Kane Brown is American country music singer and songwriter. He rose to fame with the release of hit singles like Used to Love you Sober and What Ifs. He is the first ever artist to have simultaneous number ones on all five main country charts which shows the quality that he has.
Brown was born on October 21, 1993, in Georgia, United States. He grew up in a rural area and was raised by his single mother. As a child, his mother had to move frequently which meant she took Brown with him to all these places leading him to attend multiple schools. When he was in the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, he sang in the choir with Lauren Alaina.
Brown has had a deep interest in country music from a young age. One of the moments in his life that really motivated him to further hone his skills in this field was when he sang Chris Young’s “Getting’ You Home” in a school talent show. He received a great reception for this performance that led him to winning the competition.
His career actually started with his involvement in different national competitions. He participated in the American Idol and The X Factor, both of which are the most popular shows for searching musical talent. He prefers to sing solo which is one of the reasons that he left The X Factor as the producers wanted him in a boy band. Although Brown was not able to be a winner on neither of these shows, it was a platform that helped him to grow his audience.
The next year in 2014, he started uploading covers of popular songs. These homemade videos started to gain popularity with his cover of the song “Check Yes or No” becoming a viral sensation with millions of hits. This was a breakthrough in a way for him as it skyrocketed his following on social media platforms.
In 2014, he raised funds via Kickstarted to produce his Extended Play. By this time, he had already amassed a large enough following to get a positive response on his initiation. It was titled as “Closer” and debuted on the Top Country Albums chart at number 22. 2016 was a big year for him as he signed with Sony Music Nashville under the RCA Nashville records.
With their association, he released the EP called Chapter 1 that included the single “Used to Love You Sober”. This was a big hit debuting at number nine on the US Billboard 200. At the end of 2016, he went on to release a self-titled debut album which debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200. By this time, Brown’s music was adored by millions of fans and he even got nominations for many awards.
Kane Brown Net Worth
As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Brown has had immense success in selling his albums to the mass audience. This would only be his start as a string of live performances followed which has become his major source of income.
Most of his income comes from the performances he does all over the world. In an interview, Brown mentioned that he is on the road for more than 200 days every year, which is exhausting but at the same time very satisfying as well.
Brown has made no secret to his fans about the love of his life, Katelyn Jae. She too is a singer and it looks like Brown has found the perfect companion for him. He even surprised Katelyn by announcing their engagement in one of his live performances that was a very cute moment adored by many of his fans.
The two have not confirmed the date of their wedding which has made many of his fans anxious. However, Brown is still very young and should focus on his career and taking it to the next level right now.