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Jason Aldean Life Story - Early Years, Music Career, Family, Wife and Children

The singer Jason Aldean is the musical powerhouse who has had multiple hits since his debut in 2005. Almost 15 years later, and with a net worth of 110 million dollars, we would say that the 45-year-old is doing pretty well for himself now. This artist is known to deliver great music to his fans holding to the fact that music was one thing he could never leave or dispose for anything.

The Jason Aldean biography will enlighten us about the facts behind the life of the country music singer and what he stands for as well as what he has achieved in life. You would never know that the guy selling out stadiums was once a 14-year-old singing in a bar. That doesn’t mean he never sings in bars anymore, to this day, he likes to perform karaoke with friends in his hometown.

Aldean was born in Macon, Georgia as Jason Aldine Williams. Jason Aldean was welcomed into the family of Barry and Debbie on February 28, 1977. At a young age, his parents divorced, and he continued to live with his mom and sister, Kasi, from there on out, spending summers with his father. He played basketball at Windsor Academy, where he was scouted by potential colleges. When he graduated high school, he decided that he would like to pursue a music career instead of furthering his education.  

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Country star Jason Aldean
Jason Aldean live at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville

Early life

Jason Aldean faced a little bit of family issue when he was young, when he was 3-year-old as a result of the separation of his father and mother. Jason Aldean family became separated and he had to live with his mother, Debbie where he went to school and he always visited his father every summer in Homestead, Florida.

Jason Aldean fell in love with music due to his father who always leaves the guitar at home whenever he goes to work, and little Jason tries playing while his father is at work. He developed his interest in music at a young age and his father was very supportive of his dreams and aspirations.

Here are some Jason Aldean facts, he made his first public appearance at the age of fourteen (14 years) when he started playing around. While he was a student, he was a very good baseball player and he received a scholarship at the Windsor academy to become a professional baseball player, but he gave the scholarship up when he decided to pursue his music career and this was the beginning of his journey as a singer that he is today. 

Beginning career

Jason Aldean after trying for a long period of time to become what he wanted to be almost gave up on his dreams before he met Lawrence Mathis in 2003. He was signed under the record label, Broken bow records where he released his first self-titled album, "Hicktown" in the year 2005. This album, "Hicktown "reached the billboard country top 10 and this brought him to the limelight. 

It is important to note that nineteen of Jason Aldean's songs have reached the top of the list either on the Hot Country Songs or Country Airplay. He has also featured in some songs such as "My home's in Alabama" by Alabama, "The blue man" by Hank Williams Jr, and more. Some of his associated acts include Tyler Farr, Michael Knox, Eric Church, Jordan Eager and Thomas Rhett. 

He released some other albums which include "Wide Open" (which had songs which include "She's country", "Big green tractor", and "The truth"), "My Kinda Party" (where his biggest hit "Dirt Road Anthem" was featured, this album also includes "Don't you wanna stay", "Fly over states"), "Relentless" (which had "Johnny Cash" which was a hit), "Night Train", etc.  After that he had subsequent hit albums "Old Boots", "New Dirt", "They Don’t Know", and "Rearview Town".

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Country star Jason Aldean
Jason Aldean concert at Country LakeShake Festival

The singer’s albums have been world-renowned from the beginning of his career. Most of Jason Aldean’s albums have scored number one spots on the charts, if not, in the top ten. One of the things that you may not know about Jason Aldean, is that he owns a bar in Nashville. The bar opened in 2018 and has shown a promising future.

Personal life and children

Though Jason seems to be having a very successful career, his personal life wasn’t always so rosy. Jason Aldean got married to his high school lover, Jessica Ussery in August 2001 and they had two daughters, Keeley and Kendyl. Their marriage came to an end in April 2013 due to infidelity on Jason’s part.

Only two years later, Jason Aldean becomes currently married to Brittany Kerr (the woman he cheated on Jessica with), who was a former American Idol contestant and pro football cheerleader, and they celebrated their wedding in March 2015. Brittany is much younger than Jason, but the two have added a baby boy, Memphis Aldean Williams, to their family, who was given birth to on December 1, 2017, and soon they welcomed another little bundle of joy, a girl! Their daughter, Navy was born in early 2019.

Awards

It’s been such a joy to watch Jason’s family grow, you can tell what an incredible father he is by the glow on his children’s faces. His children bring joy to their father as well, but so do his vast number of awards.

The Jason Aldean's bio will not be completed if his accomplishments are not stated. Jason Aldean won the ACM awards in 2005 and the CMA award (musical event of the year) in 2010. He also won other awards including Album of the year, breakthrough Artist of the year, single of the year and other awards to himself. From Academy of Country Music Awards to Billboard Music Awards, Jason has an array of trophies to add to the shelves of his home. Maybe one day he will get to win that coveted Grammy, the one award that seems to escape him. We are sure it will happen for him one day, and when it does, we will be right here cheering him on!