August Anna Brooks is the second daughter of popular American country music singer and songwriter Garth Brooks and his ex-wife Sandy Mahl. Like any star kid, she became famous because of her father (parent) and people are really curious to know and learn about her.
Her father’s unique and interesting combo of pop and rock in country music is quite famous and he got famous because of it. Moreover, in US history, he is the only artist to have released nine diamond-certified albums. However, this article is about his second daughter August Anna, not him.
She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma
August Anna Brooks was born on May 3, 1994, to famous American singer Garth Brooks and his first wife Sandy Mahl as mentioned. As per her birth date, her zodiac sign is Taurus. She turned 28 years old this year. Since she is the second child of her parents, obviously she is not the only child. She has two sisters Taylor Mayne Pearl born on July 8, 1992, and Allie Colleen Brooks born on July 28, 1996. Taylor is two years older than August and Allie is two years younger than her.
Furthermore, August went to Owasso High School, and after she completed high school, she went to the University of Oklahoma and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law in 2012.
August Anna Brooks is a married woman
You may not know but Garth’s second daughter August Anna is a married woman. She married her long-time boyfriend Chance Michael Russell. They got married after they welcomed their first child in 2013, however, their wedding date is not known.
Anna has a pretty interesting love story as she and her husband Chance are high school sweethearts. As per the reports, they started their relationship but they were not really serious at the time, however, as time passed their relationship turned into a loving and serious one.
It has been years since they have been together as a husband and wife and their love seems to grow each day unlike many celebrities and star kids.
August Anna became a mother at 19
Yes, it may surprise many of you but Anna was just 19 years old when she gave birth to her first child in 2013 named Karalynn Grace Russell. After she gave birth to her daughter, Anna’s father and Grace’s grandfather Garth Brooks gave a statement and in the statement he said,
“Our family would first like to thank everyone for their warm wishes and sweet celebration of Baby K’s arrival. Our children’s lives have always been extremely private and they have been endlessly encouraged to be their own people. We have always wanted them to be individuals and NOT be known as ‘someone’s daughters.”
However, Grace is not the only child of Anna and Michael, around three years after Grace’s birth the couple welcomed their second child named Gwendolyn in 2016.
August Anna’s parent’s marriage and divorce
As per the Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Anna’s parents met for the first time in a club fight. Back in the 80s, Brooks was a bouncer at the Tumbleweed Ballroom in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and Sandy got into an argument that was about to turn into a fight, and she tried to punch a woman in the ladies’ restroom but she ended up punching the wall’s wood paneling. Later, she met Brook as he was the bouncer and he came to stop the fight. However, there are also various sources who claim that the couple first met in a college.
Later, they started dating, and eventually, on May 24, 1986, they got married. Sadly, after living together as a married couple for more than a decade they decided to get divorced and part ways. They first separated in March 1999 and later on November 6, 2000, they filed for a divorce which was finalized on December 7, 2001.
At the time of their divorce, Anna was just a kid, she was only seven years at the time. According to the reports, after their divorce, Anna’s mother Sandy did not remarry but her father Garth Brooks married American actress, singer, and author Trisha Yearwood on December 10, 2005. However, Brooks does not have any kids with Trisha.
What is August Anna doing nowadays?
Before she became a mother Anna used to work in a law firm located in Owasso, Oklahoma, as she was a law student and has a bachelor’s degree in law. She had a professional and really great career until she gave birth, after she gave birth to her daughter Karalynn Grace Russell, she took a break from work.
As for now, she is busy raising her children and is living a happy and beautiful life with her family. However, it is unknown if she is again working or not as she has not revealed anything about it.
Her younger sister Allie is a singer
Just like Anna’s father, her younger sister Allie is also a singer. Although Allie is not as popular as her father, she is still quite a good musician and has thousands of fan following on her social media accounts. Unlike her sister Anna, Allie is pretty active on social media.
She joined Instagram in September 2017 and currently, she has more than 52k followers. Similarly, she joined YouTube on December 21, 2017, and she currently has over 13k subscribers on her channel.