Darius Rucker is an American singer and songwriter widely known for his success as lead singer of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, as well as his solo career in country music. He has earned numerous awards and recognition, including the Country Music Association's New Artist of the Year award in 2009.
Darius Rucker, a multi-platinum recording artist and lead singer for the band Hootie & the Blowfish, was born on May 13, 1966 and is currently 57 years old. He is best known for his solo country career successes that include five major album releases and five No. 1 Hits on the Billboard country music charts.