Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, known for his pioneering style of country music. First becoming popular in the mid-1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than 20 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 30 million records. He has recorded five Billboard No. 1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time.
|Full name at birth||
Dwight David Yoakam
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|Date of birth||
23 October 1956
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Pikeville, KY, USA
Singer-songwriter, actor, director
6' (183 cm)
Northland High School, Columbus, OH
Ohio State University
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