Is Thomas Rhett Married? Yes, he is. He has tied his knot with his childhood sweetheart Lauren Akins. The couple celebrated their wedding ceremony on October 12, 2012, and is blessed with two children named Willa Gray Akins (born on November 1, 2015) and Ada James Akins (born on August 12, 2017). Rhett and his wife Akins are not the biological parents to their first daughter Willa Gray Akins as she was adopted by them on May 12, 2017, from Uganda.
Thomas Rhett is a famous American country music singer/ songwriter. Till date, he has released three hit studio albums named It Goes Like This, Tangled Up and Life Changes released in the year 2013, 2015 and 2017 respectively. Out of his twelve singles from his three albums, nine of them have reached No. 1 position.
He was the winner of the Country Artist of the Year during the 2018’s HeartRadio Music Awards. In addition to singing, he has shown his writing skills which include his contribution to artist like Florida Georgia Line, Michael Ray, LoCash, Jason Aldean and Lee Brice. Let’s explore in detail about Rhett’s wiki below:
Early Life and Education
The American country music singer was born as Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. in Valdosta, Georgia in 1990 which makes his age be 30 years old as of 2020. He was born to the parents named Rhett Akins (father) and Paige Braswell (mother). His father is also a renowned singer and for that reason, Thomas grew up knowing other popular singers like Brooks & Dunn and Tim McGraw. During his junior school days, he learned to play drums and later started performing on stage with his father.
Thomas was the part of the band The High Heeled Flip Flops. Music was his passion and there was no potion in his mind for a career than music. For his further education, Thomas attended college at Lipscomb University in Nashville where he studied communications. At the age of 20, he dropped his college education to pursue his career in the music field.
Career and Professional Life
Thomas started performing from his early days. He also started writing as he received an offer to write songs from the executive of Big Machine Label Group. He became the co-writer for the song entitled I Ain’t Ready to Quit that was included in the album My Kinda Party by Jason Aldean released 2010. In 2011, he was signed to Big Machine Records’ Valory Music Group. His nest co-written singles were “1994”. “Round Here” and “Parking Lot Party” by Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Lee Brice respectively.
Thomas made his single debut in 2012 through a single entitled “Something to Do with My Hands.” His second and three singles were “Beer with Jesus” and “It Goes Like This” which were proven successful in Hot Country Songs charts. The debut album of Thomas i.e. It Goes Like This was released on October 29, 2013. One of the songs entitled “Get Me Some of That” of the debut album was one of the major hits. His second studio album named Tangled Up was released on September 5, 2015, which includes a hit single “Crash and Burn”. His third album was released on September 8, 2017.
Singer Thomas Rhett is married to Lauren Akins. They knew each other since their first grade days. The duo childhood sweetheart married on October 12, 2012. There is very less chance of getting a divorce from Thomas and Lauren as the couple shares a lovely relationship. In February 2017, the couple announced that they were expecting a daughter in August.
Before welcoming their biological child, Thomas and his wife Lauren Akins adopted a baby girl from Uganda named Gray Akins on May 12, 2017, who was born on November 1, 2015. Their second daughter Ada James Akins was born on August 12, 2017. Thomas loves spending time with his family. One of his songs titled “Life Changes” was dedicated to his spouse and two kids.
Regarding body measurements, Thomas Rhett has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches or 178 cm. He has a good physique with a perfectly maintained weight of 73 kg or 161 pounds. He looks attractive in Hazel colored eyes and brown colored hair. His diet, exercise and workout plans are not available but it is known that he follows them strictly.
Salary and Net worth
According to some wiki sites, Thomas has an estimated net worth of 5 million USD. He is the co-writer for various hit songs and has released his own three albums. These studio albums sales have made him receive a huge amount of earnings boosting up his net worth. In addition, he makes money performing at various stage programs and concerts. Alongside financial worth, he has also amassed number of awards and nominations.
Wiki and Facts
One can explore Rhett’s biography on several wiki sites including Wikipedia. His Instagram profile is reachable @thomasrhettakins where Thomas has amassed more than 3 million followers. Similarly, Rhett’s Twitter profile is available @ThomasRhett where he is being followed by more than 2.26 million followers.