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In he signed with Mercury Records Nashville, releasing his self-titled debut album the same year. When he was one and a half years old, his mother married his Larry Currington, who had substance abuse issues, causing many problems to the family. He later died of drinking and cancer.
On the other hand, the singer made headlines inwhen he was indicted and jailed for terrorizing a year-old charter boat captain in Tybe Island. Currington subsequently pleaded no contest to the abuse charge, and other charges were dropped.
After a run of extensive touring, towards the end of Currington caught a bout of laryngitis which forced him to cancel the remaining tour dates and saw his absence from the scene for almost a year. After a failed audition for music theme park Opryland, at 18 Currington migrated to the home of country music, Nashville to chase his dreams of becoming a country star.
The singer has been involved in philanthropy; he is the founder of the Global South Relief organization, aimed at helping those in need in Central American countries.
His foray into music like most country singers began at church where he was invited by the preacher to sing at services and soon impressed members of the congregation as they asked him to join their band projects. A famous singer, how rich is Billy Currington at present?
Meeting Gary Voorhies at the gym enabled the young singer to record several demo tapes. Nevertheless, he gave the boy his last name and introduced him to country music.
InCurrington signed with Mercury Records Nashville to release his debut self-titled album. Catching the attention of critics and audiences alike with his impressive storytelling, drawing from real life experiences and turning it into something beautiful saw the album peak at number 17 in the US Country Album charts.
Currington attended Effingham County High School in Springfield, Georgia, and after matriculation, he moved to Nashville to pursue his music career, joining a local country band and singing for the Cavalier Country Club, and also took a job at a concrete company, and worked as a part-time personal trainer too.
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The move to Nashville introduced him to several key players who helped him develop his songwriting skills. The indictment also charged Currington with abuse of the man.
Taking odd jobs here and there, Currington slugged it out working as a personal trainer during the day and performing in bars and clubs at night.
While supporting the release of the album, in Currington performed at the Big Valley Jamboree in Alberta, US where a freak wind storm interrupted his set causing him concussion, injuring his bass player and killed an audience member.
When it comes to his personal life, Currington seems to be very secretive about it, therefore there is no information known to the media whether he has been married or not, or about his current relationship status.