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Kristian Bush is a singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Bush is part of the country music duo Sugarland in which the other half of the band was Jennifer Nettles. Kristian was also part of the popular folk-rock duo band Billy Pilgrim where the other half of the band was Andrew Hyra.
His career started in the early '90s with the band Billy Pilgrim. He met the other half of the band in Knoxville. Andrew Hyra had moved with his sister to Tennessee to pursue his musical journey. At first, Andrew and his sister joined the band but soon it became a duo as she left them for a gig in Florida. They mostly performed on the Emory Campus and earned the Top 5 Singles Spot on many charts making them the new talk of the town. Billy Pilgrim released a total of nine albums in their respective careers.
In 2002, he co-founded the band Sugarland. Within a matter of two years, the band dominated the country music sphere by crossing the sale margin of 22 million globally. With five No. 1 singles and bagging a ton of awards for their contribution to country music skyrocketed the band's growth. However, in 2006 Kristen Hall left the band and the trio became a duo. However, the duo won a Grammy for their music video 'Stay' in the 51st Grammy. Sugarland created six albums in total out of which four are certified as platinum.
After the band was dismantled in 2011, Kristian went solo.
Kristian Bush has a whopping net worth of $20 million.
The exact estimate of his yearly income is not known.
Kristian Bush's height measurements are unclear, and he can be anywhere between 5 ft 6 in-5 ft 11 in.
The country music singer was born Kristian Merrill Bush on March 14, 1970, in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. This makes Bush 52 years old as of 2022. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
Kristian Merrill Bush was into music from a very tender age. He started to learn guitar when he was only four years old. At 11, he played one season in Knoxville Youth Symphony. Throughout his formative years, he undertook violin lessons and got his classical training under Suzuki Method at the University of Tennessee. He was taking violin lessons but his true love was the guitar which allowed him to create his own music.
He graduated from Avon Old Farms Boarding School in 1988. After that, Bush went on to pursue his higher studies at Emory University to learn about creative writing. Since his college was in Atlanta, it was inevitable for him to resist being a part of the music scene there. He often performed in local clubs there which became the stepping stone for his musical career. His musical debut was performing for the opening act of Dolly Parton at the local Bush Beans Jamboree.
As of now, Kristian Bush is single. However, he was married to Jill Joyner in the past.
Kristian Bush is best for being part of the rock groups Billy Pilgrim and Sugarland.
Bush has never shied away from giving back and has hosted several fundraising campaigns for numerous charitable events. One of Bush's most notable contributions was to the MUSICARES Foundation. The donations started from $10. The prizes that one could win at this event included exclusive signed apparel, goodies, and a one-to-one meet with Kristian as well.
He has won the prestigious Grammy Award twice and has numerous notable awards in the field of music like the AMAs, CMA Awards, and many more. He along with his bandmate from Sugarland was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame in 2012.
The American singer-songwriter really loves to collect and play designer board games. Dominion, Pandemic, and Ticket To Ride are a few of the games that are his favorites.
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