- Date of Birth:
- May 21, 1987
Cody Johnson (born in Huntsville, Texas on May 21, 1987) is an American country music singer-songwriter. After self-releasing six albums, and selling half a million headlining concert tickets, Cody gained the recognition he deserved when he beat the first-week numbers of acts like Martina McBride in August 2016 with his album Gotta Be Me. He has released six albums to date.
Best Known For:
Cody is best known for his work as a country music singer-songwriter with albums like Gotta Be Me, which landed at No. 2 on the Billboard chart.
Cody is influenced by George Strait and Garth Brooks and Chris LeDoux and Merle Haggard. He worked as a prison guard at the age of 18. Cody rode bucking broncos in high school and tried to join the rodeo.