|Real Name/Full Name:
|Mark Nelson Chesnutt
|60 years old
|6 September 1963
|Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A.
|Tracie Chesnutt (m. 1992-present)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes 3 (Cameron, Waylon, Casey Chesnutt)
|Is Mark Chesnutt Gay?:
|Country music singer, songwriter
|Net Worth in 2024:
Country music has become very popular these days, and there are those singers that have been doing it for decades now. One of those singers is Mark Chesnutt, who is not only a country singer but also a songwriter.
He became famous in the 1990s when he was recording with Universal Music Group and Decca branches. He was able to release a total of eight albums under these record labels. He has managed to get several hit songs on the top of the charts, and he has had a number of albums certified gold by RIAA. To date, Mark has released a total of 15 albums.
Maybe you know about Mark Chesnutt very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mark Chesnutt’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
The singer was born Mark Nelson Chesnutt in Beaumont, Texas, on 6 September 1963. He is the son of singer and record collector Bob Chesnutt, who greatly influenced him, and at the age of 17, his father took him to begin recording. Mark began to play the drum as a child after getting a drum kit for a Christmas gift.
Mark dropped out of school in grade eleven and started playing in clubs around Texas. He was taken to Nashville, Tennessee, by his father to start recording his music at the age of 17. He became the house band for Beaumont nightclub Cutters, and he worked with different regional labels to record his music.
Chesnutt is a married man and a father of three children. He got married to Tracie Motley in 1992 after the two met in a bar. The couple’s sons are Cameron, Waylon, and Casey. After the birth of his first child in 1995, Tracie stayed at home while she was working as an artist. Mark also reduced his tours by the end of the 1990s as he wanted to spend more time with his young family.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 6 September 1963, Mark Chesnutt is 60 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.7m tall, and his weight is 89 kg.
The career of Mark began when he was in his teen years, and in 1988, he was able to release his first album, which is titled Doing My Country Thing. His major-label debut titled “Too Cold at Home” was released in 1990. The album had a total of five chart singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
He registered his very first number-one single on Hot Country Songs with the song “Brother Jukebox” in 1991. The album was well-received, and his voice was praised by many. It earned a platinum certification in 1994 after selling more than a million copies.
Mark’s second album was released in 1992, and it was titled Longneck & Short Stories. It also received platinum certification, and a single titled I’ll Think of Something peaked to number one on the Billboard. The final album that he released under the MCA was titled Almost Goodbye, and it came out in 1993.
He was moved by to Decca Records, which was a branch of MCA in 1994, and his first album with the label was What a Way to Live was released the same year. The album sold about half a million copies, and it was certified gold by RIAA. The next album came out in 1995, and it was titled Wings, and it was produced by Tony Brown. He released his fourth and final platinum album in 1996, and it was called Greatest Hits.
Other albums that followed included Thank God for Believers, I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing, Lost in the Feeling, Mark Chesnutt, Savin’ the Honky, Heard It in a Love Song, and Outlaw among many others. He has also gone for several tours over the years, which have greatly improved his reputation as well as his income. Apart from doing many cover songs in his album, he has also contributed to other artists’ songs and albums. These include Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley, and George Jones.
Awards & Achievements
Since Mark started his musical career in the 1980s, he has had twenty top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, with eight of these peaking to number one position. He was declared the winner of two Country Music Association Awards in 1993. He has also sold millions of albums over the years, and this is also a great achievement on his part.
Net Worth & Salary of Mark Chesnutt in 2024
As of February 2024, The estimated net worth of Mark Chesnutt is $4 million. His career as a country music singer and songwriter serves as his main source of income. He has had several hit songs on the charts, and also four of his albums have been certified platinum. Another source of his income is several tors that he has had over the years.
Mark Chesnutt is the son of a singer and a record collector, and this played a big part in him choosing his career. He became a much-celebrated country music singer in the 1990s and even had some of his singles topping the charts and albums being certified gold. He has sold several millions of copies of his records, and this shows the amount of success he has in the entertainment industry.