Luke Combs is taking the country music world by storm! The 32-year-old is a showstopper with countless awards under his belt including Billboard Music Awards‘ Top Country Artist, the Academy of Country Music Awards‘ Album of the Year and the CMT Music Awards’ CMT Performance of the Year. Keep scrolling to learn more fun facts about the singer.
Where Is Luke Combs From?
Luke was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and later moved to Asheville when he was 8 years old. While attending school at Appalachian State University, he dropped out with less than a month left until graduation to move to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue his career in music.
Is Luke Combs Close With His Parents?
The “Beautiful Crazy” singer even helped his parents become financially stable enough to stop working. “I helped both of my parents retire, which has been a really amazing experience … and that decision was solely predicated on being able to spend more time with my parents as they get older, and watching that happen has been not only a joy for me but a great way for them to have the financial freedom and the ability to come out and experience some of these awesome things that I get to do, you know, right by my side,” he told CMT in July 2021.
Is Luke Combs Married?
The country star is married to Nicole Hocking, a blonde beauty from Florida with a career in the music biz. The two met through mutual friends and instantly clicked on their first date.
“[I knew] pretty close to right away,” she said on the “Get Real with Caroline Hobby” podcast. “I saw the way he treated me and other people and it was like, ‘My heart is yours forever.'”
Luke popped the question in November 2018, and the couple wed in August 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Does Luke Combs Have Children?
The couple announced that they were expecting baby No. 1 in January 2022, while they became parents to their first child, a son named Tex Lawrence Combs, in June 2022.
“Welp he decided that Fathers Day would be a good time to show up. I couldn’t agree more,” Luke wrote alongside a photo of him, Nicole and Tex in the hospital following the baby’s birth via Instagram. “Me and @nicolejcombs are over the moon in love with this little guy. Mama and baby are healthy and we’re back home now with family. Life is good. Everyone welcome Tex Lawrence Combs to the world!”
What Awards Has Luke Combs Won?
Luke took home one of his first awards — Vocalist of the Year — at the 2019 CMAs. “This is pretty unbelievable stuff,” Luke said at the time. The star was clearly emotional, adding, “Country music means everything to me … this means everything to me and my family.”
Not everyone was pleased with Luke’s win, though, as people could be heard booing in the nosebleeds.
“People around me were trying to figure out if it was boo or woo,” an eyewitness told In Touch. The Twitterverse was outraged and confused as to why such a talent would be booed. “Are they booing LUKE COMBS!?!?! Has the damn crowd at the CMAs lost their f–king minds??????” one user tweeted.
Since then, Luke has gone on to win several trophies at the CMT Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards.
Additionally, he was nominated in the Country Album, Country Song and Country Duo/Group Performance categories at the 2023 Grammy Awards.
Does Luke Combs Write His Songs?
The powerhouse has written and cowritten several of his hit songs. He wrote “Beautiful Crazy” for his now-wife before they were even an item. He also wrote, “She Got the Best of Me,” “Hurricane” and several other beloved jams. This country star sure has our hearts!
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