Morgan Wallen was born to Tommy Wallen and to his wife Lesli Wallen as Morgan Cole Wallen on the 13th of May 1993 in Sneedville city of Hancock County, Tennessee, US. Morgan's father was a preacher in a nearby church who loves the bombast of Hard Rock. Morgan’s mother Lesli Wallen was a teacher who loves Christian contemporary music. Morgan Wallen started singing when he was 3 years old in the nearby church where his father was a preacher. started lessons and violin lessons when he was 5 years old . Wallen fell in love with baseball when he was 11 years old and it becomes his passion. Morgan stopped playing musical instruments when he started playing baseball and he used to only sing in church. Wallen wanted to play baseball in college on scholarship but he couldn’t do it because he damaged his tendon in his right elbow which ended his career as a pitcher during his high school senior years. Morgan has two sisters Mikaela Wallen and Ashlyne Wallen.
|Birth Place||Sneedville city of Hancock County, Tennessee, US|
|Birth Date||May 13, 1993|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
Morgan Wallen has done his high school graduation from Gibbs High School in Corryton, Tennessee.
Morgan Wallen has participated and competed in the American Singing Competition television Series The Voice Season 6 in 2014 initially as a part of Usher’s team and later in Adam Levine’s team. Morgan was introduced to Bill Ray and Paul Trust of Panacea Records by Sergio Sanchez of Atom Smash after which the Panacea Records signed him in 2015 where he released an EP Stand Alone. Morgan's debut single “Spin You Around” under Panacea Records was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on April 21st, 2021. Morgan was signed to Big Loud Records in 2016 where he released his debut single “The Way I Talk”. Morgan's debut album If I Know Me was released on April 27, 2018, which reached No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart after a record-breaking 114 weeks on August 2020. Morgan was co-writer of the lyrics in Dallas Smith's The Fall music video along with Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell. Morgan announced his second Album Dangerous: The Double Album on November 11, 2020, which was set for release on January 8, 2021. Upon its release, the album debuted on the top of the US BillBoard 200 and Canadian Albums Chart where it remained its position for 6 and 4 weeks respectively.
Morgan Wallen has accumulated Net worth of 4 million US dollars from 2014 till 2021.
Morgan got to know her ex-girlfriend was conceived after he broke up with her. Morgan Wallen's son Indigo Wilder Wallen was born on 10th July 2020 weighing 6 lbs., 13 oz.,.He is now co-parenting his son with his ex-girlfriend KT Smith but he is a single father and takes advice from his parents. Morgan wanted to reengage with his girlfriend and sort out the difficulties as he wanted the same kind of childhood how he and his sisters grew up in a full family. Morgan recently celebrated his son's 1st birthday with his ex-girlfriend KT Smith.
Morgan Wallen was arrested on Saturday night May 23, 2020, when he was kicked out of Kid Rock's Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse at about 11 pm for kicking glass items and he was getting into verbal fights with passersby on the streets, the police gave several opportunities to walk away with his friends but he refused to walk away so he was arrested on the charge of public intoxication and disorderly conduct. Morgan clarified the incident on his Twitter account the next day evening that he went downtown last night with his few old friends after a couple of bar stops they were horse playing with each other and they didn’t mean to harm and to say sorry to the bar staff or anyone who was affected by their behavior. Wallen was set to perform on Saturday Night Live after being invited from the show but revoked later due to violation of Covid protocols as he was seen in tik-tok videos emerged partying at a bar in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, following the Alabama Vs Texas football game where Wallen was seen without mask didn’t follow social distancing guidelines and kissing women in the party on October 3, 2020, just a week before his scheduled debut in Saturday Night Live on October 10, 2020. TMZ released a video of Morgan on Feb 2, 2021, showing Morgan was using racial slurs with his friends before entering his house in Nashville and the video was originally recorded by his neighbors on January 30, 2021, following which his music in SiriusXM Sattelite Radio, iHeartRadio, Entercom, Cumulus and Townsquare was removed from airplay on their stations. Morgan has issued a 5 minutes 13 seconds video statement on Instagram on Feb 10 2021 in which he apologizes to the near ones and family members which he let them down and accepted the invitations to meet with black organizations and executives who supported him and shared their life experiences through which he came to know the abuses they go through in life and asked his fans not to defend him.
Morgan Wallen has won the CMA New Artist of the Year on November 11, 2020, also won the Best New Country Artist of the year in the iHeartsRadio Music Awards in the same year . In 2021, Morgan won three out of five nominations in Billboard Music Awards which includes Top Country Artist, Top Country Male Artist, and Top Country Album for Morgan Wallen, Dangerous: The Double Album.
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