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Who is Nicole Hocking? Age and career of Luke Combs' baby mama

Amber Peake January 21, 2022
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Country singer Luke Combs and wife Nicole Hocking have announced they’re expecting their first child, with fans curious to know their age difference.

The couple confirmed their baby news on Thursday (20 January) as they posed together while holding an ultrasound scan next to Hocking’s bump in a post across their socials.

Following their announcement, fans are curious to know more about Nicole Hocking, including her age and career. Let’s take a look…

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Who is Nicole Hocking?

While Luke Combs is a renowned singer, Nicole Hocking also works in the country music industry. As per Country Fancast, Hocking is a recruiting co-ordinator at Broadcast Music Inc.

Hocking is also said to have inspired several of Combs’ tracks, including Beautiful Crazy and Better Together. She often joins Combs on tour and can be seen by his side at events.

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How old is Nicole Hocking?

Nicole Hocking is 29 years old and celebrated her latest birthday in July. Her husband is 31 years old, which means the couple have an age difference of two years.

In honour of her birthday, Luke shared a sweet post to his four million followers as he gushed about how Nicole makes him a “better man and person”:

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Relationship with husband Luke Combs explored

Nicole Hocking and husband Luke Combs have been together for six years as of 2022. According to, the couple first crossed paths in summer 2016 at the Key West Songwriters Festival and started dating a couple of months later.

After two years of dating, they announced their engagement in 2018 and tied the knot in 2020. Commemorating their first wedding anniversary last year, Combs revealed the year had flown by in a post to his Instagram:

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.