Sam Hunt

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Full Name Sam Hunt
Age 35 Years Old
Nick Name Sammy
Gender Male
Famous As Singer
Birth Date December 8th, 1984
Birth Place Cedartown, Georgia, United States

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Sam Lowry Hunt shortly named as Sam Hunt is an American singer as well as a Songwriter. He started his career with football in his high school and college years but ended up as a popular singer and songwriter. Moreover, he is recognized as one of the popular musician as well as one of the freshest and progressive voices in country music due to his infusion of various styles such as R'n'B, Pop, and Hip Hop into the music. His debut studio album, Montevallo, broke several chart records with five singles spawned from the record, including three consecutive Hot Country Songs chart and four Country Airplay chart number ones. He has been honored with numerous awards, including one American Music Award, and one CMT Music Award, as well as nominations for Billboard Music Awards and Grammy Awards. Sam Hunt on life during quarantine: “Like everyone else, we’ve been watching ‘Tiger King.’ I had to make sure Joe Exotic wasn’t somebody I knew ... from where I grew up.” Sam Hunt on releasing his first album in five years ... during a pandemic: ‘It’s ready’. Sam Hunt’s long-awaited Southside, the Nashville heartthrob grows up. His second album, Southside, arrives this week five-and-a-half years after Montevallo and three after “Body,” an almost unthinkable gap for the get-it-while-it’s-hot strategic model of Nashville country. Scroll down more to know Sam Hunt's biography, facts, birthday, wiki, age, career, net worth, salary, wife, and many more.

Famous For

  • Being an American singer, songwriter, and former college football player.
  • For his country hits "Body Like a Back Road" and "Drinkin' Too Much". 

Sam Hunt At 2018 CMA Fest

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Early Life of Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt was born on 8th December 1984 in Cedartown, Georgia, the USA. His nationality is American and ethnicity is mixed of English, Scots-Irish and Scottish, French. As of 2019, he celebrated his 35th birthday. His real name/birth name is Sam Lowry Hunt. He was born to his parents/family; Allen Hunt (father) and Joan Hunt (mother). His father was an insurance agent and his mother was a teacher by profession. He also has two brothers namely Van Hunt and Ben Hunt. As per his education, he attended Cedartown High School where he played as a quarterback for two years at Middle Tennessee State University and he majored in philosophy. He later attended his education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and graduated with a business degree in economics. His religion is Christian. 

Football Career of Sam Hunt 

  • Sam Hunt began his career with football for his high school and college years.
  • He was named 2002 Co-Offensive Player of the Year, was selected for the Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State Class AAA first-team as an all-purpose player, and was a Wendy's High School Heisman nominee.
  • He was a quarterback at Middle Tennessee State University from 2003 to 2004.
  • He played in only seven games during the 2006 season due to injuries, completing 48 of 82 passes for 655 yards, two touchdowns, and five interceptions.
  • He completed 155 of 331 passes for 1,905 yards, 10 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 2007. 
  • He went on to become his university’s most valuable quarterback, till he got injured on the field and diverted his attention to music.

Singing Career of Sam Hunt 

  • He co-wrote Kenny Chesney's 2012 hit "Come Over", for which he received an ASCAP award.
  • Moreover, he also wrote two singles released in 2014: Keith Urban's "Cop Car" and Billy Currington's "We Are Tonight".
  • He also independently released the single "Raised on It" in September 2013 and in October 2013, he released via his website a free 15-song mixtape titled Between the Pines.
  • He then co-wrote "Love Somebody", the title track from Reba McEntire's 27th studio album of the same name.
  • In January 2014, it was confirmed that he had signed a recording contract with MCA Nashville. 
  • Later, ‘Leave the Night On’ was released through MCA Nashville. 
  • His debut studio album Montevallo was released on 27th October 2014.
  • Fowler, whom Hunt had been dating on-and-off since 2008, was the main inspiration behind his album Montevallo.

Sam Hunt Montevallo Album Cover

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  • Her name and their story are also referenced in his song "Drinkin' Too Much."
  • On 5th November 2014, Montevallo debuted at number one on the Top Country Albums chart and number three on the US Billboard 200.
  • It received a platinum certification by RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America). 
  • He won his first American Music Award for New Artist of the Year on 22nd November 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
  • On February 1st, 2017, Sam released "Body Like a Back Road", which went on to become his biggest hit. 
  • In May 2018, he released the single "Downtown's Dead". 
  • In October 2019, Hunt released "Kinfolks", his first radio single in over a year. 
  • In February 2020, he announced the title of his second album would be Southside and that it would be released on 3rd April 2020.
  • He accompanied the album announcement with the announcement of his headlining Southside Summer Tour with Kip Moore, Travis Denning, and Ernest as supporting acts while releasing his next single "Hard to Forget" the next day.

Personal Life of Sam Hunt 

Sam Hunt is a married person. He was married to his beautiful wife, Hannah Lee Fowler who is also his longtime girlfriend. The duo married on 15th April 2017 in Georgia and their wedding ceremony was a private one, only their close friends and family were invited. They went for their honeymoon on 9th May 2017, at The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. As of now, the duo is living a happy life without any disturbances.

Sam Hunt With His Wife, Hannah

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Net Worth of Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt is a very successful singer as well as a songwriter. With her career in singing, he has accumulated a huge amount of money. His estimated net worth is believed to have $3 million as of 2020 whereas his exact salary has not been revealed by any sources yet but it will be added once we get information about it. 

Body Measurements of Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt is a very handsome singer with a tall height of 6 feet 3 inches. His body weighs 95 kg. He has black hair and hazel eyes. His body build is athletic. His chest size is 46 inches, biceps size is 16.5 inches and waist size is 35 inches. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality.