Darius Rucker is a singer and songwriter who is popular as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the band, Hootie & the Blowfish. Besides, he is also well-known for his solo career in R&B and Country. Charting the Billboard multiple times, Darius is a popular icon when it comes to music. He has won Grammy Awards, Country Music Association Awards, British Country Music Association Awards, and Academy of Country Music Awards.
Nonetheless, the beloved singer announced sad news from his personal life. Learn more on Darius Rucker and get to know more on him including his married life, wife, divorce, children, net worth, and much more.
|Birth Name||Darius Carlos Rucker|
|Birthday||May 13, 1966|
|Birthplace||Charleston, South California|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Children||Daniella Rose Rucker, Jack Rucker, Caroline Rucker|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
Is Darius Rucker Still Married?
Darius had been long married to his beautiful wife, Beth Leonard. The couple first met each other during their time in VH1. However, Beth rejected many of Darius’s advances before finally inviting him on a date to see a Broadway. Darius later shared that it was love at first sight for him and he was sure that he would marry her. His dreams came true as the couple tied the knot in 2000.
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Beth and I would like to share that after much reflection we have made the decision to consciously uncouple. We remain close friends and parenting partners and continue to be each other’s biggest cheerleaders. Our priority will always be our beautiful family. We have so much love in our hearts for each other and will continue to encourage growth and expansion in one other. Please be kind as we take on this journey, and we thank you for your love and support always. — Darius & Beth Rucker
Besides, the couple also shares two children together; Danielle Rose and Jack. Moreover, Darius also took the inspiration of his marriage and wife for his 2008 song “Alright”. Likewise, the musician also shares a child, Carolyn Pearl Phillips, with his former girlfriend, Elizabeth Ann Phillips. Unfortunately, on July 12, Darius announced that he and his wife would be splitting up and getting a divorce after being married for two decades. For now, Darius seems to be single and is not linked to anyone.
What is Darius Rucker’s Net Worth?
Darius started his musical career as part of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. The group released their first album “Cracked Rear View” in 1994, which earned them huge fame. Their debut albums were followed by other hit albums like Fairweather Johnson, Musical Chairs, Scattered, Smothered, & Covered, and Looking for Lucky. Likewise, Darius embarked on a solo career with his 2001 R&B album “The Return of Mongo Slade”, which was later named “Back to Then” in 2002.
However, Darius later focused more on country music, and in 2008, he signed a deal with Capitol Records Nashville and released his first solo Country single, “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It”. In 2013, the singer released the album “True Believers” which contained hits like “Wagon Wheel”. Two years later, his album “Southern Style” was released. Moreover. In 2019, he reunited with Hottie & the Blowfish 2019 and released the group’s sixth album, Imperfect Circle, on November 1, 2019. As of 2020, Darius Rocker holds a net worth of $12 million.
Darius Rucker Wiki-Bio
Darius Carlos Rucker was born in 1966 in Charleston, South California. He celebrates his birthday on May 13, which makes his age 54. He was born to his single parents, Carolyn, who worked at the Medical University of South Carolina. Moreover, his mother raised him alongside his three sisters and two brothers.
Darius holds American nationality and comes from African-American ethnicity. He has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches.