Net Worth: $8 Million
- Source of Wealth Music, Songwriting, Singing
- Birth Place Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.
- Height 5' 7" (1.70 m)
- Marital Status Married Lauren Blitzer (m. 2011)
- Full Name Richell Rene "Chely" Wright
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 25, 1970
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Musician, Songwriter, Singer
About Chely Wright
Richell Rene “Chely” Wright is an American country singer and gay rights advocate that has an estimated net worth of $8 million. The Kansas City born singer and songwriter had a passion for music at a very young age, her love for music grew when she started taking piano lessons around nine years old. At the age of fourteen, she started her own group called “The County Line“.
Upon moving to Nashville, her career flourished more when she started songwriting in the 1990’s and eventually release her debut album “Woman in the Moon” in 1994. That same year Academy of Country Music named her Top New Female Vocalist in 1995. “Shut Up and Drive” is her first Country Music hit. She has written her personal memoir in an autobiographical book called <em>Like Me: Confessions of a Heart and Country Singer.