Thomas Rhett is the son of the famous singer, Rhett Akins. He rose to fame by working hard for himself. Today we celebrate his birthday, as he turns another year older. He has received a lot of blessing in his life from the past years up until now.
Young Thomas Rhett
Thomas Rhett Akins Jr., born on March 30, 1990, in Georgia. When he was young he learned to play the drums. He performed with his father on stage when his father is on tour. However, when he graduated from high school he didn’t know what he wanted to pursue in college. Thus he just took a course in communications. He realized that he wanted to pursue a music career while he was still studying. So, he dropped out of school and gave it a try.
As A Songwriter
Thomas started his career as a songwriter. The first single that he wrote to top the charts was, “I Ain’t Ready to Quit” by Jason Aldean. In 2013, Thomas again co-wrote a song for Aldean, “1994.” Other songs that he wrote were: “Parking Lot Florida” by Lee Brice and “Round Here” by Florida Georgia Line.
His Albums and Singles
In 2012, Thomas released his first single, “Something to Do with My Hands” and “Beer with Jesus.” Both of his songs top the country charts. His first album, It Goes Like This, peaked at No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums in 2013. His second album, Tangled Up, reached the top of the chart at No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums in 2015. His second album was released on September 25, 2015. “Crash and Burn” was Thomas top performing song in his second album, Tangled Up.
Life recently: 2017-2018
Last year, Thomas released his third album, Life Changes. This was considered Thomas’ best-selling album. It contained top performing songs such as, “Marry Me,” “Craving You” and “Unforgettable.” Thomas considered this to be the most fun he had ever have while making an album. Most of the songs written by him were personal and things that he experienced in his life. His album peaked at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Album, in 2017. Thomas was also blessed with a beautiful daughter, Ada James. Furthermore, after their year-long adoption process, they finally welcome their daughter Willa Gray Akins, from Uganda. This year, 2018, he won Artist of the Year from iHeartRadio Music Awards and his first CMA Triple Play.
We Congratulate Thomas for his blessings and success in life, from his career to his beautiful family. Furthermore, greeting him a happy 28th birthday today.