|Celebrated Name:||Darius Rucker|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Darius Carlos Rucker|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Date:||13 May 1966|
|Birth Place:||Charleston, South Carolina, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Beth Leonard (m. 2000)|
|Children:||Yes (Daniella Rose Rucker, Caroline Rucker, Jack Rucker)|
|Profession:||American singer and songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$16 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Darius Carlos Rucker is an American based singer and a songwriter. He founded his rock band ‘Hootie and the Blowfish.’ Rucker, Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, and Dean Felber founded the band at the University of South Carolina in 1986. Rucker has co-written the hit songs for the band and has been listed on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2002, a solo album was released by him on Hidden Beach Recordings.
Later that year, he released his new album, ‘Learn to Live’ for Capitol Nashville. In his first song “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” was a super hit and got the number one spot on the Hot Country Songs charts. In 2009 he was honored with the New Artist Award by the Country Music Association and become the second black man to be honored with that award.
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Darius Rucker was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in the US on May 13, 1966. He, along with his two brothers and three sisters, was raised by his single mother, Carolyn, alone, who was professionally a nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina. His father used to work in The Rolling Stones band and left the family lives alone. He would come to see them on Sundays in a church. Even though he was raised in poverty, he had a happy childhood. He is currently living with his lovely wife and three children in Charleston.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 13 May 1966, Darius Rucker is 55 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2021. His height is 1.76 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Darius Rucker had always aspired to be a singer. In 1986, he founded his own rock band ‘Hootie & the Blowfish’ along with his college friends. They met at the very beginning of the college and released a few cassettes right away. In 1993, they were signed to Atlanta Records and released their debut EP ‘Kootchypop.’
In 1994, they came up with their debut album ‘Cracked Rear View’ which is a super hit till date and became the highest-selling album of that year. It was listed on the number one spot on the Billboard 200 and various other charts. The band was on his way to success and later won a Grammy Award for the best debut artist, and they won another Grammy Award for ‘Let Her Cry.’
Awards & Achievement-
Rucker has been honored with lots of awards throughout his music career. He has been honored with the Grammy Awards twice. In 2009, he won Country Music Association Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, American Music Awards. In 2011 he won the CMT Music Awards.
In 2012 he was the winner of Academy of Country Music Awards for the single record of the year and the song of the year. In 2016 and 2017, he was the winner of CMT Music Awards for Video of the Year and Performance of the Year.
Net Worth & Salary of Darius Rucker in 2021
Darius Rucker has an amazing music career. He has been winning several awards and hence has earned a great value for his name. Darius Rucker has an amazing net worth of $16 million as of June 2021. He is being paid tremendously for his work and has excelled in his work. Apart from the money, he has a worldwide fan following.
He was born to an economically challenged family in Charleston, South Carolina. He was raised by his single mother. Despite he says that he had a happy childhood. He founded his band and had a very successful music career. His work has been exceptionally well and topped various charts by his masterpiece. He has massive stardom as well.