With a trademark of leather jacket, signature aviator sunglasses, Von Dutch denim, and trucker hat, Eric Church shows off the fact that he is a dashing American country music singer, no wonder many questions the songwriter’s marital status. The question ‘Is Eric Church still single?’ seem to be a common question asked about him since he came on board the music industry in 2005.
His debut album – Sinners Like Me, was released in 2006 and it produced three songs that made it to the Billboard country charts alongside the top 20 hits; which are How ‘Bout You, Two Pink Lines, and Guys Like Me. Altogether, he has released six albums, all through Capitol Nashville Records.
There have been serious discussions going on about the true marital status of Eric Church. Is he is married, dating or single? Some other people also want to know if he has kids or not. But, while some people are of the opinion that he is single, others vehemently believed that he is attached to someone. Let’s find out more.
Is Eric Church Still Single?
He was born Kenneth Eric Church on May 3rd, 1977, in the town of Granite Falls, North Carolina city, United States. His parents are Ken and Rita Church, and his origin is traced to Nashville, in Tennessee. His father was the president of a furniture company, and Eric worked there intermittently as he grew up. By the time he was 13, he has already bought himself a guitar and had already started writing songs. He founded a band known as ‘Mountain Boys’ when he was in high school. This band which consisted of his high school roommate, his brother, another friend who was a gifted guitarist and himself played in local bars and restaurants scattered all over North Carolina.
The graduate of South Caldwell High School obtained his Marketing bachelor degree from Appalachian State University. Upon his graduation, he got engaged to a Spanish teacher in Lenoir, North Carolina. But, the father of his prospective wife was not in support of the career he chose. So he tried talking Eric out of his music dreams and into pursuing a corporate career. Eric would refuse to give up his music dreams and the lady would also call off the engagement. Eric even made a song – What I Almost Was, in his debut album, in reference to it.
Later on, he moved to Nashville, with his father’s blessings and support. His father provided him with both financial backing and quality contacts that helped him focus on developing his songwriting abilities.
On 8th January 2008, Eric quit the single’s club after wedding Katherine Blassingame. The pair had dated for a while before they took their vows.
Meet Eric Church’s Wife
It is clear now that Eric Church is not single. In fact, he is married to Katherine Blassingame. The two got married in January 2008. But before they got wedded, they had dated for a year, from 2007.
Katherine is a music publisher. According to an interview Eric Church granted to Taste of Country in 2012, he said he met her through work. He disclosed Katherine has been in the music industry before he got in and tried hooking him up to write songs with one writer she was representing which was how they met and then became close.
The couple dated for one year, and by January 2008, they had a small wedding, surrounded by family members and close friends at Westglow Spa and Resort, Blowing Rock, North Carolina. At the wedding, he sang a song he composed by himself – You Make It Look So Easy. The song is a love song he dedicated to Katherine.
Although not known for being PDA’s, this couple has one of the strongest relationships so far in the industry. They have been very strong since 2008 and they are still better together. The marriage has been blessed with kids. Let us find out.
Does He Have A Kid?
The question of kids is in the affirmative because his union with his wife, Katherine has been blessed with two kids. On October 3rd, 2011, Eric and Katherine welcomed their first son, Bonne McCoy Church. Eric the overjoyed father excitedly wrote a song for him titled Three Year Old. Four years later, on February 15th, 2015, his brother, Tennessee Hawkins Church, followed.
Eric with his family resides in Nashville. Their house, alongside Eric’s ‘man-cave’ has once been featured in one of the episodes of the CMT’s series, Cribs.