George Strait Biography, Age, Wife, Daughter, Son, Songs, Net Worth, Tour

George Strait (George Harvey Strait) is an American singer – songwriter and producer born on 18th May 1952 in  Poteet, Texas. He has had 60 No. 1 singles and is the only act in history to have a top 10 hit every year over three decades. In 2006 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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George Strait Biography

George Strait (George Harvey Strait) is an American singer-songwriter and producer born on 18th May 1952 in  Poteet, Texas. He has had 60 No. 1 singles and is the only act in history to have a top 10 hit every year over three decades. In 2006 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Strait is also known for his touring career, he designed a 360- degree configuration and introduced festival style tours. The Strait tours earned him $99 million in three years. In June 2014 his AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas concert drew 104,793 people, marking a new record for the largest indoor concert in North America.

In the 1970s during his college years, Strait joined Stoney Ridge, a country band who at the time was looking for a vocalist. He renamed the group ‘Ace in the Hole Band’ and soon enough became the lead. The band performed at different honky-tonks and bars around South and Central Texas, traveling as far east as Huntsville and Houston.

The band recorded several Strait-penned singles including “That Don’t Change The Way I Feel About You,” and “I Can’t Go On Dying Like This” for the Houston-based D label. However, the songs never achieved wide recognition, and Strait continued to manage his family cattle ranch during the day in order to make some extra cash.

In February 1981 Strait signed a recording contract with MCA. The initial deal was for one song. If the single did well, the label would then consider doing an album. The Ace in the Hole band remained with Strait, performing as the backup and touring band for the now solo act.

In the spring of 1981, he released his first single ‘Unwound’ which reached to #6 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart that year and was included on his debut album Strait Country.

George Strait Age

George was born on 18th May 1952 in Poteet, Texas (67 years as of 2018)

George Strait Net Worth

George has an estimated net worth of $300 million.

George Strait Family

Strait was born to John Byron Strait Sr. (January 11, 1922 – June 4, 2013), and Doris Jean Couser (June 26, 1930 – January 30, 2010). His father was a junior high school mathematics teacher and owned a 2,000-acre (810 ha) cattle ranch outside of Big Wells, Texas.

He has two siblings a sister Pency Strait and a brother John Jr. (1950–2009). When George was in grade four his parents divorced with his mother moving away with his sister but George and his brother were raised by his father.

George Strait Wife

In December 1971 George eloped to Mexico with his high school sweetheart Norma getting married on 4th December 1971.  During an interview with People magazine George said;

“Norma and I are so blessed that we found each other…and were able to do all of this together, experience this life together, to support each other through everything, good times and bad. We love each other and we still like each other. A lot!”

George Strait Daughter

On 6th October 1972 George’s daughter, Jenifer Lynn Strait, was born. On 25th June 1986 at the age of 13, Jenifer was killed in an automobile accident in San Marcos. In honor of their daughter family set up Jenifer Lynn Strait Foundation, which donates money to children’s charities in the San Antonio area.

George Strait Son

His son George Strait Jr., known as “Bubba”, was born in 1981. He is a graduate of Texas A&M in College Station, who used to compete as a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) team roping competitor.

First Album

Strait released his debut album ‘Strait Country in 1981. The album featured two more singles including “Down and Out”, a No. 16 hit for Strait, and “If You’re Thinking You Want a Stranger (There’s One Coming Home)”, which reached number three early in 1982, sparking a string of Top Ten hits that ran well into the 1990s. The album was hailed as a traditionalist breakthrough that broke the trend of pop-influenced country prevalent at the time.

George Strait Tours/ Concerts/ Tickets

For more details visit his official website: http://www.georgestrait.com/

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Albums

Dubbed as the King of Country Music, Strait has recorded and released many albums which include:

  • Strait Country – 1981
  • Strait from the Heart – 1982
  • Right or Wrong – 1983
  • Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind – 1984
  • Something Special – 1985
  • #7 – 1986
  • Ocean Front Property – 1987
  • If You Ain’t Lovin’ You Ain’t Livin’ – 1988
  • Beyond the Blue Neon – 1989
  • Livin’ It Up – 1990
  • Chill of an Early Fall – 1991
  • Holding My Own – 1992
  • Pure Country – 1992
  • Easy Come, Easy Go – 1993
  • Lead On – 1994
  • Blue Clear Sky – 1996
  • Carrying Your Love with Me – 1997
  • One Step at a Time – 1998
  • Always Never the Same – 1999
  • George Strait – 2000
  • The Road Less Traveled – 2001
  • Honkytonkville – 2003
  • Somewhere Down in Texas – 2005
  • It Just Comes Natural – 2006
  • Troubadour – 2008
  • Twang – 2009
  • Here for a Good Time – 2011
  • Love Is Everything – 2013
  • Cold Beer Conversation – 2015

George Strait Songs/ Music

  • Amarillo by Morning
  • All My Ex’s Live In Texas
  • Check Yes or No
  • I Cross My Heart
  • Write This Down
  • Carrying Your Love with Me
  • The Chair
  • The Cowboy Rides Away
  • Troubadour
  • Give It Away
  • You Look So Good in Love
  • Ocean Front Property
  • I Can Still Make Cheyenne
  • Love Without End Amen
  • I Just Want to Dance With You
  • Fool Hearted Memory
  • Give It All We Got Tonight
  • I Saw God Today
  • Carried Away
  • Baby’s Gotten Good at Goodbye
  • She’ll Leave You with a Smile
  • The Fireman
  • A Fire I Can’t Put Out
  • Murder on Music Row
  • I Hate Everything
  • One Night at a Time
  • Nobody in His Right Mind Would’ve Left Her
  • Marina del Rey
  • Cowboys Like Us
  • Easy Come, Easy Go
  • Unwound
  • When Did You Stop Loving Me

George Strait 60 Number Ones/Greatest Hits/ Top Songs

  • I Hate Everything
  • Fool Hearted Memory
  • A Fire I Can’t Put Out
  • You Look So Good In Love
  • Right Or Wrong
  • Let’s Fall To Pieces Together
  • Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind
  • The Chair
  • Nobody In His Right Mind Would’ve Left Her
  • It Ain’t Cool To Be Crazy About You
  • Ocean Front Property
  • All My Ex’s Live In Texas
  • Am I Blue
  • Famous Last Words Of A Fool
  • Baby Blue
  • If You Ain’t Lovin’
  • Baby’s Gotten Good at Goodbye
  • What’s Going On In Your World
  • Ace In The Hole
  • Love Without End, Amen
  • I’ve Come To Expect It From You
  • If I Know Me
  • You Know Me Better Than That
  • The Chill Of An Early Fall
  • So Much Like My Dad
  • I Cross My Heart
  • Heartland
  • Easy Come, Easy Go
  • I’d Like To Have That One Back
  • The Man In Love With You
  • The Big One
  • You Can’t Make A Heart Love Somebody
  • Lead On
  • Check Yes Or No
  • I Know She Still Loves Me
  • Blue Clear Sky
  • Carried Away
  • I Can Still Make Cheyenne
  • One Night At A Time
  • Carrying Your Love With Me
  • Today My World Slipped Away
  • Round About Way
  • I Just Want To Dance With You
  • True
  • We Really Shouldn’t Be Doing This
  • Write This Down
  • The Best Day
  • Go On
  • Run
  • Living And Living Well
  • She’ll Leave You With A Smile

 I Cross My Heart

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