Dierks Bentley Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Dierks Bentley Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthNovember 20, 1975
Zodiac SignScorpio
SpouseCassidy Black

Dierks Bentley is a bona fide country singer-songwriter who has headlined a number of shows at large venues across the nation. He is well known for his hit singles like What Was I Thinkin’, Come a Little Closer, Feel That Fire, Sideways, Am I the Only One, Home, 5-1-5-0,I Hold On, Drunk on a Plane, Say You Do, Somewhere on a Beach, Different for Girls, Black, and Woman, Amen. Dierks has over 4 million followers on Facebook, more than 3 million followers on Twitter, and over 2 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Frederick Dierks Bentley

Nick Name

Dierks

Dierks Bentley as seen while performing in March 2007
Dierks Bentley as seen while performing in March 2007 (Dave Hogg / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Residence

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Dierks Bentley studied at the Culver Academies in Indiana. He then attended the prestigious private high school, The Lawrenceville School, in New Jersey and graduated in 1993.

Afterward, he joined the University of Vermont (UVM). However, he transferred to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and graduated in 1997.

Occupation

Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Leon Fife Bentley (Former Vice President in a Bank) (He passed away on June 1, 2012.)
  • Mother – Catherine Childs
  • Siblings – Fife Bentley (Brother) (Philanthropist). He also has a sister.

Manager

Dierks Bentley is managed by –

  • Coran Capshaw and Mary Hilliard Harrington, Red Light Management, Entertainment Agency in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Jay Williams, William Morris Endeavor, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Genre

Country, Bluegrass

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Banjo

Labels

Dangling Rope, Capitol Nashville

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dierks Bentley has dated –

  1. Cassidy Black Dierks was in an on-and-off relationship with his childhood sweetheart Cassidy Black for a while. Eventually, the couple eloped to Mexico on December 17, 2005, and got married. The two first met while they were in the 8th grade in their hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. They are blessed with 2 daughters, Evalyn Day Bentley (born October 4, 2008) and Jordan Catherine Bentley (born December 25, 2010), and a son, Knox Bentley (born October 9, 2013). His daughter Evalyn has also performed the song “Thinking of You” alongside Dierks on stage.
Dierks Bentley at the premiere of 'Kenny Chesney Summer in 3D' in April 2010
Dierks Bentley at the premiere of ‘Kenny Chesney Summer in 3D’ in April 2010 (Keith Hinkle / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English, part French, and Belgian ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Light Gray

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tends to keep a beard
  • Dimple smile
  • Toned Abs

Brand Endorsements

Dierks Bentley has either endorsed or promoted brands like –

  • 5-Hour Energy
  • Twisted Tea
  • Pepsi
Dierks Bentley meeting the service members before his concert for the Players Championship at the Tournament Players Club Sawgrass in May 2013
Dierks Bentley meeting the service members before his concert for the Players Championship at the Tournament Players Club Sawgrass in May 2013 (MC3 Damian Berg / U.S. Government / Public Domain)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Producing hit singles over the years including What Was I Thinkin’ (2003), Come a Little Closer (2005), Feel That Fire (2008), Sideways (2009), Am I the Only One (2011), Home (2011), 5-1-5-0 (2012), I Hold On (2013), Drunk on a Plane (2014), Say You Do (2014), Somewhere on a Beach (2016), Different for Girls (2016), Black (2016), and Woman, Amen (2018)

First Album

On August 19, 2003, he debuted with a self-titled studio album, Dierks Bentley, through Capitol Records Nashville. The album has 13 original songs.

First TV Show

In 2003, he made his first TV show appearance in the late night talk-show series, Jimmy Kimmel Live!.

Personal Trainer

Dierks Bentley maintains an active lifestyle. Often on the road touring with his band, Dierks has worked out in various gyms across the nation to maintain his fitness level. He has admitted that he has even worked out in the basement of a church.

Dierks Bentley follows a diet that boosts his energy level to help him maintain a steady streak for his on-stage performances during his tours. Rather than having a large breakfast and lunch, Dierks focuses on fueling himself adequately around 4 hours before he hits the stage. He indulges in a fulfilling dinner comprising of a large plate of salad with some source of protein. Around an hour before his concerts, he further indulges in peanut butter and jelly along with some alcohol.

Dierks Bentley Favorite Things

  • Singer – George Jones
  • Movie – Days of Thunder (1990)
  • Sport To Play – Ice Hockey
  • Sports To Watch – American Football
  • Team – Tennessee Titans
Source – CMT News
Dierks Bentley as seen in June 2007
Dierks Bentley as seen in June 2007 (John VanderHaagen / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Dierks Bentley Facts

  1. He started playing guitar at the age of 13.
  2. His first name is actually the last name of his mother’s maiden name.
  3. His first name ‘Dierks’ is pronounced as ‘Durks’.
  4. He has been living in Nashville, Tennessee since he was 19 years old.
  5. Dierks Bentley was included in the Grand Ole Opry on October 1, 2005.
  6. On April 18, 2003, he gave his first performance at the Grand Ole Opry.
  7. In 1997, he obtained his pilot license and often flies back home on his own after a concert.
  8. He considers himself to be more of a mountain man than a beach guy.
  9. He is a huge fan of bluegrass singer Ricky Skaggs.
  10. Visit his official website @ dierks.com.
  11. Follow Dierks Bentley on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Dave Hogg / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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