Chris Stapleton Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Chris Stapleton Quick Info
Height6 ft 0.5 in
Weight88 kg
Date of BirthApril 15, 1978
Zodiac SignAries
SpouseMorgane Stapleton

Chris Stapleton is a successful American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Some of his popular songs include Tennessee Whiskey, Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning, Fire Away, Broken Halos, and Millionaire. He has worked with artists like Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Adele, Tim McGraw, and Justin Timberlake. He has more than 2 million followers on Facebook, more than 1 million followers on Instagram, and more than 1 million subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Christopher Alvin Stapleton

Nick Name

Chris

Chris Stapleton in an Instagram post as seen in June 2017
Chris Stapleton in an Instagram post as seen in June 2017 (Chris Stapleton / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Residence

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Chris Stapleton attended the Johnson Central High School in Paintsville, Kentucky. After that, he joined Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, to study engineering but left after a year.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Herbert Joseph Stapleton, Jr. (Coal Miner)
  • Mother – Carol J. Stapleton (Employee at The Local Health Department)
  • Siblings – Herbert Joseph III (Older Brother), Melanie Brooke (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Herbert Joseph Stapleton, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Minnie Osburn (Paternal Grandmother), Alvin Nathan Mace (Maternal Grandfather), Jatama Alegris O’Dell (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Chris Stapleton is managed by –

  • Jay Williams and Kevin Meads, Agents, WME Entertainment, Talent Agency, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Coran Capshaw, Zach Peters, and Clay Hunt, Managers at Red Light Management, Music Management Company, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Genre

Country, Bluegrass, Southern rock, Outlaw Country, Blues, Southern Soul, Country Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin

Labels

  • Mercury Nashville
  • Warner/Chappell Music (WCM)

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm

Weight

88 kg or 194 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Chris Stapleton has dated –

  1. Morgane Stapleton (2003-Present) – In 2003, Chris met singer-songwriter from a neighboring publishing house Morgane Hayes. Chris himself was working at a Nashville publishing house back then. Morgane’s friend was working with Chris, and she used to hang around in the office to meet Chris. Eventually, they went on sessions to write songs together and later started a relationship. In 2007, the couple got married. They are blessed with 4 children, the oldest being a son (b. 2010), then a daughter (b. 2012), and later the twin boys Macon and Samuel (b. 2018).
Chris Stapleton and Morgane Stapleton in a selfie in May 2015
Chris Stapleton and Morgane Stapleton in a selfie in May 2015 (Chris Stapleton / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Manx, Scottish, Swedish, Welsh, and remote Breton and Finnish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Long hair and beard
  • Tends to wear his signature cowboy hat
  • Sturdy built
Chris Stapleton during a performance as seen in May 2017
Chris Stapleton during a performance as seen in May 2017 (Julio Enriquez / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Brand Endorsements

Chris Stapleton has appeared in a TV commercial for Ram Trucks (2016).

Best Known For

  • His numerous hit songs including Tennessee Whiskey, Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning, Second One to Know, Scarecrow in the Garden, Tryin’ to Untangle My Mind, Fire Away, What Are You Listening To, Traveller, Nobody to Blame, Parachute, Either Way, Broken Halos, and Millionaire
  • Being a lead vocalist, for the bluegrass band The SteelDrivers from 2008 to 2010 and the rock and roll band The Jompson Brothers from 2007 to 2013

First Album

On May 5, 2015, he released his first studio album Traveller through Mercury Nashville. The album had 14 original tracks and was given a ‘3xPlatinum’ certification by RIAA.

First TV Show

In 2015, he made his first TV show appearance as a guest on the talk show Late Show with David Letterman.

Chris Stapleton Favorite Things

  • Record Of all Time – Tom Petty’s Wildflowers
  • Drink – Bourbon from Kentucky called Colonel E.H. Taylor
SourceRolling Stone
Chris Stapleton as seen in May 2017
Chris Stapleton as seen in May 2017 (Chris Stapleton / Instagram)

Chris Stapleton Facts

  1. He grew up in Staffordsville, Kentucky.
  2. He comes from a family of coal miners.
  3. In 2001, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to pursue his songwriting career. He later started off writing songs for Sea Gayle Music.
  4. During his high school days and when he moved to Nashville, he was mostly clean-shaven.
  5. Early on, he worked at Papa John’s Pizza and still has his employee badge.
  6. In 2016, he became the first country artist to win all the notable Country Music Awards like “Album of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, “Songwriter of the Year”, “New Male Vocalist of the Year”, and “Male Vocalist of the Year”.
  7. Chris has written many songs where Whiskey is the main subject like Drinkin’ Dark Whiskey, Whiskey and You, Good Corn Liquor, Drinkin’ Alone, and Hangover Tonight.
  8. He has written for numerous artists including Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Adele, Tim McGraw, and Justin Timberlake.
  9. He has also contributed to several #1 hits songs for artists like Luke Bryan’s Drink a Beer, Darius Rucker’s Come Back Song, Kenny Chesney’s Never Wanted Nothing More, Josh Turner’s Your Man, and Thomas Rhett’s Crash and Burn.
  10. For his debut Traveller album, he played the electric guitar, mandolin, and acoustic guitar.
  11. When he is not touring or making music, he likes to go fishing.
  12. He likes to collect pocket knives.
  13. He admits that his wife has never seen his chin.
  14. Visit his official website @ www.chrisstapleton.com.
  15. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Julio Enriquez / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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