Fast Facts

  • Stands 6'6" tall.
  • Played college football and studied petroleum technology at Louisiana Tech University.
  • Accidentally cut off a finger while working on an oil rig after college; it was later reattached.
  • Was shot by his then-wife Julie Curtis in 1994; he did not press charges.
  • Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2003.
  • Wrote the autobiography A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck (2007).
  • Garnered second place in the 2008 edition of The Celebrity Apprentice.
  • Was the inspiration for the comic-book character Luke McBain, who appeared in a four-part comic series in 2009.
  • Supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project.

Awards

  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Comedy Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Male Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Male Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2002, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Male Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2004, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Male Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Male Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Hottest Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2003, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Cocky Video of the Year: Nominee

Relationships

  • Rhonda Forlaw — Wife (separated)
  • Trinity Adkins — Daughter
  • Peggy Adkins — Mother
  • Sarah Adkins — Daughter
  • Aaron Adkins — Father
  • Julie Curtis — Ex-wife
  • Mackenzie Adkins — Daughter
  • Brianna Adkins — Daughter
  • Tarah Adkins — Daughter

College

  • Attended Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisana, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Tracy Darrell Adkins
  • Birth Place: Springhill, Louisana, United States
  • Birthday: January 13, 1962, Capricorn
  • Profession: Country musician, Author
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