Trace Adkins is an American country singer and actor. Trace was born in January 1962. The 58-year-old’s full name is Tracy Darrell “Trace” Adkins. The Grammy-nominated country musician has enjoyed Platinum success as his albums sold more than 10 million copies. Trace Adkins enjoys Platinum Plaque and has six albums certified by the RIAA.
Trace has performed in seven USO tours and has charted more than 20 singles in Billboard Country Music. In 2011, Trace released his last album “Proud to be Here” which debuted at the top of the Billboard Country Music chart. Trace Adkins also had an appearance in multiple movies, Deepwater Horizon and Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story. Trace also released his first book, “A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Free-Thinking Roughneck”. He also wrote “Then They Do” in 2003. Adkins confessed tractors as his “guilty” pleasure.
Trace Adkins Career Details
Trace Adkins first-ever album release was in the year 1996 title “Dreamin’ Out Loud”, the same year he released his debut song “There’s a Girl in Texas”. His first debut song reached Top 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. In 2003, Trace Adkins was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. He released his two new albums– a Greatest Hits collection and “Comin’ on Strong” in the same year of his induction. In 2007, Trace released his seventh studio album titled “Dangerous Man”. The follow-up song “Ladies Love Country Boys” became Adkins’ second number one hit in Country Charts with the first being “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing” which was released in 1997.
Trace Adkins parted ways with his record label Capitol Nashville in 2010, to which he recorded throughout his career. After Capitol Nashville, he signed with Show Dog-Universal Music. Adkins also performed at WWE’s annual Tribute To The Troops– an annual event held by pro wrestling giants, WWE, to honor the countrymen serving for the country in the Military. Adkins had signed with Broken Bow Records, under the Wheelhouse imprint on April 6, 2015. Adkins also made a special appearance on Hardy’s song “Redneck Tendencies”. In 2019, he played Badland “The General” Corbin Dandridge.
Trace Adkins won ACM Top New Male Vocalist in 1996 and was nominated for Grammy – Best Country Song in the year 2009 for his song “All I Ask For Anymore”. He has also won CMT Male Video of the Year for “I Got My Game On” and ACM Vocal Event of the Year for “Hillbilly Bone” with Blake Shelton.
Trace Adkins Early Life
Trace Adkins was born in Sarepta, Louisiana. Adkins in his early life attended Louisiana Tech University in Ruston– he never graduated, after leaving his college he worked on an oil rig. Adkins was playing at Tillie and Lucy’s bar in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee when Scott Hendricks of Capitol Nashville signed him, the signing was said to be on-spot. Prior to signing Adkins also played music in a band named “Bayou”.
Trace Adkins Relationship And Dating History
Trace Adkins married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Lewis. Trace and Barbara had two daughters, Sarah and Tarah. The couple’s marriage life was short-lived and it lasted only 4 years. Trace Adkins after Barbara married Julie Curtis. Julie Curtis was an insurance salesperson. The couple filed divorce after Julie “shot” Adkins with a handgun. The two fought over Adkins’ alcoholism– Adkins never filed any charges but they filed divorce. After Julie, Adkins married his third “ex-” wife, Rhonda Farrow. The two had three daughters Mackenzie, Brianna, and Trinity. They both parted ways and Adkins married for the 4th time. In 2019, Adkins married his 4th wife Victoria Pratt. Victoria Pratt is an actress.
Trace Adkins Lifestyle (Houses)
Trace Adkins used to live on his farm near Nashville, Tennessee. He reportedly sold his house for $140,000 on January 7, 2013, after it was destroyed by fire in 2011.