Kane Brown is one of the well-known country musicians who became famous for his singles What’s ifs and Heaven. Although quite young, he has made a history with his skills and has also earned a name through uploading cover versions of popular songs on social media platforms. His first inclination in music was to be an R&B singer but had a change of mind when he discovered his strong skills in country music which he decided to groom.
He is one of a few who has an album that is named after him but there is more to this talented singer, especially his recent engagement story which caused an uproar on social media. In this article, you would get to learn more on the young country musician, Kane Brown.
Kane Brown Biography (Age & Ethnicity)
He was born as Kane Allen Brown on October 21, 1993, in Georgia and he lived in different places until he finally settled in Red Bank Tenessee alongside his mom and younger brother. Having not lived in a town for so long, Kane attended several schools nevertheless, there are records that he attended Lake View Frot Oglethorpe High School and was a member of their choir.
The country musician is multiracial, his father is black and part Cherokee while his mother is of a white descent. He is also an American and his ethnicity is white.
Kane auditioned for the X-factor and American Idol in 2013. He qualified for X-factor but didn’t finish the contest. He left after he was asked to join a boy band by the producers of the show. After leaving, Kane started posting cover versions of different popular songs on social media which geared him to fame and also increased his fan base.
His first single debut, Used to Love You Sober was released on October 8, 2015. It broke a record after three hours it was released having one million views and within a frame of two weeks had hit 11 million views. On reaching this major hit, he then decided to release an EP but unfortunately, he couldn’t due to financing struggles. He didn’t let this limit him but raised funds through a crowdfunding site named Kickstarter and later produced an EP containing six songs. His EP later topped the number 22 spot on the Top Country Albums Chart. Don’t Go City On Me; a single on the EP, reached number 43 spot on the Country Digital Songs Chart.
His first self-titled album; Kane Brown, topped number 10 spot on the US Billboard 200. The singer’s song What If’s which he sang with his friend, Lauren Alaina earned Platinium by the RIAA. Recently the country musician released the second track from the album Weekend in the month of August 2018.
Kane’s source of income is not limited to albums, singles, cover versions and EP’s. He has also gained extra income through his Live Tours and Performances. He also makes an incredible amount from his YouTube channel and Vevo channel which is yet to be revealed. Although some records have it that the country musician is worth $2 million.
Family – Parents
He was single-handedly raised by his mother, he had a bitter childhood experience and poured out his experience in his song ‘Learning’. His father is black and a part of Cherokee and has been in the prison since 1996 as said by the country musician during the glamorous celebration of his video What If’s.
Kane Brown appreciates his mom for the hard times they passed through and recently gifted his mom a surprise gift of a car. Although, the name of his parents and his brother is not yet known.
Kane Brown’s Girlfriend
Most of Kane’s fans got super surprised by his engagement. The lady in question has never been seen with him, ironically, he had dated her secretly for two years. The beautiful damsel he found love with was Katelyn Jae. They met at one of his shows and ever since their engagement, the country musician has repeatedly given appraisals to his woman.
He engaged her sometime in Easter 2017, there are no details on their marriage plans yet but we guess the duo would work down the aisle sometime in 2018.
Who is Katelyn Jae?
Katelyn Jae is not quite known but we have gathered a few details about the soon-to-be Mrs. Kane Brown. She was born on June 19, 1992, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and grew up in Chester Springs, a town in Philadelphia. She is also a talented singer and was the winner of the first season of YOBl.tv and Take The Stage contest.
Her first audience was her school teacher while in sixth grade. After watching her do Celine Dion’s song My Heart would Go on, she saw the talent in the young lad and called the attention of her parents to help her grow. This surprised her parents because they had never heard her sing, nevertheless, they braced up and enrolled her for vocal and piano lessons.
Currently, Johnny Wright of Pop Nation Entertainment took interest in Katelyn and has taken her on as an apprentice. The lady once represented the US in the 2010/2011 Avon Voices Global Singing Talent Search and was amongst the top five for the international model and Talent Association conference in 2008. Katelyn has done well for herself in her career and in life generally, we hope to see more of her in the future.