Many of country music superstars have tied the knot, some are married to other country stars, some stayed married for many years, but others have ended their marriage sooner than expected. Let’s check out who of your favorite country music stars are married and how they’ve dealt with their relationships.
Charles Kelley and Cassie Kelley
Charles Kelley is the founding member of the country group Lady Antebellum. Although Charles has worked some solo material, the group is still together. He married to Cassie McConnell, a music rep, in a Nashville courthouse in 2009. Several years later, the couple announced that they had their first together, a boy named Ward Charles Kelley, who born in February 2016.
Luke Bryan and Caroline Boyer
Luke and his wife Caroline met for first time at Dingus Magges, a local bar, while they both attended the Georgia Southern University. When Luke was a freshman, Caroline was a senior. They got married in December 2006 and they have two sons together, Thomas Boyer Bryan and Tatum Christopher Bryan. They are also raising Bryan’s nephew Tilden since his mother (Luke’s sister) passed away.
Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams
Brad is one the most successful country singers in industry’s history. He began dating the actress Kimberly Williams in 2001. They got married two years later at Stauffer Chapel of the Pepperdine University. The couple has two sons together, William Huckleberry and Jasper Warren.
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman
New Zealand-born country singer Keith Urban met the actress Nicole Kidman at G’Day, an event held in Hollywood to honor Australians in January 2005. They started dating 6 months later of their first encounter and they got married in June 2006. The couple has two daughters together and Kidman has two adopted children from her previous marriage to the actor Tom Cruise.
Dierks Bentley and Cassidy Black
Dierks is a successful country music star who was achieved 15 number one singles through his career. He got married to Cassidy, his current wife, in a ceremony in Mexico in December 2005. The couple has two daughters and one son together: Evelyn Day Bentley, Jordan Catherine Bentley, and Knox.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Tim is one of the most accomplished country stars of all time with 3 Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association (CMA) awards, and 10 American Music Awards. His relationship with also country music singer Faith Hill has been one of the most famous relationships in the industry. They got married in 1996 and has three daughters together.
Jennifer Nettles and Justin Miller
Jennifer is the main singer of the country music duo Sugarland. Before she met Justin, she married her first husband in 1998 but they were divorced by 2007. Then she met her now husband and they’ve dated for two years before their engagement. They got married in a ceremony at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee in November 2011. In 2012, their first son, Magnus Hamilton Miller, was born.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
Garth is one of the most successful country music artists of all time and he’s also the best-selling solo albums artist in the USA by selling 135 million domestic units. He had previously married with Sandy Mahl and they had three daughters together but they got divorced in 2000. Garth later began dating Trisha Yearwood and they got married in December 2005. Garth and Trisha still don’t have any children together.
Jamie Lynn Spears and Jamie Watson
Jamie Lynn is an actress and singer who is the younger sister of pop star Britney Spears. She became famous for her main role on Zoey 101 in 2005. However, she became pregnant and her career needed to take a pause. In 2013, she began her country singing career with the release of a single. Jamie Lynn began dating the voice actor and businessman, Jamie Watson, and they got married in March 2014.
Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr
Jason is a very successful country music singer who has had 18 singles that reached the number one position on the Hot Country Song chart. His first marriage was with Jessica Ussery, his high school sweetheart. But after some rumors of dating with American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr, he divorced Jessica and then made official his relationship with Kerr. They got married in March 2015 after dating for a year.
Shania Twain and Frédéric Thiébaud
Shania is probably one of the most successful country music singers in the industry. But what is undeniable is the fact that she is the best-selling female artist in the history of country music. In fact, she has been called the “Queen of Country Pop.” Her first marriage was to producer Robert John Lange and had a son together. However, they divorced in 2010 after he had an affair with Shania’s best friend Marie-Anne Thiebaud. Curiously, Shania then married Marie-Anne’s ex-husband, Frederic Thiebaud.
Clint Black and Lisa Hartman
Clint is a recognized and prominent country music songwriter, singer, musician, producer, and also an actor. He has had 30 singles which reached the top 10 on the US Billboard country charts. Clint married actress Lisa Hartman and they have one daughter together, Lily Pearl Black.
Keifer Thompson and Shawna Thompson
This married couple has created the country music duo Thompson Square and they’ve released 2 studio albums and two number one singles that reached the top spot on both Country Airplay charts and Hot Country Songs. Keifer and Shawna have been married for 15 years. In 2016, the couple welcomed their first child, Rigney Cooper Thompson.
Kenny Rogers and Wanda Miller
One of the most famous American country singers and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Kenny Rogers has been married a total of 5 times. He married got married to his current wife, Wanda Miller, in 1997 and the couple is still together. Kenny has 5 children and at his 78 years, he still singing.
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert
Blake and Miranda are very popular and beloved American country music singers and songwriters. They were married from 2011 to 2015. However, their relationship had a dramatic end then it was discovered that Blake had been cheating on Miranda with Gwen Stefani. After that scandal, they got a divorce quickly and Blake has been dating Gwen since then.
George Strait and Norma Strait
Also known as the “King of Country,” George is considered as one of the most influential country artists ever. He has been married to his current wife, Norma Strait, since 1971. They are still enjoying their relationship for 46 years and his 64 years old, George is still performing.
Toby Keith Covel and Tricia Covel
Toby and Tricia have been married since 1984. Toby was 20 years old when met Tricia who had only 19 at a nightclub in Oklahoma in 1981. They were dating for 3 years and got married and have been together ever since. They have three children together and now they have also two grandchildren.
Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock
Reba is not only a country music star but also a good actress too. She tied the knot who was her manager, Narvel Blackstock, in 1989. Narvel has 3 children from a previous marriage. The couple has one son together, Shelby Steven. Sadly, after 26 years of marriage, they announced their divorce in 2015.
Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook
Jimi and Karen are both members of the country group Little Big Town. The group has been together since its formation in 1998 and all founding members are still in the group. However, Jimi and Karen have kept their relationship on a low profile and they tied the knot in May 2006. The couple has a son together.
Travis Tritt and Theresa Nelson
Travis Tritt is a very successful country singer who has won 2 Grammy Awards. In fact, seven of Travis’ albums are labeled as platinum and one is even reached the category of triple-platinum. He has two previous marriages which didn’t end very well. But in 1997, Travis married Theresa Nelson and they have been together since then. They have 3 children together.
Charlie Daniels and Hazel Daniels
Charlie is a legend of country music who deservedly entered into the Country Music Hall of Fame 2017. He has won a Grammy Award and has worked with Bob Dylan. He got married to Hazel in 1963 and they have been together since then. However, it was not an easy ride for them; Charlie has been dealing with several health problems including Cancer and a heart stroke.
Willie Nelson and Annie D’Angelo
Willie is a living legend of country music who also is an actor, songwriting, activist, and even a writer. Probably he is one of the most recognizable icons of American country music. He has been married 4 times and has 7 children. Willie is currently married to his 4th wife, Annie D’Angelo and they have two sons together.