|Net Worth:||$80 million|
|Full name:||Jason Aldean|
|Born:||28th February, 1977|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
Jason Aldine Williams is an American country music singer, he is professionally known as “Jason Aldean”, he was born on 28th February, 1977.
Jason Aldean’s Early Life
He Was Born In Macon, Georgia. His Parents Part Ways When He Was Still 3 (Three) Years Old.
He Was Raised By His Mother (Debbie Aldine) Who Resides In Macon, During The Summer He Would Spend Time With His Father (Barry Aldine) In Homestead, Florida.
Within This Summer Period Before His Father Reports To Work On Daily, He Would Map Out Guitar Chords On Exercise To Show Him How And Where To Place His Fingers To Enable Him Play The Chords, And The Boy Would Sit And Practice Throughout The Day While His Dad Was At Work, He Does This On Daily Basis. When His Father Now Returns Home, He Gets His Own Guitar For Them To Play Together.
After A Little Space Of Time, He Started Composing Tunes And He Could Play A Song After Hearing It Only A Few Times.
His Early Favorites Included George Strait’s “The Blues Man”, “The Cowboy Rides Away”, Hank Williams Jr.’S And Alabama’s “My Home’s In Alabama”.
Jason Aldean Was Encouraged By Both Of His Parents As He Progressed Musically. When He Was 14 Years Old, After Watching The Country-Music Awards On Television, He Was Eager To Perform On Stage.
With the help of His Mother, he was able to perform at the local VFW hall in Macon, Georgia. He Performed Tracy Lawrence’s Song “Sticks And Stones” And John Anderson’s Song “Seminole Wind”. From That Time He Then Began Performing At Area Talent Contests And Local Shows.
At The Age Of 15, He Joined The “House Band” At Georgia Nightspot Nashville S. In Pursuit Of The Fame In Order For Him To Stand Out In The Industry, He Changed The Spelling Of His middle name, Aldine, to “ALDEAN”.
Jason Aldean was signed to Broken Bow Records in year 2005, under this record label he has released eight albums and 24 singles.
In the year 2010 his album titled “My Kinda Party” this particular album is certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
In 2012 his album “Night Train” another certified double-platinum as well, his 2005 self-titled debut, 2007 album “Relentless”, 2009 album “Wide Open”, 2014 album Old Boots, “New Dirt” in summary, all his albums are certified platinum.
Among his singles, 19 (nineteen) have ranked number one on either the Hot Country Songs or Country Airplay charts with “Big Green Tractor”, “Burnin’ It Down”, “Lights Come On”, “She’s Country”, “The Truth”, “Fly Over States”, “Why”, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (a duet with Kelly Clarkson), “Dirt Road Anthem”, “Take a Little Ride”, “The Only Way I Know” (a collaboration with Luke Bryan and Eric Church), “Night Train”, “When She Says Baby”, “Just Gettin’ Started”, “Tonight Looks Good on You”, “A Little More Summertime”, and “Any Ol’ Barstool”.
Furthermore, Eight of his singles have also ranked the top 10 (ten).
Immediately after his high school, with the help of his father, Aldean was able to perform with his band at clubs and festivals around the Southeast Florida.
Together with Justin Weaver (one of the band’s members), he started writing and recording unique new songs.
After releasing his first album, in the year 1998, he performed songs from his album at a show staged by Atlanta nightclub The Buckboard.
After the show, he came in contact with Michael Knox, of the then Warner-Chappell song-publishing company and was signed with Warner-Chappell Record label. On November 1st, 1998, during this time, he was 21 years old; he then moved to ***Nashville and was offered a recording contract but was subsequently abandoned.
He later signed with another Record Label but again was abandoned in 2000 after his label postponed his recording sessions repetitively.
He sponsored so many shows in the process of promoting himself which was abortive in fetching him contracts.
The very last attempt at the Wildhorse Saloon where the promised label talent scouts didn’t even show up.
After much frustration and discouragement with his struggling profession, he gave himself a break of six months before making arrangement on how to leave Nashville and return back home to Georgia.
Five (5) weeks later, Aldean was offered a contract from Broken Bow Records in Nashville. Shortly after the release of his self-titled debut album, he picked up his new agent “Kevin Neal”.
