Dwight Yoakam
Date of Birth
Oct 23, 1956
Birth Place:
Pikeville, KY

Biography

A top-selling country music star since the mid-'80s, multi-talented Dwight Yoakam branched out into acting in the 1990s. Born in Kentucky, Yoakam was raised in Ohio and attended college at Ohio State University. Inspired by music since childhood, Yoakam dropped out of school to move to Nashville in the late '70s. Finding the Nashville scene less than accommodating for his interpretation of country...