Know About Hunter Hayes; Wanted, Age, Albums, Dating, Net Worth

Published Date: 07 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 07 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

With respect to professional life, Hunter Hayes is open about his personal life and often talks about relationships. Well, the singer recently split with his girlfriend after dating for more than three years.

Hunter Hayes is an American singer and songwriter, who is proficient at more than thirty instruments. His single, “Wanted“, has sold over 3.5 million copies that made him the youngest male act to ever top the Billboard Hot Country Songs.

Hunter Hayes Bio; Family, Education, Height

Hunter Easton Hayes was born on 9 September 1991 to parents Leo Hayes and Lynette Hayes at Larniurg Hospital in Louisiana. He is the only child in the family and grew up singing songs in both English and French.

Hayes with a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) had a passion for music from an early age. Therefore, he moved to Nashville after his high school to pursue an education in music.

His Music Career; Wanted, Net Worth

Hunter signed with Universal Music Publishing Group as a songwriter in 2008. Meanwhile, he co-wrote a popular song ‘Play’ for the American country trio, Rascal Flatts in 2010.

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In 2011, he released a self-titled album and released his first single, “Storm Warning”. His second single, “Wanted” became his first No. 1 single that made him the youngest solo male act to top Hot Country Songs. Similarly, the album’s third single “Somebody’s Heartbreak” became No. 1 on the Country Airplay chart. The other albums include Storyline (2014) and The 21 Project (2015).


Hunter Hayes during his performance at Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee in May 2019 (Picture: Hunter’s Instagram)

Hunter has made big money from the revenue collected from the album sales. As of now, he enjoys the net worth of an estimated $4.5 million.

Dating Life & Girlfriend

The 27-year-old recently ended his dating relationship with his long-time girlfriend in 2018. Hunter was in a relationship with Libby Barnes for nearly four years.

The couple started dating in 2014 and appeared publicly at the 2014 CMA Awards. In 2017, Hayes even opened about his relationship, stating that his heart was happy and has no intention of rushing into a proposal.


Hunter Hayes and Libby Barnes dated from 2014 to 2018 (Picture: Just Jared)

However, they went through a break-up in August 2018. As of now, Hunter is reportedly single and searching for a perfect life partner.

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Some Interesting Facts About Hunter Hayes

  • Hunter’s parents were of French, English, Scots-Irish, and German descent.
  • In early days, he appeared on the television shows such as Maury, the Rosie O’Donnell Show. Moreover, he made a brief appearance in the 1997 movie, The Apostle.
  • He performed with four holograms of himself on Jimmy Kimmel Live in November 2016.
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