|Full Name:||Colden Rainey Swindell|
|Birthday:||June 30, 1983|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Social Media:||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube|
Early Life in Georgia
Cole Swindell, born Colden Rainey Swindell, grew up in the small town of Bronwood, Georgia. He remained local for college, attending Georgia Southern University on a baseball scholarship. There, Cole earned a marketing degree in 2005 while honing his athletic skills.
Baseball was a lifelong passion, but Cole also gravitated towards music from an early age. He learned to play guitar during high school and performed at local bars near campus during college.
Songwriting Success in Nashville
Shortly after graduating, Cole landed a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Tree in Nashville. He spent years writing songs for other established country artists like Luke Bryan, Scotty McCreery, and Thomas Rhett. According to Cole, "My first few years in Nashville were all about working on my songwriting craft."
Cole‘s first big cut as a songwriter was "Roller Coaster" for Luke Bryan in 2009. Cole said, "Hearing Luke record that song really made me think I could make it as an artist too."
Rising to Fame as an Artist
Cole took center stage with his debut single, "Chillin‘ It" in 2013. The laidback tune shot to #1 on the country charts. Cole recalled, "I couldn‘t believe a song I wrote was being played on radio everywhere." Its success led Cole to sign with Warner Bros. Nashville.
His debut album spawned two more top 5 hits: "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight" and "Ain‘t Worth the Whiskey." Cole‘s acclaimed sophomore album ‘You Should Be Here‘ also produced two #1 singles: "You Should Be Here" and "Middle of a Memory."
Giving Back Through Charity Work
Despite his busy touring schedule, Cole makes giving back a priority. He hosts an annual charity golf tournament to raise money for the Miracle League, which helps special needs children play baseball. As a former college athlete, Cole believes strongly in the benefits of sports for kids.
Cole also supports organizations like the T.J. Martell Foundation for cancer research. He said, "My family taught me to always help out others in need if you‘re able."
With boyish charm, small-town roots and musical talent, Cole Swindell has undoubtedly carved out his place as a country star. Through hard work and stayed grounded in his Georgia upbringing, Cole continues achieving his dreams as both a singer and songwriter. His heartfelt songs and philanthropy efforts make Cole a role model on and off the stage.