Your Favorite Country Singers And Their Unexpected Spouse
1. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Tim McGraw married Faith Hill in 1996, and the two have been living happily together ever since. They have three daughters together.
2. Jamie Lynn Spears and Jamie Watson
Jamie Lynn Spears, the former Zoey 101 star (and the younger sister of Britney Spears) was thrust into the spotlight back in 2007 when she became pregnant at the age of 16, causing her career to pause. Later she returned as a country singer with the release of a single and an EP and started to date businessman and voice actor Jamie Watson in 2012. After two years dating, they tied the knot.
3. Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins
Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins met in first grade. Their relationship turned from friendship into sweetheart in 2012 at age 22. Their love inspired Rhett’s hits “Die a Happy Man” and “Marry Me.” They have two daughters, Willa Gray adopted from Uganda, and Ada James.
4. Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr
Jason Aldean, the highly successful country singer, has had two marriages. His first love was his high school sweetheart, Jessica Ussery. However, they divorced because of the rumors of Jason’s affair with American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr. Then, after the rumors were confirmed, Jason married Kerr in 2015 after a one-year courtship.
5. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman
Keith Urban first met his wife, actress Nicole Kidman, at G’Day LA in January 2005. They tied the knot in June 2006 and have two daughters together.
6. Shania Twain and Frédéric Thiébaud
This is a little bit jaw-dropping! Shania Twain is one of the biggest stars in country music and “Queen of Country Pop.” Her first marriage was to producer Robert John “Mutt” Lange. They got married in 1993 and divorced in 2010 after Robert reportedly had an affair with Shania’s best friend, Marie-Anne Thiebaud. Then she married Marie-Anne’s ex-husband, Frédéric Thiébaud.
7. Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black
Clint Black, the prominent country singer, songwriter, producer, musician, and also an occasional actor, married actress Lisa Hartman in 1991. They have been married for about 27 years and are still very much together.
8. Darius Rucker and Beth Leonard
Darius Rucker first rose to prominence as the lead singer and guitarist for the group Hootie and the Blowfish. He fell in love with his wife Beth at first sight. He said, “I mean, it was EVERYTHING about her. I told her I was going to marry her on our first date.” Now, the couple has been happily married for nearly two decades and have three children.
9. Sam Hunt and Hannah Lee Fowler
Sam and Hannah’s love story has been almost a decade in the making; they’ve been together, off and on, since around 2008. Sam had taken seven flights (and an album’s worth of love songs) to win his wife back when they had broken up. He thanked for his wife who gave him lots of inspiration for his music. His album Montevallo was named after the town Fowler is from.
10. Charles Kelley and Cassie Kelley
Kelley married his wife Cassie McConnell, a music rep, first in a legal ceremony in a Nashville courthouse in June 2009, and later in a Bahamas destination wedding in July 2009. They're still very much together.
11. Mo Pitney and Emily Bankester
Emily Bankester tied the knot with Mo Pitney at the Banksters home church in 2016. They met each other at a bluegrass festival when they were teenagers. Mo immediately fell for her, and they are still very much in love today.
12. Dean Berner and Rachel Beauregard
They're a very romantic couple, Dean Berner and Rachel Beauregard. The two became engaged in April 2016 and Berner shared the news in an emotional Facebook post, after he proposed to Rachel at the spot where they shared their first kiss.
13. Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are both famous American solo country singers and songwriters. They were married from 2011-2015 but divorced after Shelton had been reportedly cheating on Miranda with Gwen Stefani. Blake has been dating Gwen ever since.
14. Jana Kramer and Mike Caussin
Jana Kramer married her first husband, Michael Gambino in 2004 but was divorced a few months later. In 2014, she began dating NFL player Mike Caussin, and the two were married in May 2015.
15. Kenny Rogers and Wanda Miller
Kenny Rogers has had five marriages in a colorful life. He married his current wife, Wanda Miller, in 1997 and the two still seem to be doing well together. They have five children.
16. Sunny Sweeney and Jeff Hellmer
Sweeney married her longtime partner Jeff Hellmer in Las Vegas on November 11th, 2011, meaning their wedding anniversary is 11/11/11.
17. Randy Houser and Tatiana Starzynski
Randy married his first wife, Jessa Lee Yantz in 2011 and they had their son in 2012. However, the two were divorced just two years later. Houser is now married to his second wife, Tatiana Starzynski, whom he wed in May 2016.
18. Hillary Scott and Chris Tyrrell
Hillary Scott met her now-husband Chris Tyrrell in college. But they reconnected in 2010 and started dating then. One year later, they were engaged when Tyrrell proposed in Tennessee. They got married in January 2012 and then had their first child, daughter Eisele Kaye Tyrrell, in July 2013.
19. Joe Don Rooney and Tiffany Fallon
Joe Don Rooney married model and beauty queen Tiffany Fallon, who has crowned the 2001 Miss Georgia USA and was runner-up for Miss USA in 2001. The couple has three children together.
20. Natalie Maines and Adrian Pasdar
Natalie's first marriage was to her college sweetheart Michael Tarabay, who she married in 1997. They divorced after two years. In May 1999, Maines met actor Adrian Pasdar at her bandmate Emily Erwin’s wedding. A year later, in June 2000, they got married at the famous Las Vegas venue A Little White Wedding Chapel. The pair has two sons together.
21. Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock
In 1989, McEntire tied the knot with Narvel Blackstock, who was then her manager. They got married in a small, private wedding at Lake Tahoe. Blackstock has three children from a previous marriage. Reba and Narvel have one son together.
22. George Strait and Norma Strait
George Strait, known as the "King of Country," has been married to his wife, Norma, since 1971, and the two are still going strong 46 years later.
23. Toby Keith Covel and Tricia Covel
Toby Keith and his wife, Tricia, have been married since 1984. Toby first met Tricia Lucus at a nightclub in Oklahoma in 1981, when he was 20-years-old, and she was only 19. Three years later the two were married, and have been together ever since.
24. Nick Hoffman and Natalie Murphy
Nick Hoffman married Natalie Murphy in May 2016. Of the wedding day, Hoffman has said: “There are no words to explain how amazing and perfect yesterday was. I am truly a blessed man.”