- The name Dierks is a surname on his mother's side.
- Moved to Nashville at age 19 and landed a job at The Nashville Network researching classic country music.
- Winner of the Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Artist of the Year 2003.
- Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on October 1, 2005, making him, at that time, the youngest member at 29.
- 2006, CMT Music Awards — Hottest Video of the Year: Nominee
- 2009, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Winner
- 2004, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Breakthrough Video of the Year: Winner
- 2008, CMT Music Awards — Performance Video of the Year: Nominee
- 2013, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
- 2015, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
- 2014, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
- 2015, CMT Music Awards — Male Video of the Year: Nominee
- Cathy Bentley — Mother
- Cassidy Black — Wife
- Evalyn Day Bentley — Daughter
- Jordan Catherine Bentley — Daughter
- Leon Bentley — Father
- Knox Bentley — Son
- Attended University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States; attended Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
- Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
- Birthday: November 20, 1975, Scorpio
- Profession: Country-music singer, Songwriter
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