- Despite his urban rap lyrics, he grew up in a suburban, lakefront home, with chores that included picking apples from the family orchard and feeding horses.
- Started out as a DJ at parties and clubs in and around Detroit.
- Appeared with diminutive sidekick Joe C. on a 2000 episode of The Simpsons.
- While in Baghdad to sign autographs for the troops in 2003, put on an impromptu concert using instruments designated for a military band.
- Cover art for his 2006 live album, Live Trucker, pays tribute to Bob Seger's Live Bullet.
- Supports the charity Operation Homefront, which benefits military families.
- 2003, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Male Video of the Year: Nominee
- 2011, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Nominee
- 2009, CMT Music Awards — Wide Open Country Video of the Year: Winner
- 2009, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Rock Song: Winner
- 2009, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
- Robert James Ritchie Jr. — Son
- Pamela Anderson — Ex-wife
- Susan Ritchie — Mother
- Bill Ritchie — Father
- Billy Ritchie — Brother
- Carol — Sister
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