An American renowned country singer and songwriter. He was son to Troyal Raymond Brooks, Jr and Colleen McElroy Carroll. When he was small his parents used to host talent shows every week at their home and he used to take part in that show along side his sister. He attended Oklahoma State University after he got scholarship. He had a rough start of his career. In 1989 his first album, an EP became hit #2 on the Country Billboard. By the time of his retirement in 2009 all his six album he released went Diamond. For his great success he has been named as the Best-Selling Solo Artist of the Century in the United States by RIAA.
Exploring his personal life, he has already been married twice. His first marriage was with his college sweet heart with whom he was so much in love. However, the marriage did not last long due to some of their personal issues and misunderstandings which has not been disclosed yet, leading to divorce. After some time of the divorce, he fall in love with a woman who is a singer. They are leading a happy married life together with their three children. They are very blissful.