Luke bryan and wife

1. She was encouraged to get into acting and music

Boyer says that when she was younger, she was told by different teachers that she had a good stage presentation and should think about pursuing a career in music and acting, however, Boyer ultimately decided to take another path. She wound up choosing a different degree, gaining her first from The University of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia, then going on to get her masters from a well-recognized school.

2. They met at a bar

It didn’t start out like some deeply romantic story you sometimes hear about. It was actually a more typical type of meeting when these two met in their college years. Bryan was a senior at the college in Georgia, and Boyer a Freshman when the two first met in a local bar. Bryan says that he was in love from the get-go and vowed to go over to her before he left the bar. They dated for a while after the meeting, but wound up breaking up for five years before they finally reconnected.

3. She made the first move

While most men are eager to make their move on a lady when they meet and have feelings for them, Boyer says that her, now husband, was actually the opposite of eager. Boyer describes her famous country singer husband as a real gentleman when they first met because he was on the slow side for making a move to get a kiss from her. He believed in not ever making a woman uncomfortable, so he never made the move on the beautiful blonde. Boyer admits that it was her who made the first move, kissing Bryan before he ever tried to steal one from her.

4. She trashed a wedding dress

Boyer was in a photo shoot with some of her friends titled, “trash the dress.” The photos show Boyer and a few of her friends destroying a wedding dress with barbecue sauce, and it was all in fun. Many people might mistake the dress as being her own wedding dress that she was trashing, but rest assured it was not. The pictures show Boyer in the white wedding gown and a pair of cowboy boots, along with her friends who are spraying bottles of liquor and wine all over the white wedding dress that also sports the big red barbecue sauce stain on the front.

5. She’s helping to raise her nephew

Bryan has dealt with very traumatic personal losses, including the loss of a brother, sister, and sister-in-law. When he tragically lost his brother and sister-in-law, his young nephew Tilden was left without parents, so the couple did what anyone would want to do, they took him in and are now raising him as one of their own along with their own two sons, Tatum and Thomas.

6. She has his first initial tattooed on her finger

The couple did more than exchange wedding rings when they got married. To solidify their love and commitment to each other, they also each had their spouse’s first initial tattooed on their ring fingers. Boyer has photographed her ring finger with her wedding ring pushed forward, exposing the L underneath. Bryan also has the same on his ring finger, but his finger boasts a “C”, obviously.

7. One thing she doesn’t want to know about her husband

Boyer says that her husband’s passions and favorite hobbies include hunting and fishing. Although she admits to getting out on the boat with her hubby at times, one thing you won’t ever catch her doing is sitting up in a deer stand on the lookout for a buck. Boyer knows a lot about her husband, but she will tell you that the one thing she doesn’t know, nor does she care to know, is how much money he spends on fishing gear. Every couple has a secret or two, and this just happens to be theirs.

8. Gets a famous foot rub every night

Boyer may be one of the most spoiled famous wives ever. According to both Bryan and Boyer, she gets an awesome foot rub every night before bed by her sexy, doting husband, something that helps the bond to grow tighter between the two. They also spend a little quiet time each morning sipping coffee and catching up on their lives, before they get their day going. This is something they believe is crucial to a great marriage since they both have such hectic schedules.

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Trying to raise gentlemen….I give up today. #theyjustwanttofish good luck @brightforbrett!!! And Luke’s glass of wine is the size of my head. Bottoms up baby @lukebryan

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9. She used to smoke and drink

When Boyer was young and in her college years she was known to go out and have a good time like many college aged kids. Also like many young people, a part of a good time includes smoking and drinking. Yes, Boyer admits to having had both of the habits when she was younger, but as an adult and wanting to live a healthy life, she gave up both habits. She is also a vegan, which she also believes is a better, healthier lifestyle.

10. Took a part in one of her hubby’s videos

You can’t be married to a girl this beautiful and not invite her to be a part of one of your music videos if you are a famous singer. For those who are fans of Luke Bryan, chances are that you have seen some of his videos, and if you have ever seen his video, Crash My Party, then you probably have already spotted her in it. At the end of the video, Boyer is seen in a romantic scene with her husband, kissing in a gazebo at dusk. Even for the cameras, you can see how deep the love runs between the couple.

