Grammy-winning soul singer & record producer Leon Bridges got wide acclaim through the song Coming Home, which charted #55 in Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs & #38 in Billboard Charts.
Professional since 2014, Bridges, undoubtedly, is among the rising stars in the music industry. Famous for his soul music style, Leon also resembles 1960s rhythm and blues; he has released 2 studio albums & 20 singles so far.
Within a span of nearly 6 years in the music career, Leon Bridges' success indeed has become an inspiring path to soul music among youngsters.
The 30-year-old American singer & songwriter has a net worth of $2 million as of March 2020.
Bridges began his career with gigs at Del Frisco's Grille, & got his career breakthrough after Columbia Records signed him in 2014, which led to the release of hit-song Coming Home, from the debut album of the same name.
So far, Leon has released 2 albums: Coming Home (2015) and Good Thing (2018); and also released 2 EPs: Louisiana Sun (2016) and Texas Sun (2020).
Aside from album sales, Leon Bridges accumulates considerable sum through tours too. In January 2015, the singer made his first solo tour & even more, gave playing support for Sharon Van Etten in New York.
Having toured with Austin Jenkins and Joshua Block of White Denim, Leon opened for Harry Styles' first solo tour Harry Styles: Live on Tour in 2018, on South American and Mexican legs; the tour made a gross of $61.697 million.
Leon released his debut album Coming Home on June 23, 2015, that charted #6 on Billboard 200 & #8 on ARIA Charts.
His debut album includes famous singles such as River, Better Man and Lisa Sawyer, some of which, he also performed at opening act for Pharrell Williams at Apple Music Festival in 2015.
On May 4, 2018, the Atlanta, Georgia-born singer released his 2nd studio album Good Thing- it charted #3 on Billboard 200 & #8 in ARIA Charts.
Moreover, the 2nd album's single Bet Ain't Worth the Hand won him a Grammy Award in 2019 for the Best Traditional R&B Performance category.
Some of his other successful singles from the album Good Thing include: Bad Bad News, Beyond and If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be).
In collaboration with musical trio Khruangbin, Leon Bridges released his 2nd EP named Texas Sun in February 2020, which peaked #57 in Billboard 200 (first EP 'Louisiana Sun' released in 2016).
As for a fact, Bridges also made guest appearances for Nick Waterhouse's song Katchi and in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (duo) song Kevin.
Did you know? Leon won his 1st Grammy in his 4th nomination; earlier he was nominated 3 times: for Coming Home (nomination in 2016), River (in 2017) and Good Thing (in 2019).
An avid user of Instagram (474K followers as of March 2020), Leon is yet to reveal any endorsement deals. But if he does sign promotion deal through Instagram, the singer can earn $1,415- $2,358 per sponsored post, as per Influencer Marketing Hub.
Leon's eponymous YouTube channel created on October 3, 2012, has over 344K subscribers & a total of 139.638 million views, however, it seems he is less active on YouTube meanwhile.
Currently, the 5 ft. 10 inches tall singer & songwriter lives in his house in Fort Worth, Texas, but prefers to keep further details on his residence & other assets low-key.
The median house price in Fort Worth is $210,110.
Despite the fact that Leon frequently posts about his travels & projects on Instagram, he seems cautious when it comes to love life revelation.
No official reports on his marital status or wife are out & even more, he has tackled the media radar about his dating life & relationship history. As of March 2020, he is allegedly single.
Leon Bridges was born Todd Michael Bridges on July 13, 1989, in Atlanta, Georgia, the USA to Wallace Bridges Sr. Later, he took the stage name "Leon" from American actor Leon Robinson whom he resemblances.
At the age of 1, Bridges' family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana & later settled in Fort Worth, Texas. There he learned to play guitar & later got open-mics at Del Frisco's Grille, which would gain the interest in Columbia Records & pave his way to a successful music career.