Morgan Wallen and Keith Wallen are both popular musicians who share the same last name. But are they related by blood or just by profession? This article will explore the truth behind their family ties and their musical careers.
Who is Morgan Wallen?
Morgan Wallen is an American country music singer and songwriter who rose to fame after competing in the sixth season of The Voice in 2014. He signed to Big Loud Records in 2016 and released his debut album, If I Know Me, in 2018. The album spawned several hit singles, such as “Up Down”, “Whiskey Glasses”, and “Chasin’ You”. His second album, Dangerous: The Double Album, was released in 2021 and became the first country album in history to spend its first seven weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart
Morgan Wallen was born on May 13, 1993, in Sneedville, Tennessee, to Tommy and Lesli Wallen. His father was a local church pastor and his mother was a teacher. He grew up listening to various genres of music, from classic rock to rap. He played baseball in high school but had to quit after injuring his elbow. He then turned to music and learned to play guitar. He was influenced by country artists like Keith Whitley and Eric Church
Who is Keith Wallen?
Keith Wallen is an American rock musician who is the rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist of the band Breaking Benjamin since 2014. He was also the former guitarist and backing vocalist of Adelitas Way from 2009 to 2013, and the co-founder, lead singer and guitarist of Copper from 2000 to 2008. He has also co-written songs for other artists, such as Saint Asonia, Love and Death, Red, Pillar, Icon for Hire, We Came as Romans, Fuel, Dorothy, Saving Abel, and Emmaus Road
Keith Wallen was born on February 24, 1980, in Shady Spring, West Virginia. He met his friend and future bandmate Shane Bragg in the first grade. They started playing acoustic shows together and formed Copper while attending college in Tennessee. They released three albums: Exchange (2001), The Fragile Fall (2003), and Take My Chances (2008). They also won a contest sponsored by J. D’Addario, Guitar.com and Fuse in 2005
Are They Related?
According to multiple sources, Morgan Wallen and Keith Wallen are not related by blood. They only share the same last name and profession. They have different backgrounds, origins, and musical styles. They have never collaborated or performed together.