To be multi-talented and possess the ability to keep up the pace in the entertainment world is not easy, Josh Turner has proved just how super talented he is to have attained such height as a singer and as an actor. He is a hot cake and one of the most impressive singers endowed with a charm and an incredible baritone voice. Josh has gathered so many fans and has graced the Grand Ole Opry as one of the youngest. He has also been successful with his distinct music style selling over 12.5 million albums. His debut album Long Black Train blew his trumpet in 2003, and ever since, the multi-talented singer has been at his very best. Well, that’s a tip of the iceberg to his person, however below is a detailed piece on everything you should know about the talented entertainer.
Josh Turner’s Biography
You could say Turner’s dedication to Christianity was from birth, he was born on November 20, 1997, in Hannah, South Carolina, U.S; a city which has most of its population as devoted Christians. Surprisingly, Turner turned out to be a country musician deviating from the gospel music he started with, he has further buttressed the fact that he believes God called him to do music and also believes that certainly he wouldn’t be recognized as a gospel singer but as a Christian singer.
The multi-talented singer picked up interest in music at age 5 and sang his first song Arky Arky in the choir. He has unapologetically told the world on how devoted he is to the things of God and is in all sincerity a Christain. Having a strong Christian background Turner started a four-man gospel team named Thankful Hearts. He specialized in singing bass and is very good at using his baritone voice as well.
Josh Turner was enrolled into Hannah-Pamplico High School where he graduated from and furthered his education at Francis Marion University where he spent a few years before moving to Belmont University Nashville, Tennessee. He never lost track of his musical career in school and upon graduation from college in December 2001, he performed a grand entrance at the Grand Ole Opry and later worked with MCA Nashville Records.
He got inspired listening to Hank Williams Sr. box set while seating in the library during his university days, there and then he wrote his first song Long Black Train. A few of his best songs include Long Black Train, Would You Go With Me, Your Man and Firecracker, you may be tempted to hit the download button once you listen to them. In a bid to help teens who have a passion for the entertainment world and are incapacitated to finance themselves Josh Turner decided to start a foundation, he named it The Josh Turner Scholarship Fund.
As an actor, Josh acted portrayed the character of George Beverly Shea in the movie “Billy: The Early Years” in 2008. The movie told the story of the life and time of renowned American Evangelist Billy Graham of blessed memory.
Family (Wife and Kids)
Every other relationship Josh Turner had has been kept in the shadows until his relationship with Jennifer Ford. They got married in 2013 and ever since their union there haven’t been any ill reports on them. He wrote the accounts of how they met in his book Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family, and Fatherhood citing that they met during his days at Belmont University.
Josh and Jennifer began as being friends before he asked her to marry him in November 2002 at Percy Priest Lake in Nashville. In his book, he spoke more about his wife and poured emphasis on the fact that marriage isn’t really a bed of roses, however, they are willing to pull through all odds together.
Their love knew no bounds as their first son Colby Lynch arrived, after a few years they had Marion Crawford, then Hampton Otis before they finally had Samuel Hawke. On Josh’s part, he has one brother; Matt Turner and a sister; Carrie Turner, more so his parents are Joe Turner and Karen Turner.
The Caucasian artist is admired by a lot of his fans. He has a killer smile with a bold front and charisma, his charming blue eyes and neatly barbed light brown hair could make any lady go gaga. He is 6 feet tall and has a balanced weight of 79.3 kg giving him the perfect body build.
Despite developing a vocal lesion and staying off music for a whole year in order to facilitate healing, Josh Turner still beats the record of being one of the wealthiest artists of all time. He is currently worth $17 million as of 2018 and still looks forward to expanding his wealth.