Bucky Covington is an American country music singer, as well as a bassist, drummer and songwriter. He gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol and finished in eighth place. In 2007, he released his self-titled debut album “Bucky Covington, produced by Dale Oliver and Mark Miller of the band Sawyer Brown, which achieved remarkable success, reaching at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, and produced three hit singles on the Hot Country Songs charts: “A Different World” at number six, “It’s Good to Be Us” at number eleven, and “I’ll Walk” at number ten. Born William Joel Covington on November 8, 1977 in Rockingham, North Carolina, he is the son of Deborah Gates and Gene Covington. He has an identical twin brother, Robert David Covington. At the age of eighteen, he began performing in clubs after teaching himself how to play guitar. He is a 1996 graduate of Scotland High School. He was married to Crystal Callahan from 1999 to 2007. He became engaged to Katherine Cook and together they had a daughter, Kennedy Taylor Covington born in 2014.
Bucky Covington Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 8 November 1977
Birth Place: Rockingham, North Carolina, USA
Birth Name: William Joel Covington III
Nicknames: Buck, Buckeroo
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Bucky Covington Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 190 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 86 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: 12 (US)
Bucky Covington Family Details:
Father: Gene Covington
Mother: Deborah Gates
Spouse/Wife: Crystal Callahan (m. 1999-2007)
Children: Kennedy Taylor Covington (Daughter)
Siblings: Robert David Covington (Twin brother)
Bucky Covington Education:
Scotland High School, Laurinburg, North Carolina
Bucky Covington Favorite Things:
Favorite song: “Suspicious Minds” by Elvis Presley
Favorite movie: Tombstone.
Bucky Covington Facts:
*Bucky is the nickname derived from his grandfather “Buck”.
*He used to work at Covington’s Body Shop in Hamlet, North Carolina.
*He is a huge fan of Elvis Presley, Eminem, Pink, and Kid Rock.
*He is close friends with Elliott Yamin, Chris Daughtry and Kellie Pickler
*He has a dog named Slim.
*Visit his official website: www.buckycovington.com
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Myspace, Facebook and Instagram.