On the process of recording Relentless, he moved to Clarence Spalding and Spalding Entertainment for management.
Jason Aldean’s Albums, Year and Descriptions
Jason Aldean (2005 – 2007)
Aldean’s first single, “Hicktown”, this was released in early 2005. It served as the kick-off to his self-titled introduction album, and it reached number 10 on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
This album also twisted his first number one hit with “Why”. The album finally released the number 4 hit “Amarillo Sky”, which had previously been a non-charting single in 2002 for McBride & the Ride.
This song earned a 2006 ACM nomination for Song and video of the Year. Aldean earned the title “Top New Male Vocalist” at the 2006 ACM Awards.
This album was sold over one million plus (1,000,000+) copies in the United States and was certified platinum by the RIAA in 2007.
Relentless (2007 – 2008)
Early January, 2017, Aldean spent most of his time in the studio together with his producer Michael Knox to finish his second album, Relentless. This album was released on the 29th May 2007 and at Wal-Mart locations, this album was released with a Limited Edition CMT Pick DVD which included Aldean’s performances. The album’s first single, “Johnny Cash”, was initially recorded by Tracy Byrd, although Aldean’s version of it peaked at No. 6. Its follow-up “Laughed Until We Cried” became his 5th consecutive Top 10 hit. Persistently has also been certified platinum by the RIAA, and its title track was released as its 3rd single. This particular song has been his lowest-charting single both in the U.S. and Canada, deteriorating to reach the Top 10 on the country charts.
Wide Open (2009 – 2010)
On 1st December, 2008 Aldean aired his seventh single titled “She’s Country”. This song in question serves as the first single from his third album “Wide Open”, which was released on 7th April, 2009.
The single unveiled at No. 51 on the Hot Country Songs chart in late November 2008. Being his 7th consecutive Top 40 hit on the country chart, this is also among his 1st Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and later became his second number-one hit, and his first since “Why” in May 2006.
His next single, “Big Green Tractor,” became Aldean’s third number-one hit tracks. Wide Open debuted at No. 2 on the Top Country Albums chart. “The Truth” became the album’s third consecutive number-one hit in January 2010, with “Crazy Town” being the album’s fourth single and peaking at No. 2 on the country charts.
He performed with Bryan Adams on an episode of CMT Crossroads in the beginning of May, and the episode premiered on June 26, 2009.
In an interview with Shave Magazine, Aldean explained that working with Bryan on Crossroads “was great” and that “it was a lot of fun.”
But the real deal for him was that he was working with Randy Owen. “I am a big fan of Alabama so I got a chance to work with Randy Owen on this album (this didn’t make the album but it ultimately made a bonus track).
It was really cool. Alabama were like ‘The Beatles’ for me so working with him was definitely one of the highlights.,” he said “I mean, both of those guys were really cool moments, but if I had to pick one highlight, it would be working with Randy (Owen) this year.” A live DVD titled Wide Open Live & a lot more was released on 25th August, 2009.
At the 2010 CMT Music Awards, Aldean selected 3 nominations in Video of the Year and Male Video of the Year for “The Truth”, as well as Collaborative Video of the Year and CMT presentation of the Year for his presentation of “Heaven” with Bryan Adams.
My Kinda Party (2010 – 2012)
In August 2010, Aldean released a new single titled “My Kinda Party”, which was among the Hot Country Songs chart at No. 41. It is the lead-off single from his album of the same name, it was released on 2nd November, 2010.
This marks as Aldean’s 10th top-10 country hit. Aldean also did a collaboration track with Kelly Clarkson on the friendly duet “Don’t You Wanna Stay”.
Their performance on 10th November, 2010, at the CMA Awards received a positive acknowledgment, and appeared at No. 59 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart from spontaneous airplay for the week of 20th November, 2010. In March 2011, it became Aldean’s fifth (5th) number-one hit.
In early phase of the year 2011, his edition of “Dirt Road Anthem”, which was recorded previously by both of its writers country rap artist Colt Ford and Brantley Gilbert (who also wrote “My Kinda Party”), debuted on the Hot Country Songs chart at No. 57 as an album cut from an unsolicited airplay for the week of February 5, 2011.
