Brett Eldredge is a talented American country musician whose origin is from America. The versatile entertainer is not only blessed with amazing vocals but is also a celebrated songwriter, writing both for himself and several other musical acts. He came into the spotlight in the year 2010 following the release of his debut single Raymond which debuted at number 52 on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The country musician has no less than four albums under his belt and continues to rise.
Brett Eldredge’s Bio (Age)
Brett Ryan Eldredge was born in Paris, Illinois in the United States of America on the 23rd day of March 1986 to Robin Beth Vonderlage (mother) and Christopher Eldredge (father). The Raymond crooner in his early days loved music and idolized music icons like Ray Charles, Bobby Darin, as well as Frank Sinatra. The young Brett was a teenager when he began receiving invitations to perform in local pubs and shows.
Brett comes from a musical family and was influenced by his brother Brice and cousin named Terry Eldredge the founder of The Grascals.
After his high school education, Brett enrolled at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois but later transferred to Tennessee State University from where he eventually graduated. His reason for transferring to Tennessee University was to be closer to his cousin – Terry Eldredge and watch him perform.
Brett Eldredge did not wait until his graduation to launch his career but as an undergraduate, he was already writing songs and performing at songwriter nights in the Nashville area. Brett would then cross path with Byron Gallimore, a renowned country singer and record producer, who hugely encouraged him and equally signed him to his company.
The year 2010 heralded a walk into glory after he co-wrote I Think I’ve Had Enough for Gary Allan, which was part of his eight studio album Get Off on the Pain. The same year, Brett dropped his first official debut single titled Raymond under Atlantic Records, the song was widely received and debuted at No. 52 on the US Billboard Hot County Songs. It trended for long and eventually peaked at number 23. His second single Ain’t Gotta Be Love was released on June 28, 2011, and recorded massive commercial success.
After his third single Don’t Ya scored massive market success following its release on October of 2012 and its climb into the top 20 of the Hot County Songs, Brett Eldredge dropped his first studio album titled Bring You Back on August 6, 2013, under Atlantic Nashville. The album was certified Gold by RIAA and reached number one on the Country Airplay.
His second album Illinois released on September 15, 2015, under Atlantic Nashville was certified Gold by RIAA. His third and fourth albums titled Glow and Brett Eldredge released on October 28, 2016, and August 4, 2017, respectively have also fared well in the market fetching him numerous award nominations such as the American Country Awards, Academy Country Awards, ASCAP, BMI awards eight of which he has gone home with. Brett’s success has reflected on his wealth as the singer is said to be worth at least $5 million.
Meet Brett Eldredge’s Brother, Brice
Brett Eldredge has an elder brother whose name is Brice. The two brothers have a strong brotherly bond which was perhaps strengthened when the duo lived together for over seven years in their adult years. Brett acknowledges Brice as his constant support and an encourager. To express his profound gratitude to Brice, Brett in his self-titled album wrote a heartfelt song for Brice titled Brother. The album has since clinched the number one spot on the country music chart. Additionally, his brother Brice serves as his business manager.
Wife, Is He Married Or Has A Girlfriend?
One open secret is that Brett Eldredge is still very single. However, sometimes in the past, rumour peddlers alleged that he was in a relationship with an American model that goes by the name Rachel Robertson after he featured the model in his Lose My Mind music video.
Another lady linked to this country singer is an American actress named Sadie Robertson, the latter has openly discredited the rumour that nothing is happening between them. It won’t be out of place to state that perhaps, Brett is enjoying a single life while working to improve his music career. He has a dog named Edgar that he shares his leisure time with.
Brett Eldredge is quite handsome with athletic body build that would sweep many ladies off their feet. He stands at the height of 6 ft 4 inches (1.94 m). His amazing height is supported by a weight of 95 kg (209.5 lb).