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Hunter Easton Hayes is a Breaux Bridge, Louisiana-born American country singer and song writer who is perhaps best known for his opening performances in Taylor Swifts “Speak Now World Tour” and from his hit single “Wanted”. Born on 9 September 1991 to Lynette and Leo Hayes who are of Cajun (Louisiana French), Irish and German descent, he is the only child in his family. He started singing and playing his guitar at a young age, in fact being active in the music industry since 2000.

How rich is Hunter Hayes? A young and talented figure who is among the recent additions to the music industry, Hunter has an estimated net worth of over $4.5 million with major contributors to his wealth being his successful albums and live shows.

 

Hunter Hayes Net Worth $4.5 Million

Hayes who has been interested in music since his childhood, and can play around 30 musical instruments, with his parents, though not very rich, being always supportive of his musical dream. They moved to Nashville when he was 18, where he completed his high school education before signing to Atlantic Records.

Hayes appeared in talk shows like “Maury”, “Rosie O’Donnell” and many more when he was only four years old, even appearing at a White House party for President Bill Clinton when he was seven, and starring on ‘Americas Most Talented Kids’ when he was 13. He signed to “Universal Music Publishing Group” as a song writer in 2008, then in 2010 he was signed to Atlantic Records which would become his major label. He released his self-titled debut album in 2011 which received positive reviews from critics; the song “Wanted” became a huge commercial success selling more than 3.5 million copies. His second album “Storyline” released in 2014 was also a major success. These were a strong basis for his net worth.

His presence in the music industry has been rewarded with four Grammy Award nominations for “Best New Artist”, “Best Country Solo Performance” and “Best Country Album”, being the youngest to be nominated in all three categories. In 2012, he won a Country Music Association Award as “New Artist of the Year, and has also won three BMI awards. Billboard labelled him as the “Leader of Country Music’s Youth Revolution”. Of course such recognition also helps his net worth to grow.

Along with his hit singles and albums he has also been touring, which has helped in his fame and fortune. He has tours as a supporting artist with many famous names in the music industry which has also helped in his image as well as his net worth. He has toured with Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Ashley Monroe and many other artists. He broke the Guinness world record for the most concerts played in multiple cities in 24 hours, previously held by “The Flaming Lips”.

Regarding his personal life, Hayes claims to be single. He bought his first apartment a few years back close to downtown which gives a beautiful view of the Nashville skyline that he says is both inspiring and awesome. His scandal free career, quiet nature and his habit of carefully talking has added to his fame and prevented giving any wrong impressions to audiences.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 9, 1991
Birth place: Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, U.S.
Profession:Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist
Nationality:American
Awards:American Country Awards (Single by a New Artist), Country Music Association Awards (New Artist of the Year), Teen Choice Awards (Choice Male Country Artist), Music Choice Awards, American Country Awards, BMI Awards (Award Winning Song )
Record labels:Atlantic Records Nashville
Music groups:Universal Music Publishing Group,
Nominations:Grammy Awards, CMT Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards
Movies:The Apostle (1997), Figure It Out (1998), My Dog Skip (2000), Charlie's War (2003), Bella and the Bulldogs (2016)
TV shows:Most Wanted Tour (2011), Let's Be Crazy Tour (2013), We're Not Invisible Tour (2014), Tattoo Tour (Your Name), Let's Be Crazy / Crazier UK Tour (2015), 21 Tour (2015)
Albums:"Nothing Like This", Hunter Hayes (2011), Storyline (2014), The 21 Project (2015)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Hayes is an American country music singer-songwriter.
2His parents both have Cajun (French) ancestry. He is also of English, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), and German descent.
3Father: Leo. Mother: Lynette.
4Performed for then-US Vice President Al Gore and the Democratic Party Fundraiser in Washington, D.C. Also released his second CD, Through My Eyes. [2000]
5Released his first Cajun music recording, which he recorded at the age of four, shortly after his fifth birthday.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Male Country Artist
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Male Country Artist

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country Solo PerformanceFor the song "Invisible."
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country Solo PerformanceFor the song "I Want Crazy."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest New Artist
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country AlbumFor the album "Hunter Hayes."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country Solo PerformanceFor the song "Wanted."
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Country SongFor the song "I Want Crazy".


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of Me2014performer: "Dream Girl"
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV Special performer: "Invisible"
The Apprentice2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dancing with the StarsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2012
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2013TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
American Idol2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Footloose2011performer: "Almost Paradise"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Southern Ground Music & Food Festival2016TV Movie
Charlie's War2003Montgomery
My Dog Skip2000Accordion Boy
The Apostle1997Child Accordionist

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Louisiana Rising2016TV MovieHimself
Greatest Hits2016TV SeriesHimself
Ernie Ball: The Pursuit of Tone2016TV Series documentary
Bella and the Bulldogs2016TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Game Night2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
Lady Antebellum: Wheels Up Tour2015TV MovieHimself
The Talk2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself - Musical guest
The View2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
Front and Center2015TV SeriesHimself
Inside Fame2014TV Series documentary
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
Extra2014TV SeriesHimself
One 2 One2014TV SeriesHimself
Today2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2014TV SpecialHimself
Fuji Rock Festival '142014TV MovieHimself
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular2014TV SpecialHimself
2014 CMT Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
The Best Hit USA2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
E! News2014TV SeriesHimself
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2014TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself - Musical guest
Late Show with David Letterman2011-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival2014TV Special
Entertainment Tonight2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2014TV SeriesHimself
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Performer (uncredited)
CMT Artists of the Year2013TV MovieHimself - honoree
CMA Country Christmas2013TV MovieHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
The Country Vibe with Chuck and Becca2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2013 CMT Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The Apprentice2013TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Dancing with the Stars2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Performer / Nominee
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live: Countdown to Music's Biggest Night2012TV MovieHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2012TV MovieHimself
Sôkai jôhô variety Sukkiri!!2012TV SeriesHimself
CMT Crossroads2012TV Series
Day Jobs2012TV SeriesHimself
47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Kortney & Dave: By Request2012TV SeriesHimself
CMT Insider2012TV SeriesHimself
Hunter Hayes Live at the Mod Club2012TV MovieHimself
The 2011 American Country Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
2011 CMT Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself

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