was born on 15th April 1978 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. His father was a coal miner and his mother was a worker at the local health department in Lexington. He is the middle child of the family with an older brother and a younger sister. He spent his childhood and was raised in the small town of Staffordsville, Kentucky.
Chris Stapleton graduated from Johnson central high school. He also attended Vanderbilt University for studying engineering. But he dropped out after a year he had joined the university.
Chris Stapleton's music career took off after he moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2001. As soon as he moved to Nashville, he got a deal in which he signed with the publishing house Sea Gayle Music as a songwriter.
Chris Stapleton also became the front man for the bluegrass group The Steeldrivers in 2007. After that, he also worked with a band named The Jompson Brothers in2010. Until 2013, the band toured regionally. In the same year 2013, Chris Stapleton signed to Mercury Nashville as a solo artist. His first single “ What Are You Listening To?” could not perform as expected. It was released in October 2013.
Chris Stapleton’s debut solo album was Traveller. It was released on May 5, 2015. He has played guitar and sang in this album with a band which also featured his wife. In the same year 2015, Chris Stapleton won three awards at the 2015 CMA awards. The three awards were: Album of The Year, Male Vocalist of The Year.
He has written a number of songs people are unknown about. Some of them are : If It Hadn’t Been For Love(Adele), Never Wanted Nothin’ More (Kenny Chesney), Don’t start lying to me now (Joss Stone), Winning Streak (Ashley Monroe), Crash and Burn ( Thomas Rhett), Love’s Gonna Make It Alright (2011) and many more.