Chase Rice, a 38-year-old country singer, hails from Florida but grew up on a farm in Asheville, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he played football until a career-ending injury. Before his music career, Rice worked as a member of a NASCAR pit crew and even won two championships with the Lowe's team. His first national music performance was on the show Survivor, where he made his country music aspirations known. Rice draws inspiration from his father, who passed away while he was in college. His music career took off after collaborating with his childhood friend, Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line, and releasing his first studio album. Despite facing grief and challenges, Rice pushed through and continues to make music. His latest albums include "I Hate Cowboys and All Dogs Go to Hell" and "The Album." Rice is currently focused on creating music and performing for his fans.