Maybe Eddie Murphy, Steven Spielberg, Mel Gibson, Angelina Jolie are some of the big names you know and who have big families. Have you ever heard of the Bates? If not, you probably lived under the rocks. In this article, we introduce you to a member of the Bates family who goes by the name Lawson Bates.
Being the son of famous parents has never stopped Lawson from pursuing his dreams. As the fourth child in a family of nineteen children, he is a fast-rising musician who has released several titles and has also worked with several well-known artists. If you are already passionate about Lawson and would like to learn more about his family, you are not alone.
Who is Lawson Bates? (Bio & Age)
Lawson Bates is an American musician born on July 27, 1992, in Anderson County, Tennessee. He is the fourth child of the popular entrepreneur William Gilvin Bates (born January 1, 1965) and Kelly Jo Bates (born October 26, 1966) from Spartanburg, North Carolina.
Bates has eighteen siblings (10 sisters and 8 brothers) born of his parents between 1988 and 2012. These include the brothers Zachary Gilvin “Zach” Bates (December 30, 1988), Kenneth Nathaniel “Nathan” Bates (born August 29, 1993), Trace Whitfield Bates (born February 1, 1997), Jackson Ezekiel Bates (born February 17, 1993), and Kelly Jo Bates (born October 26, 1966). 2002), Warden Justice Bates (born May 19, 2003), Isaiah Courage Bates (born October 16, 2004), Judson Wyatt Bates (born September 15, 2010), and Jeb Colton Bates (born February 1, 2012).
His sisters’ names are Michael Christian “Michaella” (born January 23, 1990), Erin Elise (born May 2, 1991), Alyssa Joy (born November 9, 1994), Tori Layne (born December 20, 1995), Carlin Brianne (born 11. April 11, 1998), Josie Kellyn (born August 4, 1999), Katie Grace Bates (born October 5, 2000), Addallee Hope Bates (born February 17, 2006), Ellie Bridget Bates (born April 28, 2007) and Callie-Anna Rose Bates (born August 2, 2009).
The musician was born Williams Lawson Bates and received no formal education as he was taught at home with his siblings. He began to develop a keen interest in music as a child. He started playing the piano at the age of 7, the guitar at 11, and finally wrote his first song at 15.
The musician formally started his career together with his family. Later, however, after reaching adulthood, he decided to pursue a solo career as an instrumentalist and singer. Since then he has teamed up with renowned musicians, including award-winning producer and instrumentalist Andy Leftwich. The two began their collaboration when Lawson Bates was eighteen years old.
Bates’ debut album is entitled: Freedom Sure Ain’t Free. It was released in 2013 and contains 12 titles of gospel and country music. A single followed, which he subtitled: I Thought I Had Problems, which was released on January 28, 2015. His second album with the title: What Country Means To Me was released in November 2016, while his latest project, released in January 2019, was subtitled: One + One.
Lawson Bates is also involved in charitable causes and has made several trips to various locations for charitable works. He is reportedly currently working for the Anderson County Sheriffs Department as a reserve deputy.
Lawson Bates is a hard-working young man who has already carved out a niche for himself in the music industry. Although his career is still growing, his fans are impressed by the heights he has reached so far, including appearances on his family’s reality TV shows – United Bates of America and Bringing Up The Bates.
His net worth and base salary are currently under review, although some unaudited news sites report that the value of his assets is estimated at $250,000.
Lawson Bates was associated with Jana Duggar, an American reality TV personality. Although the two have yet to publicly address the growing speculation about a possible courtship between them on several occasions, they have given their fans online reasons to believe them to be an object.
The Bates and Duggars families have been friends for many years. Therefore, many people believe that a marriage between their children is likely to take place.
Other Facts About The Musician
1. Lawson Bates is a Christian. He was born again at the age of eleven.
2. He started his first business (a lawnmower business) at the age of thirteen. The name of the company is Lawson’s Lawncare.
3. Lawson Bates has an athletic build and a comfortable size and weight. However, details about his body measurements are not readily available.
4. As a teenager he did the grocery shopping for the Bates family in the house.
5. He has many nephews and nieces. His older brother Zachary shares a daughter and a son with his wife Whitney Bates (née Perkins), his sister Erin also had a son and two daughters with Chad Paine, while his younger sister Alyssa currently has three daughters whom she shares with John Webster.
6. Lawson Bates was the best man during the wedding ceremonies of Tori and Zach.