Apr. 12th, 1957
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Vince Gill's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- Before becoming a successful country singer, from 1979 to 1983 was lead singer for the country-rock band Pure Prairie League, which had a top 10 pop hit in the summer of 1980 with "Let Me Love You Tonight."
- His ex-wife, 'Janis Oliver Gill' (qv), with her sister, 'Kristine Oliver Arnold' (qv), are the "Sweethearts of the Rodeo".
- Was asked to join the band 'Dire Straits' (qv) but declined to pursue his own solo career.
- Parents: Jerene Gill, Homemaker and J. Stanley "Stan" Gill (deceased 1997), a federal administrative law judge
- Began his music career playing bluegrass music.
- Sister: Gina
- Avid golfer. In high school, had to decide if he wanted to pursue a career as a golfer or a musician. Hosts "The Vinny" Pro-Am Celebrity Golf tournament in Nashville, Tennessee to benefit Junior Golf of Tennessee. At one point had a handicap of 1.
- Has a band, with 'Rodney Crowell' (qv), called the 'Notorious Cherry Bombs'.