Best known to be area of the progressive acoustic group Nickel Creek. He examined music at Murray Condition School. He and Nickel Creek gained the Grammy Prize for Best Modern Folk Record for the record This Aspect in 2002. He wedded Jesse Meighan in 2003, however they divorced in 2004. In 2013 he wedded actress Claire Espresso. Together they possess a son called Calvin Eugene Thile blessed in-may of 2015. His music group Nickel Creek opened up displays for John Mayer in 2002.