She and her husband Tim McGraw are setting the record straight with ET about tabloid rumors that their marriage was on the rocks and gave
their views on having more children.
1. Born September 21, 1967 -- she was adopted as an infant and named Audrey Faith Perry. She searched out and met her biological mother in the early 1990s and remained in contact with her until her death.
2. At 16-years-old participated in a tobacco spitting contest in her home state of Mississippi in which contestants aimed for a strategically placed spittoon, with the winner getting the chance to take the stage. "They cleaned the stage off with towels, and then I went on," she recalled to People.
3. Made her small screen debut on the TV series Touched by Angel in 1997 and appeared in the 2004 movie The Stepford Wives.
4. Was initially cast in the role of Mel Gibson's wife in the 2002 movie We Were Soldiers, but later pulled out of the project and was replaced by Madeline Stowe.
5. Before hitting the big time, she once worked at McDonald's -- an experience she said "didn't go well" -- and also held a job selling T-shirts and doing administrative work at a music publishing firm.