Darius Rucker


Darius Rucker Biography

Darius Rucker is a Pop Singer. The lead singer of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, a band known for songs like “Just Wanna Be With You” and “Hold My Back.” As a solo artist, he is best known for his hit “Wagon Wheel” from his album True Believers. He was born in Charleston, SC, on May 13, 1966. He is a good friend of Tiger Woods. During one point in his youth, nineteen members of his family were living under a three-bedroom roof. In 1986, he helped form Hootie & Blowfish.

Darius Rucker Biography
Short Bio
First NameDarius
Last NameRucker
ProfessionPop Singer
Age54 years old
Birthday & Zodiac
Birth SignTaurus
Birth DateMay 13, 1966
BirthdayMay 13
Birth PlaceCharleston, SC

Darius Rucker Career

  • Singer

Darius Rucker Education

  • University of South Carolina

Before Fame

  • During one point in his youth, nineteen members of his family were living under a three-bedroom roof. In 1986, he helped form Hootie & Blowfish.

Darius Rucker Real Name

  • Darius Carlos Rucker

Darius Rucker Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Darius is 54 years old, he is 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m). His body measurements are still not confirmed yet. We will update you as soon as possible. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Height & Weight
Height (Approx.)5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight (Approx.)75 kg (165 lbs)
Body MeasurementsUnknown
Physical Stats
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Dress SizeUnknown
Shoe SizeUnknown
Darius Rucker Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Darius Rucker Achievements

  • He released an R&B album in 2002.

Darius Rucker Discography

  • Back to Then (2002)
  • Learn to Live (2008)
  • Charleston, SC 1966 (2010)
  • True Believers (2013)
  • Southern Style (2015)
  • When Was the Last Time (2017)

Darius Rucker Awards and Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryNominated workResult
1995Grammy AwardsBest New ArtistHootie & The BlowfishWon
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal“Let Her Cry”Won
2009Country Music Association AwardsNew Artist of the YearDarius RuckerWon
Male Vocalist of the YearNominated
Academy of Country Music AwardsTop Male VocalistNominated
American Music AwardsFavorite Country Male ArtistNominated
2011CMT Music AwardsCMT Performance of the Year“Need You Now”
(with Adele)
2012Country Music Association AwardsMusical Event of the Year“Stuck on You”
(with Lionel Richie)
2013Academy of Country Music AwardsSingle Record of the Year“Wagon Wheel”Nominated
Song of the YearNominated
Vocal Event of the Year
(with Lady Antebellum)
Country Music Association AwardsSingle of the YearNominated
Grammy AwardsBest Country Solo PerformanceWon
2014Billboard Music AwardsTop Country SongNominated
Top Country ArtistDarius RuckerNominated
2015British Country Music Association AwardsInternational Artist of the YearDarius RuckerNominated
International Album of the YearSouthern StyleWon
International Song of the Year“Homegrown Honey”Nominated
CMT Music AwardsVideo of the YearNominated
2016Performance of the Year“Alright”Nominated
2017CMT Music AwardsPerformance of the Year“Pink Houses”
(with John Mellencamp)
2018Academy of Country Music AwardsGary Haber Lifting Lives AwardDarius RuckerWon

Darius Rucker Relationship Status

Darius Rucker had been married to Beth Leonard. Ricker met her in 1998 and married her in 2000. On May 16, 2001, they welcomed together their first daughter, named Daniella Rose, and their son named Jack in 2005. The couple lived together for almost 20 years until they revealed that they would be divorced on July 11, 2020. Both have, however, decided on the terms of holding their families together, even if both will not be together.
Previously, Rucker dated Elizabeth Ann Phillips, with whom his first child, Carolyn Pearl Phillips, was born on April 21, 1995. Rucker is also a colleague of golfer Tiger Woods, whom he met in a bar when Woods was 18. Rucker also sang at the Woods wedding with Hootie & Blowfish and at his father's funeral.

Darius Rucker Family & Relatives

Family & Relatives
FatherDaniel Michael DeVito, Sr.
MotherJulia DeVito
SiblingsTheresa Scialla and Angela Lucia

He was married to Beth Leonard on December 9, 2000. He and Leonard had three children named Daniella, Caroline and Jack.


  • He is good friends with Tiger Woods.

Darius Rucker Net Worth

Darius is a well-known and popular Singer. The main and primary source of his income comes from Singer. Let’s check how rich is Darius in 2020?

Net Worth 2020$14 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Singer (profession)
Darius Rucker Net Worth
Net Worth


Who is Darius Rucker wife?
Beth Leonard

What is the net worth of Darius Rucker?
 $14 million

What is Darius Rucker's most famous song?
Darius Rucker's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks
“Southern Style”
“History In The Making”
“Don't Think I Don't Think About It”
“Wagon Wheel”
“If I Told You”
“Homegrown Honey”

Is Darius Rucker touring with Hootie and the Blowfish in 2019?
Darius Rucker will be reassembling one of the most prolific bands of the 1990s — Hootie & Blowfish — for a 44-day headlining tour in 2019.

Does Darius Rucker have children?
Daniella Rose Rucker
Caroline Rucker
Jack Rucker

What is Darius Rucker famous for?
Darius Rucker is a singer / songwriter known as the leader of the Hootie & Blowfish musical group and a solo country artist.

What is Darius Rucker doing now?
After a solo career that made him a country music superstar with hits like “Wagon Wheel,” “Yeah” and “If I Tell You,” Darius Rucker is reuniting with the band that got him started, Hootie & the Blowfish.

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