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Dierks Bentley: I Became a Man When I Met My Wife (and Had Kids)

10/03/2014 at 06:00 PM ET

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Dierks Bentley didn’t know what he was thinking before he met his wife.

In a recent interview with Esquire, the country crooner says it wasn’t until Cassidy entered his life that he officially became a man.

“Women are very wise, knowingly and unknowingly. They have a lot more going on upstairs and in their soul than we do,” Bentley, 38, says.

“My wife, I always felt, has been very wise and has dragged me along, getting me to this spot of manhood.”

Although Cassidy started Bentley off on the journey, it took hitting three major markers in the road — the births of their children, Knox, 1 on Thursday, Jordan Catherine, 3½, and Evalyn Day, 6 — for him to reach his final destination.

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04/03/2014 at 11:00 PM ET

Dierks Bentley may be one of country music’s hottest stars (he just scored his 11th No. 1 song with “I Hold On”), but the new dad’s role is reversed when he’s at home.

According to Bentley, he’s the fan and it’s his kids — daughters Evie, 5, and Jordan, 3, and son Knox, 5 months — that are the real superstars.

“Me and [my wife] Cassidy will sit on the floor while the girls put on a performance, usually to the Frozen soundtrack, and it’s unbelievable,” he tells PEOPLE Country.

“Evie knows every word. Knox is there in my lap laughing like crazy — he thinks his sisters are the funniest people in the entire world.”

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Dierks Bentley: We’re Still Working on Our Son’s Name

11/07/2013 at 01:00 PM ET

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Dierks Bentley and his wife Cassidy have put together a new parenting plan: divide and conquer!

Since welcoming their third child, son Knox in October, the country crooner admits everyone — including daughters Jordan Catherine, 2½, and Evalyn Day, 5 — is still learning to adjust to being a family of five.

“My wife and I are definitely out-manned for sure. It requires you splitting up and doing things separately,” Bentley, 37, told PEOPLE at his Miles and Music for Kids event in Nashville on Sunday.

“I took the girls to breakfast this morning. It’s kind of a drag because we hate being apart, but that’s just the way it is right now.”
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Dierks Bentley Welcomes Son Knox

10/10/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Dierks Bentley Welcomes Son Knox Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Dierks Bentley has got his boy!

The country singer and his wife Cassidy welcomed their third child, son Knox, on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Nashville, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Baby boy weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz. and joins big sisters Jordan Catherine, 2½, and Evalyn Day, 5.

“Knox met his big sisters Thursday morning,” Bentley’s rep tells PEOPLE. “Cassidy is doing great!”

Shortly after his son’s arrival, Bentley shared the news on Twitter. “Well … our boy Knox is here! About to have the best tasting cold beer of my life!” he Tweeted. “So proud of my wife. She rocked it. Crazy stuff. #beerme.”
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Dierks Bentley: I Already Do ‘Boy Things’ with My Girls

09/24/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

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Happily married to wife Cassidy and a dad to two daughters, Dierks Bentley‘s life is pretty perfect.

“I have two girls that are so awesome … I can’t imagine being any happier or wanting anything more,” the country singer tells PEOPLE at Bud Light Music First‘s 50/50/1 event.

However, his happiness will hit an all-time high when the family of four welcomes their newest addition in early October: a baby boy.

“I have no idea what to expect, but we’re really excited and looking forward to it,” he says.

Balancing out that baby bliss is a feeling of trepidation in tackling three kids, although Bentley admits he and his wife have been beat since the birth of their first daughter Evalyn Day, 5 next month.
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Baby Boy on the Way for Dierks Bentley

06/10/2013 at 06:30 PM ET

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Dierks Bentley‘s fans showed up for a performance, but the dad-to-be ended up sharing much more than his stellar voice.

While on the road for his current tour, Bentley met concert-goers at the door — via a video message — to get their best guesses on the sex and name of his third child with wife Cassidy, due this fall.

“You guys mean everything to us and that’s why we’re always trying to give you guys the fan club exclusive,” Bentley, 37, says in the clip. “And for today for the Last Call Ball 9 we thought it would be kind of funny to give you the scoop on whether or not I’m having a boy or girl.”

In addition to guesses on the sex of the baby, Bentley also received several suggestions as to what the couple should name their new addition. Among them? Dierks-Anne for a girl and Deacon Cash for a boy, which both received a “pretty good” from the doting dad.
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Third Child on the Way for Dierks Bentley

04/25/2013 at 09:00 AM ET

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Dierks Bentley has something special to sing about — a third child on the way!

The country star, 37, and his wife Cassidy will be expanding their brood this fall by welcoming a sibling for big sisters Evalyn Day, 4½, and Jordan Catherine, 2.

And the parents are already planning for being outnumbered.

“So my wife and I will be changing our family defensive strategy come the fall. Switching from MAN-to-MAN to ZONE. #3! Advice @thetimmcgraw?!” Bentley announced on Twitter early Thursday.

He says it’s too early to tell whether it’s a boy or a girl.
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