Lyle Lovett



  • Birth Place: Klein, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/01/1957, Scorpio
  • Profession: Musician; songwriter; actor
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Lyle Lovett Fast Facts:
  • Was born and resides in Klein, Texas, which was named after his great-great-grandfather, Adam Klein.
  • As a journalism student at Texas A&M, interviewed performers such as Nanci Griffith and Michael Martin Murphey.
  • Studied in Germany as a graduate student.
  • Released his self-titled debut album in 1986.
  • Gained widespread popularity not for his music but for his marriage to Julia Roberts, whom he met on the set of The Player. The two married after a three-month courtship.
  • In 2004, suffered a broken leg and several fractured ribs after a bull charged at him as he was walking on his uncle's farm.  
  • Lyle Lovett Relationships:
  • April Kimble - FiancĂ©e
  • Julia Roberts - Ex-wife
  • Bill Lovett - Father
  • Bernell Lovett - Mother
  • Allison Inman - Ex-significant Other
  • Lyle Lovett Awards:
  • 1989 Grammy: Best Country Vocal Performance, Male - Winner
  • 1996 Grammy: Best Country Album - Winner
  • 1994 Grammy: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals - Winner
  • 1994 Grammy: Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
  • College:
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (BA in Journalism and German)


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