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Rodney Atkins

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28, 1969
Knoxville, TN
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28, 1969 (age 51)
Knoxville, TN


Country singer whose second album, If You're Going Through Hell, went platinum and topped the US Country charts. He next two albums, It's America and Take a Back Road, both peaked at number three.

Before Fame

He attended Tennessee Tech. He began writing songs and connecting with other musicians while in college.


He signed a record deal with Curb Records in 1996. He won the Top New Male Vocalist Award from the Academy of Country Music in 2006.

Family Life

He has a child with his ex-wife Tammy Jo McDonald. He adopted his wife's daughters from a previous marriage. After a messy domestic abuse allegation and a divorce, he married Rose Falcon. He and Rose had a son named Ryder in December 2017.

Associated With

He sang "He's Mine," a song that was originally intended for Billy Ray Cyrus.