Jordan Smith is a popular singer from the USA who attained fame by appearing in the singing competition called ‘The Voice’ in 2015. He was previously a member of Lee Singers. Smith has released many singles and two studio albums. He has won the ninth season of ‘The Voice’ and has given many remarkable performances in the show. His songs have peaked at No. 1 from the show. Here is a quick summary of Jordan Smith’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jordan Smith Early Life
Jordan Mackenzie Smith is the son of Geri and Kelley Smith. He was born in Kentucky’s Whitley County on 4 November 1993. He grew up in Wallins Creek, Kentucky.
He completed his schooling at Harlan County High School. Following that, he went to Cleveland, Tennessee’s Lee University. In there, he used to sing with the Lee University Singers.
In 2016, Jordan Smith got married to girlfriend Kristen Denny. They married after dating each other for a long time. Both of Smith’s parents are musicians and he used to sing in the church choir from a very young age.
At the 2012 annual Poke Sallet festival, Jordan Smith won the competition called Poke Sallet Idol.
Jordan Smith Career, Awards & Achievement
In 2015, Jordan Smith auditioned for the ninth season of the television singing competition ‘The Voice’. All the four judges got impressed by him and he became a part of Team Adam Levine. He also auditioned for the show previously but did not get selected.
He performed the song “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” in the live show and peaked at No. 1 on iTunes Store in sales. In the semi-final, Smith performed the song “Somebody to Love” by Queen. This too became an iTunes Store best-selling song.
In the final, he sang the song “Mary, Did You Know?”. This topped the iTunes Store and in the finale, Smith performed “Without You” by David Guetta. At the end of the finale, he was announced as the winner of ‘The Voice’ and also received a recording contract with Republic Records.
In March 2016, Smith released his first album called ‘Something Beautiful’. In October of the same year, he released his second album ‘’Tis the Season’. He has also released the single “Stand in the Light” in the same year.
His songs from his albums include “Amazing Grace”, “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”, “Over the Rainbow”, “You Are So Beautiful”, “And So It Goes”, “What Now”, and “Ain’t Got Far to Go”. He also released the album ‘The Voice: Jordan Smith: The Complete Season 9 Collection’.
Awards & Achievements
Jordan Smith is very young, and we can expect to see a lot from him in the future. His greatest career achievement till date happens to be the winner of ‘The Voice’ season 9. He is also the first artist from the show to be in the top of Billboard charts and iTunes Store in sales. He was named as the ‘Kentuckian of the Year’ by Kentucky Monthly in 2015.
Net Worth of Jordan Smith
The estimated net worth of Jordan Smith is more than $2 million. He pocketed $100,000 by winning The Voice season 9. He made a good fortune from his music career and also released many singles and albums His songs from the competition also made good money on iTunes Store. Jordan Smith has performed in many events like 42nd People’s Choice Awards. His songs have peaked many times inside the Billboard charts and he has been bestowed with the “Hot Shot Debut” honors.
Jordan Smith is one of the most famous singers in the world. His exposure came after he auditioned for ‘The Voice’. Following that, there has been no stoppage in his career. He has got many fans and this was proven when he got saved many times in the competition.