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Travis Tritt Facts
Name: James Travis Tritt
Birthdate: February 9, 1963
Birth place: Marietta, Georgia
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Blue
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Spouse: The former Theresa Nelson, married April 12, 1997, at Travis' estate just outside of Atlanta. "I'd tried marriage twice and figured I wasn't very good at it. Marty Stuart and I even had a pep talk about it. We agreed, 'We're better off staying single.' Then I met Theresa - which completely blindsided me."
Children: Daughter Tyler Reese, born February 18, 1998; son Tristan James, born June 16, 1999. "Travis is really good with the kids," says Theresa. "He changes diapers and gets up in the middle of the night to feed them. He does everything."
Label: Columbia
Musical hero: Charlie Daniels, with whom he wrote two songs for his current album, Down The Road I Go; "I'm very proud of the songs - especially "Southbound Train." It has that Charlie Daniels feel all over it."
Favorite color: Black
Grand Ole Opry: Inducted in 1992.
Early performances: Was a soloist in the children's choir at the First Assembly of God church in his hometown. "I have pictures of me at age 3 standing on a chair next to my father. He's playing an old Gibson, and I've got one of those small plastic ukelele-looking guitars."
First song he wrote: "Spend a Little Time," after a girlfriend broke up with him.
TV and movie roles: Travis has appeared in more than 10 films, including Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), Dill Scallion (1999), and the TV movie Outlaw Justice (1998); he's guest starred on TV shows Sesame Street, Touched By An Angel and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, among others.
CMA awards: 1991 Horizon Award;
1992 Vocal Event of the Year (with Marty Stuart);
1994 Album of the Year (for his collaboration on the Eagles tribute album Common Thread: The Songs Of The Eagles)
Grammys: 1992 Best Vocal Collaboration (with Marty Stuart)
Gold albums: A Travis Tritt Christmas - A Loving Time Of The Year (1992); Down The Road I Go (2000)
Platinum albums: Country Club (1900, 2 million); It's All About To Change (1991, 3 million); T-R-O-U-B-L-E (1992, 2 million); Greatest Hits - From The Beginning (1995, 1 million); Ten Feet Tall And Bulletproof (1994, 2 million); The Restless Kind (1996, 1 million); Down The Road I Go (2000, 1 million).
Billboard Top 10 singles: 18, including
"Country Club" (No. 9, 1989)
"Help Me Hold On" (No. 1, 1990)
"I'm Gonna Be Somebody" (No. 2, 1990)
"Here's a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares)" (No. 2, 1991)
"Anymore" (No. 1, 1991)
"The Whiskey Ain't Workin'" (No. 2, 1991, with Marty Stuart)
"Nothing Short Of Dying" (No. 4, 1992)
"Can I Trust You With My Heart" (No. 1, 1992)
"Foolish Pride" (No. 1, 1994)
"Tell Me I Was Dreaming" (No. 2, 1995)
"More Than You'll Ever Know" (No. 3, 1996)
"Where Corn Don't Grow" (No. 5, 1996)
"Best Of Intentions" (No. 1, 2000)
"It's A Great Day To Be Alive" (No. 2, 2001)
"The Love of a Woman" (No. 2, 2002)
"Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde" (No. 8, 2002)

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