Sandy Mahl Brooks survived breast cancer after being diagnosed in 2006, a year after ex-husband wedding.
Sandy Mahl Brooks death hoax surfaced as Garth Brooks’ life story gets set to be told in a two-part A&E special, The Road I’m On, airing on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3.
The story includes the not-so-pretty times of Garth’s life — including his first marriage to and divorce from Sandy Mahl Brooks.
Sandy Mahl Brooks death rumours: Garth Brooks ex-wife is NOT dead
Garth and Sandy were married for 15 years from 1986 to 2001 before he released his debut album in 1989 and became one of the hottest names in country music.
Sandy and Garth met while Garth was working as a bouncer at a bar during his time at Oklahoma State University. He had broken up a fight that Sandy was involved in. They got married in 1986, were together for 13 years, separated in 1999, officially filed divorce paperwork in Nov. 2000 and the split was finalized in December 2001.
Together, Garth and Sandy have three children – daughters Taylor (1992), August (1994) and Allie (1996).
Sandy never re-married after her divorce from Garth nearly 20 years ago while Garth has been married to Trisha since 2005. Garth had been married to Sandy for 13 months when he met Trisha.
After Sandy and Garth split, he started dating fellow country star, Trisha Yearwood, and they have been married since 2005.
Sandy is a breast cancer survivor after being diagnosed with the disease in 2006.
Sandy worked as a songwriter while she was with Garth, but now resides in Oklahoma, where she helped start the Wild Heart Ranch, an animal rehabilitation center. Her official title is Wildlife Rehabilitator, Vice President & Co-Founder