Jake Flint Biography

Jake Flint was a famous Oklahoma singer and songwriter. He died on 27th November 2022 a day after his wedding and on his first night in his sleep.

Early Life

A native of Tulsa, Jake Flint was born in 1985 and grew up in Holdenville. He was the son of a mother of two and a father who was a wildcat oilman. His father was an avid music lover and was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). It was during this time that Flint started experimenting with his musical talent. The father was not able to participate in sports, and therefore he took Flint with him to a couple of friends to teach his son to play the guitar.

Eventually, Flint started attending regional bluegrass festivals. Meanwhile, Flint developed his affection for a regional bluegrass festival. A few of the naming influencers who were behind the future musician included 1990s rockers like Tom Skinner. Flint’s first album was “I’m not Okay” which was released in 2016 after he ventured with other real stars The Boohatch, the former Ada home studio of The Great Divide frontman, producer, and Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer, Mike McClure.

Jake Flint Career

After the release of his first album, while connecting with the producer, Mike McClure, he released another three albums. All the albums are named-

  • Live and Not OK at Cain’s Ballroom, made in 2018 at Cain’s Ballroom.
  • Jake Flint, made in 2020.
  • Live and Socially Distanced at Mercury Lounge in 2021.
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Jake Flint was the featured performer on the Future Faces Show in 2018 at the Regional Radio Music Awards of Texas. He released his three singles- 2017’s “Cowtown,” 2018’s “Long Road Back Home” and 2020’s “What’s Your Name” and subsequently, he earned the name- Breakout Artist of the Year- at Tulsa Music Awards in 2019. He worked as the fundraiser for an event for a nonprofit firm called Red Dirt Relief Fund and was named the royal supporter. Jake started a band and played as a solo acoustic act at venues all over Oklahoma, and Texas.

Jake Flint Biography

Real Name Jake Flint
Birth Date 1985
Age (as of 2022) 37 Years
Birth Place Mounds, Oklahoma
Profession Country Singer
College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 95 kg  –  in Pounds –  210 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown

Family

Father
Mother
Sister
Brother

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Brenda Flint
Children

Personal Life

Jake Flint’s wife Brenda Wilson Flint post a video clip of her wedding with Jake on Facebook. She gave a heart-rending message, “I don’t understand”. It seems shocking news for everyone in the house and those who knew Jake both personally and professionally. Jake was only 37 and was just married when he lost his life in sleep after a few hours of his marriage.

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Cause and the Story behind the death

His bride’s name is Brenda. When the marriage was going on, the 37 years old groom didn’t let the wet weather spoil the spirits as they exchanged their vows on Saturday (26th November 2022). It was a rainy day and Flint was not in favor of spoiling the time. He rented a 40-by-60 circus tent, put a bunch of carpets, and plywood over them, and set everything on the ground. He took the plywood as the stage for him. A piece of plywood was like a place to shine for him and for everyone. On the next morning, i.e, Sunday (27th November 2022), Mike Hosty – one of the band members, who worked with Jake told the media that Jake died in his sleep.

It was just a few hours after the wedding when Jake died leaving behind his only wife. The Oklahoma singer was only 37 years old. On the other hand, Cliff Doyal, a longtime publicist of Flint confirmed that Flint died a day after his wedding and while sleeping on his first night. The cause of death is not disclosed and it is revealed that he was the brand ambassador of Red Dirt Music.

Jake Flint Net Worth

Jake Flint became an avid music lover after he was introduced to music by his father. He not only fulfilled the dream of his father to become a musician but also succeeded in his life with a great name and fame. It is sure to say that he was working hard and earning well, somewhere around $1 million.

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Trivia

  • When Jake was introduced to the various friends of his father, who were all involved in music, Jake was accompanied by various artists named Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, John Prine, John Denver, as well as Dire Straits, John Denver, and James Taylor.
  • To get used to the customs as the city child, Jake got admitted into his elder sister’s group/gang and got a heavy dosage of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Foo Fighters’ 90s grunge rock.
  • He often used to hear the music and sounds coming from his sister’s room. The songs used to belong from Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Guster, David Grey, and others.

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