Who is Trace Adkins and what is his net worth 2018? Trace Adkins is an American country music artist and a TV personality. He is well known for his outstanding lyrics with his deep soul-stirring voice. He really take charge on stage when he is performing. He has released eight studio albums and two compilations. Apart from his lyrics, he is also a well-known TV personality who has appeared in many shows such as Celebrity Apprentice. In the 1990s, he took the country music lyrics to a higher level by blending classic honky tonk with elements of gospel, blues and rock & roll.
Trace Darrell Adkins was born on January 13th 1962, in Sarepta, North Louisiana. He was passionate about different music genres since he was a little boy. His father noticed that his son was interested in music and he taught him how to play guitar. He attended a local high school where he played guitar in a gospel music group “New Commitments”.
After high school graduation, he joined Louisiana Technical University to pursue music. However, after several years he dropped his studies and started working on an oil rig. When he was in line of duty at the oil rig, he lost his pinky finger accidentally but he visited the doctors to reattach it so that he could be able to play guitar. After some years, he decided to continue with his music career.
Trace has had two marriages. At first he was married to Barbara Lewis in 1981 and they got two daughters; Tarah and Sarah. The coupled had a divorce in 1995.After their divorce, Trace started dating Rhonda Forlaw in 1996 and they got married. They have three daughters together; Mackenzie, Brianna and Trinity. The couple lived well together until their divorce in 2014. The reasons for the failure of both marriages is not clear to the public.
Trace Adkins started his career by working on an oil rig for some years and then resumed working as a musician. He started his solo career where he used to occasionally play on bars and clubs. With time, he earned a good reputation which motivated him to venture more deeply in music.
He moved to Nashville and he was signed to Capitol by Scott Hendricks who was known to produce great musicians and bands during his time. He released the debut album “Dreamin` Out Loud” which made him a rising star. His single “(This Ain`t) No Thinking Thing” added to his fame and popularity.
He left Capitol and started working with Toby Keith`s Show Dog-Universal Music record label. Later on he released many albums and singles which became hits. He has released a total of eight albums. As an actor, he has appeared in various movies and TV shows, most notably being “The Lincoln Lawyer” role on Eddie Vogel.
Net Worth of Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins has an estimate net worth of $20 million. He owes this fortune to his success as a country music artist. His album “Songs About Me” was the highest paying one that added a great deal to his net worth. In addition, he has also played numerous roles on movies and TV shows.
Trace Adkins has won numerous awards and nominations in his career including 1996 Grammy award for ACM Top New Male Vocalist. His success led him to sign a deal with truck stop chain Pilot Flying to be the new spokesman for the company.