Luke Combs Shares Sweet Birthday Message For Wife, Nicole: ‘I Can’t Wait To Spend At Least 100 More Years With You’

Luke Combs penned a heartfelt message to his wife Nicole Hocking Combs in celebration of her 30th Birthday. “Happy Birthday…


Lauren Jo Black

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July 21, 2022


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Luke Combs penned a heartfelt message to his wife Nicole Hocking Combs in celebration of her 30th Birthday.

“Happy Birthday @nicolejcombs!!! Welcome to the dirty 30 club,” Combs’ message to his wife, the woman who inspired several of his chart-topping songs, including “Beautiful Crazy,” “Better Together,” “Forever After All,” and more began.

He went on to praise Nicole as a wife and mother.

“You have amazed me more times than I thought was humanly possible,” Combs gushed. ”Watching you become a mother, your positive outlook on life, your love for others, your honesty, your fierce loyalty, and 1000 other traits that make you so perfect. I love you so much and I’m so thankful for you Every. Single. Day. And I can’t wait to spend at least 100 more years with you and the beautiful life you’ve given our little family.”

Combs and his wife Nicole recently welcomed their first child, Tex Lawrence, on June 19. Tex weighed 7lb, 6 oz at birth.

“Welp he decided that Father’s Day would be a good time to show up. I couldn’t agree more. Me and @nicolejcombs are over the moon in love with this little guy,” he wrote alongside their first family photo in the baby’s nursery. “Mama and baby are healthy and we’re back home now with family. Life is good. Everyone welcome Tex Lawrence Combs to the world!”

During a recent Q&A, Nicole revealed the reason why they chose to name their son Tex Lawrence.

“Tex is Luke’s great uncle’s name, and Lawrence is her father’s name,” she explained to fans in the Instagram Q&A. Nicole previously shared that Tex’s name was a “family name but also pretty unique.” 

Just a few weeks prior to welcoming Tex, Combs sat down with Country Countdown USA‘s Lon Helton and discussed if he will be bringing his baby boy on the road with him anytime soon. 

“I think you need at least a year before the road thing,” Combs told Helton. “We don’t even take our dog on the road because we feel it affects his quality of life. We want to be sure we have this parenting thing down before we take it on the road. I don’t want [my wife] Nicole to feel trapped on the bus with the baby.  We’re going to give it some time.”

Combs and Nicole began dating in 2016 after meeting at the 2016 Key West Songwriter’s Festival. After the festival, the Hocking and Combs started spending more time together and eventually began dating. In 2018, Combs planned an elaborate proposal that ended up going south after a hectic day of moving. Weeks later, Combs and Hocking revealed their engagement with fans via Instagram.

Combs and Nicole tied the knot on August 1 during an intimate beach ceremony in Florida. And despite the threat of Hurricane Isaias, the couple married at their home in Southern Florida, surrounded by family. 

Luke Combs’ recently released his new album, Growin’ Up, which debuted at No. 1. The 12-track project features the chart-topping hit, “Doin’ This,” Combs’ current single, “The Kind Of Love We Make,” and “Outrunnin’ Your Memory,” a duet with Miranda Lambert, among several tracks.

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The reigning CMA Entertainer Of The Year will hit the road this fall on his headlining Middle Of Somewhere Tour with direct support from Jordan Davis. The trek, which kicks off on September 2 in Bangor, ME, will also feature special guests Morgan Wade and Lainey Wilson on select dates.

In November 2022, the country hitmaker will launch his Canadian tour with special guests Riley Green and Chayce Beckham.

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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 and her work being featured on 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.