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Josh Turner Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

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Josh Turner net worth:
$17 Million

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Josh Turner Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Joshua Otis Turner was born on 20 November 1977, in Hannah, South Carolina USA, and is a singer and actor, best known as a country music artist under MCA Nashville Records. His song “Long Black Train” was part of his debut album and it helped raise his popularity. He’s had numerous hits and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Josh Turner? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $17 million, mostly earned through a successful career in the music industry. He’s had a lot of successful songs and albums. He’s also tried his hand at an acting career, and as he continues with his endeavors it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Josh Turner Net Worth $17 million

Turner grew up attending church and during his youth founded Thankful Hearts, a gospel quartet in which he sang bass and baritone, and also became part of their church’s choir. In 1995, he developed a right vocal cord lesion which required him to rest his voice for a full year. During this time, he started learning classical vocal techniques, as well as learning ways to take care of his voice. After matriculating from high school, he attended Francis Marion University but later moved to Belmont University. He went to Nashville to pursue a music career and after graduating, made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry, performing the song “Long Black Train” which received a lot of acclaim, and no doubt boosted his net worth.

In 2003, he released the album of the same name, and it would spend more than 40 weeks on the Billboard country charts, being certified Gold and peaking in 13th spot. Three years later, he released his second album – “Your Man” – which also had a single of the same name, which climbed the charts and eventually reached the top spot, and was certified gold. Six month later it would certify Platinum, and his next song release “Would You Go With Me” got to the top of the charts once again, staying there for two weeks. Thanks to the success of the album, he was nominated for a Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. He would continue to write and release several more songs that year.

In 2007, he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry, making him the second youngest member after to Carrie Underwood. He would release his third album “Everything is Fine” and the song “Firecracker” would hit the Top Ten of the country music charts; the album certified gold and he would then work on his fourth album “Haywire” which was released in 2009, from which the single “Haywire” would become his third number one hit, spending four weeks at the top – his fourth number one song entitled “All Over Me” was also from the same album. In 2012, he released “Punching Bag” and it finished the year as the top country song on Billboard. He is currently working on his next album entitled “Lay Low”, as his net worth continues to grow steadily.

Josh has also tried his hand at acting, appearing in the film “Billy: The Early Years” as George Beverly Shea; the film was about the evangelist Billy Graham.

For his personal life, Josh describes himself as a devout christian; he has been married to Jennifer Ford since 2003. They met at Belmont University and Jennifer often performs with Josh while he is on tour. The couple has four sons.

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2007GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country AlbumFor the album "Your Man."

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1Welcomed 4th son, Samuel Hawke, on September 4 2014.
2Welcomed 3rd son, Crawford Marion Turner, on Dec 13, 2010.
3Welcomed their 2nd son, Colby Lynch Turner, on June 26, 2009.
410/27/07: Became a member of the historic Grand Ole Opry. He was inducted by longtime Opry cast member Vince Gill.
5His wife, Jennifer Turner (aka Jennifer Ford), is his female costar in the romantic music video for his hit single, "Your Man". Josh, who is a devout Christian, commented that it would have been "very uncomfortable" if anyone else had played the role.
6Wrote his hit song "Long Black Train" after listening to the Hank Williams collection in the library at Belmont University. He reports that he then walked outside and had a vision of a wide open space and a black train. He went home and wrote the song that night.
710/6/06: Wife Jennifer Turner gave birth to son, Hampton Otis Turner, weighed 8 lb. and 12 oz.
812/21/01: His fledgling career got a boost when he received a standing ovation at the Grand Ole Opry after the debut performance of his self-written song "Long Black Train". His debut album by the same title was certified gold within a year of its release.

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1Deep voice

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