After immigrating with his family as a child to the United States from Australia, Joel Smallbone of for KING & COUNTRY has now officially become a United States citizen.
Joel Smallbone, the brother of 90's CCM icon Rebecca St. James, came into fame in his own right as part of the powerhouse CCM act for KING & COUNTRY in 2012. They became instant a-listers, known for their engaging choruses, message of respect and those signature accents. Now Joel is officially a citizen of the country he's resided in for decades, maintaining a dual citizenship with his native Australia. "In the year of our Lord 2017, I, Joel David Smallbone, have officially been sworn in as a citizen of these, here, United States of America," Joel shared on social media.
This comes 2 years after his brother and bandmate Luke also became a US citizen. Joel broadcast the experience[…] Source: Christian Music