Tim Mcgraw Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th February 2017

Quote: "There was a winter formal (dance) and there was a bunch of kids in a limousine and I had a sledgehammer over my shoulder... You don't wanna be mean but when someone's taking your daughter somewhere, you want to induce a healthy amount of respect and fear." Country star Tim Mcgraw likes to scare his daughters' boyfriends.

4th April 2016

Fact: Tim Mcgraw took the stage at Sunday's (03Apr16) Academy of Country Music Awards to perform his new single Humble and Kind for the first time on television. The star sang a stripped down version of the inspirational tune, and was joined by a racially diverse group of youths and adults who made their way through the aisles and onto the stage at Las Vegas' MGM Grand. Among those on stage were a man dressed in an Army uniform, a woman in a hijab and children of all backgrounds. After the performance MCGraw hugged the participants who accompanied him for the gig.

6th May 2015

Fact: Singer/actor Tim Mcgraw is to star in and executive produce a new TV show based on Christopher Cook’s 2000 debut novel Robbers. MCGraw will play a drifter in the series.

29th April 2015

Quote: "There's a few - like Trace Adkins. I wouldn't wanna run up on Trace Adkins. He's a big guy. He's a sweetheart." Tim Mcgraw insists fellow country star Trace Adkins is a tough guy he wouldn't like to mess with.

29th April 2015

Quote: "There was one tour we had, like, 22 buses and 18 trucks. That was on the Soul 2 Soul tour when Faith and I were out. And most of that was (for) her dresses." Tim Mcgraw reveals his collaborative tour with wife Faith Hill was a huge deal.

29th April 2015

Quote: "I happened to be cutting some meat up because I was cooking on the grill and I had a white apron on, so I had little chunks of meat on this white apron. I had a butcher knife when I answered the door and it wasn't on purpose, but it worked out well." Tim Mcgraw on his awkward first meeting with the suitor of one of his three daughters.

21st April 2015

Quote: "The best thing about working with Clooney was walking on and not being the ugliest guy on the set! (He's a) good guy, great cast... It was a lot of fun." Country star-turned-actor Tim Mcgraw enjoyed co-starring with George Clooney in upcoming sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland.

18th March 2015

Fact: Country star-turned-actor Tim Mcgraw has signed on to narrate a new documentary about retired basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal's friendship with his former college coach Dale Brown. The singer, who is the son of baseball star Frank 'Tug' MCGraw, will front the ESPN Films documentary Shaq & Dale. MCGraw, a lifelong Louisiana State University fan, jumped at the chance to play his part in the story of the college's most famous basketball player and his coach.

15th September 2014

Quote: "Next spring Tomorrowland with (George) Clooney and Hugh Laurie comes out. I play a dad who's a rocket scientist, which is a stretch." Tim Mcgraw on his upcoming movie role.

2nd July 2014

Quote: "The first time I played in a club, my first year of college, I took my high school ring and pawned it and bought a guitar, and I learned how to play 50 songs over that summer and started playing for tips at the end of that summer, and I was hooked from then on." Country star Tim Mcgraw on his desperate times as a young performer.

20th February 2014

Fact: British actress Emma Thompson made a surprise appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (19Feb14) to partake in a game of charades with actor Bradley Cooper and country singer Tim Mcgraw.

11th October 2013

Fact: Country music star Tim Mcgraw is to hand out a home to a wounded soldier as part of an upcoming Veterans Day concert at a naval station in Florida. MCGraw will perform for troops and their families at U.S. Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville on 10 November (13) and one war hero at the gig will leave with keys to a mortgage-free house, courtesy of the charity Operation Homefront.

8th October 2013

Fact: Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean are set to hit the stage to perform at the Country Music Association Awards next month (Nov13). The stars will be joined by Blake Shelton and Tim Mcgraw at the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on 6 November (13). More performances are still to be announced.

23rd September 2013

Quote: "She's workin' on stuff. She's writing songs and she's just in a great place. She's really enjoying life and enjoying the process of finding the right songs for her. I think that she's one of the best singers out there." Tim Mcgraw on his wife Faith Hill's musical plans.

19th July 2013

Fact: Country couple Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill have put their sprawling family farm in Tennesse on the market for a whopping $20 million (£13.3 million). The singers' 750-plus acre estate on the banks of the Harpeth River includes main house Beechwood Hall, a plantation previously owned by country music legend Hank Williams and a log-built Greek Revival-style house, as well as at least four other residences, barns and storage buildings, according to RealEstalker.com.

