George Strait is an American country music singer. Not only a singer, but also a successful producer and actor, George Strait is considered to be a legend of country music and a lot of people say that he is the King of Country. George Strait was born on May 18, 1952 in Pearsall, Texas and he started his career in 1975. Since the beginning, George Strait had a huge success and his personal life became very important to fans. In 1971, George Strait and Norma, his high school girlfriend eloped and married in Mexico. A few weeks later, the couple repeated their vows in front of family and friends in a church from their hometown.
The couple had two children together – son George Strait, Jr. also known as Bubba, born in 1981 and daughter Jenifer Lynn, born in 1973. In 1986, Jenifer Lynn died in a car accident in San Marco and George Strait and his wife created a foundation in her memory. The Jenifer Lynn Strait Foundation activates in the area of San Marco, Texas and raises money for children charities. On the other hand, Bubba graduated from Texas A&M University and desires to have a career as a competitor for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. George Strait is a fan of hunting, fishing, skiing, golfing and motorcycle riding. In present, George Strait and Norma Strait live in a wealthy community – The Dominion, in San Antonio and also spend time at their ranch near Cotulla, Texas. The singer is a fan of the San Antonio Spurs and can be seen very ofter at their games.
George Strait is also a fan of Chevrolets and he is a spokesman for a dealership in Texas. He also makes a lot of references at Chevys in his songs. The most recent news about George Strait refers more to his son. Bubba and his wife will welcome their first child in February 2012, making George Strait and Norma Strait grandparents for the first time. The singer declared in an interview that he eagerly awaits the moment he is going to welcome his grandchild.