Reading Chris Young’s biography will just amaze you. Chris Young’s age is 34 years. This country music star is worth an estimated $4 million as of 2019. Read on to find some amazing Chris Young facts that will shock you.

Early years

Young was born as Chris Alan Young to his mother Becky Harris and Chris Young’s father Michael Harris in their hometown of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Chris was born in the year 1985 and expressed interest in music at a very tender age. His grandfather, Richard Yates was a performer on the Louisiana Hayride. Chris grew up with his parents and his siblings. Chris Young’s brother Carter Harris has been spotted with Chris in public a few times.

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Country music star Chris Young

He admits that despite the interest that he had in music, up until he was 16, Chris always wanted to be an attorney when he grew up. Things changed for this country music sensation when he realized that he could make a living out of music. While in high school, he performed in various clubs. These performances continued throughout college. Chris Young’s bio mentions that he toured and performed at least 50 shows in a year.

Chris' career

As has been mentioned, Chris developed an interest in country music from a very tender age. He, however, has been in the mainstream music industry since the year 2003. His big break came when he auditioned for the Nashville show while in Houston, Texas. He went ahead to win the 2006 edition of the show and bagged a recording deal with RCA Records.

The musician was 21 years old at the time. Through the record deal, he released his self titled album. He followed this one up with "The Man I Want To Be" (2009), "Neon" (2011), "A.M" (2013), "I’m Comin’ Over" (2015), "It Must Be Christmas" (2016).

"Losing Sleep" (2017) was the sixth of all Chris Young’s albums. All of Young's records have had at least one single or the entire album debut in the top 40 of Billboard 200. 

Family and personal life

Chris is one man whose personal life has been scrutinized thoroughly by the media. False stories of Chris Young and his wife can be found online on various blogs. One surprising Chris Young fact, however, is that he is not married and has not been publicly known to be dating anyone. It was rumored however that singer Blake Shelton and his wife Miranda Lambert divorced because Miranda cheated on Blake with Chris Young.

On his end, Chris has never responded to these claims, choosing to remain quiet. Young is not known to have any kids from any of his previous relationships. The only Chris Young family that is known to the public are his siblings and his parents.

Nominations and awards

Good music just like good work is rewarded. Chris Young's amazing musical career has been honored a few times through nominations and awards. In 2007, he bagged the CMT Music Awards in the ‘Nationwide Is on Your Side Category’. He followed this up with a 20111 swoop of the Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Single of the Year ("Voices") at the American Country Awards.

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In 2014 at the British Country Music Association gala, he won the International Act of the Year Award. He also has two Grammy Awards nominations to his name as well as two other Billboard Music Awards nominations among several other nominations. Chris Young’s family is always seen accompanying him to these award galas proving that indeed they are his number one fans.

Chris Young
Born: June 12, 1985 (age 34 years)

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