Trace Adkins

Country Singer

Trace Adkins was born in Springhill, Louisiana, United States on January 13th, 1962 and is the Country Singer. At the age of 62, Trace Adkins biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, songs, movies, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Tracy Darrell Adkins, Trace, Tracy D. Adkins
Date of Birth
January 13, 1962
United States
Place of Birth
Springhill, Louisiana, United States
62 years old
Zodiac Sign
$19 Million
Actor, Film Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Television Actor, Voice Actor
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Trace Adkins Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 62 years old, Trace Adkins has this physical status:

Hair Color
Dark Brown
Eye Color
Blue with a hint of Green
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Trace Adkins Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Louisiana Tech University
Trace Adkins Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
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Dating / Affair
Barbara Lewis (1982-1995), Julie Lauren Curtis (1991-1994), Rhonda Forlaw (1997-2014)
Aaron Doyle Adkins, Peggy Carraway
Clay Adkins (Younger Brother) (d. 1993), Scott Adkins (Younger Brother) (d. 1993)
Other Family
Rayford Doyle Adkins (Paternal Grandfather), Mavis B. Giles (Paternal Grandmother), Jentry T. Carraway (Maternal Grandfather), Katie Maude Thompson (Maternal Grandmother)
Trace Adkins Life

Tracy Darrell Adkins (born January 13, 1962) is an American country singer and actress.

Adkins appeared on the PBS music program Austin City Limits in 1998 (season 23).

Adkins made his debut in 1996 with the album Dreamin' Out Loud, which was released on Capitol Records Nashville.

Adkins has released ten more studio albums and two of the Greatest Hits compilations since then.

In addition,, he has charted more than 20 singles on Billboard's country music charts, including "This Ain't), "Ladies Love Country Boys," and "You're Gonna Miss This," which peaked in 1997, 2007, and 2008, respectively. Nothing Turned On at Home" went to No. 1 on Canada's country chart.

Only one of his studio albums has earned gold or platinum status in the United States; his highest-selling to date, however, is 2005's Songs About Me, which has been designated as a 2nd Multi-Platinum for shipping two million copies.

Adkins has performed on television, including as the voice of recurring character Elvin on King of the Hill and as the 2013 champion of The All Star Celebrity Apprenticeship as the voice of recurring character Elvin on King of the Hill and as a 2013 winner on The All Star Celebrity Apprentice, as the voice for recurring character Elvin on King of the Hill and as the scene's broadcaster and as the actor in television commercial voice-overs for KFC and Firestone. In addition, Adkins has written an autobiography titled A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Free-Thinking Roughneck, which was first published in late 2007.

He has appeared in numerous films, including The Lincoln Lawyer, Moms' Night Out, and I Can Only Imagine.

Early life and education

Adkins was born in Sarepta, Louisiana, the son of Peggy Carraway and Aaron Doyle Adkins. James W. Carraway, a Christian musician, lived from 1923 to 2008. His musical interest began at an early age, when his father bought him a guitar and hired someone to teach him.

Adkins, who has since been defunct, has joined the New Commitments, a Christian music group at Sarepta High School. He was also a member of the FFA. Adkins later attended Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. Adkins, a walk-on offensive lineman on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' football team, left the team early in the season due to a knee injury, but never played in a game. Adkins, 26, never graduated. He worked on an oil rig after graduating from college. He has performed in a Bayou band. Adkins began working as a pharmacist before embarking on a career in music. He lost his pinky finger on his left hand when opening a bucket with a knife and a spoon, and doctors have been advised to reattach the finger at an angle so he could continue playing guitar. Adkins continued to work in honky-tonk bars for the next few years in the Ark-La-Tex area and then moved to Nashville, Tennessee, in 1992. Adkins and Rhonda Forrest, then an executive at Arista Records Nashville, met in late-1994. Many musicians from the music industry came out to hear Adkins over the next few years. While Adkins was playing at Tillie and Lucy's bar in Mt., Scott Hendricks of Capitol Nashville signed him "on the spot" one night. Juliet, Tennessee.

