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Fredrick Dierks Bentley was born on 20 November 1975, and is a country music songwriter and a singer, who joined the Grand Ole Opry group at 29 years of age. He is best known for his award-winning country music songs, especially from the album ‘Modern Day Drifter’ released in 2005. One of his songs, ‘What Was I Thinking’ dominated the charts in the US.

Are you wondering what the net worth of Dierks Bentley is, as of early 2016? Bentley is estimated to have a net worth amounting to an impressive $24 million. He has acquired his wealth from his prolific career singing and writing country music. He sold millions of albums every time he released one, with most of his songs topping the country’s charts. In fact, 13 of his singles reached the number one position and dominated for a lengthy period.


Dierks Bentley Net Worth $24 Million

Born in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, Dierks Bentley is the son of Catherine Childs and Leon Fife Bentley. He joined The Lawrenceville School, which was part of Culver Academies, and then in 1993 enrolled at the University of Vermont, where he studied for a year before moving to Nashville, Tennessee, joining Vanderbilt University, and graduating in 1997.

Bentley started working at The Nashville Network, now spike TV, where he was tasked to research old footage of all country performances. He grew interest in this kind of music, releasing his self-titled album in 2003. All the singles from the album managed to reach top charts in the US.,resulting in certification as Platinum by the RIAA. He released his second album entitled ‘Modern Day Drifter’ in 2005, in which two of its singles: ‘Come a Little Closer’ and ‘Slowdown,’ reached the top spot in the country music countdown. This album also received certification as platinum. Both albums contributed significantly to his net worth.

Dierks Bentley won the prestigious CMA Award for Best New Artist in 2005, which saw him invited to join the Grand Oley Opry in October that same year; he stands as one of the youngest member in the group. He released ‘Long Trip Alone,’ his third album in June 2006. -the album included top hits such as ‘Every Mile a Memory’, ‘Free, Easy (Down the Road I Go), and ‘Trying to Stop Your Leaving.’ Bentley released ‘Live and Loud at the Fillmore,’ a live DVD that was filmed in the city of Denver, Colorado. His net worth continued to grow.

Bentley’s fourth album, ‘Feel That Fire,’ which was released in 2009, featured massive hits such as ‘Sideways,’ and ‘I Wanna Make You Close Your Eyes.’ In June 2010 he released another album entitled ‘Up on the Ridge,’ which was featured on iTunes. The hit single from the album ‘Draw Me a Map’ was released in August 2010, peaking at number 33 on Billboard Hot Country Music charts. Other albums that followed included ‘Home,’ and ‘Riser.’ All added steadily to his net worth.

Along with artist Eric Paslay, Bentley is featured in the debut single of Charles Kelley, ‘The Driver,’ a hit song that was nominated for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in the category of Best Country Duo Performance. Bentley is expected to release ‘Black,’ his ninth album, in 2016. One of the album’s single, ‘Somewhere on a Beach,’ was released in early 2016.

In his personal life, on 17 December 2005, Dierks Bentley married his long-time girlfriend Cassidy Black; they have three children and live in Nashville, together with their dog, who has appeared in several of Bentley’s videos.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 20, 1975
Birth place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Singer, Musician, Artist, Songwriter, Guitarist, Music artist
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Cassidy Black (m. 2005)
Awards:Winning country music songs Award, CMA Award for Best New Artist (2005), 58th Annual Grammy Awards for the Best Country Duo Performance,

Interesting Facts

1Dierks and his wife Cassidy welcomed their son Knox on October 9th 2013.
2Has made his home in Nashville, Tennessee, since the age of nineteen. [1994]
3His wife Cassidy is expecting their 3rd child in the fall of 2013.
4His wife, Cassidy, gave birth to a girl, Jordan Catherine Bentley on December 25, 2010. Jordan weighed 7 lbs 14 oz.
5Attended The Lawrenceville School (class of '93) - a prestigious, private high school in New Jersey.
6His first name is pronounced "Durks".
7Wife, Cassidy, gave birth to their first child, daughter Evalyn Day Bentley, on October 4 , 2008. She weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz.
8Met his now wife in 8th grade in a middle school in their hometown of Phoenix, AZ.
9He eloped to Mexico on Dec. 17 and 18 with his high school sweetheart Cassidy.
10On Oct. 1, 2005, was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, becoming the youngest current member.
11Has released three albums under the Capitol Records - Nashville label: the self-titled "Dierks Bentley" in 2003, "Modern Day Drifter" in 2005 and "Long Trip Alone" in 2006.
12First performed at the Grand Ole Opry on April 18, 2003.


