Rory Feek

About Rory Feek

Who is it?: Country Singer-songwriter
Birth Day: April 25, 1965
Birth Place: Atchison, Kansas, United States, United States
Residence: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation: Singer-songwriter
Years active: 1996-present (as a songwriter) 2008-2016 (as a singer)
Home town: Atchison, Kansas, U.S.
Spouse(s): Tamara Gilmer (m. August 3, 1985, divorced March 25, 1992) Joey Feek (m. June 15, 2002 – her death, March 4, 2016)
Children: 3
Genres: Country
Instruments: Vocals
Labels: Sugar Hill/Vanguard (in Joey + Rory)
Associated acts: Joey + Rory
Allegiance: United States
Service/branch: United States Marine Corps
Years of service: 8 years

Rory Feek

Rory Feek was born on April 25, 1965 in Atchison, Kansas, United States, United States, is Country Singer-songwriter. Rory Lee Feek is an American country singer and songwriter who shot to fame writing songs for many popular artists and later entering into collaboration with his wife Joey Feek to form a duo, which was known as ‘Joey+Rory’. Rory was deeply inspired from Don Williams, whom he considered a hero. He started playing guitar at the age of 15. He loved music and moved to Texas for better career opportunities. Rory started his singing career in nightclubs as most country singers do. His first tryst with wider fame as a singer came following his success on a music talent hunt show ‘Can you Duet’, in which he was paired with Joey. One of his very first collaborations as songwriter was with Collin Raye, for whom he wrote ‘Someone you used to Know’ and the single went big. Along with Joey, Rory embarked on creating country music successfully. In March 2016, Joey died of cervical cancer, which ended their musical journey.
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Popular As Rory Feek
Occupation Singers
Age 58 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 25, 1965 (Atchison, Kansas, United States, United States)
Birthday April 25
Town/City Atchison, Kansas, United States, United States
Nationality United States

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Rory Feek’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Rory Feek was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Rory Lee Feek (born April 25, 1965) is an American country music singer and Songwriter. In his career, he has written singles for Clay Walker, Blake Shelton, Tracy Byrd and other artists. He and his wife, Joey Martin Feek, formed the duo Joey + Rory and was placed third on the first season of the CMT talent show Can You Duet. He also established Giantslayer Records for launching of new independent artists.


Rory Lee Feek was born and raised in Atchison, Kansas. In his blog, thislifeIlive, he gives his birth year as 1965, despite numerous other sources that give it as 1966. Feek married Tamara Gilmer on August 3, 1985 and they divorced March 25, 1992. In 2002, he married Joey Martin Feek, with whom he started the duo Joey + Rory. They have one daughter, Indiana Boon (born February 17, 2014), who was born with Down Syndrome. Feek also has two older daughters, Heidi (born 1986) and Hopie (born 1988), from the previous marriage. Joey died of metastatic cervical cancer on March 4, 2016.


Inspired by Don Williams, Merle Haggard and other artists, Feek began playing guitar at age fifteen. He later served two tours of duty in the United States Marine Corps after high school, before moving to Dallas, Texas, where he played in nightclubs. Feek moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1995 after being encouraged to by Nashville entertainment attorney Rod Phelps, and signed to a publishing contract. One of his first single releases as a Songwriter was Collin Raye's "Someone You Used to Know", a Top Five country hit in 1999. A year later, Clay Walker reached Top Five as well with "The Chain of Love", another song that Feek co-wrote.


Feek continued to write for other artists in the 2000s, including album tracks for Mark Wills, Kenny Chesney, Terri Clark, Randy Travis, and Lorrie Morgan, as well as Tracy Byrd's 2003 single "The Truth About Men". In 2004, Feek achieved his first Number One as a Songwriter when Blake Shelton topped the country charts with "Some Beach", which he co-wrote with Paul Overstreet. Also in 2004, Feek founded the Giantslayer Records label, on which Blaine Larsen recorded two studio albums in association with BNA Records.


In 2008, Feek and his wife, Joey Martin Feek, founded a duo called Joey + Rory. They came in third place on the CMT talent show Can You Duet, and later that year signed to a recording contract with Vanguard Records. Joey + Rory released their debut single "Cheater, Cheater" that year, and peaked at No. 30 on the country singles charts with it. That same year, Jimmy Wayne charted on the country charts with "I Will", another Feek co-write.

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