JAY DeMarcus, Gary LeVox and Joe Bon Rooney make up the country music band Rascal Flatts.
From 2000 to 2010, Rascal Flatts released six studio albums, all of which have been certified platinum or higher by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Who is Joe Don Rooney?
Rooney, aka J.D. Rooney, 45, is Rascal Flatts' lead guitarist and high octave harmony singer.
In addition to the Electric guitar, Rooney plays the acoustic and bass guitars and mandolin & banjo.
His influences include guitarists Chet Atkins, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck.
Before his days with Rascal Flatts, Rooney got his start with the band Unclethumbtack in 1992.
In addition to Rooney playing lead guitar and singing backup harmony, Unclethumbtack included Gregory Fitzgibbon (Singer-Songwriter and Bass guitarist), Erin Fitzgibbon (Singer-Songwriter and Acoustic guitarist), Colin Frayser (Drums), and Jason Winnie (Rhythm Guitar).
Who is Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney's wife Tiffany Fallon?
In April 2006, Rooney married former beauty queen Tiffany Fallon.
Fallon, 47, was Miss Georgia USA in 2001 and 2nd runner-up for the Miss USA 2001 competition.
In 2004, she was photographed by Stephen Wayda for Playboy and was named Playmate of the Month for December.
She was also named Playmate of the Year for 2005.
The couple was featured in the Playboy Cyber Club's celebrity photographer section, with the nude pictorial of Fallon being shot by Joe Don himself.
The couple have three children: son Jagger Donovan Rooney and daughters Raquel Blue Rooney and Devon Olivia Rooney.
Why was Joe Don Rooney arrested?
On September 10, Rooney was brought into custody for DUI after smashing into a tree in suburban Nashville, Tennessee, authorities said.
According to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, the 45-year-old rockstar was slapped with a DUI on September 9 after his car veered off the road and crashed into the conifer at around 4am.
Per the Tennessean, a Williamson County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to Rooney’s crash along Hillsboro Rd. near Fieldstone Park – just north of Franklin, Tennessee.
Rooney reportedly didn’t sustain any wounds, the paper reported.
Three hours after being booked with DUI at around 7.30am, Rooney was released after posting a $2,500 bond.
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