HomeUS News updateKyle Jacobs, songwriter and husband of country singer Kellie Pickler, dead at...

Kyle Jacobs, songwriter and husband of country singer Kellie Pickler, dead at 49

Kyle Jacobs, a songwriter and husband of country singer Kelly Pickler, died Friday at the age of 49, according to police. Police said his death is being investigated as a suicide.

Police responded to the couple’s home after receiving a call from Picker’s assistant at around 1:21 p.m.

The Metro Nashville Police Department said in a statement that Jacobs was found by law enforcement and fire department personnel with “an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound” in an upstairs room at the Nashville home he shared with Pickler. did.

Pickler told police that she woke up a little earlier that day and could not find Jacobs. He began searching for her, and when he and a personal assistant could not open the door to an upstairs room, his assistant called 911.

Kyle Jacobs and Kellie Pickler attend the CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn.
Kyle Jacobs and Kellie Pickler attend the 2017 CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn.Taylor Hill / FilmMagic via Getty Images File

Jacobs and Pickler were married in 2011.

Pickler, who grew up in North Carolina, rose to fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol, where she finished in sixth place. He then released four studio albums – the third, released in 2011, was untitled. 1 country album of the year by Rolling Stone and was included in The Washington Post’s “Best of 2012” list, according to Picker’s website.

Jacobs was a songwriter who collaborated with country artists such as his wife, Lee Brice, the Eli Young Band and Raleigh Keegan, according to his Spotify profile. He recently took to Instagram to celebrate a song he wrote for Lee Brice going platinum.

The couple documented their life on the CTM docu-comedy series “I Love Kellie Pickler” from 2015 to 2017.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255Text or visit Home at 741741 speakingofsuicide.com/resources for additional resources.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Recent Comments