  • American Idol judge Luke Bryan and his wife, Caroline Boyer, will have been married for 13 years in December.
  • The couple first met and dated in college, but broke up for several years before they got back together and Luke proposed.
  • Now, Luke and Caroline share two children and adopted three more after a devastating family tragedy.

Luke Bryan and Caroline Boyer’s relationship has had its share of ups and downs after more than two decades together, but they’ve stayed strong thanks to their rock-solid foundation and shared values. When the two college sweethearts first started dating in the late 1990s, life had other plans—but after fate brought them back together, they made it work in the end.

After a breakup and makeup (and one very nerve-racking Christmas dinner), Luke and Caroline realized that they were meant to be together for the rest of their lives. Nearly 13 years of marriage and five kids later, they’re still going strong.

Here’s exactly how one of country music’s hottest couples got together (hint: there was booze involved), the romantic details of their engagement and wedding, and how Luke and Caroline find a balance between marriage, family, and fame.

How did Luke meet his wife?

“We met back in fall 1998. At a little bar called Dingus Magee’s in Statesboro, Georgia,” Luke told HuffPost. “We dated in college and then we broke up for like five-and-a-half years and got back together… and we’ve been depending on each other ever since.”

When they first met, Luke claims that he was the first one to realize that the two were going to spend the rest of their lives together. “It took me eight seconds to figure it out—and it took her about eight years to figure it out,” he told The Boot. “I had to drink a lot before I could go talk to her, but I did. Somehow I managed to ease over there and somewhat be charming. It was one of those situations for me, it was like, ‘Who is that and how do I go talk to her? And, yep, I’m going to marry that girl.'”

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Just realized where our boys get it from…..our family and friends seriously hate taking pictures with us. 99% of the time, one of us is doing something stupid.

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According to an interview with HuffPost, Luke was three years older than Caroline—a proud member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority—during college and he ended up going to Nashville to start off his career while she finished her degree. All hope was not lost, though, as fate brought the couple together again when the two ended up in the same town at the same time.

How did Luke and Caroline get back together?

“I was playing a little bar in Statesboro and she just happened to kinda be in town. We kinda saw each other and talked a little bit and then started emailing back and forth a little bit,” he told HuffPost. “And she was like, ‘Hey, you want to come to my family’s Christmas party?’ I went to the party and the rest is history.”

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The punch was supposed to be nonalcoholic…

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Caroline said that Luke was nervous when they first saw each other, and she was the one to make the first move. “He was always a gentleman,” Caroline told People. “We hung out as friends first and he never made a move on me. I kissed him first! He was always so scared of making a girl feel uncomfortable, he wouldn’t cross a line.” After that second first kiss, the duo became inseparable.

When did Luke and Caroline get married?

According to People, Luke proposed to Caroline in front of the Nashville Parthenon. During an interview with Michael J, he revealed that he had blindfolded her after a dinner date and took her there by surprise.

“We kind of been talking about houses and stuff and I told her I had a house I wanted her to see. So, that’s what she thought she’s gonna do,” he told Michael J. “When she took the blindfold off, I was down on one knee.”

The couple got married on December 8, 2006 in Turks & Caicos, according to People, and spent their honeymoon in the Colorado mountains.

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Happy 12th to my handsome, noble steed. No matter what the silly argument is, we always make up better! Let’s go get fat and sassy! 💛💥💛💥

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They celebrated their 10th anniversary in 2016 and Luke gave Caroline a very special gift for the occasion: a new engagement ring.

“It was a little 10-year anniversary gift. Ten years with me feels like a thousand,” he told People. “It was certainly the least I could do!”

How many kids do Luke and Caroline have?

Soon after they got married, Caroline became pregnant with her and Luke’s first child. Thomas Boyer Bryan (who goes by “Bo”) was born in March 2008, and two years later, their second son, Tatum Christopher Bryan (a.k.a. “Tate”) was born. However, their clan extends beyond just Bo and Tate. The couple also adopted Luke’s two nieces, Jordan and Kris, and his nephew, Til, after his brother-in-law Ben passed away in 2014. His sister had died unexpectedly seven years earlier, so Ben’s death left the three children without parents.

“We never thought twice about ,” Caroline said. “You know, it was never something that he and I had to sit down and talk about. ‘Should we take this on?’ We just did that.”

