LUKE Bryan is a huge country star with an impressive list of hits and awards to his name.
He has been a judge on American Idol since 2018 and is set to go out on tour later in 2022.
Luke Bryan has sold more than 75m records over the yearsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Who is Luke Bryan?
Thomas Luther “Luke” Bryan was born on July 17, 1976, in Leesburg, Georgia.
He began his music career writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington before signing his own deal with Capitol Nashville in 2007.
Bryan was intending to move to Nashville when he was 19 but his plan was derailed due to a family tragedy when his older brother Chris was tragically killed in a car accident.
Instead, he went to college in Georgia and graduated in business administration in 1999.
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He eventually made it to Nashville two years later and started out as a songwriter but soon signed up as a performer, gaining his first success with All My Friends Say.
Since then he has picked up hit after hit and released a stack of successful albums.
His first ten albums contained 27 number one hits.
In 2013, Bryan was named “Entertainer of the Year” by both the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association
Over the years he has sold more than 75 million records.
He became a judge on American Idol in 2018.
Bryan is married to Caroline Boyer. The pair wed on December 8, 2006, and have two sons together, Thomas Boyer “Bo” Bryan, born March 18, 2008, and Tatum “Tate” Christopher Bryan, born August 11, 2010.
What is Luke Bryan’s net worth?
Bryan is estimated to have a net worth of $160m, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
He is considered to be one of the highest paid artists in the world.
The site states that between June 2019 and June 2020 he earned $45m.
It’s reported he earns $1m per show and $12m per year for appearing on American Idol.
The Richest though puts his net worth at a much more modest $47m.
Bryan with his wife Caroline Boyer at the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards in 2019Credit: Getty
What are Luke Bryan’s biggest songs?
Bryan has had a huge number of hits over the years and here are his number one singles, according to the US Hot Country charts.
Rain is a Good Thing – 2010
Someone Else Calling You Baby – 2010
I Don’t Want This Night to End – 2011
Drunk on You – 2012
That’s My Kind of Night – 2013
Drink a Beer – 2013
Play It Again – 2014
I See You – 2014
Kick the Dust Up – 2015
Strip It Down – 2015