Granger Smith - Biography
Last Modified: Sep 13, 2020
|Born on :||September 4, 1979 (age 42)|
|Birth Name /
|Granger Kelly Smith|
|Birth Place:||Dallas, Texas, USA|
Tyler Smith (younger brother)
|High School:||Lake Highlands High School|
|Married Date:||February 11, 2010|
|Wife's Name:||Amber Bartlett|
London Smith (daughter)
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Granger Smith?
Granger Smith is a country musician, singer, songwriter by profession and American by nationality. He is also known by his ego Earl Dibbles Jr. Having worked with music labels Thirty Tigers, Wheelhouse, he has released nine studio albums, one live album, and two EPs (Extended Play).
Granger Smith – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Granger Smith’s birth took place on September 4, 1979, in Dallas, Texas, USA. He was born as Granger Kelly Smith. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings, both brothers. A younger brother of his is named Tyler Smith and is also his manager.
Other information regarding his mother, father, family, childhood has yet to be shared with the public.
Smith attended Lake Highlands High School. After graduation, he attended Texas A&M where he earned a bachelor's degree. His ethnicity is Scottish.
Granger Smith – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Granger Smith married his longtime girlfriend Amber Bartlett on February 11, 2010. They had first met in 2009 after Bartlett responded to his Craigslist post. He was searching for a leading lady for his Don’t Listen to the Radio music video.
He and his wife have three children together- two sons and a daughter. Their daughter London Smith was born on 3 October 2011 followed by sons Lincoln Monarch Smith on 7 January 2014 and River Kelly Smith on 16 May 2016.
As of 2019, the couple is living happily without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.
Granger Smith – Son’s death
On June 6, 2019, Granger Smith and his wife shared the tragic news on social media. Their three-year-old son River Kelly Smith had drowned in their home. After the doctors could not revive him they donated River Kelly’s organs so other children can have a second chance at life.
Granger Smith – Career
Granger Smith’s interest in music began at the age of 14. First starting as a hobby, he taught himself to play guitar. By the age of 15, he was already performing weekends on small-town stages in North Texas and a member of George Strait fan club.
At the age of 19, he signed a contract with EMI Music Publishing and moved to Nashville. He was a freshman at Texas A&M and had pre-sold his album to scrape together some studio money.
Albums and EPs
Over the course of his career, he has released 9 studio albums, 1 live album, 16 music videos, 2 EPs, and 17 singles.
His first studio album Waiting on Forever was released in 1999 through his own label Granger Smith. This was followed by the albums Memory Rd. (2004), Pockets of Pesos (2005), Livin' Like a Lonestar (2006), Don't Listen to the Radio (2009), Poets & Prisoners (2011), Dirt Road Driveway (2013), Remington (2016), When the Good Guys Win (2017).
Granger Smith performs on stage (Sounds Like Nashville)
His 2013 album Dirt Road Driveway peaked at number 15 on US country charts and number 11 on US indie charts.
Granger Smith’s live album Live at the Chicken was released in 2012 while EPs We Bleed Maroon and 4x4 were released in 2006 and 2015.
He has also performed at White House three times and in 2008 traveled to Iraq and Kuwait to perform for soldiers. Moreover, Granger Smith has toured endlessly.
Smith has worked with producer and musician Frank Rogers.
Granger Smith – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth is estimated to be around $6 Million while there has been no estimate on his salary.
Granger Smith – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Smith is active on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and a YouTube channel with around 400k subscribers. He also has an official website where he provides information on his tour dates, tickets, etc.
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