1"Keep it Country".
2Keep It Real.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country AlbumFor the album "Riser."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country Solo PerformanceFor the song "Home."
2011GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country AlbumFor the album "Up On the Ridge."
2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Long Form Music Video· Russell Thomas (video director)
2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country Vocal Performance - FemaleFor the song "Long Trip Alone."
2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country AlbumFor the album "Long Trip Alone."




Nobel Peace Prize Concert2008TV Special documentary performer: "Free and Easy", "Feel That Fire", "Beautiful World"
40th Annual Country Music Association Awards2006TV Special performer: "Every Miles a Memory" / writer: "Every Miles a Memory"
The Wire2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country2006Video Game "What Was I Thinkin'"
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Late Night with Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2010
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV Special performer: "Over You", "Home" / writer: "Home"
GCB2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2007-2011TV Series performer - 6 episodes
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2010
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs2011TV Movie performer: "Come a Little Closer" / writer: "Come a Little Closer"
The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Jimmy Kimmel Live!TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
CMT Insider2006-2009TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Best of CMT Music Awards2009TV Special performer: "Lot of Leavin' Left To Do"
The Marty Stuart ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009



CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2011TV Movie

Music Department

Music Department

Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later2008TV Movie music performer



Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular2015TV MovieHimself
Good Morning America2005-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
ACM Presents: Superstar Duets!2015TV SpecialHimself
50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHimself - Country Singer
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHimself
One Night Stand2015TV SeriesHimself
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Late Show with David Letterman2010-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Themselves - Musical Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2009-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
Bob Harris: My Nashville2014DocumentaryHimself
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2014TV SpecialHimself
2014 CMT Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Today2005-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
CMT Hot 20 Countdown2010-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Headline Country2007-2014TV SeriesHimself
CMT Crossroads2014TV Series
The View2005-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Larry King Now2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Front and Center2014TV SeriesHimself
CMT Artists of the Year2013TV MovieHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2013TV MovieHimself
Stagecoach Festival Live2013TV Special
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Performer / Nominee
Love for Levon: A Benefit to Save the Barn2012TV MovieHimself
The 2012 American Country Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey2012TV SeriesHimself
GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live: Countdown to Music's Biggest Night2012TV MovieHimself
CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock2012TV MovieHimself
Teachers Rock 20122012TV MovieHimself
Opening Act2012TV SeriesHimself
47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
The 54th Annual Grammy Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
In Performance at the White House Country Music2011TV SpecialSinger
The 45th Annual CMA Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
CMT Insider2006-2011TV SeriesHimself
46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005-2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs2011TV MovieHimself
The 44th Annual CMA Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Live with Kelly and Michael2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
CMA Music Fest 20102010TV MovieHimself
Live from the Artists Den2010TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2010TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2010TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
The 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
George Strait: ACM Artist of the Decade All Star Concert2009TV Special documentary
Lopez Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The 43rd Annual Country Music Association Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
CMT Star: Rides2009TV MovieHimself
2009 CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Larry King Live2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2009TV Special
The Station2009DocumentaryHimself
Dierks Bentley: Feel That Fire2009TV MovieHimself
The Marty Stuart Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Nobel Peace Prize Concert2008TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
CMT Star: Pets2008TV MovieHimself
The 50th Annual Grammy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Prairie Town: Behind the Scenes of Country Music 20082008TV Movie documentaryHimself
41st Annual Country Music Association Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
A Capitol Fourth2007TV MovieHimself
2007 CMT Music Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Performer
40th Annual Country Music Association Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
CMA Red Carpet 20062006TV MovieHimself
Race to the Red Carpet: 2006 Country Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Toyota Presents: CMT at Summerfest2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Performer
CMT: Greatest Men 20052005TV MovieHimself
CMA Red Carpet Live from NYC2005TV MovieHimself
CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party2005TV MovieHimself
Legends in Bronze Concert2005VideoHimself
Your Life2005TV SeriesHimself - Host
The CMT Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Performer
CMT Got Me in with the Band2004TV SeriesHimself
Controversy2004TV SeriesHimself
CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party2004TV MovieHimself
CMT 100 Greatest Love Songs of Country Music2004TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Academy of Country Music Pre-Show2004TV MovieHimself
CMT Flame Worthy Video Music Awards Pre-Party2004TV SpecialHimself
CMT: 40 Greatest Road Songs2004TV SpecialHimself - Host

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

CMT Hot 20 Countdown2007-2011TV SeriesHimself
A Capitol Fourth2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Best of CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
CMT Insider2007TV SeriesHimself

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