John Paul White is an American singer-songwriter, and was a member of the Grammy Award-winning duo The Civil Wars. He also co-wrote Jason Aldean's 2008 single "Relentless" with James LeBlanc.
White was born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama and grew up in Loretto, Tennessee, United States. He attended Loretto High School where he, along with friends, started the band Nuthin' Fancy. They recorded their first and only album at Rock N' Roll Dawg Sound Studio with owner Jeff Quillen. He later attended the University of North Alabama.
White released the album The Long Goodbye in 2008. The following year White joined Joy Williams to form The Civil Wars. The duo won the 2012 Grammy Awards for best Folk Album, and Country Performance by a Duo or Group.
White lives in Florence, Alabama with his wife Jenny and three of his four children.