Thomas Rhett is an American country singer and songwriter whose music reflects an interesting combination of country, rock, and hip-hop.
Following the footsteps of his father, he first began his career as a songwriter. Alongside his thriving career as a singer-songwriter, Thomas is happily married to his girlfriend turned wife and with his 3 kids. The family of 5 is soon to turn into a family of 6.
Wife And Children Of Thomas Rhett
Thomas Rhett married his high school sweetheart Lauren Gregory on 12 October 2012. Thomas and his girlfriend turned wife Lauren got engaged in December of 2011.
When it comes to the children of the duo, they initially struggled with conceiving so, they considered adoption. Lauren met an orphan baby on a trip to Uganda through an NGO and the pair decided to adopt her. In May of 2017, they adopted and welcomed their new daughter Willa Gray from Uganda to their family.
Soon after the adoption, Lauren gave birth to their daughter Ada James on 12 August 2017. They then welcomed their third daughter Lennon Love on 10 February 2020. Lauren announced the healthy arrival of her third child through her Instagram.
On Mother’s day of 2021, Lauren revealed the news of their family expansion with the fourth baby girl through her Instagram. They welcomed their fourth daughter named Lillie Carolina Akins on 15th November 2021.
Thomas Rhett has even written a song for his wife named “Die A Happy Man” which ended up winning multiple awards.
Songs, Career, And Net Worth Of Thomas Rhett
Four times Grammy Awards nominated and 7 times Academy of County Music Awards winner Thomas Rhett began writing lyrics with his father from a very young age.
Thomas co-wrote Jason Aldean’s 2010’s My Kinda Party Album song named “I Ain’t Ready to Quit”. Thomas also co-wrote various other songs like Jason Aldean’s 1994, Lee Brice’s “Parking Lot Party”, Florida Georgia Line’s “Round Here”.
He made his single debut in 2012 with the song “Something to Do with My Hands”. Thomas then released “Beer With Jesus in the same year which made to the top 30 in the Hot Country Song”
His third song“It Goes Like This” was released in 2013 which he co-wrote with his father. Later his song “Make Me Wanna” won BMI Country Awards in 2015.
Thomas’s Die A Happy Man won him the first Academy of Country Music Award alongside, Billboard Music Awards, and Grammy Award nomination.
Other notable songs and albums of Thomas are “Tangled Up”, “T-Shirt”, “Star of the Show”, “Close”, “Life Changes”, “Marry Me”, "Craving You”, “Unforgettable”, “Be a Light”, “Center Point Road”, “Beer Can’t Fix”, “Some People Do”, and “Look What God Gave Her”.
With all the notable singing and song-writing career Thomas Rhett musters a net worth of about $5 million as of 2021.
Bio And Family Of Thomas Rhett
Singer Thomas Rhett was born on 30 March 1990 in Valdosta, Georgia to father Rhett Akins and mother Paige Braswell. His father Rhett is also an American country singer and songwriter. His parents got divorced when Thomas was just at the age of 9. His father Rhett Akins then tied the knot to Sonya Mansfield in the year 2017.
In terms of siblings, Thomas Rhett has a sister named Kasey Lee Akins and a half-brother named James Akins from his father’s side, and another half-brother named Tyler Lankford from the mother’s side.
Thomas used to play drums and was part of a band named The High Heeled Flip Flops when he was in high school. After completing his high school, Thomas joined the David Lipscomb University situated in Nashville, Tennessee to study communication. But he dropped out at the age of 20 in order to pursue a music career.
According to the wiki, Thomas holds American nationality and his birth name is Thomas Rhett Akins Jr. Thomas celebrates his birthday on 30 March and his sun sign is Aries.
Talking about the height of Thomas Rhett, he is 5 feet and 10 inches tall.