Garth Brooks Bio
Garth Brooks is a 56 years old famous American Country music singer; he is an expertise of his genre and made a great name in country style music. He is one of the biggest solo artist and best-selling singer of all time. He is the only solo artist to have seven albums in his bucket to achieve diamond status. His beautiful music albums and soulful music has gained wide popularity among his listeners. Some of his popular albums are Garth Brooks, No Fences, Ropin the Wind, The Hits, Sevens, Double Live and The Ultimate Hits.
Garth Brooks full name Troyal Garth Brooks was born on February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. He was born as the youngest child to his parents Troyal Raymond Brooks, a draftsman and Colleen Carroll, a country musician. Because of his maternal musical background, he learned playing instruments like Guitar and Banjo at an early age. He went to Oklahoma State University for graduation, he earned scholarship also there. During his University days, he was inclined towards sports too, like Football, Baseball and athletes. His talent was first discovered by Rod Phelps in 1985, when he was singing at a youth club. Rod Phelps also gave him his first break of recording music in Nashville.
Garth Brooks first recognized by Rod Phelps, got a major kick start in music in year 1989, when he released his self-titled music album. The album became instant hit, and become top rated on music charts. His second album ‘No Fences’ was released in 1990; it occupied number one spot on Billboard country music charts. His third album ‘Ropin the wind’ released on September 2, 1991. Few tracks from the album, gained immense popularity among music listeners.His music albums were released every year in beginning, but that doesn’t affect the quality of his music, his fourth album was ‘The Chase’ released in 1992. His next album released in 1993 ‘In Pieces’ was also a major critical hit. He continued doing amazing work, he released sixth and seventh album in 1995 and 1997 named, ‘Fresh Horses’ and ‘Sevens’; brilliant music and hugely popular tracks continued to rule chartbusters. Garth Brooks also did brief work in film making, he announced retirement in 2000, with his album ‘Scarecrow’. He also performed in April 2013 at the 48th annual music country awards.
Garth Brooks has exchanged wedding vows two times in his life. First the best-selling artist hooked to a woman named Sandy Mahl on May 24, 1986. They together have three children, i.e. three daughters Taylor Mayne Pearl, August Anna and Allie Colleen. The couple separated in 2000 with mutual consent because of growing incompatibilities. Brook remarried on December 10, 2005 to country singer Trisha Year wood. The couple is living a fruitful life in Oklahoma.
Garth Brook’s net worth is estimated to be $300 million.
Awards & Achievements
Garth Brooks holds the record of highest number of best-selling albums in United States, since the year 1991.
His musical Career has given him lot of fame, goodwill and prestigious awards and accolades. He has been nominated 14 times for Grammy award. He won a Grammy for ‘Best country vocal performance-Male’ for his album ‘Ropin the Wind’. He is also won Academy of Country music awards.