Brantley Gilbert is an American singer, songwriter and record producer who hails from Georgia. He has worked with Colt Ford´s label, Average Joes Entertainment, Valory division of Big Machines Records and 11 country chart entries and over four of them have gone to number one. He has written for Jason Aldean´s singles.
He has produced the hit songs ”Country Must Be Country Wide” and ‘‘You Don’t Know Her like I Do”. He has also written songs that Colt Ford has recorded. Brantley Gilbert has a $16 million fortune. In 2013 ACM Awards he was crowned The Top New Male Artist.
Brantley Gilbert was born on 20th January, 1985 as Brantley Keith Gilbert at Jefferson, Georgia, United States. Being the son of Keith Gilbert and Becky Gilbert. He is the favourite of his mother though he also has a brother, Kolby. Brantley was involved in a fatal truck accident when he was 19 that almost claimed his life.
Brantley Gilbert met actress Jana Kramer at the CMT Music Awards in 2012 and got engaged on January 20, 2013 on his 28th birthday. However, their relationship did not last for long and that parted ways in August 2013. In June 2015 he married Amber Cochran a school teacher.
The two held a small marriage ceremony at Brantley`s home. Amber was the girl that inspired his singles ”More Than Miles”, ‘‘You Don’t Know Her like I Do” and many more. Gilbert is a staunch Christian and songs like ”My Faith in You” and ”Off Just as I Am” says it all. In 2017 he announced that he will be a father in November.
Brantley first went to Nashville where he was signed to Warner Chappell Publishing but still performed at local venues. He has released numerous albums and singles. In 2009 he released the album ”Modern Day Prodigal Son” then ‘‘Halfway to Heaven’’ came in 2010. He was later signed Big machine Records and in 2011 ”Halfway to Heaven’ ‘ was released with new recordings and other tracks making an album produced by Dann Huff.
The album produced two songs hit number one on the hot country songs chart. It is this album that made Gilbert be named as the ACM New Male Artist Award 2013. He then recorded his second album in Valory division of Big Machines Records, ”Just as I Am” in 2014.
The album also had hot singles ”Bottoms Up’’ and ”One Hell of an Amen” that also made it to number one. The album also contained ”Stone Cold Sober” which is the off Platinum Edition of ”Just as I Am”. He also wrote songs to be recorded by others, he wrote songs that were recorded by Colt Ford and Jason Aldean.
How much is Brantley Gilbert Net Worth in 2017
Brantley Gilbert has a net worth of $16 million US dollars as of 2017. He owes this fortune to the sales of the albums he has produced in addition to the songs he has written for other musicians. He has also received several awards that has also contributed to her vast career and wealth.
Brantley has been active in the entertainment industry for twelve successful years. His music genres are southern rock, country and rock music. Rumours has it that the accident he was involved in was an inspiration for his commitment and passion in music