In March 2011, this particular song was selected as the third single from My Kinda Party. Aldean moreover collaborated with Ludacris for this song at the 2011 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on 8th June, 2011.
In addition to making No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart for the week of July 30, 2011, it also became Aldean’s first Top 10 hit on the Hot 100 chart.
Aldean performed “My Kinda Party” at the beginning of the 2011 Home Run Derby, which was broadcasted on ESPN.
He won the CMA award for Album of the Year in 2011 as well as the Musical Event of the Year with “Don’t You Wanna Stay”, his duet with Kelly Clarkson.
This was his first time of winning award.
On 25th October, 2011, it was announced that Aldean performed on The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! – Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night, the 1-hour special which took place live on Wednesday, 30th November, 2011, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. “Don’t You Wanna Stay” received a Grammy nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance, but however lost to The Civil Wars at the 54th Grammy Awards on 12th February, 2012.
The fourth single from the album was “Tattoos on This Town”, which peaked at No. 2, along with yet another number one single, entitled “Fly Over States”.
Night Train (2012 – 2014)
The 1st single from Aldean’s 5th album was entitled “Take a Little Ride.” which was released on 16th July, 2012. Later, the album’s title was announced as Night Train. This album was released on 16th October, 2012.
Its second single, “The Only Way I Know,” is a collaboration between him, Luke Bryan, and Eric Church. The album’s third (3rd) single, entitled “1994,” is a tribute to Joe Diffie.
The album’s fourth single, the title track, was released to country radio on June 24, 2013. The fifth single, “When She Says Baby”, was released to country radio on 18th November of that same year. “Take a Little Ride”, “The Only Way I Know”, “Night Train”, and “When She Says Baby” all pointed at number 1 on the Country Airplay chart respectively.
During a radio interrogation on 18th May, Aldean implied at another possible collaboration with Ludicrous.
He narrated that it would not be on Night Train. On 16th December, 2014, Ludacris released an Extended Play titled “Burning Bridges”, in which the title track featured him and Aldean as a duet. Aldean performed “My Kinda Party” during the People’s Choice Awards on 9th January, 2013.
On 5th June, 2013, Jason Aldean co-hosted the 2013 CMT Music Awards with actress Kristen Bell. He and Lenny Kravitz opened the awards show performing “American Woman”.
Old Boots, New Dirt (2014 – 2016)
On 22nd July, 2014, Aldean released a new single “Burnin’ It Down”. This particular song serve as the intro single of his sixth studio album Old Boots, New Dirt, which was released on 7th October, 2014. This song ranked No. 1 both on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. The album’s second (2nd) single, “Just Gettin’ Started”, was released to country radio on 10th November, 2014.
It ranked No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart in March 2015. “Tonight Looks Good on You” this particular track was released as the third single on 23rd March, 2015. This ranked No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart in July 2015.
He also performed CMT Crossroads with Bob Seger song called “Turn the Page”. The album’s fourth single, “Gonna Know We Were Here” which was released to the country radio on 17th August, 2015.
It ranked No. 2 on the Country Airplay chart in the year January 2016. Jason Aldean is one among the only three (3) artists to achieve RIAA platinum sales certification on an album released this year. Aldean’s Old Boots, New Dirt album, which debuted at the top of Billboard’s all-genre Top 200 chart in October, has now shipped more than one million units. Which means that he is the only country star to release a platinum-seller in 2014, and linked with Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande in platinum album certifications for collections released this particular year.
At the summary of Aldean’s Burn it Down Tour, He donated over $600,000 (six hundred thousand US dollars) to Susan G. Komen of South Florida.
They Don’t Know and Rearview Town (2016 – Present)
In July 2016 it was broadcasted that the seventh (7th) usual studio album, They Don’t Know, was set for release on 9th September of that year. Which was produced by Michael Know, the album was preceded by the single “Lights Come On”, which was released to country radio on 1st April, 2016. The second (2nd) single of album, “A Little More Summertime”, released to country radio on 15th July, 2016. The third (3rd) single album, “Any Ol’ Barstool”, which was released to the country radio on 5th December, 2016. The album’s fourth and final single, the title track of the album, was released to country radio on 8th May, 2017.
