Chris Daughtry is an American singer, songwriter, a musician and an actor as well, who is best known as the vocalist and guitarist of the American rock music band Daughtry. Similarly, he also gained sufficient fame and publicity for becoming the third runner up at the reality TV show American Idol- season five. As soon as he was out of the show, he was fetched and signed by a record company named RCA Records, which was the formation of “Daughtry” the band.
The band enjoyed much success, right from the start as their first album sold millions of copies with the first 5 week s of release, which was a record in itself for that production company. His single track “Home” was one of the biggest hits and was played several times in radios too. Having hit the Billboard charts, the band and the band members; especially Chris has all been doing great. Recently, their song “It’s Not Over”, was voted as the Best Rock Song in 50th Grammy Awards. His net worth value of 8 million dollars, along with his huge fan following is a proof of his success and fame.
Chris was born as Christopher Adam Daughtry on the 26th of December, 1979 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States of America. He was born in a middle class family of mixed ethnicity, as the eldest child of parents Sandra and James “Pete” Daughtry, and was raised around Lasker till he was 14. After that, the family moved to Palmyra, Virginia and later moved to McLeansville, North Carolina, where his brother Kenneth Daughtry still resides. With a deep interest in music from an early age, he only was able to take guitar lessons at the age of 16. Within a short time, his hard work made him a popular figure around his hometown and he soon started to make money by performing on the local bars. Having sung so many songs and releases so many albums, he is also famous for his acting roles, his interviews and quotes.
His guitar guru Matt Jagger, saw the talent in this young lad and introduced him to other musical maestros of that time. Soon, Daughtry was giving concerts and live shows in high school and was also casted in some productions. Chris is an attractive individual with a good shaped body and a height of 5 feet and 8 inches. He has got a baldhead and often shaves his facial hair as well, and is known for his style and fashion. Often very serious in his looks, he is a jolly person with a good heart and is known for his humor. With not many shirtless pictures of him available, there might be few in his Instagram account.
With a fame to maintain in such a young age, he has been careful regarding his affairs and has so far not had many girlfriends. Rumors of him being a gay have been ruled out as he has already had four biological kids with his wife Deanna Daughtry. The two of them were married in the June of 2000, and have got two daughters and two sons together, which shows their trust and commitment together. Before Deanna, Chris was dating a Janet Daughtery between 1994 and 1998. To find out more about him, you can read his biography in Wikipedia.