Country music singer-songwriter Lainey Wilson proved she has arrived with a bang by snagging the most Country Music Association award nominations in 2022 during her first year as a nominee. With her six nods including three in prestige categories such as Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Female Vocalist of the year, Lainey had a serious breakout moment. Her popularity has been on the rise ever since, and fans are itching to know everything about her.

What Is Lainey Wilson’s Net Worth?

The singer has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million as of 2023, according to One World Information. The year prior, she was worth $330,000 per Popular Net Worth, but she’s been grinding away, touring nonstop. She released her first album with a major label, Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin‘, in February 2021. Her second album, Bell Bottom Country, arrived in 2022. 

Is Lainey Wilson Married?

While Lainey is not married, she does have a boyfriend — former football pro Devlin “Duck” Hodges. The couple made their debut at the Academy of Country Music Awards in May 2023, but they’ve been dating for more than two years. 

Where Is Lainey Wilson From?

The songwriter was born and raised in the tiny town of Baskin, Louisiana, in the northeast part of the state with a population of less than 300 people. Her father was a farmer while her mother was a teacher. Lainey grew up with a love of country music thanks to her parents, who listened to classic artists such as Buck Owens and Glen Campbell.

When Did Lainey Wilson Begin Her Country Music Career?

She wrote her first songs as a preteen and moved to Nashville in 2011 upon graduating from high school. Lainey released a self-titled album in 2014 and two EP’s before getting her big break by being signed to her first major label, BBR Music Group, in 2018. Her second single with the label, “Things a Man Oughta Know,” became a country radio airplay smash in 2021, and was included on Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin‘. Her second studio album for the label, Bell Bottom Country, was released on October 28, 2022.

What Awards Has Lainey Wilson Won?

“Things a Man Oughta Know” took home Song of the Year at the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards, while Lainey also won New Female Artist of the Year. “Country music is my life. It has been my life for as long as I can remember,” Lainey told the audience while accepting the award for SOTY.

“Country radio has supported me so, so much and I’ll tell you what, the country music fans have wrapped their loving arms around me, which is a prayer answered,” she continued, adding, “This song is about treating people right and it’s not something that just a man oughta know. It’s something that we all need to know, it’s about the golden rule.”

In 2022, Lainey took home wins for Female Vocalist of the Year and New Artist of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards. Her winning streak continued in 2023 with four major category wins at the ACM Awards — Album of the Year for Bell Bottom Country, Female Artist of the Year, Musical Event of the Year and Visual Media of the Year, both for her song “Wait in the Truck.”

The following year, the “Watermelon Moonshine” singer was nominated for nine 2023 CMAs including Entertainer, Female Vocalist and Album of the Year. Not to mention, she snagged double nominations in Single of the Year and Musical Event of the Year.

“Being nominated in these categories with my friends means the world to me. Entertainer Of The Year?! Absolutely surreal,” she tweeted on September 7. “We bust our butts on the road every night to give yall the best show & I have the time of my life doing it. All I gotta say is thank yall. I love country music.”