Personal life

Tarah and Sarah Lewis, his first wife, Barbara Lewis, and three children with his third wife, Rhonda Fortum: Mackenzie, Brianna, and Trinity. Adkins supported Mitt Romney and appeared at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. During Tennessee governor Bill Haslam's second inauguration in 2015 and a year later during Republican nominee Donald Trump's nomination at the 2016 Republican National Convention [5].

Adkins was involved in a car accident in which his 1955 Chevrolet pickup truck struck a school bus head-on at age 17. He had broken some ribs, punctured both lungs, and his nose had been partially pulled off. After a serious knee injury at Louisiana Tech, Adkins was forced to leave college football. As an adult, he has sustained a number of injuries, including being shot by his second ex-wife Julie Curtis in 1994. The bullet went through his heart and both lungs. He survived but chose not to press charges because he was not charged. After three years, they were divorced. During Hurricane Chantal, Adkins, along with nine coworkers, were trapped on an offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

Adkins started testing for alcoholism in early 2014 after being involved in a cruise ship altercation. Trace Adkins and his wife Rhonda filed for divorce in March 2014, citing irreconcilable inconsistencies. In June 2015, Rhonda filed a divorce petition. Adkins re-filed for divorce less than a month after hearing rumors of reconciliation.

Adkins married Canadian actress Victoria Pratt in New Orleans, Louisiana, on October 12, 2019.


Trace Adkins Career

Music career

"There's a Girl in Texas," Adkins' first single, which he wrote himself, was released in 1996, debuting at number 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. It was followed by the unveiling of Dreamin' Out Loud, his debut album, later this year. "Every Light in the House" is the album's first Top Five hit, as well as another Top 5 hit "I Left Something Turned on at Home." The second single in Canada was also a Number One hit. Big Time, his second album, debuted on "The Rest of Mine," but subsequent singles were less popular. In 1997, Adkins was named "Top New Male Artist" by the Academy of Country Music. Adkins appeared on the PBS music program Austin City Limits in 1998 (season 23). Adkins' third album was delayed due to a change in leadership, but the album (titled More...) was eventually released in late 1999. Despite the fact that the album's title track reached the top of the charts, More... did not win gold status. Mackenzie, Adkins' daughter, was included in Adkins' "More" video.

Adkins was hurt in a tractor crash in 2001 and had to cancel touring for a short time. He started a 28-day alcohol rehab program in Nashville, just shy of the introduction of his Chrome album. Chrome was his first album to debut on the country charts; its title track debuted in late 2002.

Adkins released two albums in 2003: a Greatest Hits collection and Comin' on Strong. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry the same year as a boy in the Grand Ole Opry. He also appeared on the game show Hollywood Squares as the center square and did voice overs in commercials for fast-food chain KFC. From this Greatest Hits collection, only one single, "What They Do," was released. This album, which came after the Greatest Hits collection, had two singles: "Hot Mama" and "Rough & Ready," which peaked at No. 1. 13.

In a February 2004 episode of the television series Yes, Dear (Greg & Jimmy's Criminals), Adkins and Travis Tritt performed the roles of prisoners.

Adkins' album Songs About Me was released in March 2005. In December 2004, the title track was released as its first single. "Arlington," the album's second single, sparked controversy over its content (a first-person account of a fictional soldier who was about to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery). For the first time, Adkins was followed by "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk," which became a crossover hit, bringing Adkins into the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time.

Dangerous Man, Adkins' seventh studio album, was released in 2006. "Swing," the album's lead-off single, debuted at No. 1. "Ladies Love Country Boys" was Adkins' second top-one single and first since "This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing" in 1997. Brianna, Adkins' daughter, was included in the "Ladies Love Country Boys" video. Adkins' final album, "I Want to Feel Something," was unpopular on the charts; as a result, Adkins has announced that he will no longer be interested in the single.

