Thomas Rhett Biography

Thomas Rhett originally known as Thomas Rhett Akins Jr. was born in Valdosta, Georgia, USA on 30th March 1990.

Thomas Rhett is an American nation artist and musician. A few of his singles have topped the ‘Country Airplay Charts.’ Some of his well-known numbers are ‘It Goes Like This,’ ‘Make me Wanna,’ and ‘Die A Happy Man,” among others. He is a child of the honor winning nation artist Rhett Akins. He began his vocation as a lyricist and has co-composed singles for craftsmen like LoCash, Florida Georgia Line, Lee Brice, Jason Aldean, and Michael Rey.

Rhett marked with Big Machine Records’ division, ‘Valory Music Group,’ for whom he has discharged 3 studio collections. His third collection appeared at number 1 overall sorts of music and got a few assignments. He has earned various selections and grants, including the ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ at the ‘2017 Academy of Country Music Awards.’ His music mirrors a fascinating blend of nation, rock, and hip-bounce. Rhett is hitched to Lauren (Gregory) Akin, and they have two little girls.

Early Life

Thomas Rhett was conceived on March 30, 1990, in Valdosta, Georgia, USA, to nation artist Rhett Akins. His folks separated from when he was 9; the primary explanation behind his folks’ partition was his dad’s vocation. As he had seen the vulnerabilities of the music calling, he guaranteed his mom that he would not seek after a profession in music. He, at times, visited with his dad and went with him on the phase to play drums.

While in middle school, he figured out how to play drums. During his secondary school years, he played with an underground rock band named ‘The High Heeled Flip Flops.’ After graduation, he went to the ‘David Lipscomb University’ in Nashville, Tennessee, and selected to think about correspondences.

Be that as it may, with his developing adoration for music, he surrendered learns at 20 and started taking a shot at his music vocation. (He broke his guarantee to his mom, yet she bolstered him). Thomas began playing at the fraternity gatherings and clubs.

Rhett grew up tuning in to nation, rock, and hip-bounce his music mirrors a mix of every one of these styles. As per him, the ‘Drifter,’ ‘Willie Nelson,’ and ‘Merle Haggard’ are his melodic impacts.

Quick Facts

Birth Date  March 30, 1990
Place Valdosta, Georgia, USA
Nickname Thomas Rhett Akins Jr.
Nationality American
Occupation Singer, Songwriter
Zodiac Aries
Ethnicity North American
Education Lipscomb University
Active Years Since 2010
Relationship Status Married
Spouse Laurens Akins

Body Measurement

Height 5′ 10″
Weight 73 kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Hazel


Father Rhett Akins
Mother Paige Braswell
Children Ada James Akins, Willa Gray Akins

Career of Thomas Rhett

When Rhett began his music career, his dad had built up himself as a lyricist and had become a piece of ‘The Peach Pickers,’ the distinguished songwriting group. Akins additionally won BMI’s ‘Country Songwriter of the Year,’ in 2011.

Thomas Rhett started composing verses with his dad, and on one event, he opened for artist-musician Frankie Ballard at a music industry exhibit. One of EMI’s authorities, Vaughn, preferred Rhett’s music and offered a distributing bargain. In February 2010, Rhett marked with ‘EMI’ and composed melodies for them.

He co-composed the verses of Jason Aldean’s ‘I Ain’t Ready to Quit’ (collection ‘My Kinda Party’), and furthermore composed melodies for Florida Georgia Line (‘Round Here’), Scotty McCreery (‘Write Your Number on My Hand’), and Lee Brice (‘Parking Lot Party’).

Around a similar time, Vaughn from EMI took Rhett around the record organizations for tryouts, and he got an idea from ‘Big Machine Label Group.’ He marked with ‘Valory Music Group,’ a division of ‘Big Machine Records,’ in 2011.

