Singer-songwriter recognized as the namesake of the group Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. He has also released several solo albums and an album under the name Nathaniel Rateliff and the Wheel.
At seven years, he started learning to play the drums. Into his teens, he taught himself guitar and began writing songs.
In 2015, his gold-certified single "S.O.B." peaked at #1 on the Billboard Triple A chart.
Though he was born in Germany, he was raised in rural Missouri. He has also lived in Denver, Colorado.