Trace Adkins Net Worth, Money and More
Net Worth: $16 million
Career/Profession: Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Spokesman
Tracy Darrell ‘Trace’ Adkins popularly known as Trace Adkins is one of the most eminent and accomplished artist. He is a famous country music artist who had given countless hits which topped several charts. He along with the artist is a well established actor and spokesperson for firmed establishing programs.
Quite Depressed in his childhood:
Adkins took birth in Sarepta, North Louisiana. He belongs to mixture of different originality i.e. English and Irish community. His father was a mill worker. Since from his childhood he loved to play guitar and his father sent him on guitar training camps too. In his high schooling he became a part of music group called New Commitments. He attended Louisiana Tech University where he joined football team. At his early age he lost his finger in an accident. He wanted his finger to be attached soon as he wanted to play guitar. For survival he started playing for honky tonk bars where he was spotted by an Executive of a big band. He then signed a contract with him.
Beginning his career:
He started his career in 1996 with a hit single ‘There’s a Girl in Texas’ which topped the Hot Country’s Chart. It was followed by another debut album called ‘Dreamin’ Out Loud’ in the same year. This success remained continued with Big Time, his album in 1999. Some of his successful career years are as follows:
2001-2004: This year was quite happening and interesting for him. After the release of his album ‘Chrome’ he went for rehabilitation program based on alcohol in Nashville. This album hit the country album charts and ranked amongst the top 5 of its list in 2002. In 2003, he came up with two more albums i.e. “Greatest Hits Collection” and “Comin’ on Strong”. He also did several voices over for KFC and presented himself in the game show named Hollywood Squares. The singles from these albums did not remain untouched and got its name in the Billboards chart. The list includes ‘Then They Do’, ‘Hot Mama’, ‘Rough & Ready’ etc. He also aired himself in the series “Yes, Dear” along with Travis Tritt in 2004 and played the role of criminals.
2005-2007: He started this season with his new album ‘Songs About Me’ but this album highlighted his career with various controversies. This album was followed by Honky Tonk Badokadonk and it was undoubtedly took his career to a new level. The year ended with just two albums. In 2006, Dangerous Man and Swing were released. Some of its singles proved to be fruitful but unfortunately some of them went flopped such as ‘I wanna feel Something’. Then came ‘I got my game on’ in 2007 which contain the single with the same name. He released this album in parts. This much was not enough for him in this year instead he wrote his first book named ‘A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from Free-Thinking Roughneck’.
2008-Present: This year shines for Adkins because of concerts and several appearances that he had made in the functions. He recorded tracks for police superintendents and soldiers after collaborating with Ronnie Milsap called ‘My First Ride’. In 2009 he went on tour with Martina McBride and also recorded ‘Hillybilly Bone’ with Blake Shelton. In 2010 he ended his contract with Capitol Nashville and signed another deal with Show Dog-Universal Music. As he has secret love for football since from his college time he sang National Anthem in Dallas Cowboys Stadium in 2010. In 2012 he appeared for Meat Loaf album known as ‘Hell in a HandBasket‘as a guest vocalist. In 2013 he recorded his new album called ‘Love Will’ and on the occasion of Christmas he released ‘The King’s Gift’.
Awards and Achievements:
- In 1996 he won ACM Top New Male Vocalist Award.
- In 2008 he won CMT Male Video of the Year for “I Got My Game On”
- In 2009 he won ACM Single of the Year for the single “You’re Gonna Miss This”
- In 2010 he won ACM Vocal Event of the Year for “Hillbilly Bone”
- He won CMT Award – Collaborative Video of the Year – “Hillbilly Bone”.
Large part of his money he gave in charity:
Adkins used his skills and talents in winning charitable competitions. He used to do charity on a regular basis as his daughter was suffering from reaction to milks and eggs. He went to Celebrity Apprentice as its participant and won $670,072 for The American Red Cross in its first round. In the end he made it to finals and won $1,524,072 breaking the record and became its winner.
Wooden Interior Apartment:
Adkins owns a property which was previously used as a trash dump. They used to reside in that place which looks like an old dairy farm. The couple Trace and Rhonda themselves designed the whole interior and their adjoining properties. It had fully wooden base and interior is made up of wooden bricks. it has three rooms with an entertainment centre too.
His endorsements and deals:
Trace Adkins was found least interested in making endorsement deals as he didn’t think it a right way to make money and achieve success. He has just one endorsement deal with BC Headache Powder for two years. This deals helped him to gain radio advertisements, tour sponsors, appearance in various corporate and cultural events and also retail displays at various locations. As he was very least interested in making deals but attaching his name to BC headache powder has a reason and that is because of his grandfather who gave him this powder for the first time.