March 30, 2013 11:00 AM by Veronica Dudo
Country music super-star Trace Adkins has returned to Celebrity Apprentice for the all-star edition. The hit NBC reality TV series is in its 13 season and this time around, Adkins is looking to win a lot of money for his charity organization, The American Red Cross. His baritone voice has earned him several awards over the years. Did you know Adkins was an oil rigger before he became a Country music star? Keep reading to find out more about the artist!
Adkins is a versatile and accomplished entertainer who has sold more than 10 million albums including platinum and multi-platinum albums. His last studio album, “Proud to be Here” debuted at #2 on the Billboard Country Album Chart. It also featured the Top Ten hit, “Just Fishin.’” He has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts. The 6’6 singer is currently working on his 11th studio album which will feature “Tough People Do.”
For the third consecutive year he co-hosted the American Country Awards on FOX in December 2012. He is the author of “A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck.” He appeared in the feature film, The Lincoln Lawyer. He has also made several TV appearances including Hollywood Squares, Pyramid, and voiced a character on King of the Hill. Adkins competed during the 2008 season of The Celebrity Apprentice and was a finalist ultimately losing to Piers Morgan.
During this season of Celebrity Apprentice, Adkins made a daring decision as Project Manager during a meatball selling task to not sell any but instead concentrate on raising money. His strategy paid off and he won a little over $670,000 for his charity The American Red Cross.
Adkins is the father of five daughters.
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