Thomas Rhett Reveals He Wants the ‘Most Gigantic Family’

Thomas Rhett is celebrating his 13th career No.1 single as “Look What God Gave Her” sits atop both the Billboard…


Lauren Jo Black

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June 28, 2019

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Thomas Rhett is celebrating his 13th career No.1 single as “Look What God Gave Her” sits atop both the Billboard and Country Aircheck/Mediabase Airplay charts this week. The song and accompanying music video celebrate all women, but most importantly, the girls in his life – his wife, Lauren, and his two daughters, Willa Gray and Ada James.

Although life is a bit hectic for Rhett, who balances being a father and husband with his red-hot career, he admits the idea of expanding his family is always on his mind.

“These last couple months have been insane, like, all over the place…” the superstar recently shared with ABC News Radio. “It is very stressful, I feel like, to travel with your kids and still know that, like, you’re waking up at six and you’re also playing a show at night. So in that aspect I’m going, ‘I love my two kids and I’m kind of content.’”

Rhett may be content at the moment, but there’s a part of him feels like his family isn’t complete just yet.

“If we stopped having kids now, I know I’d wake up at 45 and go, ‘We should have had five more,’” he explained. “Because I really do want to be able to sit at a Thanksgiving or Christmas table with the most gigantic family on the planet.”

While they’ve already made it through the difficult baby stages with their girls, Rhett feels like they are more than prepared to start over.

“They say that going from one to two is the hardest thing you’ll do as a parent…” he said. “But going from two to three and maybe four and five, like I’m just gonna embrace it and know that, like, we can accomplish anything.”

“Because there is nothing more fun than being around my children,” he added. “And so I can only imagine it gets more fun the more that you have.”

So are Thomas and Lauren ready for more “Life Changes?” Only time will tell.

Thomas Rhett is currently in the midst of his Very Hot Summer Tour. Click HERE to see if he’s coming to a city near you.

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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.