Singer-songwriter, author, activist
Richell Rene "Chely" Wright (ˈʃɛli ˈraɪt; born October 25, 1970) is an American country music artist and gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music (ACM) named her Top New Female Vocalist in 1995. Wright's first Top 40...Wikipedia
Born: 25th October, 1970, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
Claim to Fame: Shut Up And Drive
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Chely Wright Welcomes Twins George Samuel and Everett Joseph
05/20/2013 at 12:30 PM ET
It’s blue times two for Chely Wright.
The country singer and her wife, music executive Lauren Blitzer Wright, welcomed identical twin sons on Saturday, May 18 in New York City, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Although they weren’t due until this summer, George Samuel and Everett Joseph — who are named for their great-grandfathers – are thriving, the rep says.
“We are grateful for all the amazing medical care and the love and support of... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
NASHVILLE, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Chely Wright is pregnant with identical twins, the U.S. country singer announced on Howard Bragman's YouTube show "Gwissues."
"We're excited to be parents and we hope we don't mess it up too badly," Wright told Bragman Wednesday.
The 42-year-old mom-to-be said the babies are due in July but "with identical twins, they typically have to be delivered a month early."
"We're anticipating I'll be as big as a ... bus or an A-frame house by around June," said Wright, who married Lauren... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 2 years ago
Less than a year after coming out, Chely Wright is engaged.
"Out country singer Chely Wright and her fiancée, Lauren Blitzer, a GLBT Civil Rights activist have set a date and plan to be married in Connecticut Aug. 20," Wright's rep tells PEOPLE. "They met through their youth advocacy work, and say that their passion for Scrabble holds them together."
"The freedom of being out and open about who I am allowed me to find and fall in love with Lauren," Wright tells PEOPLE, "the most amazing woman I've ever known."
Wright hid... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 3 years ago
Country singer Chely Wright`s reasoning was sound. "There had never, ever been a country music artist who had acknowledged his or her homosexuality," she tells PEOPLE. "I wasn`t going to be the first."
But now Wright is changing her tune. "Nothing in my life has been more magical than the moment I decided to come out," she says.
Wright, 39, recalls of her youth in the South: "I don`t have a memory in my life that doesn`t include the dream of making music." But during her childhood and rapid ascent to fame in the county world, she also... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago