Kane Brown was raised in rural northwest Georgia and in the Chattanooga, Tennessee, area. He is multiracial, with a white mother, Tabatha Brown, and an African-American Father who is also part Cherokee. His father absent from his life since 1996.
Kane’s Father’s Incarceration
Kane Brown revealed that his father has been in prison since 1996, leaving Kane without his presence during his upbringing. This absence had its impact, but Kane, over time, adjusted to the situation.
Reconnecting with His Father
Surprisingly, Kane Brown reconnected with his father, even visiting him in prison multiple times. His father, a drummer, remains proud of Kane’s achievements and often boasts about him to fellow inmates. Kane hopes to hire his father as a drummer once he’s released, although there’s no information about when that might be.
Meet Kane Brown’s Mother
Kane’s mother, Tabatha Brown, played a vital role in his life. The close bond between them is evident, and Kane takes it upon himself to support and provide for her. He has gifted her a car and a new apartment and even included her on his payroll, covering her insurance for a year.
Kane has a younger sister, Heidi Swafford. While there isn’t much public information about her, it’s clear that they share a close relationship. In 2016, a disturbing incident occurred where Heidi was attacked and injured. Fortunately, she recovered, and their bond remained strong.
Discovering His Biracial Identity
Kane Brown didn’t know he was biracial growing up due to his father’s absence. He believed he was fully white until around 8 when he realized his African-American heritage. This revelation came when he faced racial prejudice from other children. Despite the challenges, Kane Brown channeled his energy into music, ultimately achieving the success he enjoys today.