Walker Hayes and Wife, Laney, Answer Fan Questions
Walker Hayes and his wife, Laney, shared how they met, dished on their favorite Nashville date spot, revealed who’s the…
Walker Hayes and Laney Beville Hayes; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images
Walker Hayes and his wife, Laney, shared how they met, dished on their favorite Nashville date spot, revealed who’s the better cook and so much more when they took over the Country Now Instagram stories on Wednesday (May 13) to answer fan-submitted questions during QuaranTEN Questions: Couples Edition.
Walker and Laney, who are parents to six children, explained that they first met in high school when they both took part in the school play.
“He started singing, I thought it was awesome,” she shared, smiling.
The couple also discussed which actors they would choose to play each other in a movie. Laney suggested Owen Wilson and it appears Walker wasn’t too sure about her pick.
“Really,” he asked her.
Click below to watch Walker Hayes and Laney chat about how they share the chores around the house, which country couple they’d like to double date with and more.
Walker Hayes recently released his new single, “Trash My Heart.” The song, which was written by Hayes alongside Matt Jenkins, Josh Jenkins, Josh Osborne and Jimmy Robbins, takes a different approach to a heartbreak song and will hit country radio on June 8.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.