he majored in philosophy at UAB.
Sam Hunt Marital Status
He has a wife by the name of Hannah Lee Fowler who they got married on April 15, 2017. However, in 2022, his wife Hannah filed a divorce on Hunt.
Sam Hunt Kids
His wife is pregnant despite filing a divorce and is expecting to have a kid soon. In case of news regarding Hunt’s unborn child, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Sam Hunt Career
A Football Career
While studying at Cedartown High School, Hunt played football and was named 2002 Co-Offensive Player of the Year. He was then selected for the Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Class AAA first-team as an all-purpose player. He was also a Wendy’s High School Heisman nominee. From 2003 to 2004, Hunt was a quarterback at Middle Tennessee State University. He would dress for every game in 2003 but would never play in any of them. In 2005, Hunt transferred to the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his first season was delayed.
After football practice every day, he also taught himself how to play acoustic guitar. His college roommates having listened to a few songs he wrote, encouraged him to book shows at bars. And that was the start of his pursuit of a music career. After graduating in 2007 from UAB, Hunt had a tryout with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League in 2008. He left the Chiefs to pursue his music career after two months of unsuccessful attempts to impress the football team. In 2012, Hunt co-wrote Kenny Chesney’s hit “Come Over”, he received an ASCAP award for the writing. Hunt released his single “Raised on It” in September 2013. Via his website, he released a free 15-song mixtape titled “Between the Pines” in October 2013.
A Career from 2014-2016
In January 2014, it was confirmed that Hunt had signed a recording label with MCA Nashville. He released X2C, a four-song EP on August 12, 2014. The EP debuted at number 5 on the Billboard Top Country Albums, and number 37 on the US Billboard 200. Sam’s first single for MCA was “Leave the Night On” which debuted at number one on the Country Airplay chart in October 2014. Since then, the song has been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). On October 27, 2014, Hunt released his debut studio album entitled “Montevallo”. The album debuted at number one on the Top Country Albums chart and number3 on the US Billboard 200, on November 5, 2014.
The album’s second single “Take Your Time” peaked at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100. After the release of Montevallo, five days later, Sam announced his first tour Lipstick Graffiti. For the issue on August 29, 2015, Hunt was featured on Billboard where he opened about breaking down country music stereotypes. Sam served as a background vocalist on Carrie Underwood’s song “Heartbeat”, which was released in October 2015. His EP Between the Pines was re-released on October 27, 2015, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hunt’s debut studio album, Montevallo. On November 22, 2015, Sam won his first American Music Award for New Artist of the year in Los Angeles, California.
A Career from 2017-Present
“Body Like a Back Road” a track released by Hunt on February 1, 2017, went on to become his biggest hit. In May 2018, he released the single “Downtown’s Dead”. Hunt took a prolonged break from social media and released music after the end of the What Makes You Country Tour with Luke Bryan.
After the break, he released “Kinfolks” in October 2019, and “Sinning with You” was released in January 2020. Hunt announced the title of his second album would be Southside in February 2020 and that it would be released on April 3, 2020. Sam was then featured on the remix of rapper Breland’s single “My Truck” on April 25, 2020. Hunt released “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s” in October 2020 as the fifth single to country radio off Southside. He then joined Indie pop singer Sasha Sloan in April 2021 on her single “When Was It Over”? They co-wrote together with several other writers including Shane McAnally.
Sam Hunt Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 3inches (1.91m) and a weight of 98kg (215lbs).
Sam Hunt Salary and Net Worth
Hunt is a singer and songwriter, has a salary of $250,000 and an estimated net worth of about $3 million.