4th July 2013

Tweet: "Thoughts, prayers and love to everyone affected by the flooding in Calgary. Needed 2 (to) postpone our show this week, but it won't keep us away... We'll b (be) back!!" Country star Tim Mcgraw promises to return to Calgary, Canada after severe flooding prompted the cancellation of his upcoming concert in the city.

31st May 2013

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw and Mariah Carey are set to headline New York City's upcoming MACy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular in celebration of America's Independence Day (04Jul13). The singers will each participate in performances along the Hudson River, while Usher will curate the music for the extravagant light show.

16th April 2013

Tweet: "Like everyone we've been watching events unfold in Boston& our deep thoughts, love & prayers go out to everyone affected by this heinous act. The courage and compassion of our first responders and bystanders who selflessly jumped in to help, inspires us all." Country couple Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw pay tribute to the emergency workers and volunteers who rushed to help those injured in the bombings at Monday's (15Apr13) Boston Marathon.

8th February 2013

Quote: "The great thing about music, and what Bruce is able to do, is it describes situations and describes feelings and emotions that you didn't realise that you had or you didn't know how to voice those opinions or voice those emotions - and he puts that to music." Tim Mcgraw pays tribute to Bruce Springsteen. The country star and his wife Faith Hill will perform a duet of The Boss' Tougher Than the Rest at his MusiCares benefit gala on Friday night (08Feb13).

7th February 2013

Quote: "When I watch that on Sunday Night Football, I'm like, 'I hope all my high school buddies are watching this right now!'" Country star Tim Mcgraw is very proud of his hot wife Faith Hill's opening video for NBC's Sunday Night Football show.

6th November 2012

Quote: "That's what makes America great, we get to choose our leaders. Vote. Period. No matter what you believe, vote. You can't bitch about it if you don't vote." Country star Tim Mcgraw urges fans to vote on America's election day.

1st November 2012

Fact: Pink, Tim Mcgraw and Sugarland star Jennifer Nettles have posed for photos with the military members of their families for a new People magazine Veterans Day tribute. The holiday falls on 11 November (12).

25th June 2012

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw thrilled fans at his Nashville, Tennessee gig on Saturday (23Jun12) by performing a surprise duet with his wife Faith Hill. They sang their track I Need You and Hill planted a kiss on her husband's lips before she left the stage.

17th June 2012

Tweet: "Happy Father's Day to all the dads. My dad hung the moon and stars in my eyes. I know our daughters feel the same about their dad." Tim Mcgraw's country star wife Faith Hill pays tribute to the leading men in her life.

10th May 2012

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw has launched his own line of headphones.

10th February 2012

Quote: "It's all fake. None of it's true. We're actually married to different people. Nobody knows." Country star Tim Mcgraw jokes about his marriage to Faith Hill.

10th February 2012

Quote: "It's OK to lower her standards for a song or two, but, for a whole record, I don't know." Tim Mcgraw jokes about recording a duets album with his wife Faith Hill.

4th October 2011

Quote: "I would certainly be interested in it. It's certainly rumoured. I love Beyonce and I love Clint Eastwood, who's directing it, and I love the original tunes." Country star/actor Tim Mcgraw responds to reports he's set to join the cast of the remake of A Star Is Born.

9th August 2011

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw won 1983's Future Farmers of America landscaping trophy.

28th February 2011

Fact: Lionel Richie has reached out to Taylor Swift to record a new version of his 2003 song Angel for his forthcoming duets album, Tuskegee. The soul star has re-recorded his most popular hits with the biggest names in country music, including Tim Mcgraw, JIMMY BUFFET, Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers.

9th January 2011

Quote: "She reminds me so much of my wife in a lot of ways. They look like they could be sisters for one thing; they're built the same, they have the same sort of sense of humour... they're great souls." Tim Mcgraw had an instant connection with COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow - because she reminds him of his wife Faith Hill.

16th December 2010

Quote: "I'm sort of p**sed at her... Twenty years I've been in the music business and I don't think I've ever gotten a standing ovation at the CMAs. After all the hard work I've done. After all the time and effort. And then she walks out and sings one song and everybody stands up." Tim Mcgraw jokes about his COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow's success at the recent country music awards, where she performed live on a big stage for the first time.

