Lauren Daigle is an American-born contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter who made her professional debut with an album song called “Close You and Alone”. Daigle sang as a background artist for several local bands and topped the chart on the US iTunes list. She was also the 16th-ranked artist on the Billboard 200 list. The singer has received accolades for her performances and won 11 of the 25 major award nominations, including Grammy Awards, GMA Dove Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and American Music Awards.
Who is Lauren Daigle?
Lauren Daigel is 32 years old today. The singer was born in 1991 on September 9 in a family of five members. Her physical measurements indicate that she is 5 feet 8 inches tall (173 cm) and weighs approximately 123 lbs (56 kg).
In her family, music was the norm, and she used to listen to all kinds of music, including cajun, blues, zydeco, and gospel music, from her early childhood. Her mother described her house as a music box due to Lauren’s keen interest in music from her childhood days.
Is Lauren Daigle married, or is she gay?
The 32-year-old American singer is currently single and not dating anyone. According to some reports, she had one previous relationship. Many people assume Lauren is married and has children; however, it’s merely confusion among the fans.
She is often confused with Lauren Bricken, who is Chris Tomlin’s wife. Chris Tomlin works as a gospel performer and practises Christianity. His musical background and the common name of his wife are major reasons that she is assumed to be already married.
There were some rumours of Lauren Daigle being gay due to the lack of heterosexual relationships in her life. However, there has been little to no information regarding her sexuality available until now.
Lauren Daigle Career was affected by an Infectious disease
SingerLauren always loved music but never thought of it as an option for her career. However, life changed its course, and Lauren was affected by the infectious disease mononucleosis. She was advised to be quarantined for 2 years, and she was directed more towards singing and music and got a break from her formal education.
She auditioned for American Idol while she was enrolled in the Child and Family Studies program at Louisiana State University and later crashed out of the contest even before making it into the final 24 contestants. However, later, she was chosen to sing for North Point InsideOut’s album.
Shortly after, she collaborated with a local band called The Assembly, which had a lot of success with sales on the US iTunes store. She performed the song Nothing Is Wasted by Jason Gray on one of the occasions. She was also offered a music contract by Centricity Music in 2013.
In 2016, the singer debuted with an album called “Behold: A Christmas Collection”, a festive album. It peaked at 29 on December 17.
Daigel’s recent release, You Say, became a Christian radio hit, surpassing Carrie Underwood’s Something in the Water. Behold became the top-ranked Billboard Christian album by a female artist. She also won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album in 2019.
Lauren Daigel’s Net Worth
The 32-year-old Christian music star has seen a lot of success in her career and has a net worth of $6 million. Her debut studio album, titled “How Can It Be,” earned gold, peaked at #1 on the US Christian list, and was #4 on the Billboard 200 chart. Her EP, “How Can It Be,” was at #3 on the US Heatseekers chart.
“Behold: A Christmas Collection,” her second album, peaked at number one on the US Christian chart and number 29 on the Billboard 200 chart. Several of her singles, including
- Trust in You
- How Can It Be
- Come Alive (Dry Bones)
achieved top 10 success on the US Christian chart.
In 2018, Lauren Daigle faced backlash for her appearance on Ellen DeGeneres‘ show, as fans accused her of supporting an openly gay host. Daigle clarified that she couldn’t pass judgement on homosexuality as she was not God.
Quick Facts Table
|Birth Place||Lafayette, Louisiana, United States|
|Age||September 9, 1991 (31 years old)|
|Net Worth||$ 6 Million|