Is Darius Rucker Married, Who Is Darius Rucker?

Who Is Darius Rucker? 

Darius Carlos Rucker, a singer/songwriter from America, is Darius Carlos Rucker. He became famous as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. That band began in 1986 at the University of South Carolina along with  Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, Mark Bryan, and Dean Felber. The Hootie & the Blowfish band released five studio albums with Darius as a member. Its studio album reached the Billboard Hot 100 with six top 40 hits. Most of the songs were co-written by Darius and the other members.

Is Darius Rucker Married? 

Yes, Darius was twice married. On 21 April 1995, he married Elizabeth Ann Phillips. His first wife Elizabeth gave birth in 1995 to her first child, Carolyn Pearl Phillips. Rucker married Beth Leonard on 16 May 2000. Darius’ second wife, Beth, gave birth to Daniella Rose, his second daughter, on 16 May 2001. They became the parents of their son in 2005. After 20 years of marriage, Darius announced that his wife Beth is being divorced. They have decided to separate on 11 July 2020.

 

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Darius Rucker First Wife

Elizabeth Ann Phillips was Darius Rucker’s First Wife. She was his girlfriend. He married her in April 1995. His first Elizabeth is not known. However, his first child, Carolyn, was conceived by Elizabeth, his wife. We are unable for more information on his first wife. His second wife, Beth, lived with him for almost 20 years. He met Beth in 1988. Beth was an employee of VH1 in New York, and at the time was playing with his band Hootie and the Blowfish. He was impressed and began dating Darius Rucker. They got married. 

Darius Rucker Age

Darius Rucker was conceived in Charleston, South Carolina, on 13th May 1966. He is 56. His mother Carolyn was his sole support. His mother worked as an RN at the Medical University of South Carolina. He was raised with his three sisters, and his two brothers. His father was only visible to him at the Chuch on Sundays. His father was a minister in The Traveling Echoes gospel. According to some sources, his family was poor. His mother, grandmother, and his two sisters lived in a three-bedroom house with his 14 children.

Darius Rucker Networth and Career

Darius Racker has a net value of 12 Million US dollars. Darius Rucker was the lead singer of the band Hootie & the Blowfish, since its formation in 1986. Darius met his fellow band members Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld,  and Dean Felber, at the time he attended the University of South Carolina. Bryan heard Rucker sing at a show. The two formed a duo and began playing R.E.M. Covers at a public spot. They chose Felber, and Sonefeld joined the ranks in 1989.

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