Facts of Chely Wright
|Full Name:||Chely Wright|
|Age:||49 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||October 25, 1970|
|Birth Place:||Wellsville, Kansas, USA|
|Net Worth:||$ 9 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 6 inches (1.70m)|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (English, German)|
|Profession:||country music singer|
|Education:||Middle Tennessee State University|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Waist Size:||27 inch|
|Bra Size:||33 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
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I want it all! I would like to be CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, ACM Female Vocalist of the Year. I'd like Song of the Year. I'd like my writing to be recognized with a Grammy. It's a great feeling to be recognized by your peers. It's an even better feeling to be welcomed and accepted by country radio and its listeners. If desire is any part of this equation, then I'm a contender!
I would like to say when I turn the project over to the label that I have been successful. And that's truly the way I feel. But, in addition to the self-pride in 'making' a good album, to be honest, I'd love to have a hit record! If I have a hit, then I hope the people who like the hit song go out and buy my album so they can hear it all. Then
I will feel like I've been successful! I hope they like it all. Then, I'll know my time was worth the investment.
Relationship Statistics of Chely Wright
|What is Chely Wright marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Chely Wright get married ? (married date):||August 20, 2011|
|How many children does Chely Wright have ? (name):||Two (George Samuel and Everett Joseph )|
|Is Chely Wright having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Chely Wright lesbian ?:||Yes|
|Who is Chely Wright husband ? (name):||Lauren Blitzer|
More about the relationship
Chely Wright has revealed in her memoir that she had sexual relationships with two women before her early thirties. During 2000, she dated country singer Brad Paisley. Eventually, she came out as gay to members of her immediate family between 2004 and 2006. Later, she decided to come out publicly in 2007.
Wright announced her engagement to LGBT rights advocate Lauren Blitzer on April 6, 2011. The pair later married on August 20, 2011. The wedding took place in a private ceremony on a country estate. She later gave birth to twins George Samuel and Everett Joseph on May 18, 2013. The couple’s marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.
Who is Chely Wright?
Chely Wright is an American country music singer. She is also an activist and philanthropist. She has collaborated with artists including Richard Marx, Indigo Girls, Brad Paisley, and Mindy Smith among others. Additionally, she has released eight albums to date.
Chely Wright’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Wright was born as Richell Rene Wright in Wellsville, Kansas on October 25, 1970. She was raised in a musical family and hence she took piano lessons as a child. Additionally, she began professional singing appearances by age 11. She realized at age eight that she was gay. She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English and German.
Talking about her education, Wright attended Middle Tennessee State University.
Chely Wright’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Wright initially released two unsuccessful albums through Mercury/Polygram. Later, she signed with MCA Nashville. Her third album ‘Let Me In’ had a song ‘Shut Up and Drive’ which was a hit. Furthermore, her fourth album ‘Single White Female’ produced her first gold album certification. Wright’s other albums are ‘Single White Female’, ‘Never Love You Enough’, ‘The Metropolitan Hotel’, ‘Lifted Off the Ground’, and ‘I Am the Rain’. In addition, her compilation albums are ‘20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Chely Wright’, ‘The Definitive Collection’, and ‘The Ultimate Collection’.
Apart from her work in the world of music, Wright is also involved in several philanthropy works. She is the founder of the charity Reading, Writing and Rhythm. Additionally, her second charity, The Like Me Organization was founded in 2010.
A documentary film about Wright titled ‘Wish Me Away’ won the Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary Feature in the Los Angeles Film Festival. Additionally, it also won the Audience Award for Best Documentary in Palm Springs International Film Festival. Furthermore, Wright has also won the MENC, CMT Flameworthy Award, and OUTmusic Award.
Wright has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $ 9 million at present.
Chely Wright’s Rumors, Controversy
There were several rumors which suggested that Wright might be lesbian. This later turned out to be true. She became part of a controversy in 2018 after she made comments about Mike Huckabee’s LGBTQ views. At present, there are no rumors concerning Wright and her career.
Chely Wright’s Body Measurement
Talking about her body measurement, Wright has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m). Additionally, she weighs around 54 kg. She has a body measurement of 33-27-35 inches. Furthermore, her hair color is light brown and her eye color is dark brown.
Chely Wright’s Social Media
Wright is active over the social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 53k followers on Twitter. In addition, she has over 23k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 115k followers.
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