Case in point: the hip-shaking social media GIFs that glorify Bryan’s posterior.
“My wife and I laugh about it, because she always thought I had a flat [rear end] until I started working out,” he says, referring to Caroline, 33, whom he met in college and married in 2006.
“At school I could moonwalk all the way to the pencil sharpener and back.” He was an average student, more interested in fishing and playing baseball.
But he did have a knack for performing, singing in the choir at the First Baptist Church as well as school productions like . “He could just fill up a room,” recalls Robby Davis, theater director at Lee County High School.
Strolling back to his tour bus, parked in the field next to the family property, he stops under a pecan tree. ” he asks, fumbling with the shell only to find that the insides are rotten.
He chucks it aside, saying matter-of-factly, “Looks like they ain’t doing too good.”The pecans might have seen better days, but right now, Luke Bryan’s world is one bountiful harvest.
The light yellow, two-story home, with swimming pool in back, is a short walk from the processing plant where Bryan spent countless hours as a teen prepping and drying out farm-fresh peanuts.