John Rich

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Amarillo, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/07/1974, Capricorn
  • Profession: Country-music singer; songwriter; producer; reality host
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John Rich Fast Facts:
  • Wanted to be a professional team roper.
  • Played bass guitar and sang lead for the country group Lonestar.
  • Half of country duo Big and Rich; began collaborating with partner Big Kenny in 1998 though their first record deal as a duo came later, in 2003.
  • Is one of the "Godfathers" of the MuzikMafia, a group he cofounded that brings together artists from all genres of music to promote their slogan "Muzik Without Prejudice."
  • An accomplished songwriter, he cowrote "Redneck Woman" for Gretchen Wilson and "Mississippi Girl" for Faith Hill, as well as "Raisin' McCain," an endorsement for Sen. John McCain in his bid for president.
  • Won ASCAP's Songwriter/Artist of the Year in 2005, 2006 and 2007, the first artist to be so honored three years in a row.
  • Host of CMT's reality show Gone Country, in which celebs from throughout the entertainment industry compete to pen and perform original country songs.
  • John Rich Relationships:
  • Joan Bush - Wife
  • Cash Rich - Son
  • Colt Daniel Rich - Son
  • Jim Rich - Father
  • John Rich Awards:
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2007 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2005 CMT Music Awards: Group/Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2005 CMT Music Awards: Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2005 CMT Music Awards: Most Inspiring Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2013 CMT Music Awards: Duo Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2005 CMT Music Awards: Breakthrough Video of the Year - Nominee

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