Jason Aldean Career and Net Worth
Jason Aldean Career and Net Worth, Who is worth more Jason Aldean or Luke Bryan? as well as other equally fascinating aspects of the actor’s life are presented in this article.
Jason Aldean is an American country music singer and songwriter. Jason has about $80 million in net worth as of this writing. He is fondly remembered by many for the following works; “Big Green Tractor”, “She’s Country”, “Hicktown” and “Dirt Road Anthem”.
Throughout his career, he received six Academy of Country Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards as well as having been nominated for four Grammy Awards.
Jason Aldean Early Life
Jason Aldean was born Jason Aldine Williams on February 28, 1977, in Mason, Georgia. After his parents, separated at a tender age of three, Jason was cared for primarily by his mother in Macon spending summers with his father in Homestead, Florida. Jason nurtured his talent while his father went to work.
He played with his father in the evening. He received impetus from both parents to pursue his music career. At the age of 14, his eyes were firmly set on becoming a country music singer. Jason formed a band that played throughout highs school days. After completion he and his band started performing at small venues and clubs.
Jason Aldean Career
Jason had started making arrangement for his debut with songs in the pipeline. Fortunately for him, his performance at a show in Atlanta magnetized the attention of a producer from Warner Chapel Music who proposed a deal. Jason relocated to Nashville after signing with Warner Chapel Music in 1998.
He was subsequently dropped by the record only to be dropped by the next record he signed onto. The last four years of his life in Nashville appeared to have been wasted. Just when he was toying with the idea of returning to Georgia, he landed a deal with Broken Arrow Records. In 2005, Jason released his self-titled debut album.
The singles “Why”, “Amarillo SKy” and “Hicktown” were offshoots from the album. The songs went straight to the top ten on the Billboard country music chart as well as receive platinum certification. Jason was nominated at the 2006 Academy of Country Music Awards for Video of The Year and Song of the Year for “Amarillo Sky” originally done by McBride & the Ride. Jason released his second dubbed “Relentless” during the spring of 2007.
The album debuted at # 4 on the Billboard album charts as well as 31 on the country music charts. It was critically and commercially successful. Jason released the single “She’s County” in December 2008 with his third album “Wide Open” released in April the following year. “She’s Country” and “Big Green Tractor” were Jason’s second and third singles to have chalked the feat of making it to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. Who is worth more Jason Aldean or Luke Bryan? Well, Luke Bryan’s estimated worth runs into double Jason’s.
Jason released “My kinda Party” in 2010. With Kelly Clarkson, he did the song, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” and did his rendition of the rap song “Dirt Road Anthem” with Ludacris at the 2011 CMT Awards. Jason was decorated as the Country Music Association Award for album of the year as well as nominated for country album of the year at the American Music Awards. Jason’s fifth album “Nigh Train” featured Eric Church and Luke Bryan and debuted at # 1 on the Billboard album charts.
Jason Aldean Personal Life
Jason married Jessica Ann Ussery in 2001. They have two daughters. After admitting to improper behavior with former “American Idol” contestant Brittany Kerr in 2012, his marriage with Jessica came to an end the following year. Jason announced in September 2014 of his engagement to Kerr.
The two were married in March 2015. The couple have two children together. Jason is a proponent of breast cancer research. He has raised in excess of $ million for breast cancer research with majority donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.