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George Strait

  • The Single 'I saw God Today' debuted in the top twenty, marks the highest ever for George.
  • George's ACM nominations for his career now totals to 70.
  • George landed his 10th ACM entertainer of the year nomination this year.
  • George is also a big fan of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs and can be seen courtside at many of the Spurs' home basketball games.
  • Strait and his wife live in far northwest San Antonio in the wealthy gated community The Dominion as well on a ranch near Cotulla, Texas some 50 miles southwest of San Antonio.
  • From January through March 2007 Strait headlined a twenty-three date arena tour with Ronnie Milsap and newcomer Taylor Swift.
  • On October 6, 1972, while still in Hawaii, George and Norma welcomed their first child, Jenifer.
  • While stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii as a part of the 25th Infantry division (light), George began performing with an Army-sponsored band, Rambling Country, which played off-base under the name Santee.
  • Every Christmas holds fond memories for the Strait clan. George’s favorite Christmas memories unfolded in the cozy living room of his grandparent’s house. The children would retire on floor pallets but not get much sleep, hoping they’d get a glimpse of Old St. Nick.
  • Strait’s 33rd album, Somewhere Down in Texas, was released in June 2005 and certified Platinum in just 30 days, giving Strait his second consecutive No. 1 debut on the Billboard Top 200 chart.
  • George accepted the award, "National Medal of Art." from President Bush at the White House.
  • In the summer if 1975- Strait returned to Texas from Hawaii and then meets the Ace in the Hole band.
  • Ace In The Hole was first called "The Country Kings."
  • Georges father's name is John and his Step mothers name is Anna.
  • Ace In The Hole started on D Records in the late 70's.
  • George played in a teen-aged rock 'n' roll band.
  • George earned 8 Nominations for the 42nd ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS.
  • George Strait received the ASCAP "Voice of Music" Award in 1995.
  • George has a home in San Antonio, Texas
  • George has a Ranch in Big Wells, Texas
  • He wears Resistol Cowboy Hats.
  • George had a former job at a 1,000 - head cattle ranch.
  • George has Green eyes
  • Georges Live album Live At Texas Stadium was released on April 4, 2007.
  • Strait has acted in two feature films. He had a bit part in The Soldier (1982) and starred in Pure Country (1992). He also appeared as himself in The Horse Whisperer (1998) and Grand Champion (2002).
  • George Strait received his seventh Grammy nomination for his performance of Merle Haggard's song "The Seashores of Old Mexico."
  • George Straits home video, "George Strait Live." is certified Platinum and Gold.
  • George is affliated with 7 groups; CMA, ASCAP, NARAS, AFTRA, ACM, PRCA, and USTRC.
  • Straits Tours are sponsored by Chevy Trucks.
  • Strait has four commercial endorsements; Resistol Hats, Wrangler jeans, and Justin Boots, and Cavender Chevrolet.
  • George has Hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards five times; 1989, 1990,1991, 1993 and 1997.
  • When George got the News that he was being elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, He thought someone was playing a Prank on him.
  • George graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a degree in agricultural sciences.
  • George Strait’s "Fresh Cut Christmas" CD is available exclusively through Hallmark Gold Crown stores.
  • "It comes Natural" is Strait's 34th studio Release.
  • At age 54, Strait is among the youngest artists inducted into the Hall of Fame.
  • Strait strikes again with his 53rd number one single. "Give it away" is the fastest moving single in 5 years before getting to the top of the billboard charts in just 13 weeks. Thus, making George, Billboard's leader in number one singles ever.
  • George Strait joined country Music's most elite group of entertainers when he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum during the 40th annual CMA Awards.
  • When George was a child, his mother left the family, taking her daughter but leaving behind her sons with his father.
  • On May 26, 2006, George Strait was presented with honorary doctoral degree in "Doctor of Humane Letters."
  • George Strait is ranked with Elvis, The beatles, and Barbra Streisand as one of the greatest performers in music.
  • George Strait holds the Country Music Association’s all time record for most career nominations with a total of 73. He was the CMA "Vocalist of the Year" 5 times and the only artist in history to be so honored in two different decades.
  • Miranda Lambert opened for all of George’s shows during his 2006 tour, which ended in March of 2006.
  • Strait has released 28 albums for MCA Nashville Records.
  • George Bush Sr. gave the American Success Award in 1989 to George Strait.
  • George's parents separated when George was in 4th grade.
  • "She Let Herself Go" was his 52nd number one hit.
  • His hobbies are hunting, fishing, skiing, and golf.
  • Jenifer was born in 1973 but died in 1986 When she was 13 years old. George Jr. was born in 1981.
  • George attended Southwest Texas State University.
  • George was chosen by People magazine as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in the world in 1990.»
  • In 2004 and 2006 George was on the 20 Sexiest Men list.
  • All the songs in Pure Country were sang by George Strait.
  • George's music is found in Gilmore Girls, Cold Creek Manor, and more.
  • His wife's name is Norma Voss.
  • George is 5'10"
  • When he is not touring or recording, George likes to steer-rope, go hunting, fishing and skiing. He also likes to golf.
  • George can play the guitar, the piano and the drums.
  • Most of the time that George is mentioned he is called King George.
  • George Strait has 56 number one singles.


Carrying Your Love With Me
Give It Away
Go On
How Bout Them Cowgirls
I Just Want To Dance With You
I Saw God Today
It Just Comes Natural
Living and Living Well
Round About Way
She'll Leave You With A Smile
The Best Day
Write This Down
Give It All We Got Tonight
Here For A Good Time
I Gotta Get To You
Living For The Night
Love's Gonna Make It Alright
River Of Love
The Breath You Take


I Got A Car

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