Joe Don Rooney and Tiffany Fallon Were ‘Attached at the Hip’ From the Moment They Met

Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney and his wife Tiffany Fallon have the sweetest love story and they have Rooney’s bandmate,…

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Lauren Jo Black

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April 23, 2020

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Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts and Tiffany Fallon; Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney and his wife Tiffany Fallon have the sweetest love story and they have Rooney’s bandmate, Jay DeMarcus, to thank since he’s the one who introduced them.

“His girlfriend at the time, now wife, Allison, knew Tiffany from her beauty pageant days when Tif was Miss Georgia USA in 2001,” Rooney once shared with OK! Magazine.

Prior to their first meeting, the singer spotted his future wife in Toby Keith’s “Who’s Your Daddy” music video. When the opportunity to meet her arose, Rooney jumped at the chance.

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“Jay called me one night in April 2003 and said Allison and Tiffany were in town,” the singer recalled. “I was like, ‘Yeah! I’d love to meet her!’”

They clicked instantly and have been “attached at the hip ever since,” according to Fallon.

Rooney and Fallon have been supportive of each other’s careers from the start. A few months after they started dating, Fallon got the chance of a lifetime and it was Rooney who encouraged her to pursue it.

“I told him I had an opportunity to pose for Playboy, and there was silence on the other end,” the model told OK! with a laugh.

“I don’t want her 20 years from now kicking herself in the butt wishing she’d tried,” Rooney explained. “She went for it. That’s what I love about her — she’s not afraid to challenge herself.”

The couple wed on April 23, 2006 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

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Their family began to grow, first with dogs, then with children. Their first child, Jagger Donovan, arrived in 2008, Raquel Blue followed in 2010 and Devon Olivia joined the family in 2014.

“I always felt in my soul I was going to have children,” the proud dad told Fatherly in 2017.

The Oklahoma native went on to explain how he and Fallon manage to continue their careers while raising three kids, saying, “It’s all that b-word: Balance.”

For the couple’s 10-year anniversary in 2016, Rooney surprised Fallon with a vow renewal while on a trip to Paris. She documented it on Instagram, revealing that Rooney pulled out all the stops and even surprised her with a beautiful bouquet for the occasion.

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.