Brent Steven Smith is a successful American musician, widely known for literal engagement in rock music. He is popularly known as Brent Smith, but some people prefer calling him Brently Steven Smith.
Some of the rock music categories he engages in include; ‘Hard Rock’, ‘Pop Rock’, ‘Post- Grunge’, ‘Alternative Rock’, and ‘Metal Rock’.
He is the lead vocalist for the Shinedown Band. He is a songwriter, singer, and also an instrumentalist based on drums, and guitar.
His latest hit from Shinedown was ‘Attention Attention’, who’s all the first four singles featured on the US Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart as number one. He has done ‘Labels’ with Roadrunner and Atlantic.
Well, how well do you know about Brent Smith? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Brent Smith’s net worth in 2021, 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 Brent Smith to date.
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Biography and Early Life
Brent Smith is the only child. He was born on 10th January 1978, in Knoxville in Tennessee of the United States. He was an active member of his high school music band during the 1990s. The first band he joined while in high school was ‘Blind Thought’ after which he joined the ‘Dreve Music Band’. The knowledge he gained as an active member of the band helped him to successfully lead the Dreve Music Band after he completed his studies. ‘The Dreve music band had been signed by the Atlantic Records music group.
After a period of gaining trust with Brent Smith, the Atlantic Records awarded him a developmental project which turned out to be successful. Brent Smith later confessed that his music career was influenced greatly by two main musicians, namely Kurt Cobian and Otis Redding. The late American musician Cobian was a rock singer and a guitarist. On the other hand, the late American musician Otis was a producer and a songwriter who majored in Blues songs, rhythm, and soul music.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Brent Smith in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Brent Smith’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 10 January 1978. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158.7 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.
Brent Smith attended South Doyle High school. He was an average performer in school. However, his love for music made him concentrate more on music compared to his studies. Brent Smith used to spend more time practising his music even in school.
He joined the ‘Blind Thought Band’, a high school music band from which he got most of his musical training and experience. The skills gained in that music band helped him start his career as a renowned musician. Later, he was able to successfully lead the Dreve Music Band.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Brent Smith was born on 10th June 1978. He has a height of 5’8’’, and weighs 158.7lbs. He has a son from his past relationship with his ex-fiancée, Ashley Smith Marshall, called Lyric Santana Smith. He was also involved with his trainer Teresa Colliar whom they had an open relationship, which lasted until 2016 when they finally broke up. Up to date, it is not known whether Brent Smith is married or in a relationship.
At some point in his life, he struggled with weight management, alcoholism, and drug abuse. He enrolled in exercise and a healthy regimented diet with his ex-girlfriend, Colliar, who was his trainer. Brent Smith successfully lost weight, quit alcoholism, and developed a positive attitude toward his future life.
He was grateful for his positive change of behavior and attributed his success to his fans, his son Santana, and his trainer Colliar. He first got clean from drugs in 2011. The same year he released an album named ‘Amaryllis’.
Later, he confessed that it was the first time he was sober throughout touring, writing, and recording the album titled ‘Atttention Attention’. Working on a sober mind was his greatest scare, but Brent Smith confessed that for the album ‘Atttention Attention’ he realized he could work while sober.
Is Brent Smith Gay?
Brent Smith is straight. Brent Smith is neither gay nor bisexual. He has an ex-fiancée named Ashley Smith Marshall who bore him a son named Lyric Santana Smith.
He was also in an open relationship with his trainer named Teressa Colliar. Up to date, it is still not clear whether or not Brent Smith is married, or he is in any relationship.
Brent Smith started his career by joining his high school band named Blind Thought Music Band. He later led the Dreve Music Band. He formed his own music band named Shinedown Music Band. Brent Smith was the lead singer for his band.
In 2003, he made his career breakthrough after releasing his album ‘Leave A Wisper’ that sold widely in the United States. He categorically undertook various music genres such as; Hard Rock music, Alternative Rock, Post Grunge, Pop Rock, and Alternative metal. He is also an instrumentalist; he does Drums, Vocals and is also a guitarist. Brent Smith is also an outstanding songwriter and has written most songs for his music band, Shinedown Band.
Brent Smith’s hard work has been shown through his commitment to making his career a success. In 2008, he was the winner of the Grabby Awards appearing on the Wall of Fame.
In 2001, he was awarded a Developmental Contract by the Atlantic Records.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Brent Smith 2021
Brent Smith’s net worth is $8 million as of 2021. His earnings can be estimated from his music career majorly with Shinedown Music Band. The following were some of his popular albums that increased his net worth as an outstanding musician. However, ‘Leave A Wisper’ album was the ultimate blow to his overall success.
Following the outburst off ‘Leave A Wisper’ album he was able to release several other songs that also increased his popularity. Some of the famous albums he released include; ‘Attention Attention’ in 2018 4th of May, ‘Threat to Surviving’ in 2015, ‘Amaryllis’ in 2012, and ‘The Sound of Madness’ on 24th June 2008.
Some of the renowned musicians that were involved on the album include; Eric Zack and Myers. One of the songs that hit in 2008 from the album ‘The Sound of Madness’ was ‘Us and Them’ that was recorded in Florida.
He did a single song named the ‘Devil’ was out by 7th March 2018.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Steve Robertson is the only person that believes in his music career and gave him a second chance with Atlantic Records.
Brent Smith is a famous musician in the United States who started small and finally gained momentum in his music industry. He has an established music band called Shinedown. He has shown his interest in growing the music industry by engaging different talents for the good of the band. He is the lead vocalist and songwriter for his band. Brent Smith fame can be attributed to his album named ‘Leave A Wisper’ album.
Facts of Brent Steven Brent Smith
- Gender Male
- full nameBrent Steven Brent Smith
- birthplaceKnoxville, Tennessee, United states.
- Date of Birth January 10, 1978
- Age 44 years 5 months
- Horoscope Capricorn
- Lucky Number 9
- Lucky Stone Topaz
- Lucky Color Brown
- Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
- net worth$8 million
- professionMusician, songwriter, singer
- weightIn Kilograms – 72 Kg, In Pounds – 158.7 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
- hair colorBrown
- eye colorBlue
- high schoolSouth Doyle High School