Conlee is married to his wife, Gale, and they have three children: Rebecca, Jessica, and John.
Conlee became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1981.
In 1979, Conlee won the Academy of Country Music's Best New Male Vocalist Award.
Conlee helped create the Family Farm Defense organization in the 1980's and later became the organization's Chairman.
Conlee was born and raised on a wealthy Kentucky farm and he still owns a farm today.
Conlee's first number one hit, Rose Colored Glasses, came in 1976.
John Conlee: Some things never go out of style, and a good country voice, I'm glad to say, is one of them.