Rhett turned out with his introduction single, ‘Something to Do with My Hands,’ in 2012. It arrived at number 19 on the ‘Country Singles Chart.’ that year, he discharged ‘Beer with Jesus,’ which made to the best 30 in the ‘Hot Country Songs.’ He co-composed his third single, ‘It Goes Like This,’ with his dad.

It was his first number 1 on the ‘Nation Airplay’ and arrived at the number 2 situation in the ‘Hot Country Songs.’

His introduction collection, ‘It Goes Like This,’ was discharged on October 29, 2013. It arrived at number 6 on the ‘Board Charts.’ His fourth single, ‘Get Me Some of That,’ and the fifth one, ‘Make Me Wanna,’ made to the number 1 on the nation diagrams. He likewise included as a visiting artist on Brantley Gilbert’s ‘Small Town Throwdown.’

Rhett’s next single, ‘Crash and Burn,’ the lead single from his forthcoming collection, turned out on April 7, 2015, and on September 25, 2015, his subsequent collection, ‘Tangled Up’ was discharged. “Die A Happy Man,’ his second single from the group, released on September 28, 2015, and stayed at the number 1 situation on the ‘Country airplay’ graph for about two months.

It was just the second such tune in the graph’s history to keep up its top spot. The melody additionally bested the ‘Hot Country Songs’ and ‘Canada Country’ Charts. His better half, Lauren, was the motivation for this melody, and she additionally co-featured in its video, which enlisted more than 100 million perspectives on ‘YouTube.’ Hip-Hop vocalist Nelly enjoyed this tune and made his own spread adaptation of it.

The third single, ‘T-Shirt,’ from this collection, discharged to nation radio on February 16, 2016, arrived at number 1 on ‘Country Airplay,’ however, it was condemned for its sweet substance. Two new singles from this collection, ‘Vacation’ and ‘Star of the Show – deluxe version,’ were discharged later in 2016.

Rhett drew out his third studio collection, ‘Life Changes,’ on September 8, 2017. The singles, ‘Craving You,’ highlighting Maren Morris, ‘Unforgettable,’ and ‘Marry Me,’ bested the outlines. In 2018, ‘Marry Me’ turned into his tenth melody to arrive at the number 1 on ‘Board Chart for Country Airplay.’

The fourth single, ‘Life Changes,’ was discharged in April 2018. It recounts a story from his battling days as a musician to different changes in his grown-up life and furthermore refers to his better half and two little girls. Another personal number from this collection is, ‘Sixteen,’ which portrays his very own youthfulness.

Highlights and Achievements

In 2015, his single, ‘Make Me Wanna,’ brought him ‘ASCAP Country Music Award for Most Performed Songs‘ and the ‘BMI Country Award for Top 50 Songs.’

Rhett earned the ‘Male Vocalist of the Year‘ grant at the ‘Academy of Country Music Award‘ in 2017.

His tune, ‘Bite the dust a Happy Man,’ won him his first ‘Academy of Country Music Award for the Song of the Year‘ just as the ‘Country Music Association Award for the Single of the Year‘ and an assignment for the ‘Grammy Award.’

His third collection, ‘Life Changes,’ was selected for the ‘Album of the Year‘ at the ‘Academy of Country Music Award’ and for ‘Best Country Album‘ at the ‘Grammy Awards.’

Relationships of Thomas Rhett

On October 12, 2012, Rhett wedded Lauren Gregory, whom he had known since junior school. During their adolescence, the two went to similar church camps and dated for some time in secondary school.

Yet, later, they headed out in their own direction and considered different wedding accomplices. Be that as it may, they met indeed in 2011 and got occupied with December 2011. Out traveling to Uganda, Lauren met a vagrant child through an NGO, whom the two of them chose to embrace. In February 2017, they reported that they were anticipating their youngster in August. In May 2017, they welcomed year and a half old Willa Gray while their subsequent girl, Ada James, was conceived on August 12, 2017.

Net Worth of Thomas Rhett

Salary N/A
Source of Income Singing
Net Worth 5 $ million

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