Tim and Faith first made each other’s acquaintance at a music festival in Nashville. Apart from the music, their shared difficulties in childhood may spark their connection.
In the’90s, touring was a major source of income for musicians, and McGraw headlined the Spontaneous Combustion Tour, which made stops in 100 cities across the U.S. Faith was an opening act for Tim.
Faith Hill was engaged to Scott Hendricks, a fellow musician who had produced some of her first singles. Tim McGraw, on the other hand, had recently ended an engagement with Kristine Donahue. Despite the complicated arrangement, Hill and McGraw grew closer.
fter many weeks on the road with the Spontaneous Combustion Tour, Faith and Tim acknowledged their attraction to each other.
After breaking the news that they’d become a couple, Faith and Tim received some news of their own in mid-1996: Faith was pregnant with Tim’s child.
In a video posted to Facebook in 2015, McGraw recalled how he asked Hill to marry him after she completed her set. Her answer came after he was done performing, written in lipstick on a mirror in their backstage trailer: she said yes.
Faith and Tim’s wedding was a no-frills affair. They invited their family and friends claiming that their wood be a softball game. The event turned out to be simple but meaningful.
In 1997, the couple welcomed their first baby. This milestone was particularly significant for Hill, who was adopted shortly after birth.
Faith Hill was reunited with her birth parents and their second child, her full brother, in the early ’90s. She found she inherited not only her mother’s good looks but her talent as well.
In 1997, Faith and Tim recorded their first single together, It’s Your Love; the song was a number one hit for six weeks and won two awards. During this period, Hill also became pregnant with the couple’s second daughter.
A video of him lashing out at a fan who grabbed his legs during his concert went viral and McGraw had to face the consequences. McGraw stated during an interview that he was just caught off guard and reacting to the woman’s sudden actions. He never intended to hit her in any kind of way.
It’s Your Love, which pays testament to the couple’s passionate and committed relationship, was released as the first single from Tim’s 1997 album Everywhere.
Faith Hill returned to country in 1998 with a self-titled. The release was a crossover hit and introduced Hill’s biggest single to date, This Kiss.
Thanks to a solid relationship, Faith and Tim welcomed their third and final daughter Audrey in late 2001. In a 2004 interview with Larry King, McGraw said he believed girls were harder to raise than boys.
Although Faith had opened for Tim on the Spontaneous Combustion Tour back in 1996, the couple delighted fans in 2000 by announcing that they’d be headlining their first tour together.
Tim spent the first 18 years of his life believing that his stepfather was his biological father, while Faith was adopted at birth and lied to about her biological mother’s reasons for giving her up. This ambivalent relationship with his family may account for McGraw’s appreciation for the family he and Hill have created.
Faith Hill has frequently spoken to interviewers about her admiration for her husband Tim as a husband and a father. She had a good relationship with her own adopted father Ted but was aware of how his illiteracy created disadvantages growing up.
When Faith Hill first met her biological brother Zachary White in 1993, he’d been struggling with addiction for several years, and Faith herself never spoke publicly about their relationship.
Hill and McGraw have been protective of their daughters, largely keeping them out of the spotlight. Faith has spoken to People about the importance of instilling a good work ethic in Gracie, 20, Maggie, 19, and Audrey, 16.
They’ve been performing together for over two decades now, but Tim McGraw and Faith Hill still admit to some nervousness when on stage. Nevertheless, Faith and Tim make it look easy and their chemistry when singing together is undeniable.