8 Things You Didn’t Know About Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins is a country music singer and actor from the United States. Adkins made his Capitol Records Nashville debut in 1996 with the album Dreamin’ Out Loud. Adkins has now released eight more studio albums as well as two Greatest Hits compilations.

Despite the fact that he has built a reputation for himself, there are still certain things that people do not know about him. As a result, we’ve gathered some undiscovered facts that will undoubtedly pique your interest.

Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Trace Adkins

1. Writer Of A Book

Trace published a book, A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck in 2007. Aside from the lengthy title, it has garnered positive feedback and is given 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.com.

Trace Adkins book
Trace Adkins book

2. Fan Of 80’s Rock And Roll

Adkins idolizes country musicians such as Merle Haggard and Ronnie Milsap, as well as rock bands such as the Eagles, Journey, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. “The best rock ‘n’ roll was made between 1975 and 1985,” he believes. In addition, he favors the Rolling Stones over the Beatles. [1]

3. Shot By His Second Wife

His second wife shot him through the heart. Julie, his second wife, shot him after a domestic disagreement in 1994. The shot hit both chambers of his heart and both lungs. While waiting for treatment, he crawled into the bathtub. [2]

4. Lost His Pinky Finger

Trace had his left pinky finger chopped. Adkins’ left pinky was severed after he graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in petroleum technology and was working on an oil site, cutting open a bucket with a knife. [3]

5. He Is Afraid Of Snakes

Snakes frighten him because, according to him, there were many poisonous snakes in Louisiana. As a result, he grew up with a mild phobia of snakes. [4]

6. His First Job

During the summer between his sophomore and junior years of high school, his first job was sacking groceries at Piggly Wiggly. He used to work as a hay hauler.

7. His First Appearance on Celebrity Apprentice

Adkins played for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network on his first visit to ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ since his daughter Brianna suffers from severe allergic reactions to peanuts, milk, and eggs.

Trace Adkins in celebrity apprentice
Trace Adkins in celebrity apprentice

8. His Love For Tractors

Adkins believes the finest piece of advice he’s ever received and still follows is “don’t spend your own money” – unless it’s on tractors. He adores tractors and considers them a sinful pleasure.

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