An American singer, songwriter, and actor, Chris Daughtry has an estimated fortune of $8 million. As a contestant on the fifth season of “American Idol,” he made it all the way to the final four. Afterward, he released a solo album with the same name and four more with Daughtry.
He was born on December 26, 1979, in McLeansville, North Carolina, to Christopher Adam Daughtry. He was raised in Lasker, North Carolina until the age of fourteen, when his family moved to Palmyra, Virginia. The only sibling he has is a younger brother.
He began seriously considering a career in music when he was sixteen years old. At Stacy’s Music Store in Charlottesville, he began taking guitar lessons from blues-rock artist Matt Jagger, and he later sought out lessons from Mark Ebert in Laurinburg, North Carolina.
He performed as an opening act for local bands while attending high school in Palmyra, Virginia. The Wiz and Peter Pan were two of his favorite school plays when he was in high school. As a teenager, he started his own band, Cadence, which featured him on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, as well. The band only issued one album, titled “All Eyes on You,” in 1999. In addition to Cadence, he was a member of the band Absent Element, where he played guitar and sang lead vocals.
He then became a full-time member of Absent Element, and the band had some success in North Carolina and Virginia. In 2005, the band self-released “Uprooted,” an EP album. On Daughtry’s first self-titled album, “Breakdown” and “Conviction” were re-recorded and merged into one song. Daughtry tried out for “Rock Star: INXS” on CBS in 2005, however, he was cut before the live performance stage.
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When Daughtry finished in the top three of the “American Idol” competition, he spent the next year appearing on talk shows such as “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” as well as “Live with Regis and Kelly” and “The Today Show.” During his performance of “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)” on the broadcast, the band encouraged him to audition, but he turned them down since he wanted to form his own band.
After signing with RCA Records in the summer of 2006, the singer stated that he will be releasing his first full-length album later in the year. In November 2006, he founded the band Daughtry and released the album “Daughtry.” Is still the fastest-selling rock album according to the music sales statistics organization Soundscan.
Atop the Billboard Hot 100, “It’s Not Over” and “Home,” the album’s first and second singles, respectively, reached positions 4 and 5, respectively. Five further singles were released from the album, and each performed well commercially. The album got mixed reviews among critics, however, it won an American Music Award in 2007 for its favorite pop-rock album and received four Grammy Award nominations in 2008. More than 300,000 copies were sold in the first week, propelling it to the No. 2 spot on the Billboard 200.
Deanna Daughtry and Daughtry have been married since November of 2000, and they have four children together. His wife’s first marriage gave birth to twins in 2010, and he has two stepchildren. He has openly professed his faith in Christ. He is a fan of comic books, and he drew a cover for “Batman” in 2016. (Volume 2)
Chris bought a 1.17-acre property in Oak Ridge, North Carolina, for $690,000 in June 2006, just a month after he was booted from “Idol”. They put this house on the market in 2010 for $720,000, but no one came forward to buy it. For $699,000, they were back on the market in September of 2011. In September 2012, he sold it for $585,000.
Chris spent $1 million on a new Oak Ridge home in 2008. A sprawling 44-acre property with 10,000 square feet of interior living space spread over various structures is truly stunning. Additionally, there is a recording studio on the property as well as several other amenities like an outdoor swimming pool and fitness center, as well as miles of private trails for horses.
The estate also features an on-site guest house. Chris made a tidy profit of $2.3 million when he sold it in October of 2014. This 3,400-square-foot condo in Charlotte’s popular The Trust building was purchased by Chris for $1.9 million in May 2014. Cam Newton and Michael Jordan are also members of The Trust.