what happened to rory feek's first wife?

Rory was a single dad of two (now grown 20-something) daughters for 12 years when he married his wife Joey Martin. There doesn't seem to be any information in the media about his former partner, though it is known that Rory raised his daughters as a single parent since they were babies.

Married for a decade, the duo Joey & Rory first attracted attention from country audiences in 2008 on CMT's "Can You Duet" series in which they came in third. Joey is the duo's lead vocalist, while Rory sings background vocals and plays guitar.

The husband and wife duo took home the Academy of Country Music Awards Top Vocal Duo honor on March 16, 2010. They also received the 2011 Inspirational Country Music Award for Vocal Duo.

Great news! On February 17, 2014, Joey gave birth to a baby girl at 12:03 p.m. Indiana weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Joey and Rorey are currently in the middle of their fourth season of The Joey+Rory Show, which airs on RFD-TV. Keep tabs on the couple at joeyandrory.com.

Updated on Tuesday, May 06 2014 at 08:58AM EDT
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