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Chely Wright is an American country music singer. Chely Wright is married to Lauren Blitzer

Relationship Facts of Chely Wright

Chely Wright is married to Lauren Blitzer.
Chely Wright married on August 20, 2011.
💑 Anniversary in 254 days 💑
She is mother of Two (George Samuel and Everett Joseph ).
Chely Wright is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

What is the relationship of Chely Wright?

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 in 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. Chely Wright is also an activist and philanthropist.

She has collaborated with artists including Richard Marx, Indigo Girls, Brad Paisley, and Mindy Smith among others.

Chely Wright: Early Life, Ethnicity, 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 at the age of 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: Career, Salary, Net Worth

Chely Wright initially released two unsuccessful albums through Mercury/Polygram. Later, she signed with MCA Nashville. Her third album ‘Let Me In’ had the 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 at 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 as of 2022.

Chely Wright: 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.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Chely 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.

Social Media

Wright is active on 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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