Ricky Van Shelton

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Birthday
12, 1952
Birthplace
Danville, VA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthplace
Danville, VA

About

1980s country star who released consecutive #1 albums: Wild-Eyed Dream, Loving Proof, and RVS III.

Before Fame

He started performing in local Virginia clubs before moving to Nashville in 1984.

Trivia

He scored five consecutive #1 country singles between 1987 and 1989, including "Don't We All Have the Right."

Family Life

He married Bettye Witt in 1986, retiring in 2006 to spend more time with his family.

Associated With

He performed the duet "Rocking Years" with Dolly Parton in 1991.