Ask anyone in the arts how they got started and you are likely to hear a relative mentioned. “My dad always had music on… My Cousin had a band…my mother is an artist.” Many artists even have famous family members who inspired them, or continue to be a major influence on their art. The world of country music, it’s no different. Lots of famous country stars often name their family influences in interviews as motivating factors. So, I thought I’d put together a list of 11 country stars and their famous family members, with the help of Taste of Country (including some others not listed here) and Wikipedia.
Take a look at some of country music’s brightest stars and their notable family members. The majority here are musicians, but in one case we have a country star, who started out as an athlete, and his famous relative who was an athlete. Some work closely with their talented relatives, while others are simply inspired. They all grew up in enviroments of creative nuturing, but you can also attribute genetics to their talent. Yes, there is nature and nuture involved in these 11 country stars and their famous family members.