Chely Wright

Country Singer

Birthday October 25, 1970

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Kansas City, MO

Age 53 years old

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Country singer and musician who has been heavily involved with the LGBTQIA activist movement. She released hits like "Shut Up and Drive" and "Single White Female."

Before Fame

As a child, she started playing guitar. She first realized she was a lesbian when she was eight years old.


Early in her career, she worked as a musician at the Ozark Jubilee, a country music show in Branson.

Family Life

She grew up in a family of four generations of musicians. She married Lauren Blitzer in 2011. Together they have twins, George Samuel and Everett Joseph.

Associated With

She toured and co-wrote a song with the country music singer Brad Paisley, "Hard to Be a Husband, Hard to Be a Wife."