10th November 2010

Quote: "She could have hit records but we don't want her because there's enough of us out there right now." Tim Mcgraw is keen to dissuade COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow from going professional with her singing career.

16th June 2010

Quote: "I hate to say it, but our hands are full right now. With three daughters, I can't imagine adding one more to the plate." Country music star Tim Mcgraw has no plans to have another child with wife Faith Hill.

24th December 2009

Quote: "I like giving money 'cos people like to get money... The reason I like to give money is so I don't have to shop." Country star Tim Mcgraw doesn't like to play a part in the Christmas shopping rush.

16th December 2009

Quote: "I hate to admit it but I kinda like to watch the figure skating. I've got a house full of women!" Country star Tim Mcgraw loves watching the skaters on ice during the Winter Olympics. The singer shares three daughters with his wife Faith Hill.

30th November 2009

Quote: "It's our very first time singing together - it was great fun and a great pleasure." Alicia Keys on performing with country star Tim Mcgraw for a TV tribute to heroes on OPRAH.

4th November 2009

Quote: "Hank Williams used to own the farm... The legend is (he) bet someone he could jump over this creek, hurt his back, and then died a few weeks later. I don't know if it's true, but it's a hell of a story." Tim Mcgraw on his Tennessee home's history.

27th October 2009

Fact: American football icon Brett Favre bought country star Tim Mcgraw a Hellcat superbike for his 40th birthday.

27th October 2009

Fact: Singer Tim Mcgraw has upgraded the skeet shooting range at his Tennessee farm so a pal can train for the Olympics.

26th October 2009

Fact: Country music couple Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill are building a new family retreat on a Bahamas island they own.

26th October 2009

Quote: "It (facial hair) is tough to maintain, but I'm stuck with it because I started with it earlier in my career. When I'm not working I tend to shave it off because it's just easier." Country singer Tim Mcgraw on grooming his famous goatee.

27th May 2009

Fact: Grammy winner GEORGE STRAIT's acceptance as the Academy of Country Music's artist of the decade will be aired on U.S. TV on Wednesday night (27May09). The ceremony features performances from Faith Hill, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift and Tim Mcgraw.

31st December 2008

Quote: “We talked about getting in the studio together, so that's probably going to happen soon. I definitely think we could do something cool and different." Rapper T-Pain on his plan to record a new track with country star Tim Mcgraw.

17th November 2008

Fact: Country couple Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw are selling their six-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bathroom mansion in California's Beverly Park Mediterranean Village - for a whopping $14.8 million (GBP10.5 million). The property boasts a personal gym, pool and four acres of land for rearing sheep and cattle.

21st October 2008

Quote: "I could bend in ways I haven't been able to since I was a teenager. My husband (Tim Mcgraw) loves it!" Faith Hill credits Pilates for helping her get into shape.

16th August 2008

Quote: "I hate wearing a new hat; it takes about three rainy days and a lot of sweat to get the right look and feel." Country star Tim Mcgraw admits he has been wearing the same Stetson for 15 years.

12th August 2008

Quote: "I just ate and ate and didn't work out... I'm the fat guy in this thing." Country star Tim Mcgraw on packing on 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) to play a cage fighter in new movie FOUR CHRISTMASES.

11th August 2008

Quote: "It makes me angry. If I was to do that to a female, I'd be arrested." Country star Tim Mcgraw is upset by front row fans who grab for his private parts at concerts.

10th June 2008

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw's longtime tour manager ROBERT ALLEN is the brother of Def Leppard drummer RICK ALLEN.

19th January 2008

Fact: Country superstar Tim Mcgraw is teaming up with Def Leppard on the veteran rockers' new single NINE LIVES.

22nd October 2007

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw has become the face of his native Louisiana in a new tourism ad campaign. The singer is photographed fishing and urges travellers to "Come fall in love with Louisiana all over again."

4th May 2007

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw is getting his teeth into a dental issue in Tennessee by headlining a charity show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville this month (May07) aimed at raising funds and awareness for the Interfaith Dental Clinic, a non-profit agency providing dental services for low-income families.

6th January 2007

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw's new album LET IT GO will feature a pair of duets with wife FAITH HILL - SHOTGUN RIDER and I NEED YOU.