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I wanted a family picture…sometimes I forget how unrealistic that can be. However, these past days were amazing. Love you all! #whereskris

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In an interview with The Boot, Luke revealed that his marriage has its usual ups and downs, but that they always come back together in the end. “We have a normal marriage. We get into it, we fight, we figure it out, but at the end of the day, we understand that there’s a lot of stuff that comes at us that makes us all crazy, too, so we just try to be normal and enjoy the ride of this,” he said.

They couple has said that they hope their children look up to their marriage. They both told People about a time Bo saw two elephants holding trunks and said that he knew they were together since they were “kissing.” Luke said that it was “the greatest compliment we ever got.”

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Trying to get a Father’s Day picture…we love you and are blessed to have you. @lukebryan best Dad/Uncle ever to grace this Earth. ♥️♥️♥️

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“We want them to know Mom and Dad are happy, and that’s what a marriage should be,” Caroline added.

Almost 13 years later, Luke and Caroline are still one of country music’s most enduring couples. Here’s to many more years of happiness for these two!

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Meanwhile, the family Boyer enjoys very much at the moment is the one she shares with her husband, Luke Bryan, and their kids. The couple welcomed their first child, a boy named Thomas Boyer Bryan on 18th March 2008. Their second child, also a boy followed on 11th August 2010. His name is Tatum Christopher Bryan. The two sons are nicknamed Bo and Tate respectively.

In addition to their biological kids, Caroline and Luke are also foster parents to Jordan, Kris, and Tilden – their mum Kelly, Luke’s elder sister died suddenly in May 2007. Her husband, Ben Lee Cheshire also died seven years later (in 2014). Following their father’s tragic demise, Luke and Caroline adopted the orphaned kids. Prior to Kelly’s death, Luke had earlier lost his older brother in an auto crash.

Caroline Boyer and Luke Bryan (left); their kids (right) – from top clockwise: Kris, Tilden, Jordan, Tate and Bo

Caroline has also had a fair share of tragedy in her own family. She lost a seven-month-old niece, Sadie Brett Boyer in 2017 to Down’s Syndrome and heart disease complications. In memory of Sadie, Caroline created “Brett’s Barn” which serves as a shelter for rescue animals. She allows kids with serious illnesses to visit and interact with them as a means to cheer and encourage them. She is also committed to The Brett Boyer Foundation, a charity Sadie’s parents established to live her memory.

The family owns two homes – their Red Bird Farmhouse in Brentwood, Fountain Brooke, Tennessee and a beach home in Florida. They, however, spend most of the time in the former.

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Facts About Luke Bryan’s Wife

1. Caroline Boyer was born on the same day with Irish actress and The Paradise star, Elaine Cassidy.

2. She was so charming to Luke that he used to get himself drunk before he would be able to gather enough morale to walk up and talk to her!

3. Caroline eventually initiated her first kiss with Luke. After severally hanging out with her without making any romantic move, Boyer decided to take the bold step! Meanwhile, Caroline who described Bryan as a scared gentleman is not the outgoing type either. Luke was actually the second guy she ever kissed.

4. Boyer had to support her family financially for some years while Bryan worked hard to find his feet in the field of country music.

5. Caroline Boyer stands at a small height of 5 feet 4 inches. She, however, has other beautiful qualities to make up for that – a flawless skin and well-trimmed stature, as well as charming blue eyes and blond hair. She has inked on her marriage finger, her husband’s initial ‘L.’

6. Caroline used to smoke but she is now a vegetarian, enjoying cooking her own meals (and for her family too) and being very careful about healthy living. Her favorite is Italian dishes.

7. Boyer does not engage in any active or full-time career at the moment. She spends her time working hard to keep her husband, kids and home in good shape.

Luke Bryan’s Wife, Caroline, Opens Up About Their Past Breakup

Luke Bryan and his wife, Caroline, are one of country music’s happiest couples, but in a no-holds-barred new interview, she opens up about the reasons behind a four-year split that happened early in their relationship.

The former Caroline Boyer sat down for a very personal, hour-long interview with the Get Real With Caroline Hobby podcast, and during the wide-ranging conversation, she revealed that she was “very sheltered” growing up in Georgia, and had only had one boyfriend all through high school. When she met her future husband at a bar during her very first week in college, she admits she was “terrified.”

“I didn’t know what the hell was happening. It was my first time in a bar,” she recalls. “Luke was the second guy I’d ever kissed in my life, ever. So I meet Luke in a bar, and he’s such a big personality that I was just staring at him, like, ‘Is this guy for real?’ ‘Cause he is how he is. It is not fake. It is totally real.”

