John Rich (born in Amarillo, Texas on January 7, 1974) is a member of the country music duo Big & Rich. Rich graduated in Dickson County, Tennessee and after graduation moved to Nashville where he worked at Opryland USA singing. Not long after he met up with the group Texasee. After hundreds of shows the band changed it's name to Lonestar. While in Lonestar, Rich was the bassist and, on some occasions, the lead singer (one of the band's singles, "Heartbroke Every Day," featured his lead vocals).