Nathan Followill

Drummer (1979)
Wed Aug 28 2019
By   Sarthak

Who is Nathan Followill?

Have you heard of an American rock band called, Kings of Leon? Well, the band has 12 Grammy Award nominations including four wins. The band is composed of brothers, Caleb, Nathan, and Jared Followill alongside their cousin Matthew Followill. And today we will discuss Nathan Followill who is the band's drummer and assist in backing vocals.

The band Kings of Leon was formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 1999 and they are known for the singles, "Sex on Fire" and "Notion." The band released their debut EP, Holy Roller Novocaine in 2003.

Nathan Followill, drummer of the Kings of Leon; Know about his personal life, net worth, income
Image: Nathan Followill, drummer of the Kings of Leon 

Nathan Followill was born as Ivan Nathan Followill on June 26, 1979, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. He was born to father Ivan Leon Followill, a United Pentecostal Church preacher, and their mother, Betty-Ann. As of 2019, Followill is 40 years old, and his birth sign is Cancer.

Nathan and his siblings grew up in Oklahoma and Tennessee. After their parents divorced in 1997, Nathan and Caleb relocated to outside Nashville and embraced country music. The siblings named the band after their late grandfather Leon.

Kings of Leon band members
Image: Kings of Leon band members

The Followills debut album, Youth and Young Manhood, was released in the UK on July 2003 and the United States that August. In 2008, Kings of Leon released its fourth studio album, Only by the Night, which became the UK's third-biggest-selling album of 2008 and the biggest-selling album in Australia.

The band won four Grammy Awards in 2009 and 2010 for the song Sex on Fire, and "Use Somebody." The band released their seventh album, WALLS (We Are Like Love Songs) on October 2016, and earned their No.1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

Personal Life

Talking about Nathan Followill's personal life, he is a married man and has two children with his spouse. Nathan has been married since 2009, and as of 2019, the husband-wife duo has crossed over nine years of their marital solidarity. So, how is their personal life?

Is Nathan Followill married?

Yes, Nathan Followill is a married man. He is married to the 35-year-old, Jessie Baylin, a Nashville-based singer/songwriter. Nathan and Jessie tied the knot on November 14, 2009, in Brentwood, Tennessee at the Wolf Den Farm.

Nathan Followill with his wife and daughter; Know about his married life and children
Image: Nathan Followill with his wife and daughter 

The couple welcomed their first child; a daughter named Violet Marlowe Followill, on December 26, 2012. Similarly, their second child; a son named Oliver Francis was born on April 10, 2018.

Nathan Followill with his son, Oliver
Image: Nathan Followill with his son, Oliver 

As of 2019, Nathan and his wife, Jessie has been together for nine and a half years. To date, they haven't been in any controversy or rumors.

Talking about Nathan's past affairs, in 2008, he was rumored to be dating Natalie Imbruglia, an Australian-British singer/songwriter, model, and actress.

Net Worth

As of 2019, the drummer of the rock band, Kings of Leon, Mr. Nathan Followill has a net worth of $500,000. The primary source of his income comes through his band. Throughout his career, Followill has amassed a hefty sum of income and earnings.

As per sources, the Followill's siblings founded band earns annual earnings of over $680,000. Therefore, Nathan must earn a desirable amount of salary from his drumming career. 

How much is Nathan Followill's Income?

The detail about Nathan Followill's income is not available, but some sources claimed that his annual salary is over $40,000. He has been the band's drummer and backing vocals since 2000 and is still active in the music industry.

The band Kings of Leon's self-titled YouTube channel has over 1.3 million subscribers as of August 28, 2019

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