How much is Upchurch worth?
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Music Performer|
|Date of Birth:||May 24, 1991|
|Country:||United States of America|
Upchurch or Upchurch the Redneck, whose full name is Ryan Upchurch, is an American comedian, rapper, singer, songwriter, and YouTube personality. He began his music career in the 2010s on YouTube where he uploaded several covers fo popular songs. He then began producing his own music projects and gained national popularity with his albums. Since 2016, the country rapper has released 13 studio albums and 3 extended plays.
How Did Upchurch Get So Rich?
What made Upchurch rich were not only his funny videos online but diverse music projects. After releasing his debut single, he continued to publish new music. In 2015, he released the songs “Can I Get An Outlaw”, “Cheatham County”, and “Country Way”, all of which were accompanied by a music video that received approximately 1 million views. The year he joined two record labels – Johnny Cashville and RHEC Entertainment from which he earned over $100.000. Starting in January 2016, he has been consistently releasing at least three albums per year.
His debut album titled “Heart of America’ was released in mid-January 2016. To his surprise, the album was met with positive reviews and sold more than 3,000 copies in its first week. The project includes collaboration hits with established names in the music industry – rappers Bubba Sparxxx and Struggle Jennings, as well as country singer Luke Combs. That year, he released two other albums titled “Chicken Willie” and “Bad Mutha Fucka”. In addition to making more than $250.000 from his music, he developed a fan base from his country rap, rap rock, and hip hop music.
Why is he so famous?
The country artist became famous when he began publishing his own music on YouTube. He was born on May 24, 1991, in Cheatham County, Tennessee. He attended the local Cheatham County Central High School from which he graduated in 2009. Shortly after, inspired by his passion for comedy, country music, and rapping, he decided to pursue a career in the entertainment business. By the early 2010s, he was already producing his own material.
In the summer of 2014, he created the alter ego Upchurch, also billed as Upchurch the Redneck, and uploaded a series of videos on YouTube titled “Upchurch Talks”. Alongside his friends, he began writing songs for his upcoming projects. By the end of the year, he was able to find his own record label named Redneck Nation and release his debut single – “Raise Hell and Eat Cornbread”. Despite failing to find commercial or mainstream success, the single did help him develop his own fan base.
What Makes Him So Successful?
The success of the YouTube personality comes from his triumphant YouTube channel and booming music career. He first joined YouTube in July 2014 and released mainly his music videos. Throughout the next five years, he continued to proactively upload on the video-sharing platform videos such as reviews, gameplay, and vlogs. As of now, his channel boasts a little over 2.21 million subscribers and his 344 videos have accumulated well over 1.1 billion views in total.
Concurrently with his presence online and several comedy stints at various venues, Upchurch consistently released new music in all sorts of genres starting from country to hip hop, rap, and rock. Among some of his most triumphant studio albums are “Son of the South”, “King of Dixie”, “Creeker”, “Supernatural”, and “Parachute”, most of which have sold nearly 250,000 copies in total and have topped US Billboard charts such as the Top Country, Top Rock, Top Heatseekers, Top Indie, and Rap Albums. He also released three critically-acclaimed extended plays named “Cheatham County”, “Summer Love”, and “Project X”, which further boosted his popularity.
Ryan Upchurch began his career as a comedian online in the 2010s, just after his graduation from high school. He then became a social media personality that created content for the likes of YouTube and Vine which helped him gain some popularity.
Since the mid-2010s, he has been proactively releasing music that has not only earned him millions of dollars and fans but also helped him become a popular country rap singer. In addition to his solo projects, the singer and songwriter has teamed up with various artists (such as Adam Calhoun, Colt Ford, and Luke Combs) for singles that elevated his career.