People across the world have been wondering for a long time, Why does Gregory Porter wear a hat? For those who don’t know who he is, Gregory Porter is a professional, renowned American singer who has received several accolades, including the Grammy Awards for his songs and albums. He gained fame in the entertainment industry for his couple of albums like Liquid Spirit and Take Me to the Alley. Some of you have shown huge interest in his career. We shall cover more of what Gregory Porter is famous for in the later sections of this article.
Besides this, his fans have also a keen interest in his fashion style. They wonder if wearing a hat has any valid reason or it’s just his fashion look. Well, the reason is no more a mystery. Gregory Porter has talked about it for the very first time in an interview held in 2012. Since then, he has been very much vocal about the reason for wearing the same hat. For more details, you must read this article till the end.
Well, the reason for Why does Gregory Porter wears a hat is no more a very big mystery. It was in 2012 when in an interview, Gregory Porter confessed the real reason. The initial reason for wearing a hat, which is more like a Kangol Summer Spitfire with a modified strap, was to hide his scars. These scars appeared while undergoing skin surgery. There were rumors about the award-winning singer suffering from cancer. But that’s not the truth. It’s just the cold weather for which he usually wears heavy clothes on top of the other. In the same interview, Gregory Porter also shared that he would like to continue wearing the hat for a long period.
Not only that, in another interview, he added that at present, he considers wearing the hat for maintaining the style. People have been recognizing him because of that weird yet wonderful hat. You will also be surprised to know one incident, since when Gregor Porter decided wearing it for life long. He shared, there was a time in Denver when he performed in a jazz club. People called him like ‘Oh year, that’s the guy with the hat’. Besides this, he also shared one incident when he wasn’t wearing any hat in Ibiza, and his fans couldn’t recognize him.
Gregor Porter claimed that he doesn’t like his followers and fans to talk much about it. He wants his well-wishers to talk about his amazing kind heart and notable works.
We all know what Gregory Porter is famous for. He is a professional singer in the American entertainment industry, born on 4 November 1971. As far as his birthplace is concerned, he was born in Sacramento, California, United States. The singer was born to his parents, Ruth (mother) and Rufus (father). For studies, he attended Highland High School. How old he is? Based on his birth year, as of 2021, he is 50 years old.
Talking about his professional career, Gregory Porter has been quite successful in his life. He has received Grammy Awards twice for his couple of albums, Liquid Spirit (2013) and Take Me to the Alley (2016). Other than this, some of his very popular studio albums are- Water (2010), Be Good (2012), All Rise (2020), Nat King Cole & Me (2017), Still Rising (2021). Not to forget to mention some of his other credits – The ‘In’ Crowd, Dry Bones, I Will, Concorde, If Love Is Overrated, Revival, and many more. If you haven’t listened to any of his works, you must check the video attached below.
As of December 2021, his Youtube channel holds more than 206k subscribers. If you want to listen and watch more of his works, you must subscribe to his Youtube channel. You can get the link from the above-attached video itself. Knowing all these, being a fan of Gregory Porter, you must be quite happy. Wishing him good luck with his upcoming works.