Who is Chris Daughtry?
Chris Daughtry is an American singer and actor probably best known as the singer and rhythm guitarist of rock band Daughtry. He drew attention for the first time in 2006 when he appeared in the fifth season of the Americal Idol and rose to the top four. After finishing fourth in the show, the rockstar formed a rock band called Daughtry and released an eponymous album in November of the year. The album is at the top of the Billboard 200 charts, and with that he became the third most successful artist after Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, who are also Idol candidates for having a number one album on the Billboard 200 .
Chris is one of the most successful rock and roll singers of the 21st century to have all his four albums reaching the Top Ten on Billboard 200. These albums together achieved more than 8 million sales in the United States. Not only that, his debut single "It's Not Over," his debut album was nominated for the best rock song at the 50th Grammy Awards .. Throughout his successful career, Daughtry has collaborated with a wide range of artists. Artists like Slash, Sevendust, Theory of a Deadman, Chad Kroeger and Brad Arnold In addition to his successful career as a rockstar, Chris also appeared in the 100th episode of CSI: New York and played the role of Judas Iscariot in the live Bible version of The Passion.
Chris Daughtry was born December 26, 1979 at 5:30 am in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA. He is currently 39 years old.
|Birth name||Christopher Adam Daughtry|
|Birth date||December 26, 1979|
|Place of birth||Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States|
|Age||39 years old.|
|Sign of the sun||Capricorn|
|Job||Singer, composer, actor|
|Ethnicity||Dutch, English, German, Irish, Scottish, Swiss German, Welsh|
Family and education
Chris Daughtry is the son of Sandra Corrine (Crowder) and James Kenneth "Pete" Daughtry. He has a brother named Kenneth Daughtry.
Unfortunately, the details of his formal education are unknown. However, he fell in love with rock music at a young age and took guitar lessons from blues-rock guitarist Matt Jagger at the Stacy Music Store in Charlottesville and Mark Ebert of Laurinburg, North Carolina.
In high school, he began singing in local rock bands and continued to perform in various local venues even after graduating from high school in 1998. Chirs also appeared in theatrical productions of The Wiz and Peter Pan in high school.
Chris Daughtry Wife
Chris Daughtry married his long-time girlfriend Deanna Daughtry on November 11, 2000. She is a massage therapist. She gave birth to twins, Adalynn Rose and Noah James, on November 17, 2010. Chris is also the father-in-law of Deanna's children from her previous marriage, Hannah (born September 7, 1996) and Griffin (born June 30). 1998).
|size||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches |
Centimeters – 172 cm
Meters – 1.72 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 76 kg |
Books – 167 lbs
|Distinctive features||Shaved head|
Start of the album
Chris Daughtry released his first complete studio album "Daughtry" on November 21, 2006. The album is the first work of his rock band and has reached the top of the Billboard US 200 standings. The first single from the album, "It's Not Over" is also at the top of the Billboard Charts.
Although the album was labeled as a project by his group, it was entirely his job. He almost finished the album before the band's birth, he released it via the band to make it popular.
In addition to his self-titled album, Chris has released four albums – Leave This Town (2009), Break the Spell (2011), Baptized (2013) and Cage to Rattle (2018). The five albums reached the Billboard Top Ten and sold over 8 million copies in the United States.
Start on TV
Undoubtedly, Chris is an amateur singer with a lot of experience in singing since he's played in his high school band "Cadence" as well as played locally after graduating from school. .
Influenced by southern rock music, Chris auditioned for the fifth season of American Idol in Denver, Colorado, with a haunting rendition of The Box's The Letter Tops. Throughout his stint on American Idol, he amazed the scene with his rock performance and finally reached the top 4.
In the finale, he performed the song "Mystery" that did not impress the judges and the audience. As a result, he finished in 4th position.
In addition to that, Chris is also credited with some actor roles including Mac Taylor in the 100th episode of CSI: New York and Judas Iscariot in the live Bible version of The Passion aired on Fox.
Chris is a well known rocker and has gained great fame in his home country. He is widely known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of rock band Daughtry. Other members of the band are guitarists Josh Steely and Brian Craddock, bassist Andy Waldeck, drummer Robin Diaz and keyboardist Elvio Fernandes.
On November 18, 2007, the band won three awards in different categories: Pop or Rock: Favorite Album – Girls, Adult Contemporary Music: Favorite Artist and Favorite Revolutionary Artist at the American Music Awards.
Chris Daughtry's favorite things
- Female pop artist – Kelly Clarkson
- Male pop artist – Rob Thomas
- Cartoon character – Wile E. Coyote.
He is very active on social networks and can be found on Instagram @chrisdaughtry where he has more than 260,000 followers. It has more than 550,000 followers on Twitter.
Chris Daughtry Facts
He grew up listening to rock and hard rock.
Although he had a talent for music from a young age, he only took it seriously at the age of 16 and joined his Cadence High School group. He sang and played rhythm guitar for the group.
After graduating from high school, he began singing key vocals and played rhythm guitar for rock bands in Burlington, which eventually led the Absent Element group to hire him. for the same job.
In 2005, Absent Element released the Uprooted album that gave birth to the hit singles "Conviction" and "Breakdown".
Chris auditioned for Rock Star: INXS in 2005 but he was unsuccessful and later he decided to go for the audition of American Idol and the rest is for him. ;history.
In 2006, he signed a recording contract with RCA Records and 19 Entertainment and later that year he formed a rock band under his last name.
His musical influences include Creed, Bush, Live, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Stone Pilots Temple, Journey, Bon Jovi and Fuel.
He is a good friend of Ace Young, whom he met at the American Idol audition in Denver.
Over the years, Chris has worked with such artists as Slash, Sevendust, Theory of Deadman, Chad Kroeger, Brad Arnold, Vince Gill and Carlos Santana.
Chris has three dogs Chloe, Harlow and Miley and a pig from India.
In 2019, he appeared in the second season of The Mask reality show The Singer under the nickname The Rottweiler.
Chris, Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson were three of the top selling American Idol competitors.