Derek Trucks Biography

    Published On Jan 10, 2018
    Facts of Derek Trucks
    Date of Birth: 1979 , June-8
    Birth Nation: United States
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    At the age of nine, Dereck bought his first guitar costing $5 and after a couple of years, he got his first paid performance. While he was 13-years old, he performed on the stage along with an American blues guitarist as well as singer Buddy Guy in Thunderhawk tour.

    While Derek was 15 years old, he founded his own band called The Derek Trucks Band and started performing with numerous famous artists including Bob Dylan, Stephen Stills, and Joe Walsh. He frequently performed with The Allman Brothers Band and later he became the official band member.

    In 2006, Derek collaborated with Eric Clapton and they together performed in numerous concerts including 17 countries. After a couple of years, he recorded an album, Already Free, together with his band members. He joined Tedeschi Trucks Band and released his debut album, Revelator, in 2011. Derek's band also won Grammy Award for Best Blues Album in 2012. In 2014, Derek left Allman Brothers Band together with his fellow guitarist Warren Haynes

    Derek is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He married his long-term girlfriend, Susan Tedeschi, a singer and musician. Before the couple got married they dated each other for a long time. Derek's wife Susan gave birth to a son, Charles Khalil Trucks and a daughter, Sophia Naima Trucks. The couple lives a happy married life along with their children and there are no any rumors of divorce. 

    As a popular guitarist, Derek earns a big amount of money. According to some source, his current net worth is estimated to be $15 million. The major part of his income comes from his musical career with The Derek Trucks Band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and The Allman Brothers Band and live tour performances.

    Additionally, Derek wife, Susan Tedeschi's earns a chunk of amount through music. Her current net worth is estimated to be $6 million. The couple lives a luxurious lifestyle and has an expensive house. 

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    Born in United States

    1979

    Derek was born in Jacksonville, Florida, the United States to father Chris Trucks and Debbie Trucks. He was born on 8th June 1979 and is 39-years old. His birth sign is Gemini.

    Derek founded his own band The Derek Trucks Band

    1994

    Derek formed his own band called The Derek Trucks Band which lead him to more fame as a bandmaster. Through this band, he performed with numerous famous artists like Bob Dylan, Stephen Stills, and Joe Walsh.

    Derek met Eric Clapton

    2006

    Derek met Eric Clapton, a popular singer, and guitarist, in 2006. They collaborated and together performed in numerous concerts in more than 17 countries and also released several albums.

    Married Susan Tedeschi

    2001

    Derek married his long-term girlfriend Susan Tedeschi in December 2001. His wife is a singer and musician. The couple is blessed with two children named Charles Khalil Trucks and a daughter, Sophia Naima Trucks.

    Total Net worth

    2018

    Derek earns a huge amount of money from his professional music and singing career. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $15 million. His wife has the net worth of $6 million.