|Real Name:||Mason Ramsey|
|Birthday:||16 November, 2006|
|Occupation:||American Singer, Voice Actor|
Mason Ramsey is an American singer and voice actor. He came to fame in March 2018, after a viral video of him yodeling Hank William’s Lovesick Blues. The video came in a Walmart store, helping him land a deal with Big Loud. His most famous single is Famous.
Born in November 2006, Mason is still a teenager. But he is rising up in the ranks. Many people call him the viral phenomenon and “The Walmart Yodeling Boy”. He set the Internet on fire in 2018. Mason hangs out with Justin Bieber at Coachella 2018. Today, he is one of the more successful young country singers. Mason Ramsey’s wealth is more than $800,000.
Career Ups and Downs
While many people know him thanks to the Walmart viral video, Mason started his career way earlier. In fact, he started at the age of four years. He sang for Josh Turner at Carson Center. And the next year, he sang for Gene Watson. Two more years later, and he sang on Christmas TV show.
But that didn’t get him any fame. Everything changed when he yodeled at Walmart. This is how he got the nickname The Walmart Yodeling Boy. He got caught on camera singing Lovesick Blues by Hank Williams in a store in Harrisburg, Illinois. Within a few days, the video amassed more than 25 million views. It earned the title viral sensation and internet meme.
His performance also sparked a new interest in the 70-year-old recording of the song. The same year, Spotify Viral 50 chart ranked the song at number three in the US and number four around the globe.
His newfound fame got him an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. There, he said his dream is to appear on Grand Ole Opry one day. And Ellen surprised the young boy by booking him for the following weekend.
In April 2018, he performed along with DJ Whethan at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The same month he signed a deal with Atlantic Records. He also signed with Nashville-based label Big Loud.
His debut single Famous debuted at number 62 on the Billboard Hot 100. And his EP debuted in the top 10 of Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums chart at Number 7.
For the Billboard Hot 100 Chart’s 60th anniversary, Ramsey performed iconic Number 1 songs. The list included songs by Mariah Carey, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Adele, The Jackson 5, and more.
In June 2018, Mason released his cover of Lovesick Blues. And by the end of the month, he released Jambalaya and The Way I See It. By the end of the summer of 2018, the young country star released his debut extended play Famous. He got featured on Lil Nas X third Old Town Road remix alongside Young Thug.
Mason is a famous young country singer. He earns hundreds and thousands of dollars per year. His main source is music, but he also earns through shows and merchandise.
Some sources claim his income from YouTube ranges between $21,000 and $300,000 per year. Walmart also gave him a scholarship for his future college tuition.
The young singer earns from shows and sells merchandise. In 2019, he went on a musical tour headlined as How’s Your Girl and Your Family Tour. It ran from March 22 to April 26.
His popularity and fame helped him get more than 1.5 million listeners on Spotify and more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
All in all, Mason Ramsey fortune is close to $1 million as of June 2020.
Ramsey was three weeks old when he started living with his grandparents, Ernest and Francis. His parents alienated him. Up until today, there is no info about his parents.
He does enjoy the social life. On his Instagram account, Ramsey has more than 2 million followers. His grandmother handles his social account.
He is definitely a lucky young man. Ramsey’s story shows how rare grabbing opportunities can be. But he got the opportunity and used it to his best. Mason is young, and there is more to come from this music enthusiast, dreamer, and phenomenon.
His zodiac sign is Scorpio, showing he has a magnetic personality.