Ryan Upchurch is an American music artist best known for his comic styles and rap skills. He is one of the many young talents who used various social media platforms to explore their artistry. Often describing himself as “crazier than a soup sandwich,” and “funnier than a chili dog fart in a space suit,” Ryan is quite famous for his creative performance on his youtube channel; “Upchurch the Redneck.”
The country singer has released a number of albums including Cheatham County and Heart of America which has gone ahead to garner so many views on his channel. He even featured a fellow country singer Luke Combs on his song “Outlaw” and his RHEC has been sponsored by the dRedneck Nation. Ryan got into music through his most unfavorable moments. He was jilted by his lover and to ease himself from the pains, he found solace in music. Read on to find more details about the young singer’s personal life as well as his musical career.
Ryan Upchurch – Biography
Born on May 24, 1991, in Cheetham County, Tenessee, Ryan Edward Upchurch is an American citizen raised in a middle-class family with his brother named Austen. Unfortunately, nothing much has been revealed about the young artist’s family, his formative years as well as his educational qualifications.
However, it is said that Ryan initially had interest in various shades of automobiles which he often shares on his various social media platforms. He later created a Youtube channel named “Upchurch the Redneck,” with his friend, Shade Glover. Together, Ryan and Glover entertained their viewers with different videos of comedy gigs on the channel.
2014 was the year Ryan Upchurch picked up music as his professional career and like many young stars who first gained popularity on the various social media platform, Ryan began uploading some of his music contents alongside their homemade videos. In 2015, he expanded his content to also include series of recordings like rap, rock, and comedy.
Later in the same year, he released his first extended play, Cheatham County. The following year, he released his first full-length album Heart of America and surprisingly it peaked the Billboard Top 30 Country Albums, receive a huge number of views and sold over a thousand copies in the first week of its release.
In 2016, Ryan Upchurch released his second music album Chicken Willie, and like his first full-length album, it topped Billboard’s Top Country Albums and the Rap Albums charts, selling over two thousand copies in its first week. Some of his other songs include Summer Love, King of Dixie, Raise Hell & Eat Cornbread (RHEC), Supernatural and Son of the South. His next album, King of Dixie, which has about 19 tracks was aired for the first time on the 10th of November 2017. His latest album, River Rat was released in December 2018 and it was commercially successful.
Is He Married, Who is The Wife?
Ryan Upchurch had a lady in his life named Brianna Vanvleet. She was his girlfriend for a long time and they had plans of settling down as a couple. Although it is not known when and how the two first met but their relationship was quite publicized in 2015. Ryan often takes to his Twitter page to express how much he loved his girlfriend and how he dreams of raising his kids with her as his wife.
However, things began to change in 2016 when rumors spread about the couple’s shocking separation. Ryan is yet to come public on what actually caused their separation, but some of his post on Twitter gives a hint that his relationship with his unknown lady has ended. On his status, the country singer/YouTuber says he is single and in love with music.
Ryan Upchurch’s Net Worth
YouTube is one of the fastest and easiest means of generating popularity and wealth and Ryan Upchurch used it to his advantage, merging his comic skills and music career. Through his YouTube channel, which has accumulated over 1.4 million subscribers, the comedian, rapper, and singer is believed to be earning a little above $1 million annually but his actual net worth is still under review.
Other Interesting Facts about the Musician
1. Upchurch released his first rock album titled Creeker on February 12, 2018, and as expected, it had rock content mixed with a few raps. In 2018, Upchurch released a rap-full album Supernatural, which also had some element of country style.
2. The musician is a handsome young man with a height of about 6 feet and a nice athletic body that clearly shows he often hits the gym.
3. Ryan Upchurch grew up in Pegram, Tennessee but he currently resides in Ashland City, Tennessee which is also located within Cheatham County, Tennessee.
4. The music artist loves tattoos and he has quite a number of them on his body, including his hands and arms.