Chris Stapleton - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 26, 2022

Chris Stapleton
Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Record producer
Best Known For: From A Room: Volume 2, Traveller (albums)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $12 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 15, 1978 (age 45)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Christopher Alvin Stapleton
Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Herbert Joseph Stapleton Jr.
Mother's Name: Carol J. Stapleton
Siblings: 2

Herbert Joseph III (older brother)
Melanie Brooke (younger sister)

High School: Johnson Central High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic(Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Manx, Scottish, Swedish, Welsh, Breton, Finnish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Morgane Stapleton
Children: 5

Waylon Stapleton (son)
Ada Stapleton (daughter)
Twin boys (Macon Stapleton, Samuel Stapleton)
youngest son

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 85 kg (187.39 lb)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Shoe Size: 11 US
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Chris Stapleton?

Chris Stapleton and his wife Morgane Stapleton are a power couple and both are musicians.

Source: People (Chris Stapleton with wife)

Chris Stapleton Age, Parents, Siblings

Chris Stapleton was born on April 15, 1978, in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. His full name/birth name is Christopher Alvin Stapleton. His father Herbert Joseph Stapleton Jr. worked as a coal miner while his mother Carol J. Stapleton worked in a local health department. He has two siblings- an older brother Herbert Joseph III and a younger sister Melanie Brooke.

Education, Ethnicity

Stapleton grew up in Staffordsville, Kentucky, and attended Johnson Central High School for education. He enrolled at Vanderbilt University to study engineering but dropped out only after a year. 

His ethnicity includes Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Manx, Scottish, Swedish, Welsh, Breton, and Finnish.

Chris Stapleton Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Chris Stapleton is a married man, being married in October 2007. His wife is singer-songwriter Morgane Stapleton (maiden named Morgane Hayes), with whom he has four children and is pregnant with a fifth child. 

As of May 2019, the couple’s first two children-  son Waylon and daughter Ada are aged 7 and 8.

On April 15, 2018, at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, it was announced that the Stapleton family has welcomed two twin boys, Macon Stapleton, and Samuel Stapleton. In November 2018, the couple announced that they are expecting their fifth child, welcomed a boy in April 2019, and announced the birth a month later.

The married life of Chris Stapleton seems to be a blissful one. The couple works hard and collaborates to create music. Also, there are no rumors of them getting a divorce or involving in extra-marital affairs.

Source: Bustle (Chris Stapleton and Morgane Stapleton with their two oldest children)

Chris Stapleton Career

 Band and Music

Chris Stapleton moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2001. At the beginning of his musical career, he began to work as a songwriter with Sea Gayle Music. Finally, in 2007, Stapleton became the frontman of the bluegrass band The Steeldrivers. With their two sons, they are not number 2 on the bluegrass charts. Soon, Stapleton left the band in 2010.

He went on to create a band named The Jompson Brothers. The original band members were Greg McKee, J.T. Cure, and Bard McNamee. Their first album named The Jompson Brothers was released in November 2010 followed by tours. Chris Stapleton left the band in 2013 to pursue a solo career.

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Solo artist

The same year, he signed into Mercury Nashville and released his first single as a solo artist, What Are You Listening To?, in October 2013. But the single failed and hence he did not release the album. So, Stapleton went back to songwriting. 

He wrote songs for films such as Valentine's Day, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, and Hell or High Water. But he did sing at various concerts and award events alongside Lady Antebellum.

Only on May 5, 2015, Chris Stapleton released his first solo album, Traveller, co-produced with Dave Cobb. The album was a success receiving several awards. After collaborating with artists including Andrew Combs, Kacey Musgraves, and Eric Church, he released his second studio album From A Room: Volume 1 on May 5, 2017. 

The album was branded gold and named a best-selling country album of the year and included the song broken halos.

Source: Instagram (Chris and Morgane Stapleton performs on 20th October 2018)

His third album From A Room: Volume 2 was released on December 1, 2017, and reached number two on the Billboard 200 charts. Although he did not release a studio album in 2018, he did write and collaborated with artists such as Justin Timberlake.

Moreover, Chris Stapleton made guest appearances on Saturday Night Live (SNL) on January 16, 2016, and January 27, 2018. In his first visit, hosted by Adam Driver, he sang songs Parachute and Nobody to Blame. While on the second appearance, Stapleton performed along with Sturgill Simpson.

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Chris Stapleton Awards, Nominations

He has been awarded ten Country Music Association Awards, Male Vocalist of the Year, five Billboard Music Awards, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, nine ASCAP Country awards,  five Grammy Awards, and seven Academy of Country Music Awards, among many others.

Source: The Spokesman-Review (Chris Stapleton)

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Chris Stapleton Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Stapleton is estimated to be around $12 million while the figure on his annual salary is unknown.

Chris Stapleton Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram and Twitter, Chris Stapleton is followed by over a million followers but is absent from Facebook. He also has an official website -

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