Darius Rucker Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Darius Rucker Net Worth 2020 – Darius Rucker is an American singer and songwriter who is very popular as the vocalist of the Hootie & the Blowfish rock band. A very versatile individual, the singer has also made a name for himself as a solo artist in different genres.
Darius Rucker was born in Charleston, South Carolina on May 13, 1966. He was raised by his single mother, Carolyn who was a nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina. Additionally, he has three sisters and two brothers. He became interested in the world of music since his childhood years.
Rucker graduated from Middleton High School. Additionally, he also entered the University of South Carolina.
Darius Rucker initially formed the musical duo Wolf Brothers with friend Brian. Later, he founded the band ‘Hootie & The Blowfish’. The band played the college circuit for several years.
After his graduation, the band began performing in several bars. Eventually, they released their debut album, ‘Kootchypop’ in 1991. The band has released several other albums to date including ‘Cracked Rear View’, ‘Fairweather Johnson’, and ‘Musical Chairs’.
Rucker has also been successful in his solo career. He released his debut album titled ‘The Return of Mongo Slade’ in 2001. It was later in 2002 released as ‘Back to Then’.
He signed with Capitol Records Nashville in 2008. His second country album, ‘Charleston, SC 1966; was released on October 12, 2010. Similarly, he has released albums including ‘True Believers’, ‘Home for the Holidays’, ‘Southern Style’, and ‘When Was the Last Time’.
Rucker won the prestigious Grammy Award in 2014 in the category of Best Country Solo Performance. He has also won the Country Music Association Awards, British Country Music Association Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards.
Rucker’s most successful solo album is his second album ‘Learn to Live’ which was released in 2008. It peaked at the 5th position on the US Billboard 200. With singles such as ‘Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It’, ‘Alright’ and ‘History in the Making,’ it helped him launch his solo career.
Darius Rucker is an American musician who has a net worth of $14 million dollars.