Darius Rucker
Darius Rucker
Real Name/Full Name Darius Carlos Rucker
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Darius Rucker
Birth Place: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 May 1966
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150.1 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – Carolyn
Siblings: 5
School: Middleton High School
College: University of South Carolina
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Beth Leonard (m. 2000)
Kids/Children Name: Daniella Rose Rucker, Jack Rucker, Caroline Rucker
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Darius Carlos Rucker or popularly known as Darius Rucker is an American singer-songwriter. He is best known for being the famous band’s lead vocalist, “Hootie and the Blowfish.” During his time in the band, Darius has contributed a lot to the songwriting band’s music. Besides this, Darius has a very successful solo career and has released six solo albums over the years.

Well, how well do you know about Darius Rucker? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Darius Rucker’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Darius Rucker to date.

Biography and Early Life

Darius Rucker was born on 13th May 1966 in South Carolina, USA. His mother, Carolyn, was a nurse by profession and was a single mother. Darius’s father had left his family and was a part of a Gospel band. Darius’s mother raised him and his five siblings in the neighborhood of Charleston. As a child, Darius always wanted to be a singer, and hence a young Darius would often practice for several hours to master his vocals.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Darius Rucker in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Darius Rucker’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 13 May 1966. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150.1 lbs in Pound and 68 kg in Kilograms.


Darius Rucker went to Middleton High School. After completing his high schooling education, Darius enrolled himself at the University of South Carolina to pursue his higher studies. While studying at the University of South Carolina, Darius became friends with the other fellow band mates and founded their band, “Hootie and the Blowfish,” which released several hit songs.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Darius Rucker With Wife Beth Leonard
Darius Rucker With Wife Beth Leonard

Darius was married to Beth Leonard for twenty years. The couple started dating in 1998 and then got married in 200. The couple was blessed with two kids in 2001 and 2005. Their marriage ended in 2020. However, before marrying Beth, Darius was in a relationship with another girl named Elizabeth Ann Phillips and even had a daughter named Carolyn with her. Currently, Darius is divorced and is single.

Is Darius Rucker Gay?

No, Darius Rucker is definitely not gay. He was married to Beth Leonard for twenty years and even is a father to three kids. This clearly proves that Darius is not gay.

Professional Career

Darius Rucker started his professional career by forming the band Hootie & the Blowfish in 1986. Being the band’s lead vocalist, Darius has also contributed a significant part to the band’s songwriting. Their band released a total of six studio albums, and Darius had started quite a promising career.

Darius started his solo career by releasing a solo R&B album in 2002. Working with Hidden Beach labels, Darius released his debut album, “Back to Then,” which was an instant hit. In 2008, Darius began writing Country music, and this was seen in his second studio album, “Learn To Live.” After this, Darius has been able to stick to country music and is now a renowned country artist.


Working with many prominent names in the music industry, Darius Rucker has been able to achieve a lot over the years. Here are some of his most notable achievements. He was awarded a Grammy Award in 2014 under the category of Best Country Solo Performance. He had also received a CMA Award in 2009. He also won the British Country Music Awards in the year 2015 for his album Southern Style. Again in the year 2018, he lifted the Academy of Country Music Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Darius Rucker in 2024

Darius Rucker Net Worth
Darius Rucker Net Worth

The net worth of Darius Rucker is estimated in the year 2024 and found out to be somewhat around $15 Million. He has earned a significant part of his net worth by being a singer-songwriter. Being a part of the band “Hootie and the Blowfish” and having a very successful solo career has helped the star to create his significant net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Darius is friends with Tiger Woods, and he has been his friend since he was eighteen years old.
  • One of his most popular singles, Alright, was written by him after being inspired by his marriage.
  • In the popular American sitcom FRIENDS, the character Chandler revealed that his favorite music band was “Hootie and the Blowfish.”

Darius Rucker is undoubtedly a multi-talented artist who certainly knows how to play with different genres and make the best out of it. He has a massive career as a solo artist and has fans from all over the world. Starting from R&B music to country music, this man knows his music well and is truly a gifted musician who has produced some great works in his long term career.


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