Fast Facts

  • Originally wanted to be a Baptist minister.
  • Attended a bible college, but was asked to leave because he was performing at local bars.
  • Had two solo hits: "It's Written All Over Your Face" (1983) and "She Put the Sad in All His Songs" (1984).
  • Joined Kix Brooks in 1990 to form Brooks & Dunn.
  • Designed shirts for the Panhandle Slim clothing line.
  • Along with musical partner Kix Brooks and author Bill Fitzhugh, cowrote a book titled The Adventures of Slim & Howdy.

Awards

  • 1996, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2004, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Group/Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 1993, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 2003, Tony — Original Musical Score: Nominee
  • 2007, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Group/Duo Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Most Inspiring Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2002, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2002, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Love Your Country Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — Duo Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2002, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Group/Duo Video of the Year: Winner

Relationships

  • Whitney Dunn — Daughter
  • Janine Dunn — Wife
  • Jesse Wayne Dunn — Son
  • Haley Marie Dunn — Daughter

College

  • Attended Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

Details

  • Birth Name: Ronnie Gene Dunn
  • Birth Place: Coleman, TX
  • Birthday: June 1, 1953, Gemini
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Musician
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