|Real Name/Full Name||George Harvey Strait Sr.|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||George Strait|
|Birth Place:||Poteet, Texas, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||18 May 1952|
|Age/How Old:||71 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – John Byron Strait
Mother – Doris Couser Strait
|Siblings:||Buddy Strait , Pency Edel|
|School:||Pearsall High School|
|College:||Texas State University|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Norma Strait (m. 1971)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Jennifer Strait, George Strait Jr.|
|Profession:||Country music singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer|
|Net Worth:||$330 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
George Strait is famous for having the most number one country hits and thus called the ‘King of Country.’ He is professionally established in America mainly as a singer, songwriter, and music producer and has also acted in films. He is a legend in the field of country-style music.
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Biography and Early Life
In May 1952, George was born in the state of Texas. His father was a mathematics teacher. They had a 2000 acre ranch in Texas. He has studied at Pearsall High School, where his passion for music began. He later got a degree in agriculture from Texas State University.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is George Strait in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, George Strait’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 4th October 2023 having been born on 18 May 1952. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77 kg in Kilograms.
He took high school education from Pearsall High School, where he also started developing his knack for music.
He completed his graduation from Texas State University with an agricultural degree.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 1971, Strait ran away with his girlfriend Norma Voss, and then the two got married. The couple had a daughter at first who was named Jennifer Strait, and a son who was named George Strait Jr. Their daughter met with an accident in 1986 in which she died, and she was 13 years old.
Is George Strait Gay?
George Strait has been married to Norma Voss since 1971, and the couple was blessed with one daughter and a son. So it shows that George is straight from sexual orientation part.
George teamed up with a band called ‘ Stoney Ridge‘ during his college days. He was a vocalist in that band, and after that, when he became its leader, he named it “Ace in the Hole. “
In 1981, he came into an understanding with the MCA Records. His first solo album ‘Unwound’ also came out in 1981. It ranked in position 6 in Billboard Music.
His album ‘Strait from the Heart’ came out in 1982 which ranked 18 on the Billboards. The album ‘Ocean Front Property’ came on the top of Billboard Top Country Albums in 1987. The album got 2x Multi-platinum by RIAA.
His album ‘George Strait’ came out in 2000, ranked number one on Billboard Top Country Albums.
George Strait completed his music career’s 30th year in October 2006 and brought out an album called ‘It Just Comes Natural.
In 2009, Twang came out, which was his sixth album. It ranked top on US Billboard 200 and also on Billboard Top Country Albums. This very album even got Grammy Awards in 2010.
His many other albums include ‘Go On,’ ‘Don’t Make Me Come Over There and Love You,’’ Troubadour,’ ‘If You Can Do Anything Else,’ ‘The Road Less Traveled, ‘Livin It Up,’ ‘Chill Of An Early Fall,’ ‘Holding My Own’ and many others.
George declared on 26 September 2012 that he will retire. He has the most number of single hits, and more than 70 million copies of his album have been sold.
He has even played roles in movies like ‘Pure Country.’ The film earned around $15 million at the box office.
He has acted in the films like ‘Grand Champion’ ‘The Soldier.’
- He has records of a maximum number of gold albums, platinum albums, singles in music history.
- In 2008, he received the Grammy Awards for the album Troubadour.
- He received the title of Artist of the Decade for the 2000s.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of George Strait in 2023
George Strait’s career as a singer, songwriter, and music producer has made his net worth $330 million as of 2023. His albums are sold in huge numbers, and also he earned a lot from his albums.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He received the American Success Award by President Bush in the year 1989.
- His hits came in the top 5 of the Billboards’ history for many years.
George Strait has kept his fame and lived up to his respect with his so many contributions in the music world. His music is famous all over the world and has so many hits on the billboards, and also has got Grammy Awards.