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Darius Rucker is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter. Darius is married and has 3 kids.

Relationship Facts of Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker is married to Beth Leonard {Compare Couple}.
Darius Rucker married on December 09, 2000.
💑 Anniversary in 7 days 💑
He is father of Four (Carolyn Pearl, Jack, Daniela Rose, Carolyn Pear).
Darius Rucker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Darius Rucker?

Darius Rucker is a married man. He is married to Beth Leonard. They married on 9 December 2000. Additionally, they have three children from this relationship Jack, Daniela Rose, and Daniella Rose.

He had a relationship with Elizabeth Ann Phillips. The pair has a daughter named Carolyn Pearl (b. April 21, 1995) from this relationship.

Who is Darius Rucker?

Darius Rucker is an American singer, and songwriter. He was the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning American rock band ‘Hootie & the Blowfish’.

Darius Rucker: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Darius Rucker was born in Charleston, South Carolina on May 13, 1966. He is 56 years old.

He was raised by his single mother, Carolyn who was a nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Additionally, he has three sisters and two brothers. He became interested in the world of music in his childhood years.

He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to an African-American ethnic background.

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Caption: Darius Rucker and Beth Leonard (Source: NBC)

Talking about his education, Rucker graduated from Middleton High School. Additionally, he also entered the University of South Carolina.

Darius Rucker: Career, Profession

Darius Rucker initially formed the musical duo Wolf Brothers with friend Brian. Later, he founded the band ‘Hootie & The Blowfish’.

The band played the college circuit for several years. After his graduation, the band began performing in several bars.

Eventually, they released their debut album, ‘Kootchypop’ in 1991. The band has released several other albums to date including ‘Cracked Rear View’, ‘Fairweather Johnson’, and ‘Musical Chairs’.

Rucker has also been successful in his solo career. He released his debut album titled ‘The Return of Mongo Slade’ in 2001.

It was later in 2002 released as ‘Back to Then’. He signed with Capitol Records Nashville in 2008. His second country album, ‘Charleston, SC 1966; was released on October 12, 2010.

Similarly, he has released albums including ‘True Believers’, ‘Home for the Holidays, ‘Southern Style’, and ‘When Was the Last Time’.


Rucker won the prestigious Grammy Award in 2014 in the category of Best Country Solo Performance. He has also won the Country Music Association Awards, British Country Music Association Awards, and Academy of Country Music Awards.

Darius Rucker: Net Worth, Salary

Rucker has an estimated net worth of around $12 million as of 2022. However, he has not revealed his current salary.

Darius Rucker: Rumors, Controversy

Darius Rucker became part of a controversy after he uttered some words about law enforcement during a July 24 concert in New York which put law enforcement in a negative light. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Darius Rucker has a height of 5ft. 10 inches. Additionally, he weighs around 75 kg. Furthermore, his hair color and eye color are dark browns.

Social Media

Darius Rucker is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 1.5M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 671k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 3.1M followers.

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