Country music superstar Garth Brooks married his college sweetheart Sandy Mahl on May 24, 1986. Together, the couple welcomed three daughters into the world— Taylor Mayne Pearl Brooks (born July 8, 1992), August Anna Brooks (born May 3, 1994), and Allie Colleen Brooks (born July 28, 1996). Brooks and Mahl later separated in March of 1999 and their divorce became final in 2001.For Garth, his children have always been his top priority. The star even temporally retired from country music in 2000 in order to focus on his family and stated that he would not return until his youngest daughter graduated high school. He held true to his word and waited until his youngest daughter, Allie, graduated from high school in 2014 to make his triumphant return.
During his time away from the limelight, Brooks married fellow country music entertainer Trisha Yearwood on December 10, 2005. After Allie’s graduation, Garth and Trisha sold their seven-bedroom home in Owasso, Oklahoma and relocated to Tennessee.
All three of Garth and Sandy’s daughters are grown up now and building their own lives. Below is an update on their current lives!
Allie Colleen Brooks, 21-years-old
Allie Brooks is currently studying at Nashville’s Belmont University and is also a singer-songwriter. In July, the budding star got engaged to Jonathan Roberts during her father’s concert at the Forum in Los Angeles, California.
Back in 2013, Allie showed off her talented DNA when she performed Randy Travis’ classic song “Three Wooden Crosses” at the Herron Crown Opry Theater in downtown Collinsville, Oklahoma. It’s always fun to see musical talent flourish within other generations of the same family. She was was just 16-years-old at the time….
August Anna Brooks Russell, 23-years-old
August made her parents grandparents when she was just 19-years-old. In July 2013, August gave birth to daughter Karalynn with her boyfriend Chance Michael Russell. The high school sweethearts later married and welcomed a second daughter, Gwendolyn, into their family in December 2016.
“Garth is thrilled [he’s] got a new granddaughter. She’s beautiful, healthy and wonderful,” Sandy Mahl shared with Radar after Gwendolyn’s arrival. Check out the cute photo of the young couple with their first born, below!
Taylor Mayne Pearl Brooks, 25-years-old
Taylor Brooks attended college at Oklahoma State University from 2010 to 2016 and studied history. According to her social media posts, she graduated in May of 2016. The eldest daughter of the Brooks family is extremely private, but is known tho share hilarious and cute throwback photos from her childhood.
We wish Garth Brooks and Sandy Mahl’s daughters the best of luck as they continue their journey in life. Remember to “share” this with update with other fans of this country music family!