George Strait Trivia

  • George Strait
    • Famous as : Country singer
    • Birth Name : George Harvey Strait
    • Birth Date : May 18, 1952
    • Birth Place : Poteet, Texas, USA
    • Spouse : Norma Voss (since 4-Dec-71)
    • Claim to Fame : Album "Ocean Front Property" (1987)
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  • Ranked 8th in the poll on Sexiest Male Country Stars conducted by Country Weekly, the edition of which hit the newsstand June 16th, 2006.
  • Hosts the annual George Strait Team Roping Classic.
  • Enjoys fishing, riding motorcycles, steer-roping, hunting, skiing and golf.
  • Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world [1990].
  • Received a (USA) National Medal of Arts, 2003.
  • Has the most number one country hits, which is fifty, of any recording artists ever.
  • Was named Entertainer of the Year by the CMA. [1990]
  • Named the Academy of Country Music's Male Vocalist of the Year for three consecutive years; 1984, 1986, and in1988.
  • His 9th album titled "Ocean Front Property" (1987) became the first album in their history to debut at #1 on Billboard's Country Music Charts.
  • Was named Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA). [1989]
  • Handed the American Success Award by President George Bush. [1989]
  • Has scored 36 No. 1 hits on Billboard magazine's Country Singles chart; such attainment ever did by Bing Crosby and Conway Twitty.
  • His 2000 duet with Alan Jackson on "Murder on Music Row" was named the Country Music Association's 2001 Song of the Year.
  • Has released a total of 28 albums for MCA Nashville Records.
  • His backing musicians are called the Ace in the Hole band.
  • His biggest music influences, including Hank Williams, George Jones, and Merle Haggard.
  • During the Vietnam War era, he served a three-year stint in Hawaii with the U.S. Army, in which first in the payroll department and later in entertainment/music.
  • Eloped with his high school sweetheart, Norma Voss, who is his future wife.
  • His parents split when he was in 4th grade.
  • Usually called King George.
  • Was born at 2:00am-CST.