Charles Kelley Biography
Charles Kelley (age. 40) is an American singer/ songwriter who is famous as the lead singer to Lady A. Lady A was formerly called Lady Antebellum. The 2 to 9’s singer developed an interest in music at the age of eleven and formed the band Inside Blue during their teens.
Charles Kelley Age
He was born on September 11, 1981, in Augusta, Georgia, USA. Kelley is 40 years of age as of 2021 and will turn 41 come September 11, 2022. He celebrates his birthday on September 11 and is a member of the zodiac/ star sign Virgo.
Charles Kelley Songs: Lady Antebellum
- Kelley developed an interest in music at a young age and started making music in 1992. Charles and his two brothers formed the music band Inside Blue which earned them some spotlight from a major label. He released his first solo album 2 to 9’s in 2006. He founded the country music group Lady Antebellum in 2006 with the help of songwriters Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood. The group released their self-titled debut album on April 15, 2008.
- The album contained hit songs like Love Don’t Live Here, Lookin’ for a Good Time, and their final single I Run to You. The single “I Run to You was released on January 26, 2009, and was already certified platinum by October 2009. Lady Antebellum released their second album titled Need You Now on January 26, 2010. The single Need You Now headlined the album and peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Furthermore, the single is 6x certified Platinum.
- Need You Now contained the hit songs Hello World, Our Kind of Love, and American Honey. Lady Antebellum dropped their third studio album, Own the Night in September 2011 which was headlined by the single Just a Kiss that was released on May 2, 2011. The single Just a Kiss was released in anticipation of their upcoming album and was 2x certified Platinum. Some of the hit songs from the album include We Owned the Night, and Dancin’ Away with My Heart. They went on their first world tour Own the Night Tour in 2011.
- Lady Antebellum dropped their fourth studio album/ Christmas album On This Winter’s Night on October 22, 2012. The band released the hit single Downtown in January 2013 which headlined the album titled Golden. The single was certified platinum and peaked at #1 on the US Country Airplay chart. Additionally, the single Compass peaked at #1 on the Country Airplay chart. The group went on the Take Me Downtown Tour which was totally sold out.
- The group released the studio albums titled 747 on September 30, 2014, and Heart Break on June 9, 2017. Lady Antebellum changed its name to Lady A in June 2020. Besides the group Lady Antebellum, Charles has collaborated with Eric Paslay and Dierks Bentley on his single The Driver which was released on September 28, 2015. He released his second solo album The Driver on February 5, 2016.
- He has also co-written the songs Just Say the Word, Pop Game, Lift Me Up, Stay Awake, Georgia Clay, and Ain’t Lettin’ Go for his brother Josh Kelley.
Charles Kelley Education
Charles pursued a college degree in finance from the University of Georgia. Additionally, he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Kelley is an alumnus of Lakeside High School. He went back to Lakeside High School in 2006 to perform a short concert in the gymnasium.
Charles Kelley Family: Brother
Dr. John W. Kelley (father) and Gayle Kelley (mother) born their son Burgess Kelley and nurtured him in Augusta, Georgia, USA. Kelley’s family belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. His father worked as a cardiologist whereas he has not revealed much info on his mother. Kelley spent most of his youth years in Georgia alongside his two siblings; John Kelley and Josh Kelley.
Kelley’s brother Josh Kelley is also a singer/ songwriter/ musician who is famous for the hit songs Amazing, Only You, and Georgia Clay. Josh was born on January 30, 1980, however, details about their eldest brother John are not available. Moreover, the trio brother formed the Inside Blue band while still teenagers which earned them a recording label.
He has also worked at his brother John’s construction business in 2005 as an accountant for a waste management company.
Charles Kelley Wife
Charles is presently relishing his marriage life alongside his wife Cassie McConnell. The couple first got hitched in a Nashville courthouse in June 2009 and then exchanged their wedding vows in the Bahamas on July 6, 2009, in a glamorous outdoor wedding ceremony. The beautiful couple is proud parents of one child; Ward Charles Kelley. Kelley’s family lives in Nashville, TN.
Kelley and his lovely wife Cassie McConnell met while the latter was working as a publicist for the former’s brother. The two love birds started dating immediately and became engaged on December 25, 2008.
Charles Kelley Net Worth
Charles Kelley Net Worth is around a stupendous $25 Million in 2021. He has accumulated most of his wealth and riches from his career as a singer/ songwriter. This is per our reliable sources at Celebrity Net Worth.
Charles Kelley Height: Tattoo
Charles measures 6’ 6”/ 1.98 m in height. Moreover, his hair color is Light Brown and his eye color is Blue. Furthermore, Kelley’s body is a work of fine art, he has the lyrics to The Beatles’ “Blackbird” tattoo on his arm. His arm reads All your life, you were only waiting for this moment to arise. Additionally, Charles has a flower of life tattoo on his bicep, a butterfly tattoo on a flower of life on his arm.