Kyle Jacobs, the spouse of Kellie Pickler, passed away. On Friday, the 49-year-old songwriter was discovered dead at the couple’s Nashville, Tennessee, residence (Feb. 17). Know all about his death and about him right here!
Who Was Kyle Jacobs?
Kyle Christopher Jacobs, an American country music songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, pianist, and staff writer for Curb Music from 2003 until his passing in 2023, was born on June 26, 1973, and passed away on February 17, 2023. Jacobs composed music for the guitar and piano. Minnesota’s Bloomington is where he was raised.
The song “More Than a Memory” by Garth Brooks, which debuted at number one on the Billboard Country Singles chart, was co-written by Jacobs.
Jacobs’ songs have been covered by a variety of musicians, including Trace Adkins, Jo Dee Messina, Craig Morgan, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler (his wife), Clay Walker, Kelly Clarkson, Scotty McCreery, and many more. He also shares author rights with Kimberley Locke for her Top 10 hit, “8th World Wonder.”
Jacobs had also worked with eminent authors and creatives, such as Wynonna, Darius Rucker, and Rachel Thibodeau.
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How Kyle Jacobs Has Died?
Variety reports that Jacobs committed suicide. The couple, who have been wed for more than ten years, previously appeared on the CMT reality series I Love Kellie Pickler. The programme ran for three seasons.
Variety and TMZ are informed by Metro Nashville Police that Jacobs appeared to have shot himself in the head before dying. He was discovered in the couple’s Nashville home’s upstairs bedroom.
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Report Of His Wife
The police statement continues, “Mr. Jacobs’ wife, Kellie Pickler, reported that she awoke a short time earlier, did not see her husband, and began looking for him. “The assistant called 911 after she and her personal assistant were unable to open the door to the upstairs bedroom/office.”
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An apparent suicide is being looked into in relation to Jacobs’ death.
Personal Life And Death
On June 15, 2010, the late grandmother’s birthday, Jacobs proposed to Kellie Pickler while they were on a beach at sunset. On June 23, 2010, the country music star announced her engagement to Jacobs.
Jacobs and Pickler wed on January 1, 2011.
Jacobs participated in the music team at UTEC (United Teens Encounter Christ), which was founded in the Twin Cities region of Minnesota.
On February 17, 2023, at the age of 49, Jacobs passed away in Nashville, Tennessee, from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.