Fast Facts

  • 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.

Awards

  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Hottest Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2004, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Breakthrough Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Performance Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2014, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2013, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Male Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Winner
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee

Relationships

  • Evalyn Day Bentley — Daughter
  • Cassidy Black — Wife
  • Leon Bentley — Father
  • Jordan Catherine Bentley — Daughter
  • Cathy Bentley — Mother
  • Knox Bentley — Son

College

  • Attended University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States; attended Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Details

  • Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Birthday: November 20, 1975, Scorpio
  • Profession: Country-music singer, Songwriter
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