This article will answer every question you have about Eric Church. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Eric do for a living?
- Who are Eric’s parents and siblings?
- What are Eric’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Eric married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Eric have any children?
- Where is Eric now?
- How tall is Eric?
- How much money does Eric earn?
- What is Eric’s net worth?
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Who is Eric Church?
Kenneth Eric Church is a prominent American singer-songwriter. Since 2005, he has released nine studio albums through Capitol Nashville. His 2006 debut album titled Sinners Like Me produced three singles on the Billboard country charts. Including the top 20 hits “How ‘Bout You”, “Two Pink Lines”, and “Guys Like Me”.
His second album 2009s Carlina produced three more singles: “Smoke a Little Smoke” and his first top 10 hits “Love Your Love the Most” and “Hell on the Heart”. His first No. 1 album 2011s Chief gave him his first two No. 1 singles “Drink in My Hand” and “Springsteen”. And additional hits like “Homeboy”, “Creepin”, and “Like Jesus Does”. His third No. 1 single was entitled “The Only Way I Know” which he, Jason Aldean, and Luke Bryan recorded for Aldean’s album Night Train.
In February 2014, his fourth album entitled The Outsiders was released. The album produced five new singles between 2013 and 2015 with the title track “Give Me Back My Hometown”, “Cold One”, “Talladega”, and “Like a Wrenching Ball”. Talladega and Give Me Back My Hometown reached No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart. In May 2015, he got his sixth No. 1 hit with Keith Urban with the single “Raise ‘Em Up”. In November 2015, he released his fifth studio album Mr. Misunderstood, and went on to produce two No. 1 singles with “Record Year” and “Round Here Buzz”. Eric released the first single and title track of his album Desperate Man which was released in October 2018. Church in April 2021, released the triple album set Heart & Soul.
How Old Is Eric Church?
He is 44 years old as of April 2022, having been born on May 3, 1977, in Granite Falls, North Carolina, U.S. Eric shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Rachel Zegler, Desiigner, Noah Munck, Bohemianrapcity, Jai Brooks, and many more.
Eric Church Family
Who are Eric Church Parents?
He was born to Ken Church (Father) and Rita Barlow (Mother)
Does Eric Church have Siblings?
He has two siblings, a brother by the name of Brandon Church, but he died on June 29, 2018. And a sister by the name of Kendra Church.
Eric Church Education
He received his high school education at South Caldwell High School. After graduating from high school, he attended Appalachian State University with a degree in marketing.
Eric Church Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Katherine Blasingame. They married on January 8, 2008. His wife is a music publisher at West Glow Resort in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
Eric Church Kids
He has two kids with his wife Katherine. Two sons by the names of Boone McCoy Church (born on October 3, 2011) and Tennessee Hawkins Church (born on February 15, 2015)
Eric Church Musical Career
A Career from 2006 to 2007
He co-wrote Terri Clark’s 2005 single “The World Needs a Drink” and the track “Whiskey Wings” on Dean Miller’s 2005 album Platinum. In addition, he started recording with different producers. But Capitol Nashville showed no interest and they watched him perform but they were yet to be convinced enough to offer a recording contract. However, after some time, Capitol Nashville signed him. His first single “How ‘Bout You” peaked at No. 14 on Hot Country Songs and led off his debut album Sinners Like Me. For the first time in April 2006, he performed on the Grand le Opry. The other album’s two singles, “Two Pink Lines” and “Guys Like Me”, both reached the Top 20 as well. Following the album’s success, he went on and toured with Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts.
A Career from 2008 to 2010
Eric released the fifth single “His Kind of Money (My Kind of Love)” in 2008 to country radio. On the Billboard Hot Country Songs, it debuted at No. 55 in early 2008 and reached its peak of No. 46 in August. “Love Your Love the Most” was the following song that debuted in early 2009 and was the first single from his second album Carolina released in stores on March 24, 2009. Love Your Love the Most brought Church to the top ten for the very first time as the song peaked at No. 10 in September 2009. He moved to Capitol Nashville’s new imprint EMI Records Nashville in June 2010, thereby becoming their second artist. Church on January 14, 2011, released a four-song EP entitled Caldwell County.
A Career from 2011 to 2013
In early 2011, he released “Homeboy”. On July 26, 2011, the album Chief was produced by Jay Joyce. It debuted at No. 1 on both Top Country Albums and the Billboard 200. Chief was announced on November 30, 2011, as a nominee for the 2012 Grammy Awards for Best Country Album. On July 16, 2012, the album’s fourth single “Creepin” was released to country radio. Eric announced in September 2012, that he planned to release his first live album in 2013. It was to contain recordings of performances at the Tivoli Theatre in Chattanooga, Tennessee on October 8 and 9, 2012.
The live album’s title was announced on February 8 as Caught in the Act with a set release date for April 9. His album Chief won Album of The Year at the 2012 CMA Awards in November. He stated he had plans to take some time off from music in 2013 to focus on his songwriting and musical direction. He was honored in December as one of the CMT Artists of the Year Awards; his award was presented to him by Kid Rock. And received a congratulations video message from Metallica’s James Hetfield.
A Career from 2013 to 2015
Church released a new single titled “The Outsider” on October 22, 2013. His fourth album was released on February 11, 2014, and was titled “The Outsiders”. This album was produced by Jay Joyce and released on the EMI Records Nashville label. The second single from the album “Give Me Back My Hometown” followed in January 2014. It reached No. In June 2014, the third single “Cold One” was released. “Like a Wrecking Ball”, the fifth single was released to country radio on March 9, 2015.
A Career from 2015 to 2018
His fifth album Mr. Misunderstood arrived in the mailboxes of his church choir members on November 3, 2015. The album’s release was a surprise with no fanfare and no promotional advertisements. It was produced by Jay Joyce and executive producer Arturo Buenahora, Jr. On November 9, 2015, the first single, the title track was released on radio. At the 2015 CMA Awards, the first live performance and debut of the title track were done.
On February 6, 2016, the song peaked at #15 on the airplay chart. At the 2016 ACM Awards, Mr. Misunderstood was nominated for Album of the Year and the title track was nominated for Video of the Year. He played his biggest solo tour to date with his Holdin’ My Own Tour which featured 62 shows in 61 cities from January through May 2017. Eric debuted a song he had written for Sonny Melton on October 4, 2017, who lost his life in the Las Vegas shooting tragedy. The song was performed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and was titled “Why Not Me”.
A Career from 2018 to 2021
He announced via social media on July 12, 2018, that he would release his sixth album, Desperate Man, on October 5, 2018. The album’s first single and title track was released the following day. At the 54th Annual Country Music Association Awards on November 11, 2020, he won the coveted “Entertainer of the Year”. At Super Bowl LV he performed The Star-Spangled Banner alongside Jazmine Sullivan.
A Career from 2021 to Present
Church released the album Heart on April 16, 2021, followed by the album & on April 20, and Soul on April 23. The album comprises 24 songs in total including singles like “Stick That in Your Country Song” and “Hell of a View”. After two of his bandmates tested positive for COVID-19 in October 2021, Eric performed two solo concerts on his The Greater Again Tour. The solo shows were in Pittsburgh on October 8, and on October 9, in Philadelphia. He was announced on February 22, 2022, to perform at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards on March 7, 2022.
Eric Church Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 2inches (1.88m) and a weight of 82kg (180lbs)
Eric Church Salary and Net Worth
At the end of 2017, he reportedly earned $30 million from singing and touring. He has a net worth of $14 million.