Garth Brooks Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Garth Brooks Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight95 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 7, 1962
Zodiac SignAquarius
SpouseTrisha Yearwood

Garth Brooks is an American singer and songwriter who is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time and one of the world’s most commercially successful, having sold more than 170 million records. He was inducted into the ‘Songwriters Hall of Fame’ in 2011, the ‘Country Music Hall of Fame’ in 2012, and the ‘Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum’ in 2016.

Born Name

Troyal Garth Brooks

Nick Name

G. Brooks, Chris Gaines

Garth Brooks as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2020
Garth Brooks as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2020 (Garth Brooks / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Residence

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Garth, after his high school graduation, had earned a track scholarship to Oklahoma State University. He had graduated from there in 1984, with a degree in advertising. He had later completed his MBA from the same institution.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Garth Brooks as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020
Garth Brooks as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020 (Garth Brooks / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Troyal Raymond Brooks Jr. (Draftsman for an Oil Company) (d. 2010)
  • Mother – Colleen McElroy Carroll (Singer) (d. 1999)
  • Siblings – Kelly Brooks (Older Brother)
  • Others – Troyal Raymond Brooks (Paternal Grandfather), Velma Glee Dickens (Paternal Grandmother), William Andrew McElroy (Maternal Grandfather), Nell Elizabeth Hedges (Maternal Grandmother), Jerome ‘Jerry’ Paul Smittle (Older Half-Brother) (d. 2006), Jim Smittle (Older Half-Brother), Mike Brooks (Older Half-Brother), Betsy Smittle (Older Half-Sister), Jack Howard Yearwood (Father-in-Law) (Banker), Gwendolyn Yearwood (Mother-in-Law) (School Teacher), Beth Bernard (Sister-in-Law) (Singer), Pat Mahl (Ex-Mother-in-Law), John Mahl (Ex-Father-in-Law), Debbie Mahl (Ex-Sister-in-Law)

Genre

Country, Country Pop, Country Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano

Labels

  • Capitol Records Nashville
  • Liberty Records
  • Pearl Records
  • Big Machine Records
  • RCA Nashville
  • Gwendolyn Records

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

95 kg or 209.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Garth has dated –

  1. Sandy Mahl (1983–2001) – Garth began dating songwriter Sandy Mahl in 1983 and they got married on May 24, 1986. They had parted ways in March 1999 and had filed for divorce in November 2000 which was finalized in December 2001. They have 3 daughters together named Taylor Mayne Pearl Brooks (b. July 8, 1992), August Anna Brooks (b. May 3, 1994), and Allie Colleen Brooks (b. July 28, 1996). Through August, he has a granddaughter named Karalynn (b. July 2013).
  2. Trisha Yearwood (2000-Present) – He had started dating American country recording artist, actress, author, TV personality, and celebrity chef Trisha Yearwood in 2000 and the couple got married on December 10, 2005.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, as seen in July 2020
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, as seen in July 2020 (Garth Brooks / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English, some Irish, German, and French; and distant Finnish-Swedish descent.

Hair Color

Salt-and-Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Stocky frame
  • Affable smile
  • Often sports a goatee or a beard
  • Always makes an appearance in a cowboy hat
Garth Brooks as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020
Garth Brooks as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020 (Garth Brooks / Instagram)

Garth Brooks Facts

  1. Garth’s parents often used to host weekly talent nights at their home in Yukon, Oklahoma, and all of his siblings would have to participate. This is how he had learned how to play the guitar and banjo.
  2. Although he used to sing casually in front of family and friends, his major focus in childhood was on athletics. He used to participate in football, baseball, and track and field events in high school.
  3. Ty England, who had played the guitar in Garth’s road band until 1995, was his roommate at the Oklahoma State University.
  4. As of December 2020, he was the only musical artist in history to have released 9 albums that had achieved ‘Diamond’ status in the United States, as per the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).

Featured Image by Garth Brooks / Instagram

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