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Trisha Yearwood

  • Trisha is on MCA records.
  • Trisha lives on a ranch in Owasso, Oklahoma with husband Brooks and his three daughters.
  • In 1996, while flying from Nevada to New York, Yearwood saved a man's life. Francesco Maccarrone, a baggage handler, was trapped in the belly of the plane.
  • Trisha married her second husban Robert Reynolds. The bass player for The Mavericks, on May 21, 1994, and they divorced in 1999.
  • Trisha married her first husband, Christopher Latham, in 1987 but the two divorced in 1991.
  • Trisha's full name is Patricia Lynn Yearwood.
  • Trisha was born September 19, 1964 in Monticello Georgia.
  • Trisha states that her biggest influence was Linda Ronstadt.
  • Trisha married Garth Brooks on December 10, 2005. This is her third marriage and his second.
  • Trisha became the first female country singer ever to sell a million copies of her debut album.
  • Trisha first toured as Garth Brooks opening act. She also sang backup vocals on his first album, Garth Brooks.
  • Trisha enrolled at the University of Georgia, but shortly after in 1985 she decided to move to Nashville and transfer to the music business program at Belmont College.
  • As a child, Trisha loved Elvis.
  • Trisha has sung at the Academy Awards, the Olympics and the Library of Congress.
  • In 1997 and 1998 Trisha won back-to-back CMA Awards as country’s Female Vocalist of the Year.
  • Trisha has several albums, they include three Gold Record winners, four Platinum awardes, a Double Platinum seller and a Quadruple Platinum blockbuster.
  • Trisha carries a shotgun with her when she hikes, to keep away wild animals.
  • Trisha loves Prince. She has ever song he ever recorded on her iPOD.
  • Trisha admitted to Glamour magazine that she wanted to get her teeth capped so she could have a smile like Farrah Fawcett, but her dentist discouraged her.
  • Reba McEntire taught Trisha how to play poker.
  • In 2001, Trisha's hometown honored her with the naming of Trisha Yearwood Parkway.
  • In 2000, Trisha was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.
  • Trisha's first number one single was She's in Love with the Boy, in 1991.
  • In September of 2005, Trisha released her 10th studio album entitled Jasper County.
  • Trisha is five foot eight inches tall.
  • Trisha was so good at doing demos that she would double park in front of the studio, do the song in one take, then leave before she would get a ticket.
  • Trisha is a member and also a alumni of Phi Theta Kappa.
  • Trisha was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on March 13, 1999
  • Trisha earned a bachelor's degree in Music Business from Nashville's Belmont College in 1987
  • Trisha's first Grammy came in 1994 in the Vocal Collaboration category for I Fall to Pieces, with Aaron Neville. In 1997, she was a double winner: She captured the Best Female Country Vocal Performance Grammy for How Do I Live and Best Country Vocal Collaboration for In Another's Eyes with Garth Brooks.


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