Chris Daughtry
Chris Daughtry
Real Name/Full Name Christopher Adam Daughtry
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chris Daughtry
Birth Place: McLeansville, North Carolina
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 December 1979
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 83 Kg
In Pounds – 183 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Shaved head
Parents Name: Father –James “Pete” Daughtry
Mother – Sandra
Siblings: Kenneth
School: Fluvanna County High School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Deanna Daughtry
Kids/Children Name: Hannah and Griffin
Profession: Singer, songwriter, and actor
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Not all singers are good songwriters and therefore, when you get one who is good in both, he is a lucky musician. For Chris, he is more than that, he is not only a singer and a songwriter but he is also a great actor. He is famously known as a member of the rock band Daughtry and works as their rhythm guitarist as well as a lead vocalist. After he was featured on American Idol and was placed on the 4th position, he decided to form the band. His first self-titled debut album was recorded by RCA Records. His song was labeled the fastest-selling rock album.

Well, how well do you know about Chris Daughtry? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Chris Daughtry’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Chris Daughtry to date.

Biography and Early Life

Chris was born on the 26th of December in 1979 and his official names are Christopher Adam Daughtry in McLeansville, North Carolina. He was however raised in Lasker, North Carolina but when he was 14 years old, the family moved. He is the son of Sandra Daughtry and James “Pete” Daughtry.

Today, their parents reside in Palmyra, Virginia where they relocated when Chris was 14 years of age. He is not the only child of Sandra and Pete as he has a brother named Kenneth who resides in Wilkesboro, in North Carolina. He started taking music seriously when he was only 16 years of age.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chris Daughtry in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chris Daughtry’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 21st March 2023 having been born on 26 December 1979. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 83kg in Kilograms.


Daughtry is not only a musician but he has also given time to attend classes. He was enrolled into Fluvanna County High School which is located in Palmyra and he graduated in 1998. His interest in music became more intense when he was 16 years of age. Therefore, to sharpen his skills, he decided to take up guitar lessons at Stacy’s Music store in Charlottesville and Matt Jagger who is a blues rock guitarist was his teacher. He was also trained by Mark Ebert from Laurinburg in North Carolina.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Chris Daughtry With Wife Deanna Daughtry
Chris Daughtry With Wife Deanna Daughtry

Chris is not only a successful singer, songwriter, and actor, but he is also a happily married man. He got married to his wife Deanna Daughtry at a wedding that took place in 2000 on 11th November. The couple met in North Carolina at a party they had attended in 2000. There were an instant and sweet connection between the two love birds. They were blessed with twins named Noah James and Adalynn Rose who was born on November 17th, 2010. Chris is the stepfather to Hannah and Griffin who is Deanne’s children from her previous marriage.

Things have not been so smooth for the couple since Chris’ fame after American Idol changed him a lot. He started even cheating on his wife before coming out to confess he was bisexual. However, the two are still together and trying to patch things up.

Is Chris Daughtry Gay?

Initially, Chris was considered as straight as far as his sexual orientation was concerned. However, things changed after the release of the song “This Is Who I Am” where he confessed to be bisexual. His wife however confessed she never knew this as he never showed signs of being bisexual.

Professional Career

Chris started singing at a young age but things changed for the best after he participated in American Idol. He became the third runner-up in the show. He had also auditioned for Rock Star: INXS which was a CBS singing contest. But unfortunately, he never made it. His success on American Idol gave him the confidence of forming his own band known as Daughty.

He also signed with RCA which is a recording label. Their album was listened as a number on the billboard. It also earned the RIAA’s 6-x platinum certification. He later released several albums that include: Break The Spell, Leave This Town and Masked Single.


On the awards and nominations, Chris has received several awards thanks to his famous songs. On 18th November 2007, his band Daughtry won an American Music Award. They also won in Pop and many other achievements his band won.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chris Daughtry in 2023

Chris Daughtry Net Worth
Chris Daughtry Net Worth

Chris’s decision of forming a band was the best thing he could ever make. This is because, although he has done several singles, his music career has fully grown through his band. As of 2023, his net worth is currently estimated at $12 million. He has won all his wealth through his career in the music industry as well as an actor.

Chris might be an actor, but he concentrates more on his music career. He has managed to do so much as a singer and a songwriter as well as the vocalist and lead singer in his band. This means that his prowess as a singer has not only benefitted him but also all his band members.


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