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They began dating, but Caroline broke it off after a year and a half.

“I got freaked out, because he was talking about marriage,” she recalls, adding that the breakup “was horrible. It was Christmas of my sophomore year.”

She had two other serious boyfriends over the course of the next few years, but she and Bryan were still in touch sporadically. He even brought a girl he was dating to a pre-party at her house one time, causing her to storm out of her own house. Years after they’d split, Caroline’s brother, who had remained in close contact with Bryan, told her the singer was playing in town while she was visiting.

“I said, ‘Okay, I’ll go for like an hour,'” Caroline recounts. “I saw him playing, and something was different … we were older.”

She left when he took a break, thinking he was trying to avoid her. Bryan ended up calling her brother’s house at 3AM.

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It seems as if Luke Bryan has gone from being a country singer to being a household name in just a few short years. Not only is he known for making great music and being a judge on American Idol, he’s known for his goofy, fun-loving personality.

We’re not the only ones to fall for Luke’s outgoing personality and good looks; his wife Caroline Boyer fell hard for him, too. The couple has been married for twelve years now, and they’re stronger than ever. Being college sweethearts (and falling in love at first sight) certainly helps their cause, too.

With Luke’s career and five kids, they’re always busy, but that doesn’t stop them from making time for themselves. In fact, that’s what keeps them going. Fans love them, and what’s not to love?

Here are twenty surprising facts you might not know about Luke Bryan and Caroline Boyer.


20 They Met In College


Like many other couples, Luke and Caroline first met when they were in college. It was Caroline’s first time at a bar when she met Luke, and she was immediately enamored of him and his huge personality. From the very beginning, the two hit it off and the rest is pretty much history.

19 They Broke Up For Five Years


On a surprising note, the couple actually called it quits after about a year-and-a-half of dating. Things were getting serious too fast for Caroline’s liking, so she decided to end things. Even though they had broken up, they kept in touch, because they somehow knew that they were always meant to be together. As a result, they reconnected about five years later…and have been together ever since.


18 Luke Was Nervous To Make A Move


In an un-Luke-like way, he was actually super nervous around Caroline. He really didn’t want to make the first move, even though he really liked Caroline. He was afraid of making her uncomfortable, especially since she was a freshman and he was a senior, so he was very careful around her.

17 So She Did It For Him


Caroline appreciated the fact that Luke didn’t want her to be uncomfortable, however, she was tired of waiting around for him to finally make the first move. As a result, she took matters into her own hands and made the move herself. In fact, she was the first out of the two of them to initiate a kiss!


16 Luke Was Caroline’s First Love


Caroline admitted that Luke was her first love. Before she started dating Luke, she only had one other boyfriend, but Luke was different in so many ways. He was her first everything — the first person that she ever fell in love with. That in itself meant that Luke would always have a special place in her heart.

15 It Was Love At First Sight For Luke


As for Luke, he knew that Caroline was going to mean a lot to him when they first met. In fact, he’s admitted that he experienced love at first sight the very first time he laid eyes on her. He knew from the very beginning that she was going to impact his life. Little did he know, he was right!


14 She Stood By Him Through It All


Luke and Caroline love each other so much that they’re willing to do anything for one another. Caroline put that to the test when Luke was just beginning his career. Things were a little rough before he made it big, but Caroline always stood by his side supporting him — even (sometimes) financially!

13 She’s Always Dealt With Jealous Women


Caroline has said that she’s always had to deal with women throwing themselves at her man — even before he was famous. In all honesty, that never really bothered Caroline. She’s always been secure in their relationship and these women never posed a threat to her. Jealousy isn’t in her vocabulary.


12 He Dedicated A Song To Her


Of course, Luke is a huge romantic. So much so, he dedicated his song, “To The Moon And Back”, to Caroline. He told Entertainment Tonight: “This was my attempt at, through song, telling her how much she means to me. I never kinda landed on a wedding song, and this thing may be that.” We’d love for a sweet country boy to sing to us!

11 She Has Been In His Music Videos


One of the perks of being Luke Bryan’s wife? You get to star in some of his music videos, of course! Caroline has appeared in quite a few of Luke’s music videos such as “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” “Crash My Party,” and “Huntin’, Fishin’, And Lovin’ Every Day.” It must be pretty sweet to be married to a country star.


