Evan Felker is the lead singer and a guitarist of the country music group, Turnpike Troubadours. Recently, he hit the limelight due to his affair with country superstar Miranda Lambert and divorce with his wife, Staci Nelson Felker.  

Early life

Evan Felker was born on March 24, 1984, in Okemah, Oklahoma. According to him, his family is very fond of hunting and fishing.

Evan Felker is wearing a blue shirt

With a dream of becoming an electrician, he attended a tech school and spent most of his time working in paper mills, factories, Mercury Marines, and food plants. 

A lead singer of Turnpike Troubadours!

Evan never dreamt of becoming a singer but the country music genre Red Dirt inspired him to break into the music industry. Along with other band members, he formed the band, Turnpike Troubadours in 2005.

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The band consists of members, R.C. Edwards, Kyle Nix, Ryan Engleman, Gabriel Pearson, and Hank Early. Together they also started their record label namely, Bossier city Records in 2007. He is the lead singer and also a guitarist of the band.

Evan Felker with his band

Till date, the band has successfully released five studio albums which include, Bossier City ( 2007), Diamonds & Gasoline (2010), Goodbye Normal Street (2012), The Turnpike Troubadours (2015), and Along Way from Your Heart ( 2017). Among five albums, The Turnpike Troubadours was ranked number 5 on the Billboard 200. 

Evan Felker is wearing a check shirt

Also a songwriter, he writes most of the songs of the band. He likes spending time in Oklahoma and writes on his parent’s porch, as he says the songs were written down there are quite extra because he feels different. He further said that he is influenced by F. Scott Fitzgerland and Ernest Hemingway. 

Evan Felker is holding a guitar on his hand as he sings

As of now, he is on tour with the band until October 5, 2018, and the tour’s last stop is Charlottesville, Virginia. Despite being a well-known singer, he has not yet revealed his net worth. But it can be expected to be in millions. 

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A boyfriend of Miranda Lambert?

Evan was previously married to a senior manager at EY Careers, Staci Nelson. After getting engaged in 2015, the couple tied the knot on September 14, 2016. The couple were full of love and had no sign of trouble in their marriage until Miranda made her entry on Evan’s life. Staci filed for divorce after she knew about his relationship with Miranda on February 28, 2018. 

Evan Felker and his then wife Staci Nelson on their wedding

34-year-old singer, Evan has been the talk of the town due to his relationship with Tin Man singer, Miranda Lambert. They started dating after he joined Miranda on Livin’ like Hippies tour, which started on January and ends on June. Evan was supposed to return in three days, but he did not go to his wife; instead, he stayed out of contact with her. 

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Before the tour started, Evan received a personal text from Miranda, and he even showed those text to his then-wife, Staci. Though, the news of Miranda dating another married man and Evan cheating on his wife has surfaced the media. Until now, neither Miranda or Evans has made any statement.