Jason Aldean is a country music singer. Since 2005, Aldean has recorded for Broken Bow Records, an independent record label for which he has released five albums and sixteen singles. His 2010 album My Kinda Party is certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), while his 2005 self-titled debut, 2007 album Relentless and 2009 album Wide Open are all certified platinum.
Of Jason Aldean’s singles, nine have reached the number one position on the Hot Country Songs charts: “Why”, “She’s Country”, “Big Green Tractor”, “The Truth”, “Don’t You Wanna Stay” (a duet with Kelly Clarkson), “Dirt Road Anthem”, “Fly Over States”, “Take a Little Ride”, and “The Only Way I Know”. Seven more have reached top ten on the same chart.
Jason Aldean made his acting debut playing a henchman in the western film called Sweetwater. The film features January Jones and Ed Harris and premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Utah.
Jason Aldean told Broadway’s Electric Barnyard that he requested a smaller role (in Sweetwater) than what was originally offered because, “If I was gonna be bad, I wanted to be on the film as least amount of time as possible.” He also revealed that his character dies.
How Jason Aldean Made His Money – Country Music
Estimated Net Worth: $16 Million
Birthday: February 28, 1977
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