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Darius Rucker Biography

Updated On 23 Nov, 2020 Published On 23 Nov, 2020
Darius Rucker

Facts of Darius Rucker

Date of Birth :
Age : 56 years old
Family Name : Rucker
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Taurus
Height : 5 Feet 8 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Darius Rucker

What is Darius Rucker marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Darius Rucker have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Darius Rucker having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Darius Rucker Gay ? No

Darius Rucker is a renowned American singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of rock band Hootie and the Blowfish. He founded the band in 1986 and released five studio albums with Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld, and Dean Felber.

Darius Rucker Married to Wife Beth Leonard for Two Decades

Darius Rucker is currently single after he and his ex-wife Beth Leonard decided to divorce in 2020. They met for the first time in New York City; that was the moment she stole the heart of Darius Rucker. Followed by a few months of dating, they engaged and got married in 2000.

Darius Rucker, wife Beth Leonard.
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The couple shocked their fans by announcing their decision to divorce on 11 July 2020 living a sound life for two decades. However, the pair decided to continue to encourage growth as well as expansion in each other. Rucker and Leonard are proud parents to two children. In addition to that, their priority will always be their beautiful family.

The Rucker-Leonard duo gave birth to the first child Daniella Rose on May 16, 2001, and the second one, Jack Rucker in 2005. Leonard played the role of a mother figure to Carolyn Pearl Phillips (born April 21, 1995).

How Much Is Darius Rucker worth?

Darius Rucker has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He made big bucks from his career as a singer-songwriter. He pocketed a big amount from selling albums like Home for the Holidays ($151,000), Southern Style ($575,000) True Believers (Charleston, SC 1966 ($500,000).

Rucker formed the Hootie & the Blowfish in 1986 with fellow band members Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim Soni Sonefeld. He met the band members at the University of South Carolina.

Darius Rucker, Hootie & the Blowfish vocalist.
SOURCE: Instagram

The father to three worked with the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation to raise more than $4.5 million for public education programs throughout South Carolina. Darius is adored for his fundraising and charitable donations for hospitals.

Apart from that, Rucker is paid well for appearing in a television commercial for Burger King, portraying a cowboy while promoting the restaurant's TenderCrisp Bacon Cheddar Ranch Sandwich.

Darius Rucker Quick Facts

  • Darius Rucker celebrates his birthday every 13 May 1966.
  • Darius Rucker spent his young days in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Darius Rucker prefers to play golf in the meantime.
  • Darius Rucker is one of six children to his parents.
  • Darius Rucker's birth sign is Taurus.
  • Darius Rucker is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 75 kgs.
  • Darius Rucker holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

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Darius Rucker Affairs

  1. First Affair with Elizabeth Ann Phillips

    Darius Rucker dated girlfriend Elizabeth Ann Phillips for few years. They welcomed a child Carolyn Pearl Phillips in April of 1995.

Darius Rucker Married

Darius Rucker

First Marriage with Beth Leonard

Darius Rucker remained the husband of Beth Leonard for two decades. They married in 2000 and divorced in 2020.

Darius Rucker Children

DAUGHTER : Carolyn Pearl Phillips

Mother: Elizabeth Ann Phillips

Carolyn Pearl Phillips is the elder daughter of Darius Rucker and his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Ann Phillips. She has two half-siblings, Jack and Daniella Rose.

DAUGHTER : Daniella Rose Rucker

Mother: Beth Leonard

Daniella Rose Rucker was born on May 16, 2001, to Beth Leonard and Darius Rucker. She has a brother named Jack who was born in 2005.

SON : Jack Rucker

Mother: Beth Leonard

Jack Rucker is the third child of Beth Leonard and Darius Rucker. He was born in 2005 in the United States.

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