- Named "Outstanding Senior Girl" of Piedmont Academy.
- Served as a tour guide for the Country Music Hall of Fame after college.
- Released her self-titled debut album in 1991, which featured the hit single "She's in Love with the Boy."
- Saved the life of a baggage handler trapped in the belly of a plane by alerting the pilot she heard screaming from underneath her seat.
- Had a recurring role as Lt. Cmdr. Teresa Coulter on the TV show JAG.
- Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1999.
- Garth Brooks proposed to her on stage on May 25, 2005, in front of 7,000 fans.
- Cowrote a cookbook with her mother and sister called Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen in 2008.
- Frequently participates in Habitat for Humanity relief projects.
- 1994, Grammy — Best Country Collaboration With Vocals: Winner
- 1997, Grammy — Best Country Collaboration With Vocals: Winner
- 2002, CMT Music Awards — Flameworthy Video Collaboration of the Year: Nominee
- 1997, Grammy — Best Female Country Vocal Performance: Winner
- Robert Reynolds — Ex-husband
- Garth Brooks — Husband
- Taylor Mayne Pearl Brooks — Stepdaughter
- August Anna Brooks — Stepdaughter
- Jack Yearwood — Father
- Christopher Latham — Ex-husband
- Beth Bernard — Sister
- Gwen Yearwood — Mother
- Allie Colleen Brooks — Stepdaughter
- Attended University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Belmont University, Nashville, TN (BA in Business Administration, 1987)
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- Birth Name: Patricia Lynn Yearwood
- Birth Place: Monticello, GA
- Profession: Singer, Actor
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