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Oliver Anthony Bio, Age, Family, Married, Story

Virginia country singer Oliver Anthony is all over the internet. He has become an overnight sensation after his song “Rich Men North of Richmond” went viral after its release on YouTube on 11 August 2023. In the video, Oliver can be heard laying the frustration and angst of the working class against tightfisted rich men. People since have been wanting to know about him and his story. Here’s what we know!

Oliver Anthony Story

In the said musical clip, Oliver Anthony performs the song on a resonator guitar in a field with his dog by his side. In just three days, more than 2 million people watched him sing. This very song also surged to No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart, surpassing other former chart leaders.

Thousands of onlookers took to the comments section to compliment on his ability to communicate emotion through his lyrics. People have since voiced their support and encouraged him to keep going. Yet, there also have been many believing that he is an industry plant whose conquest is being facilitated by a carefully planned campaign.

Anyway, after thousands of tags and mentions, Oliver took to his social media to thank everyone for their support. People started talking about him even more. They have been saying that Oliver previously struggled with his mental health and drinking. Also, rumor has it that he decided to get sober, and after around 30 days his luck turned around when he was asked to record “Rich Men North of Richmond”. And now that his music has touched so many they say there are plans in the work for Oliver to record his first album.

Oliver Anthony Music

Fans now can listen to Oliver Anthony’s music on Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora. On his Spotify channel (Oliver Anthony Music) alone, there were 889,435 monthly listeners by August 2023. He has several other EPs and singles (all from 2023) at this point.

In a video Oliver uploaded to YouTube earlier in August 2023, he said he started writing songs in 2021. He uploaded “Ain’t Gotta Dollar” last year and has since been putting out approximately a dozen songs on these platforms. All of these, including “90 Some Chevy” and “Living in the New World”, he recorded on his cell phone.

So, at this point, Oliver’s “grizzly, acoustic” sound is already being analogized to artists like Zach Bryan and Tyler Childers.

In the coming days, Oliver also has indicated that there is a full project on the way. Also, he has hinted that all of these will be positive songs.

How Old Is Oliver Anthony?

Oliver Anthony was born in 1992. So, he turned 31 years old in 2023.

What Is Oliver Anthony’s Real Name?

Oliver Anthony’s real name is Christopher Anthony Lunsford.

Oliver Anthony Family

Oliver’s mother is Connie Ingle Lunsford who reached the age of 60 in July 2023. She has had a career as a realtor/broker, currently at Swearingen Realty Co. At this time of the writing, she seemed to be residing in Colonial Heights, Virginia with her husband (Oliver’s dad) Stephen D Lunsford who turned 62 years old in October 2022.

Here are some other family members/relatives of Oliver that we know of. His maternal grandmother Christine Scott Ingle, passed away in November 2011, at the age of 74. Before this happened, she used to work in the ADCO (Alcohol Drug Counselor Office) at Fort Lee. The grand matriarch was a very caring woman and a blessing to the many people she counseled. She was also a long-time member of Crowder Memorial Baptist Church. The elderly was very active in the church and served as Sunday school teacher, deacon, and a member of the choir. She and Anthony O Ingle Colonial Heights were married for a really long time.

Oliver also happens to have two maternal uncles Anthony M Ingle who turned 61 in January 2023 and Bryan R Ingle who turned 56 in March of that year.

As for Oliver’s paternal grandparents, they are Eunice N Lunsford and James O Lunsford of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Is Oliver Anthony Married?

It is not understood if Oliver Anthony was ever married. At the time of this writing though, he was believed to be single. Yet, he also happens to have a daughter named daughter Isabella Lunsford.

However, at this point, there was no way for us to know more about his daughter and also about her mother. It is even not understood if Oliver was married or not to his baby mama.

Oliver Anthony Height

The red-bearded Oliver Anthony stands above 6 feet in height.

Related FAQs

  • When Is Oliver Anthony’s Birthday?

We don’t yet know on what day exactly, but Oliver’s birthday falls in the month of June.

  • Where Is Oliver Anthony From?

As of 2023, Oliver Anthony had been living in Farmville, a town in Virginia. This is also where he was born and brought up.

  • Is Oliver Anthony On Instagram And Facebook?

Indeed. Oliver Anthony was on Instagram and Facebook as of 15 August 2023. He enjoyed as massive as 516K followers on his IG @oliver_anthony_music_. There were also already 234K followers looking up to him on ‘Oliver Anthony Music’ Facebook.

Not to miss, Oliver had around 834K followers on his TikTok @oliveranthonymusic and more than 343K on Twitter @AintGottaDollar.

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