Who is Kountry Wayne?
Kountry Wayne Colley is an African-American Comedian and actorwho was just named to Variety’s 10 Comics to watch list. He tours the country selling out arenas and other venues in addition to getting tens of millions of views with a massive social media following of his self-produced comedy sketches.
Colley’s growing media presence has been noticed by the likes of The Today Show, The New York Times, Entertainment Tonight and TMZ. He was even invited to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! In Los Angeles. In addition to his comedic career, Colley is also a professional songwriter who has written for some of country music’s biggest stars including Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line. Kountry Wayne Colley is the epitome of what young up-and-coming comedians should strive to be: a multi-faceted entertainer who can connect with fans through music and comedy as well as writing and directing his own projects.
Kountry Wayne Colley was born on August 2nd, 1986 in Dallas, Texas. He is the youngest of eight children born to his parents, Rick and Lisa Colley.
Kountry Wayne attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas where he participated in football, track and field, and drama. He was a member of the National Honor Society and was a member of the school’s speech team. He also sang in the choir and played the guitar.
Colley attended Texas State University-San Marcos where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Studies with an emphasis on film theory before transferring to Southern Methodist University for his Master’s Degree in Theatre Performance with an emphasis on acting as well as directing. While at SMU, he received the Outstanding Student Award for his performance in “The Misanthrope” by Moliere.
After graduating from SMU and before beginning his professional career, Colley served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger with the West Africa Mission. He taught English to several teenage girls while working with local entrepreneurs and farmers. He also assisted in the construction of schools and clinics.
In 2005, Kountry Wayne decided to pursue a career on stage as an actor and comedian. He began touring the country performing stand-up comedy at various venues such as comedy clubs, theaters, universities and cruise ships.
In 2009, Kountry Wayne joined FOX Sports’ Emmy Award winning entity, FOX College Football as a sideline reporter and commentator. He also hosted several programs including “Colley’s Countdown” which aired during the 2009-2010 football season. Kountry Wayne Net Worth is $1.5 Million
In 2011, Colley made his film debut starring opposite Dylan McDermott and Leem Lubany in the independent feature film “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”. The film was directed by David Gordon Green, who also wrote and produced the film. Kountry Wayne played the role of “Eskimo Joe” in the film which was based on a short story by William Gay. He received critical acclaim for his performance in the film and received several awards including Best Performance by an Actor (Dylan McDermott) at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. In addition to his role in “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”, Colley appeared as “Jock” on “Nashville” and as a guest star on “Grimm”.
How did Kountry Wayne Colley get rich?
According to reports, Kountry Wayne is estimated to have a net worth of around $2 Million. This includes all his money, assets, and income altogether. Most of his income comes from brand endorsement and sponsorship- which means he pulls in a lot of capital from sales! In addition, he also sells merchandise which collects a huge amount of cash out of it each year.
He is also a part of several businesses which are worth around $100 Million.
What are his hobbies?
Wayne is a huge fan of guns. He owns more than 10 guns and has even won the title of “the most dangerous gun owner in America”. Wayne loves hunting, fishing, and golfing. He has also been known to go on hunting trips with his friends and family members for many years now.
What does Kountry Wayne do for a living?
Wayne is an actor who started working on television while singing.He has worked on the television shows “Nashville” and “Grimm”. He also appeared in the films “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” and “Gun Hill Road”.
Wayne is an American R&B singer-songwriter. He is best known for his debut album, “Kountry Wayne”, which was released in 2002. The album debuted at #57 on the Top Country Albums chart and at #31 on Top Heatseekers chart. The album featured the singles, “Every Little Bit Hurts”, “I’m Not Gonna Cry Anymore” and “My Baby’s Got a Smile.”
What is Kountry Wayne’s wife’s name?
Kountry Wayne is married to Tia Wilson, who he married in 2014. They have two children together, a daughter named Blakely and a son named River.