During the 2016 ACM Awards, Aldean was Awarded Entertainer of the Year for the first time in his career. He further forge ahead to win that same award in 2017 and also 2018.
In the month of March, 2017, Aldean announced that he is working on his eight album, titled Rearview Town, which was released on 13th April, 2018. The lead single, “You Make It Easy”, was released on 26th January, 2018. Aldean has also confirmed two other songs set to appear on the album, “Gettin’ Warmed Up” and “Set It Off”.
Las Vegas shooting (2017)
On 1st October, 2017, Aldean had just started performing “When She Says Baby” at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada when Stephen Paddockbegan firing into the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort. Aldean and together with his band managed to exit the stage without any injury, meanwhile 58 persons died and 851 persons were injured as a result of the incident.
On 7th October, 2017, Aldean open Saturday Night Live with words of support for those hurting in the outcome of the shooting. He then performed a cover of “I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty, who died on the day after the shooting.
List of Albums
- Jason Aldean (2005)
- Relentless (2007)
- Wide Open (2009)
- My Kinda Party (2010)
- Night Train (2012)
- Old Boots, New Dirt (2014)
- They Don’t Know (2016)
- Rearview Town (2018)
Jason Aldean’s Wife, Girlfriend & Relationship Status
Jessica Ann Ussery and Jason Aldean got married on 4th of August 2001. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters Keeley and Kendyl. However, Jason Aldean has admitted to behave inappropriately with the contestant of American Idol Brittany Kerr.
Aldean has apologized with Brittany. Later on, news went viral that Brittany and Jason are dating each other.
Their relationship was confirmed in the year 2014. Moreover, this was the reason that leads to Jessica and Jason divorce.
Jason filed divorce in 2013 and they were legally separated. After that Brittany and Jason has engaged on 24th of September 2014 then got married on 21st of March. 2015. Now, the couple has been blessed with a baby boy Memphis Aldean Williams.
Jason Aldean’s Net Worth (2018)
Jason Aldean, a country music star, though it seemed he was on the verge of a breakthrough, several potential recording deals fell through as he approached the end of his songwriting contract.
Fortunately, independent label Broken Bow Records came in contact with him.
He released several albums through the label, including his third album, “Wide Open,” which made him a star. Jason Aldean net worth increased over the years, congratulations to great album sales and popular concert tours.
It is estimated that he earned approximately $17,000,000 (Seventeen million US Dollars) in 2013 and $34,000,000 (Thirty four million US Dollars) in 2014. His projected earnings for 2015 are expected to reach as much as $43,500,000 (Forty three million, five Hundred thousand US Dollars).
These earnings have helped Jason Aldean boost his net worth to an estimated $80 million in 2018.
Jason Aldean’s Cars
The Car collection of Jason Aldean is quite Average. Jason Aldean owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Jason Aldean include Mercedes Benz, Ford, Lamborghini and Chevrolet.
Social Media Channels
Jason Aldean official website is http://jasonaldean.com, he has more than 1,300,000+ (One Million three hundred thousand) subscribers on YouTube Channel, 2.5 million followers on Instagram where he relates with his fans. You can still get in contact with him on Facebook, where have about 8.3 million followers, you can still get in touch with him via Twitter together with other 3.6 million followers.
Biography and Fast Facts about Jason Aldean
Profession: Country Singer
Date of Birth (Birthday): 28th of February 1977
Birthplace/Hometown: Macon, Georgia, USA
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign): Pisces
Current Location: Macon, Georgia, USA
Height in Centimeters: 185 cm
Height in meters: 1.85 meters
Height in Inches: 6’7”
Weight in Kilograms: 73 KG
Weight in Pounds: 160 Pounds
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Father Name: Barry Aldine
Mother Name: Debbie Aldine
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriends/Boyfriends: Jessica Ann Ussery (2001)
Brittany Kerr (2013)
Wife Name: Jessica Ann Ussery (2001-13)
Brittany Kerr (2015 p)
Son: Memphis Aldean Williams
Daughter: Keeley and Kendyl
Educational Qualification: High School Pass out
Favorite Color: White
Favorite Food: Health food
Favorite Place to Travel: Switzerland
Hobbies: Cooking, Farming,
Jason Aldean’s songs keep topping charts as it spreads across the airwaves.
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