Adkins released "I Got My Game On" in August 2007. The song was supposed to be the lead-off to a new album, tentatively named Game On; however, Adkins decided not to have a full album out but instead released his second Greatest Hits compilation, "I Got My Game On," for which "I Got My Game On" appeared as the lead-off single. In addition, Adkins' fastest-climbing single to date, "You're Gonna Miss This," the album has released. "You're Gonna Miss This" has also hit the Hot Country Songs, as well as the most popular single on the Billboard Hot 100 (#12), Billboard Pop 100 (#19), and Hot Digital Songs charts (#8).

Adkins' debut book, entitled A Personal Stand: Reflections and Opinions from a Free-Thinking Roughneck.

Adkins released "Muddy Water," the lead single from X, in 2008, which was released on November 25. Stephen Baldwin's video for "Muddy Water" features a man being baptized in a muddy canal and then approaching Adkins as a friend. It reached the top of the country charts, peaks at number 22. As the album's second and third singles, "Marry for Money" and "All I Ask For Anythingmore" were released, and both peaked at No. 1. On the country charts, 14 is 14th.

Adkins made a public appearance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in November 2008. On the "Jimmy Dean" float, he rode with his family and performed his classic song "You're Gonna Miss This." In 2009, Adkins appeared in local Kansas City commercials to sell season tickets and the Kansas City Chiefs' 50th season.

In the United States and Canada, Adkins performed "My First Ride" in honor of firefighters and police officers. Then, after the song's debut, the label said, 'no' to radio stations playing it with no explanation given.' Milsap triggered a resistance at Capitol Records to "Free Trace" and allow the song to be performed.

Adkins embarked on the Shine All Night Tour in November 2009, a co-headling project with fellow country artist Martina McBride. In addition,, he performed "Hillbilly Bone," a duet with Blake Shelton that was released as the lead-off single from Shelton's forthcoming sixth album. Adkins appeared on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on October 18, 2009, to help Ty Pennington and his design team build a new home for the Marshall family.

Adkins left Capitol Nashville, his long-time music brand, in January 2010, and Show Dog-Universal Music followed him.

"This Ain't No Love Song," Adkins' first single on the label, was released on May 17, 2010 and appeared as the lead-off single on his ninth studio album, Cowboy's Back In Town. It debuted at No. 10 in the United States. For the week of May 29, 2010, there were 54 on the chart. On January 10, 2011, the album's second single, "Brown Chicken, Brown Cow," was released to country radio.

On February 13, 2010, two men in a small Dodge pickup truck died after collapsing into one of Trace Adkins' tour buses. The truck was reported to have crossed the "no passing" line in the center of the road, which resulted in the accident. Several members of Adkins' band were on board the bus, but not seriously wounded, but not seriously wounded. Adkins himself was not on board the bus at the time. Adkins performed the National Anthem at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on October 10, 2010.

Adkins performed at WWE's annual extravaganza Tribute To The Troops on December 18, 2010, a heralded appearance by the troops. On May 13, 2011, he appeared in an episode of SmackDown live from Nashville, Tennessee, as the special guest of the WWE audience.

In March 2011, Adkins released "Just Fishin" which featured his youngest daughter, Trinity, in the video, which was shot at their farm. According to Billboard, the album debuted at number six on Billboard. Adkins' home in Brentwood, Tennessee, burned down at 3:35 p.m. on June 4, 2011. Adkins performed the National Anthem at game 2 of the 2011 World Series in St. Louis on October 20, 2011.

While the two footballers were in college at Louisiana Tech, Adkins confessed to having a crush on the Baylor Lady Bears' head coach, Kim Mulkey, who later dedicated his appearance on "One in a Million You" to her.

Mulkey's sister arranged a phone call in December 2011 between the singer and coach, during which Kim Mulkey invited him to perform at Baylor's home game against Connecticut; Adkins, who was unable to attend the Lady Bears' February 2012 home game against the Texas A&M Aggies, arranged the National Anthem.

Adkins was in Kansas City in March 2012 to welcome them in their NCAA Championships semi-final match; the team later that week at one of his concerts.

Adkins appeared on Meat Loaf's album Hell in a Handbasket in February 2012.

Adkins performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the West Virginia Mountaineers' home football game against the Baylor Bears on September 29, 2012; it was just the third live performance of the national anthem in the 32-year history of Mountaineer Field.

