Marty Stuart wiki, bio, age, net worth, height, songs, lyrics
An American country music singer and a song writer Marty Stuart is mostly known for his both traditional style as well as eclectic merging of rockability, honky tonk and the traditional country music. He had a successful string of the country hits in early 1990s. He is the native of Philadelphia, Mississippi, United States of America. He came into this world on 30th September of the year 1958 which has now made him reach at the age of 57. Although he is known by the name Marty Stuart, as a child, he was named as John Martin Stuart. He has been active in this field since 1968 and from that time onward, he has gained a large number of fans following and has been very successful.
Marty is of French, English, Choctaw and Colombian descent. From his childhood, Marty was obsessed with the country music. He then taught himself how to play guitar and mandolin. When he was 12 years old, he started to perform with bluegrass group known as The Sullivan Family. Later, he met Leser Flatt band member Roland White who invited him to play along with him and The Nashville Grass at Labor Day gig in 1972 in Delaware. After that, he was asked to join that band permanently by White which Stuart accepted. It made Roland responsible for rest of the education of Marty.
While Stuart was 14 years old, he made his appearance with band on final episode of 5th season of Hee Haw. He then stayed with Lester Flatt till the band was broke in 1978 because of Flatt’s failing health. After the death of Flatt in 1979, Stuart pushed forward and then began working with the fiddler Vassar Clements. Additionally, he also worked with the guitarist Doc Watson. Prior to that, he is also the host of the show titled as The Marty Stuart Show that features the traditional country music in vein of The Porter Wagoner Show, Hee Haw, The Wilburn Brother Show and Flatt & Scruggs. His show began airing on 1st November 2008 on cable’s RFD-TV.
Prior to that, Stuart has also written articles as well as published the photos of Country singers for various magazines. He is also the member of Board of the Country Music Foundation and he is also a past President. In addition to that, he has also been the member of Grand Ole Opry since 1992. Marty has already got married. He is married to his wife named Connie Smith who is a country artist. The pair exchanged their vows with each other on 8th July 1997 and since then, they have been together and are living their blissful life.
Previous to that, Stuart was married to his then wife Cindy Cash who is the daughter of Johnny Cash. Marty maintains that he avoided singing early in his career till it became unavoidable. He also excels at the background vocals and harmony particularly in gospel offerings. His net worth is estimated as $8 million. There is no news found about his height.Besides that, to know more details about his bio and lyrics of the songs, he can be followed in Instagram and Twitter account.