22nd October 2006

Quote: "I felt sure they were going to stick it under a bus stop or something." Country singer Tim Mcgraw was thrilled his new star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame is in a prime location.

18th October 2006

Quote: "The other day, when GRACIE said, 'I'm not getting married until I'm 35,' Tim and I turned to each other and went, 'Yes!'" Country stars Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw are thrilled that their nine-year-old daughter is so independent.

17th October 2006

Fact: MY LITTLE GIRL, the song Tim Mcgraw wrote for his new movie FLICKA, marks the first time the singer has recorded and performed one of his own tunes.

16th October 2006

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw is to be honoured with a star of the Hollywood Walk Of Fame tomorrow (17OCT06). The singer's FLICKA co-star Billy Bob Thornton will be among those honouring him.

22nd August 2006

Fact: Country couple Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill handed lucky fan CHRISTINE NEVINS the keys to a brand new Dodge Charger at their Los Angeles show on Friday night (18AUG06) when the restaurant manager became the one millionth ticket buyer on their Soul2Soul II tour at the Staples Center.

19th August 2006

Quote: "I can tell he really loves me. It's in his eyes, in the way that he looks at our children and in his passion for things that are meaningful to him." Faith Hill knows husband Tim Mcgraw is still madly in love with her.

10th July 2006

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw helps coach her daughter GRACIE's school basketball team.

8th July 2006

Quote: "We have separate dressing rooms because she's got 36 girls running around doing hair and make-up. I like to go to my room and take another nap or watch BONANZA... I get ready in 10 minutes." Tim Mcgraw admits he and wife Faith Hill have different ways of relaxing before performing on their joint Soul2Soul II US tour.

14th June 2006

Quote: "It could get me pregnant again." Singer Faith Hill finds singing a duet with husband Tim Mcgraw gets them both in the mood for love.

6th May 2006

Quote: "It's time to get rid of the skintight jeans. It's the chafing. The older you get, the worse the chafing gets." Tim Mcgraw, 38, is feeling his age.

3rd May 2006

Quote: "Forever we were JUAN and EVA PERON. Nobody ever caught on." Tim Mcgraw reveals he and wife Faith Hill used to check into hotels as Argentina's former President and his First Lady, the lead characters in hit musical EVITA.

11th March 2006

Fact: Country star Tim Mcgraw will replace cancer victim Sheryl Crow at the 18th annual Bob Costas benefit for the SSM CardinalGlennon Children's Medical Center in St Louis on 1 April (06). Crow cancelled her appearance following recent surgery for breast cancer.

7th March 2006

Fact: Tim Mcgraw's new hits compilation, TIM MCGRAW REFLECTED: HITS VOL. 2, will feature a new song, I'VE GOT FRIENDS THAT DO, written by Ryan Adams.

10th February 2006

Quote: <p>"Some should not do some of the things that they do in public. When you're doing shows, the flashers show up every now and then. It's entertaining but sometimes it's not so entertaining." Country star Tim Mcgraw wishes some of his fans would keep their clothes on at his concerts. </p>

8th February 2006

Fact: <p>Country couple Faith Hill and Tim Mcgraw's appearance on US TV show OPRAH yesterday (07FEB06) was the pair's first official interview together. As well as chatting about their romance, the McGraws cooked up their favourite chicken dumplings and cornbread at their home in rural Tennessee and gave Oprah viewers a tour of their sprawling 200-year-old farm, which was once owned by country legend Hank Williams. </p>

8th February 2006

Quote: <p>"It was a small group of guys." Country superstar Tim Mcgraw plays down his America's Hottest Husband honour in Redbook magazine. </p>

8th October 2005

Quote: <p>"He felt like home. He felt like a great old T-shirt that you never want to take off... or your favourite blanket... I couldn't stay away from him and I couldn't stop staring at him." Country star Faith Hill on falling for husband Tim Mcgraw. </p>

4th October 2005

Fact: <p>Country singer Faith Hill always sleeps in one of husband Tim Mcgraw's white T-shirts whenever he's on tour and she's home alone. </p>

9th September 2005

Quote: <p>"I read the teleprompter properly, like, in the practice run and then it started and then it was actually Tim Mcgraw, the first song he sang, it really touched me... I did start crying." Rapper Kanye West was inspired to make his controversial comments at last week's (02SEP05) Hurricane Katrina telethon by country singer Tim McGraw. </p>

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