He grew up surrounded by music, which led him to have a career in the industry starting as a record producer on his mother's 1999 Grammy Award winning album, Press On.
He is the author of three children's books, including Momma Loves Her Little Son, Daddy Loves His Little Girl, and The Cat in the Rhinestone Suit.
He was married to Mary Joska from 1995 to 1999, with whom he had a son, Joseph. He married Laura Weber in 2000, with whom he has two children, Anna and Jack, and then divorced in 2013. In 2016, he married pop singer Ana Cristina Alvarez; they welcomed a daughter named Grace the following year.
He has produced music for Willie Nelson.