10 They Always Make Time For Each Other


Since Luke is a country star, and American Idol judge, and all-around heartthrob, it’s easy to see how Luke and Caroline could barely ever see each other. One thing that is super important to the couple is making time for one another. It’s their biggest secret of success, after all.

9 They Schedule Coffee Dates


One thing that Luke and Caroline do to make time for one another is they schedule a “coffee date” every morning, where the two can spend some alone time and catch up on everything. It’s a nice time for the couple to really sit and enjoy one another, before starting yet another busy day in their lives.


8 She’s Not Impressed With His Famous Butt


One thing Luke Bryan is known for is his butt. The ladies love it, and some may even call it his greatest asset, if you will. Caroline, however, isn’t impressed at all. She credits his nice booty to his working out and tight jeans since it wasn’t always there. Either way, it’s nice to look at!

7 Caroline Has a Tattoo For Luke


Nothing says commitment like a tattoo. Both Caroline and Luke decided to make that ultimate commitment and get tattoos for each other. Hers is super subtle, as she has Luke’s first initial on her ring finger. Sweet and meaningful, it’s a nice way for Caroline to show how much Luke means to her.


6 And Luke Has A Tattoo For Caroline


Naturally, Luke had to make a commitment just as big as Caroline’s. As a result, he too got a tattoo for his wife, but his ink is a little more fun. He also got Caroline’s initials, but in a place that you’ll never ever get to see — on his world-famous bottom. She might not think his butt is all that, but she can’t say it doesn’t have her name on it!

5 They Have Two Kids


Of course, once Luke and Caroline got married in 2006, they started a family not too long after. Luke and Caroline have two of the most adorable sons. Thomas Boyer Bryan (aka Bo) was born on March 18, 2008, and Tatum Christopher Bryan (aka Tate) was born on August 11, 2010.


4 They Have Three Adopted Kids


In addition to their own sons, they’ve adopted three other kids. Sadly, in 2007, Luke’s sister Kelly passed away, and just seven years later, Kelly’s husband Ben passed away too, leaving their three children behind. Without giving it a second thought, Luke and Caroline adopted their two nieces, Jordan and Kris, and nephew Til, making their family of four a family of seven.

3 They Want To Be A Model For Their Children


With such a big family and so much going on in their crazy lives, the couple takes pride in being the best version of themselves. Hollywood couples come and go, and Luke and Caroline are determined to last…and be a model for love and happiness for their children.


2 They Have A Normal Relationship


Knowing all of this about the couple, it’s pretty obvious that, even with their unconventional and not-so-normal everyday lives, they’re really just trying to be a normal couple. They make time for one another and are extremely committed, so, even with Luke’s crazy lifestyle, at the end of the day, they’re just Luke and Caroline…the same couple from college.

1 The Fans Love Them


It’s easy to see how much fans love Luke and Caroline, and honestly, what’s not to love? Caroline and Luke are the ultimate relationship goals. With the way that they love each other, and love their big, beautiful family, it’s no wonder why fans can’t get enough of them. We’re definitely rooting for this couple to be together forever.

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Luke Bryan’s wife Caroline, left, said suffering a miscarriage was a “true loss” for their family.<br data-cke-eol=”1″> (Reuters)

Luke Bryan and his wife, Caroline, have faced countless highs and lows in their 12-year-marriage, including a miscarriage. Caroline opens up about the loss in a revealing new podcast interview for Get Real.

“When Bo was born, he was a surprise,” she says. “I got pregnant when we had been married for six months. I was not expecting that at all, and then we had a miscarriage.”


Much like the countless couples who find themselves facing the same strife, Caroline and Luke had to navigate through the pain.

“Luke didn’t really know how to comfort me because, you know, he didn’t get it,” Caroline recalls. “As girls, when you go through it and you lose it, there is a loss and it sucks and it hurts. It’s awful physically. Guys, I don’t think they know because they haven’t felt it or seen it. For girls, it’s a true loss and for guys, I don’t know if it’s a true loss.”

Luckily, a healthy son named Tate arrived just a few years later.


In true Caroline fashion, she laughs, but it’s as if you can still hear the pain surrounding the miscarriage. “He and I get pregnant very easily,” she says. “I’ve only lost one, but it does — it just sucks because it just hurts as a lady. It just hurts.”


The couple are now raising sons Bo and Tate, as well as their teenaged nephew, Til.