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Jake Owen

Jake Owen is an American country music singer, songwriter, and actor. Likewise, Jake Owen has won the Academy of Country Music Award and American Country Awards.

Early Life and Childhood

Jake Owen, whose full name is Joshua Ryan Owen was born on 28th August 1981 and is currently 42 years old. Likewise, his zodiac sign is Virgo. Jake was born in Winter Haven, Florida, United States of America. He holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his religion and ethnic group, he follows Christianity and belongs to a mixed ethnic group (Welsh, English, and Native American). About his family members and siblings, Jake was born to Steve Owen and Mitzi Owen. Likewise, he has a fraternal twin brother, Jarrod Owen.

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Caption: Childhood picture of Jake with his twin brother Jarrod Owen. Source: Instagram

Education

Regarding his educational background, Jake Owen completed his high school at Vero Beach High School. Likewise, he graduated from Florida State University. During high school, he focused on golf and began a career as a golfer. Unfortunately, he got seriously injured in a wakeboarding accident, which caused reconstructive surgery for his mangled shoulder. It interrupted his golf career.

Career and ProfessionalLifee

While he was recovering, Jake began learning to play guitar. Likewise, he began his career as a guitarist and a songwriter by performing at local bars. Jake moved to Nashville, Tennessee to further pursue his music career. Reaching Nashville, Jake went to open a savings account where he told he is a singer and a songwriter. Owen also gave them a CD of his work, which they sent to the publishing company, Warner/Chappell Music.

However, the company did not sign him to a contract. Later, Jake met songwriter and record producer Jimmy Ritchey, and along with Chuck Jones, they wrote the song Ghosts. Although they did not record Ghosts, it drew the attention of Song BMG Nashville executives. Moreover, in 2005, they signed Jake to their RCA Nashville label.

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Caption: Jake Owen in one of his concerts. Source: Instagram

Jake released his debut single Yee-Haw in 2006 which made it to the Billboard Hot Country Song. Likewise, he released his debut album Startin’ With Me in the same year. His second album was Easy Does It which was released on 24th February 2009.

Moreover, his third studio album Barefoot Blue Jean Night topped the country music charts. Similarly, the album’s two singles The One That Got Away and Anywhere With You reached number one on the Country Airplay chart. In 2011, Jake toured with Keith Urban on his Get Closer World Tour.

More on his career

However, in November 201,7 Owen left RCA and joined Big Loud Records. I Was Jack (You Were Daine) and Down to the Honkytonk were the first two singles he released from the Big Loud album. Homemade was the album’s third single which was released on 3rd June 2019 and reached no.1 on the Country Airplay chart.

Likewise, Made for You was the album’s fourth single which was released on 18th May 2020. Furthermore, Jake made a debut in the comedy-drama film Our Friend alongside Casey Affleck and Dakota Johnson. The film was released on 22nd January 2021.

Net Worth and Achievements

Talking about his net worth and earnings, Jake Owen is a singer and songwriter. Likewise, music is the biggest source of income for him. Jake also owns a YouTube channel and has over 350K subscribers. Similarly, he has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

Regarding his achievements, in 2009, Jake won the Academy of Country Music (ACM) – Top New Male Vocalist. Likewise, in 2012, he won Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the American Country Awards.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, Jake is straight and in a relationship with Erica Hartlein. Likewise, the couple has a daughter named Paris Hartley Owen whom they welcomed on April 29, 2019. Before this, Jake was married to a model Lacey Buchanan on May 7, 2012. On November 22, 2012, they welcomed a daughter named Olive Pearl. The couple got separated in August 2015.

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Caption: Jake Owen with his girlfriend Erica Hartlein. Source: Instagram

Body Measurement and Social Media

Jake stands 5 feet 9 inches (69 inches) and weighs 70 kg 154 lbs). Jake has an amazing physique. Likewise, his vital stats are 42-36-37. His biceps size is 13 inches and wears a shoe size of 6(US). Regarding his physical appearance, Jake has a black pair of eyes and brown hair.

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Jake is active on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Likewise, his Instagram account is @jakeowenofficia and has 1.1M followers. His Facebook account is @JakeOwen and has 1.9M followers. Similarly, Jake joined Twitter in February 2009 with the account name @jakeowen and has 2.1M followers. Similarly, his YouTube channel is self-titled Jake Owen and has over 350K subscribers.