Meet Gray Hayes Hicky, Deana Carter’s Son Who Loves Acting
The famous American country music singer and songwriter, Deana Carter and the Grammy-nominated filmmaker, Chris Hicky got engaged after their son Gray Hayes Hicky’s birth. However, the couple didn’t get married.
So, how was Hayes’s childhood? Moreover, what is Gray doing nowadays?
- Hayes is the son of American singer-songwriter Deana Carter and filmmaker Chris Hicky.
- He has two step-brothers, Wyatt and Hutch Hicky from his father’s side.
- Both of Hayes’s parents are married to different people.
How was Gray Hayes’s Childhood?
Hayes was born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA on September 15, 2004, to Deana Carter and Chris Hicky. He is currently 19 years old as of 2023. Hayes spent most of his childhood traveling between Tennessee and Arkansas with his parents.
Despite their separation, Hayes’ mom and dad made sure to raise him well and provide him with a fulfilling childhood where all of his desires were met.
Who are Hayes’s Parents Deana Carter and Chris Hicky?
After their engagement broke, Deana and Chris went on to live their own lives. However, the couple did join hands for Hayes’s custody.
Carter was a nurse before starting her musical career
Born on January 4, 1966, Deana is the daughter of the renowned guitarist, Fred Carter Jr. Although she grew up in a musical family, she pursued nursing at the University of Tennessee. While working in various hospitals, she would sing to her patients, eventually discovering her love for music. At 23, she decided to pursue music as her career.
Carter’s debut album “Did I Shave My Legs For This?” went 5X multiplatinum with over 5 million sales. Her single “Strawberry Wine” topped the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and won her an Academy of Country Music Award.
The artist has released several successful albums including “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” in 1998, “The Chain” in 2007, and “Southern Way of Life” in 2013. She took a six-year break to spend time with her son before returning to music and continuing to tour and perform for her fans.
Chris Hicky is as successful as Deana
As his Twitter bio says, Chris is a Grammy-nominated music video, commercial, and feature film director. He won the CMT Video of the Year award in 2005, CMT Female Video of the Year, and ACM Video of the Year award in 2010. In addition, he operates a production company named Hicky Films.
Hayes’s Mom and Dad Found their respective Soulmates After Their Break-Up
In late 2003, Deana started dating Chris, an up-and-coming independent filmmaker. Sometimes after they started going out, Carter unexpectedly became pregnant with Hayes. Nevertheless, the pair rejoiced at that and even got engaged sometime in 2004.
However, fate had other ideas as their relationship didn’t reach the altar and they called off their engagement sometime after their only son’s birth.
Currently, she is happily married to her third husband, Jim McPhail. The couple tied the knot on July 6, 2018, in Rosemary Beach, Florida.
Currently, the duo do not have any children together, although some internet users speculated that Deana may be pregnant during an American Idol performance. However, this has not been confirmed.
Previously, Deana was married to Chris Di Croce (1995 to 2001) and Brandon Malone (2009 to 2012).
Meanwhile, Hayes’s dad Chris got married to his long-time lover Haley Hicky and has two wonderful sons with her.
Hayes’s Half-Brothers – The Hicky Boys
He has two half-brothers, Wyatt and Hutch Hicky from his father’s side. Wyatt is 13 years old and Hutch is 3.
As an elder brother, Hayes shares quite an intimate bond with them.
Hayes is Everyone’s Favorite
He is very close to the family members from both of his mother’s and father’s side. He spends the time during festivals with his family. Not only that, even his family is very supportive of Hayes. They are often spotted attending his college programs.
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Gray Hayes Has Gone out on Prom Dates with Beautiful Ladies
Hayes is the 2022 graduate of South Walton High School. In both the junior year prom and senior year prom, he was all dressed up and seen along with his partner. Hayes looked dashing in the suit with his dates as his parents cheered him on through their social media.
As of 2023, he is attending Western Kentucky University and likely enjoying his college experience as much as he did in high school.
Is Gray Hayes Hicky Active on any Social Media?
Unlike his parents, Hayes is not active on social media. He has an Instagram account @hayes_hicky, but he does not post much.
What is Gray Hayes Hicky’s Net Worth?
The young boy does not have a profession yet and is still dependent on his parents for finances. Nevertheless, his mother has a net worth of nearly $5 million whereas his father has a $9,5 million fortune.
|Full Name||Gray Hayes Hicky|
|Birth Place||Nashville, Tennessee, USA|
|Birthday||September 15, 2004|
|Siblings||Wyatt and Hutch Hicky|
|School||South Walton High School|
|College||Western Kentucky University|
|Net Worth||not mentioned|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|