How much is Jason Aldean worth?
|Net Worth:||$80 Million
|Date of Birth:||February 28, 1977|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who Is Jason Aldean
Jason Aldean is an American singer and songwriter. The well-known country music artist started singing in 1998 and ever since 2005, he has been signed to the Nashville-based label “Broken Bow Records”. Throughout the past 20+ years, the Grammy-nominated singer has released nine studio albums and 24 singles, 21 of which topped either the “Country Airplay” or “Hot Country Songs” music charts.
Among some of his many popular hits are “Amarillo Sky”, “Hicktown”, “She’s Country”, “Dirt Road Anthem”, and “Don’t You Want to Stay”. To further promote his work, since 2006, Jason Aldean has taken part in various tours as both a supporting artist and headliner. Besides receiving nominations for hundreds of different awards, he’s also the recipient of many, including an ACM Award, a Billboard Touring Award, and a few American Country and Teen Choice Awards.
Jason Aldean has a net worth of $80 million dollars, as of 2020.
How Did Jason Aldean Get So Rich?
The country singer’s passion and devotion to the country music are two of the main reasons why he became so rich and popular. At the age of 21, after he was approached by the producer Michael Knox and offered a deal with Warner-Chappell, Jason moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He rejected a few offers from several record labels before signing a deal with “Broken Bow Records”. Soon, he began working on his debut studio project.
Aldean’s first song, “Hicktown” was released in March 2005. It became the lead single for his debut album, which was released a few months later, in July. The album was met with generally positive reviews and two months after its release, it was certified platinum by the RIAA. Following the momentum that he picked up, Jason Aldean released two more albums in the late 2000s – “Relentless” and “Wide Open”. Both albums were critically acclaimed and topped the US Billboard 200 chart before receiving platinum certifications by the RIAA.
Why Is He So Famous?
Jason Aldean is known for his country, country rock, and R&B songs. The distinguished artist gained international fame thanks to his vocals and abilities to play guitar. He was born on February 28, 1977, in Macon, Georgia. During his childhood, he began listening to more country artists such as Alabama, George Strait, and Hank Williams Jr. Starting at the age of 14, Jason began watching country-music awards and decided to pursue his own music career.
During his teen years, encouraged by his mother, the aspiring artist had his first performance. He took part in the Macon VFW hall where he sang the classics “Seminole Wind” by John Anderson and “Sticks and Stones” by Tracy Lawrence. Shortly after he graduated from high school, thanks to his father, he and his “house band” received opportunities to perform in various festivals and clubs in the Southeast.
What Makes Him So Successful?
The success of Jason came in the 2010s when his career hit its peak. His first album of the decade, “My Kinda Party” was released in November 2010. As of now, it remains his only album to have sold more than 3 million copies in the United States, as well as his only project to receive 4 times platinum certifications. In 2012, after winning and receiving nominations for various awards, Jason Aldean finally received nominations for the prestigious Grammy Awards in three different categories, including “Best Country Album” for the aforementioned “My Kinda Party”.
Despite not having commercial success, his next six albums released throughout that decade continued to top multiple album charts, including the US Billboard 200, US Billboard Top Country Albums, and US Billboard Independent Albums. It was also during this decade that the artist became one of the best-selling country music artists in the United States, with his annual income in 2015 surpassing $43.5 million. Two years later, with an income of almost $33 million, he was ranked at number 7 in the Forbes magazine’s chart covering the highest-earning country musicians.
When it comes to country music, James Aldean is certainly one of the most established names in that genre. Thanks to his strong vocals and abilities to play guitar, he was able to gain the attention of millions and even now, continues to produce new music. In a short time, he has released multiple number one songs and albums that peaked not only in the US charts but also in other countries from around the world.