Famous as the lead singer and guitarist of the Colorado based folk rock group The Lumineers, best known for their 2012 single "Ho Hey," which peaked at number three on U.S. music charts.
After attending the University of Richmond in Virginia, he briefly lived and worked in New York City.
He co-wrote "Ho Hey" and another one of the Lumineers' big hits, "Stubborn Love," with his bandmate Jeremiah Fraites.
He and Lumineers drummer Jeremiah Fraites grew up in Ramsey, New Jersey. After relocating to Denver, Colorado, Schultz and Fraites added cellist Neyla Pekarek to their ensemble. In 2014 he married a woman named Brandy.
Singer and actress Lennon Stella recorded a Billboard Hot Country Top 40 cover of the popular Lumineers song "Ho Hey."