Chely Wright: Dating History & Exes

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Chely Wright is a 53-year-old American Country Singer from Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She was born on Sunday, October 25, 1970. Is Chely Wright married or single, who is she dating now and previously?

As of 2024, Chely Wright is married to Lauren Blitzer.


Richell Rene “Chely” Wright is an American country music singer and gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music named her Top New Female Vocalist in 1995. Wright’s first Top 40 country hit came in 1997 with “Shut Up and Drive”. Two years later, her fourth album yielded a number one single, the title track, “Single White Female”. Overall, Wright has released seven studio albums on various labels, and has charted more than fifteen singles on the country charts. As of May 2010, Wright’s previous eight albums and 19 singles released had sold over 1,500,000 copies in the United States. In May 2010, Wright became one of the first major country music performers to publicly come out as lesbian. In television appearances and an autobiography, she cited among her reasons for publicizing her homosexuality a concern with bullying and hate crimes toward gays, particularly gay teenagers, and the damage to her life caused by “lying and hiding”. As a child, she started playing guitar. She first realized she was a lesbian when she was eight years old.

Real Name
Richell Rene Wright
Country Singer
Place of Birth
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Date of Birth
October 25, 1970 (age 53)
Birth Sign
Marital Status
Lauren Blitzer

Fun Fact: On the day of Chely Wright’s birth, "I'll Be There" by The Jackson Five was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Richard Nixon (Republican) was the U.S. President.

Chely Wright’s wife is Lauren Blitzer. They got married in 2009. Chely had at least 2 relationship in the past. Chely Wright has not been previously engaged. She grew up in a family of four generations of musicians. She married Lauren Blitzer in 2011. Together they have twins, George Samuel and Everett Joseph. According to our records, she has 2 children.

Chely Wright’s wife

Chely Wright Wife
Lauren Blitzer

Chely Wright’s wife is Lauren Blitzer. Lauren Blitzer was born in New York City and is currently 43 years old. He is a American Family Member. The couple started dating in 2009. They’ve been together for approximately 15 years, 5 months, and 20 days.

LGBT civil rights activist who became known as the wife of country singer Chely Wright. She’s also worked as the Sr. Director of Marketing for Sony Music Entertainment.

Chely Wright’s wife is a Taurus and she is a Scorpio.

According to Chinese Zodiac, Chely was born in the Year of the Dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are loyal and can keep a secret. They are not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Chely Wright has a ruling planet of Pluto.

Like many celebrities and famous people, Chely keeps her love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Chely Wright past relationships, exes and previous hookups.

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Past Relationships

She has not been previously engaged. Chely Wright has been in a relationship with Brad Paisley (2000 – 2001). We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

About Chely Wright

Chely Wright was born on the 25th of October, 1970 (Generation X). Generation X, known as the "sandwich" generation, was born between 1965 and 1980. They are lodged in between the two big well-known generations, the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Unlike the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X is focused more on work-life balance rather than following the straight-and-narrow path of Corporate America.

Chely was born in the 1970s. The 1970s were an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation. The Seventies saw many women's rights, gay rights, and environmental movements.

Chely Wright is popular for being a Country Singer. Country singer and musician who has been heavily involved with the LGBTQIA activist movement. She released hits like “Shut Up and Drive” and “Single White Female.” She toured and co-wrote a song with the country music singer Brad Paisley, “Hard to Be a Husband, Hard to Be a Wife.”

Chely Wright’s Spouse
Lauren Blitzer
Started Dating

The 53-year-old American was born in the Year of the Dog and is part of Generation X generation

Richell Rene Wright attended Middle Tennessee State University.

Chely Wright Facts

What is Chely Wright marital status?


Is Chely Wright gay?


Who is Chely Wright wife?

Lauren Blitzer

Does she have any children?

Chely Wright has 2 children.

When did Chely Wright start dating Lauren Blitzer?

Chely started seeing Lauren Blitzer in 2009.

Is Chely Wright having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Chely Wright ever been engaged?

Chely Wright has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Chely Wright?

Discover the net worth of Chely Wright from CelebsMoney

Chely Wright’s birth sign is Scorpio and she has a ruling planet of Pluto.


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