Luke Albert Combs, born March 2, 1990, professionally known as Luke Combs, is an American country music singer and songwriter. He was born in North Carolina. He dropped out of college to pursue his music career. Luke Combs reached the spotlight in 2014. following the release of his debut extended play, The Way She Rides.
|Full Name:||Luke Albert Combs|
|Date of Birth:||March 2, 1990|
|Place of Birth:||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|State of Origin:||North Carolina|
|Occupation:||Singer & Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
Early Life and Education
Luke Combs was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the only child of Rhonda and Chester Combs. He moved to Asheville, North Carolina, when he was 8 years old.
He has been singing professionally since he was a young boy. Combs played football and sang in several vocal ensembles when a student at A. C. Reynolds High School, including a solo at Carnegie Hall.
He later enrolled at Appalachian State University, where he first gained stage experience in the same club while working as a bouncer. At the Parthenon Cafe in Boone, he performed his first country music concert.
He dropped out of his senior year with less than a month remaining in order to focus on his country music career. Later, he relocated to Nashville, Tennessee, to pursue a musical career.
2014 saw the release of Luke Combs’ first extended play (EP), “The Way She Rides which shot him to spotlight.
Later that year, he released his second EP, “Can I Get an Outlaw.” Luke Combs’ fame soared when his debut single, “Hurricane,” peaked at number 46 on Billboard’s list of “Hot Country Songs” in 2015.
Hurricane was a nominee for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards in the category of “Country Song of the Year.” At the same ceremony, Combs was awarded “New Country Artist of the Year.”
The next year, Luke Combs received a nomination for the prestigious “Grammy Awards” in the category of “Best New Artist.”
He shared the “CMT Performance of the Year” prize with well-known singer-songwriter and record producer Leon Bridges the same year he was nominated for the “CMT Music Awards “Video of the Year” award.
He worked with Brooks & Dunn that same year on the song “Brand New Man,” which was included on their eleventh studio album, “Reboot.”
Luke Combs Net Worth
Luke Combs’ net worth is an estimated $5 million. He is a famous American country musician and songwriter who has acquired fame and wealth with his music.
Awards and Honors
He was nominated for a CMT Music Award in 2017 for “Hurricane” as the year’s most innovative video. He won the title of new artist of the year that same year as a result of his extraordinary success in the country music sector.
He was appointed by the Country Music Association. Additionally, iHeart radio named him Artist of the Year.
Luke Combs received the male vocalist of the year award from the Country Music Association in 2019. When Combs signed a contract with Sony Music Nashville, the song “Hurricane” was re-released by Columbia Nashville.
Nicole Hocking and Combs began dating in the early months of 2016, and they got engaged in November 2018.
Later in August 1, 2020, they Luke Combs and Nicole Hocking got married in Florida.
Combs and Hocking said they were expecting a son, their first child as a couple, in the spring of 2022 on January 20, 2022.  A son was delivered to them on June 19, 2022.
Throughout his youth and undergraduate years, Combs struggled with anxiety and, in particular, obsessional obsessive compulsive disorder. He has acknowledged that, while improving his ability to manage it, he still encounters obsessive thoughts occasionally.