Kid Rock was born Robert James Ritchie on January 17, 1971, in Romeo, Michigan, a small rural town north of the Detroit metro area.
His father was a car dealer who owned a six-acre orchard where the young Ritchie would work along with his three siblings.
This led to an opening slot at a BDP concert, and D-Nice, who was signed to Jive Records, helped Kid Rock land a deal with the same label., was released in 1990.
Rolling Stone would later include it in a list of "20 terrible debut albums by great artists," criticizing it for being “so insistently generic it’s like he tossed everything current about hip hop in 1990 into a giant colander and sifted out all the individuality.” With production from Too Short and D-Nice, it achieved notoriety when an uncensored version of the album’s single "Yo-Da-Lin in the Valley" — a paean to oral sex — was played on a college radio station, leading to an FCC fine.
The hard-rocking singer has popped the big question to his beloved girlfriend, Audrey Berry, and she said yes – a recent report claims.
One publication states that fans recently caught a glimpse of Berry with “a big, can’t-miss diamond ring” during the singer’s Chillin’ The Most cruise (April 4th-9th).No question, Audrey looked totally charmed by her rock ... Audrey and Kid have been linked together for nearly a decade. got pictures of Berry's reported engagement ring, which she sported on her left hand during Rock's fan cruise a couple of weeks ago. He married Pamela Anderson in 2006, though she filed for divorce after four months of marriage.Rock was taken into custody on a misdemeanor charge of simple battery and was released that afternoon.This came only a month after he had brawled with the Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee — Pamela Anderson's other ex-husband — at the 2007 Video Music Awards (Lee later referred to Rock as a "jealous country bumpkin").As for Kid rock's legal troubles, he had been charged with assaulting a DJ in a strip club in 2005.Two years later, he was arrested with five members of his entourage outside a Waffle House in Atlanta after getting into a scuffle with a male customer.He was criticized by some groups for desecrating the flag, but much of the furor was ignored because of the bigger clamor around Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" during the same show. They became engaged in April 2002, ended their relationship in 2003, then reunited and married in July of 2006.Four months later both he and Anderson filed for divorce.They wed in secret during a July 2006 ceremony, but divorced just five months later, citing irreconcilable differences.Rock has one child, Robert Jr., from a previous relationship and has raised him as a single father and continues to live with him.