Dwight Yoakam

Country, Musical Artist

1956 –

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Who is Dwight Yoakam?

Dwight David Yoakam is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than 21 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. Yoakam has recorded 5 Billboard #1 Albums, 12 Gold Albums, and 9 Platinum Albums, including the Triple Platinum This Time. In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, Yoakam is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show.

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Born
Oct 23, 1956
Pikeville
Also known as
  • Dwight Yoaham
  • Dwight David Yoakam
  • Dwight Yokam
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Ohio State University
    History
  • Philosophy
  • Northland High School
    ( - 1974)
Lived in
  • Columbus
  • Los Angeles
  • Nashville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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