Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson, arrive at the VH1 Awards at the Olympic Auditorium on Dec. 4., 2002. The singer, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie, dated Anderson off and on since 2001. They were engaged in 2002, broke it off, then reconciled and got married July 29, 2006.
Kid Rock and Tamara Mellon attend the Patrick Cox-hosted Hen Party for Sir Elton John and partner David Furnish ahead of their Dec. 21, 2005, civil partnership ceremony.
Kid Rock arrives at the World Music Awards in Los Angeles on Aug. 31, 2005. The 35-year-old rocker grew up in a Detroit suburb, where his father was a car dealer. His attachment to Detroit reportedly was one of his disagreements with Anderson, who lives in California.
Kid Rock stops for a picture at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts before the start of the 2005 Kennedy Center Honors Gala in Washington on Dec. 4, 2005. Kid Rock appeared in an episode of "CSI: NY" on CBS on April 26, 2006, as the last person to see his limo driver alive.
Pamela Anderson and her boyfriend, musician Kid Rock, arrive at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2002.
LeAnn Rimes and Kid Rock present the Album of the Year award during the 37th annual Country Music Association Awards show in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 5, 2003. Rock's early music contained so much profanity that radio stations would not play it.
Kid Rock is greeted by fans prior to the start of the Daytona 500 NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Feb. 19, 2006.
Kid Rock poses backstage at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on May 26, 2004. Kid Rock not only sings; he also plays guitar (steel, rhythm, electric and acoustic), bass, percussion, keyboard and banjo.
"Biker Boyz" cast members Derek Luke, left, and Kid Rock greet each other at the premiere of the film in Hollywood on Jan. 28, 2003. Kid Rock has performed in more than a dozen movies and TV shows.
Kid Rock, left, and Travis Tritt are interviewed on a terrace during Kentucky Derby Day festivities at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on May 7, 2005. An avid sports fan, Kid Rock often turns up in the stands at sporting events.
Aretha Franklin sings with Kid Rock at the "VH1 Divas 2001: The One and Only Aretha Franklin" in New York on April 10, 2001. The special tribute also featured Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Celia Cruz and Marc Anthony.
Singer Kid Rock, left, his son Bobby Jr., center, and singer Travis Tritt, right, chat while looking over racing forms during Kentucky Derby festivities at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on May 1, 2004. His son was born June 14, 1993.