Noah Kahan is an American singer-songwriter who has a net worth of $6 Million. He rose to fame with the release of his breakout song “Hurt Somebody” which charted at various international markets and earned gold status as well.
Kahan dropped his debut album “Busyhead” and then continued to release one album after another. The singer earned a Grammy Award nomination after his third studio album “Stick Season” became a massive success.
Noah began making music in 2016 and released three studio albums, two EPs, and numerous hit songs. Besides earning a Grammy, he also achieved Billboard Music Awards nominations for “Top Rock Album” and “Top Rock Artist” in 2023. Let’s take a look at the biography and net worth of Noah Kahan.
Noah Kahan’s Net Worth
Noah Kahan was born on January 1, 1997, in Strafford, Vermont, the United States. He was raised in a musical family where his Jewish father loved playing guitar and taught his son how to play this instrument.
Noah’s Christian mother Lauri Berkenkamp used to write parenting guides for a living which led Noah to develop an interest in writing lyrics at an early age.
Kahan grew up with three siblings and began writing his lyrics when he was eight. At the same time, he began sharing his tracks on YouTube and SoundCloud which helped him to gain recognition.
He graduated from the Hanover High School, New Hampshire, and then got an offer from the Tulane University. However, Noah declined that offer to pursue his music career full-time.
Kahan’s music career began at the age of 19 when he got a chance to perform as an opening act for the German rock band Milkey Chance. Soon, his music caught the attention of Republic Records and he signed with the label in 2017.
Later, Noah went to New York City for better opportunities before spending time in Nashville and LA. In January 2018, the singer dropped his first EP “Hurt Somebody” which was certified Double Platinum by Australia and Gold by New Zealand.
Kahan dropped his debut studio album “Busyhead” in June 2019 which contains singles like False Confidence, Young Blood, and Hurt Somebody featuring Julia Michaels. The song “Hurt Somebody” made his debut on the US charts after peaking at #20 on the Billboard Hot Rock chart.
Noah recorded his second EP “Cape Elizabeth” during the pandemic and it was released in May 2020. Later that year, he came back to LA and began working on his second major project, an album titled “I Was / I Am” which came out in September 2021, but it wasn’t as successful as his first album was.
Noah Kahan earned popularity on social media when he started sharing snippets of his highly anticipated hit single “Stick Season” in mid-2020. He continued to post viral TikTok videos of his single so he could generate more audience before releasing his third album.
Kahan eventually dropped the full version of his song “Stick Season” which quickly went viral. Before releasing his third big project, he dropped the song titled “Northern Attitude”. His 14-track third studio album “Stick Season” came out in October 2022.
The album became a commercial success, peaking at number 14 on the Billboard 200, and led him to earn mainstream success in the music industry. The deluxe version of the album “Stick Season (We’ll All Be Here Forever)” was released in June 2023 with seven additional songs. Noah Kahan accumulated a net worth of 6 million US dollars.
Noah Kahan Biography
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|January 1, 1997
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|68 kg (150 lbs)
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Kahan’s music grabbed the attention of rising country star Zach Bryan who invited Kahan to contribute to his EP Boys of Faith’s single “Sarah’s Place” which debuted at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In early 2024, Noah’s third album Stick Season hit the number one spot on the UK Singles Chart and then reached at number one spot on the Australian ARIA charts in February of that year. Kahan went at the peak of his career in January 2024 when his album peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Stick Season (Forever) became the final version of his album which came out in February 2024 and was produced by Simon. The guest appearance for this project came from the likes of Brandi Carlile and Gregory Alan Isakov in songs “You’re Gonna Go Far” and “Paul Revere”.
In March 2018, Noah made his first TV show appearance on the show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Later that year, he performed on the singer George Ezra’s North American tour. Kahan made his further TV appearances in The Voice and the Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Noah cites some of his biggest musical influences are Paul Simon, Hozier, Mumford & Sons, Cat Stevens, and Counting Crows. As a featured artist Kahan worked with several high-profile artists such as Joel Little, Scott Harris, Sean Lew, and Quinn XCII, among others.
He also teamed up with Post Malone to release “Dial Drunk” the new version of Noah’s song in July 2023. That same year, he was featured as “TIME100 Next” by the popular Time magazine.
Noah Kahan has been in a relationship with his girlfriend for many years. The couple moved to Watertown, Massachusetts in the summer of 2022 and are now living a luxurious life with their German shepherd named Penny.
Noah Kahan Net Worth
Noah Kahan has a net worth of $6 million as of 2024. He is one of the most recognized singers in the American music industry, thanks to his third studio album Stick Season launching him into mainstream success.
Kahan has been releasing music on SoundCloud and YouTube since he was 8 years old. He made quite a name for himself by dropping multiple albums, EPs, and hit songs.
Most of his revenue comes from collaborating with other artists as well as uploading his songs on YouTube. The number of his songs amassed over 10 million views on his YouTube channel. Noah Kahan’s annual income is more than $500,000.