Two heads are always better than one head, be it in any field of work. Similar is seen in the case of music. ShayMooney is a well-known musician, but fans recognize him if we add another name to his music.
There are fewer fans who might not be aware of Dan+Shay, but there is more to the singled out individual, which people don’t know much off. Stick with us so that we provide all that is to be understood.
First, let’s start with some quick facts though which helps
Shay Mooney: Quick Facts
James Shay Mooney
Date of Birth
Who Is Shay Mooney?
James Shay Mooney is an American country singer and songwriter who is more famous with the duo Dan. This good looking man is married at this point.
Age and Parents
Shay Mooney was born on 27th December 1991 in Arkansas, USA. RickMooney and Cindy Mooney are the names of his parents. Not only that, but he also has a sister named Gabby Mooney. He is pretty close to all of his family members and siblings.
Mooney is 28 years old as of now. He holds the American nationality along with the mixed ethnicity. As December is the birth month, the zodiac sign accounts for Capricorn, suggesting the person is determined and patient.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Shay is into his late 20’s so there is a considerable amount of time left for the individual to make it big in the music world had he not made it already. The height stands at 5’7” and the weight of 75 kgs.
Like all the musicians, Mooney also depicts the typical singer outlook with a beard and outgoing personality. Surprisingly the vital body statistics of the individual are out of the eyes of the media.
Shay has maintained an average body weight, which is due to limited gym work for sure. To complete the good looks, dark brown eyes, and black hair plays an important role. If anything on the shoe and dress size comes up, readers will be made aware.
Early Days and Education
Mooney was born in Arkansas and spent all of his childhood there with the family and siblings. Due to a lack of accuracy in the parents’ profession, it is hard to tell how childhood panned out.
But looking at the way Shay has carried himself, one thing is sure there was freedom to choose a career of will. Besides, his family highly supported him to choose a job that he wished.
In the case of educational background, Shay was part of Union Christian Academy and went to attend Van Buren High School. To enrich the further education void, Mooney was part of Valley Forge Christian College for a bachelor’s study but couldn’t complete it due to music interest.
After dropping out of college, Shay thought of making his career in the music industry. The start was not so big as embarkment of the journey was seen through Youtube.
In his initial days, Mooney used to post the cover and original songs alongside his girlfriend and also wrote songs for her. Looking at his talent and hard work, Nappy Boy Entertainment came to the rescue, and Mooney’s life changed.
In 2012 Shay met a promising country singer Dan Smyers and their collaboration made rave responses all along with the country. After two months of association and writing songs, the pair were signed by Warner/Chappell Music, and Dan+Shay and this name got famous.
People like Danny Orton, Rhett Atkins, Ben Hayslip helped the pair to grow, and they launched their album with the single 19 You +Me that was a huge success. Taking in with the fame from this only their debut album Where It All Began hit the audience hard.
Some of the famous singles that hit the audience were Show You Off, Nothin Like You, etc. Following all of the success, their tours were launched, and everybody around the globe knew who Shay+Dan is.
After the success of the tour, other albums of this pair also came to the market. Some of them were titled Obsesses, Dan+Shay. In giving out the best, this pair has collaborated alongside Kelly Clarkson, Lindsey Stirling, and others.
Awards and Nominations
Well, if you are good at something sooner or later, people will notice your field of work, which will be laced with awards and nominations. Dan+Shay also falls under the same category.
The group was awarded 2015’s ASCAP Country Music Awards and also CMT Music Awards for Duo Video. Of all the awards received, the 2019 Grammy for Best Country Duo group will remain at the top.
With time more of the work from the drop will come to the audience and surely will be nominated for more of the awards. If any new changes pop out, readers will be made aware.
Who Is Shay Mooney Wife?
Shay Mooney started his music career alongside his girlfriend, but sadly she wants not his forever. In 2012 Mooney was in a relationship with Veronica Ballestrini, who is also a musician.
Their relationship was pretty intense as they worked together in lots of musical projects. Their association was going pretty good when the bond broke in 2013. It was a sad event for both the pair, but they moved on.
After this heartbreak, Shay started dating Hannah Billingsley. What most might not know is the fact that Hannah is Miss Arkansas. The audience highly liked Their pairing.
Both of them dated for sometime before getting engaged in 2016. Finally, after a year of engagement, their big day came on 20th October 2017.
Both the lovebirds walked down the aisle in Arkansas at a farmhouse. Families from both the side attended the wedding. Not only marriage, but they are blessed with kids too.
In 2017 their son Asher James was born while another son Ames Mooney was born in 2020. It has been three years to their marriage, and there is hardly any rift between the two. We feel this togetherness will go on for a long time.
Net Worth: Income and Salary
Music is a fruitful line of work if you know which tunes to play precisely. Yes, and Shay has played the perfect tunes to date. All of this has provided him with fame and fortune.
As of 2020, Shay owns the worth of $3 million. All of this is the result of the contribution from singing, tours, and also Youtube views and shares. In the free time, though, Mooney likes to spend time with his family members.
Going on holiday and spend time with wife and kids is the main thing to do for Shay. Although the net worth is out, annual income and assets owned are still in the mix of things. If anything genuine pops out, readers will be made aware.
Mooney is not only a rockstar at the stage, but behind the camera, too, he loves to be in the groove. This talented musician has a commendable amount of fan following on social media handles.