On May 14, 2013, Adkins released Love Will..., a new collection. "Watch the World End," the album's first single, "Watch the World End," was released to country radio on May 13, 2013. According to the official website, it was revealed in September 2013 that he was no longer on the Showdog roster.

On October 29, 2013, Adkins' first Christmas album, The King's Gift, was released.

Adkins had signed with Broken Bow Records under the Wheelhouse imprint on April 6, 2015. Adkins was one of the first artists to sign to Broken Bow's latest imprint, Wheelhouse Records, in August 2015. "Jesus and Jones" was his first single for the brand and debuted on country radio on January 18, 2016, peaking at number 41 on the Country Airplay chart. On July 25, 2016, "Lit" was announced on country radio, but it didn't succeed to chart. Both singles appear on the album Something's Going On, which was released on March 31, 2017 via Wheelhouse Records, and its title track became a video.

Adkins made a surprise appearance at his hometown Independence Day celebration in Sarepta, Louisiana, on July 4, 2016. With several unhearded songs, he appeared on stage with the Backbeat Boogie Band.

Adkins appeared on Hardy's latest album, Hixtape Volume 1. He appears on Joe Diffie's album "Redneck Tendencies."

In 2012, Adkins signed a letter with truck stop chain Pilot Flying J to become the company's new spokesperson. Adkins also contributed to Firestone's revival in 2012 as part of the "Drive a Firestone" campaign to rebrand the brand.

Television career

Adkins appeared on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice from January to March 2008. Every celebrity contestant was competing for donations to their chosen charity. Adkins appeared on the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network. Adkins chosen the charity because his daughter suffers from life-threatening reactions to peanuts, milk, and eggs. He was the runner-up of the season, losing to Piers Morgan.

Adkins appeared in The All-Star Celebrity Apprenticeship. In the first mission, Plan B, the project manager, planned meatballs and took home $670,072, a Celebrity Apprentice record for a first task for his charity The American Red Cross. Adkins won and became the All-Star Celebrity Apprentice together with Vegas illusionist Penn Jillette (becoming the first and only one in the show to do so). With $1,524,072 raised for the American Red Cross, he also set the record for the highest amount of funds raised for his charity by any one person in the history of the show.

Adkins became the host of a new series on INSP, The Ultimate Cowboy Showdown.


Fans slammed Blake Shelton over a 'embarrassing' New Year's Eve appearance, January 1, 2024
Following a pre-taped video of Blake on New Year's Eve, the singer's appearance was mocked by the fans, who were waiting for a live concert. During CBS's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash, the 47-year-old country actor was seen performing on stage with Trace Adkins, 61. The icons took a step back in time and performed Hillbilly Bone, their 2011 hit, and though it had been announced as a live version, people who listened in were quick to point out that it had been pre-recorded.

EXCLUSIVE: When they order him to avoid blaming Trace Adkins music two days before he was arrested on Medicaid fraud charges, Arkansas psychiatrist Brian Hyatt brushes off cops, October 15, 2023
According to, a top Arkansas psychiatrist suspected of a massive Medicaid scam plan was confronted by cops after a tumultuous hot tub party at his house just two days before his deposition. After receiving complaints from a neighbor about blaring country music at the house, police in Rogers on Saturday night. The moment officers arrived at the 5,000 sq ft house to find the doctor sipping a drink and relaxing with two women in his backyard was exclusive to Hyatt can be heard going back and forth with police, and at one point even changing the name of the local sheriff in an attempt to compel the officer, before being fined.

Moment Bill Maher calls out journalist for saying Trump voters have 'a lot to repent for', September 20, 2022
The Real Time host, a Democrat who has donated millions to his party, sparred with Julia Ioffe, a correspondent for the online politics site Puck News, telling her: 'You seem like you have such contempt for half the country.' The pair were speaking on the Overtime segment of his HBO show with Trace Adkins, John Meacham about the legacy of Trump and how to heal the deep divisions in US society. Ioffe said the healing process cannot start until Trump supporters 'apologize', but Maher said the country needs to learn how to live together.
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