Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$45 million
Date Of BirthMay 12, 1955
SpouseBarbara Brooks
FactGraduated from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana

Kix Brooks was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, on May 12, 1955. His father, Leo Brooks Jr., was a doctor, and his mother, Barbara Brooks, was a homemaker. He has two older sisters, Nancy and Barbara. Brooks attended Catholic High School in Shreveport, where he played football and baseball. After graduation, he enrolled at Louisiana State University on a baseball scholarship. However, he left LSU after one semester to pursue a career in music.

Brooks began his music career as a member of the country-rock band Brooks & Dunn. The duo released their debut album, Brand New Man, in 1991. The album was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Country Albums chart and selling over five million copies. Brooks & Dunn went on to release twelve studio albums, of which six were certified platinum or higher by the RIAA. They also won numerous awards, including the CMA Award for Entertainer of the Year and the ACM Award for Top Vocal Duo.

In 2006, Brooks & Dunn announced that they were going on hiatus. Brooks subsequently released his debut solo album, New to This Town, in 2012. The album peaked at number four on the Billboard Country Albums chart and received positive reviews from critics.

Brooks has also appeared in several films and television shows, including the movies Flicka (2006) and Seven Days in Utopia (2011). He has also served as a judge on the reality competition series Nashville Star (2003-2008) and The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep (2012).

As of 2021, Kix Brooks has a net worth of $80 million. He has earned his fortune through his successful career in music and television.

General Info

Full NameKix Brooks
Net Worth$45 million
Date Of BirthMay 12, 1955
Height1.88 m
ProfessionSinger-songwriter, Film producer, Mandolinist, Actor, Music artist, Songwriter, Radio personality, Boot Scootin' Boogie, Neon Moon, My Maria, Las Vegas, NV, United States
EducationLouisiana Tech University


SpouseBarbara Brooks


AwardsAcademy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year
NominationsAcademy of Country Music Award for Album of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Single Record of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for National On-Air Personality of the Year, Boot Scootin' Boogie, Neon Moon, My Maria, Las Vegas, N...
MoviesTimber the Treasure Dog, A Horse Story, Las Vegas, NV, United States

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1He and Ronnie Dunn split up in 2010 to concentrate on solo careers.
2He and Ronnie Dunn were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
3As of the weekend of January 21-22, 2006, is the all-new host of "American Country Countdown," replacing Bob Kingsley who left at the end of 2005. "ACC" counts down the forty most played and listened-to songs on country radio as determined by Billboard Magazine and SoundScan.
4Graduated from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana
5One-half of country singing duo, Brooks and Dunn.




Metal Evolution2011TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs2011TV Movie performer: "If You See Him / If You See Her"
Best of CMT Music Awards2009TV Special performer: "Tush", "Believe", "Only In America"
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2009TV Series performer - 4 episodes
40th Annual Country Music Association Awards2006TV Special performer: "Building Bridges"
CMT Insider2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
World Trade Center2006"Only in America"
Bones2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pink Cadillac1989writer: "If It Wasn't for the Heartache"
Youngblood1986performer: "Ain't Gonna Walk The Line"


You're Gonna Miss Me2016completedElmer Montana
A Horse Story2016Champion (voice)
Timber the Treasure Dog2016Timber (voice)
To Appomattox2015TV Mini-SeriesWinfield Scott Hancock
A Country Christmas2013Duke the Horse (voice)
Born Wild2013Wade Locklin
Ambush at Dark Canyon2012Duke Donovan
8 Seconds1994Brooks & Dunn


You're Gonna Miss Me2016executive producer completed
American Country Countdown Top 10 Stories of 20152015TV Movie executive producer
A Country Christmas2013executive producer
Dug Up2013/Iexecutive producer

Music Department

A Country Christmas2013music producer


The 50th Annual CMA Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Today2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Steak Out with Kix Brooks2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
Entertainment Tonight2010-2015TV SeriesHimself
2015 NHL Awards2015TV MovieHimself
I Am Dale Earnhardt2015DocumentaryKix Brooks
Headline Country2007-2014TV SeriesHimself
Kimberly's Simply Southern2014TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
20/202012TV Series documentaryHimself - Country Singer (segment "The Greatest Women of Country Music")
Bring It on Home2012ShortHimself
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2012TV MovieHimself
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
New to This Town2012Video shortHimself
The 45th Annual CMA Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
CMT Insider2005-2011TV SeriesHimself / Themselves
Naked2011TV SeriesHimself
The Country Vibe with Chuck and Becca2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2010 CMT Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn -- The Last Rodeo2010TV MovieHimself
The 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
George Strait: ACM Artist of the Decade All Star Concert2009TV Special documentary
44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2009TV Special
Biography1995-2009TV Series documentaryHimself
42nd Annual Country Music Association Awards2008TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
Gone Country2008TV SeriesHimself
43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2008TV Special
41st Annual Country Music Association Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
The View2007TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2007TV SeriesHimself
42nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2007TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
One on One2007TV SeriesHimself
40th Annual Country Music Association Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
CMA Red Carpet 20062006TV MovieHimself
Race to the Red Carpet: 2006 Country Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
CMT: Greatest Men 20052005TV MovieHimself
39th Annual Country Music Association Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
38th Annual Country Music Association Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Host and Performer
Academy of Country Music Pre-Show2004TV MovieHimself
Las Vegas2004TV SeriesHimself
48 Hours2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The 2002 Billboard Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself / kix
CMT Flame Worthy Video Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The 29th Annual American Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Brooks & Dunn)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-2001TV SeriesHimself
King of the Hill2000TV SeriesHimself
Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration2000TV Special documentaryHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
The 27th Annual American Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Brooks & Dunn)
An All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash1999TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
The 24th Annual American Music Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
30th Annual Country Music Association Awards1996TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 23rd Annual American Music Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
1996 Billboard Music Awards1996TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
Brooks & Dunn: You're Gonna Miss Me...1995Himself
29th Annual Country Music Association Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Late Show with David Letterman1994TV SeriesHimself
28th Annual Country Music Association Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 21st Annual American Music Awards1994TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
Country Music Association's 35th Anniversary1993TV SpecialHimself
The Best of Country '92: Countdown at the Neon Armadillo1992TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks and Dunn)
26th Annual Country Music Association Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Performer

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs2011TV MovieHimself
Crook & Chase2009TV SeriesHimself
Best of CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself (as Brooks & Dunn)
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2007-2009TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Performer
CMT Insider2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
CMT Stacked2006TV SeriesHimself
CMT Crossroads2006TV SeriesHimself
Country Superstars: Video Hits2004Video shortHimself
CMT: 100 Greatest Music Videos2004TV MovieHimself

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