The family broke ground on their dream home in 2016, inviting Oprah for a tour of the 400-acre property near Nashville and honoring her with a tree-planting ceremony.Carrie and Mike celebrated their 7-year wedding anniversary last summer, and the couple seems as in love now as they were back then.Both are very independent, making those stretches spent apart due to their careers bearable.
And after eight years of marriage and three years as parents to son Isaiah Michael Fisher, whom they call "Izzy," they're still going strong.When a gossip magazine recently claimed the couple was breaking up, Mike dismissed the divorce rumors as false: "We've never been better," he assured a concerned fan on Instagram.The night was a soft opening for Fisher, who would accompany his fiancée on the red carpet at several ceremonies in the coming months, including to the 2010 CMT Awards, where they shared a sexy victory kiss as Underwood got up to accept the award for Video of the Year.The handsome couple tied the knot a month later, on July 10, at the Ritz-Carlton resort on Lake Oconee, Georgia.Skeptical about a blind date with someone who lived so far away (Underwood lived in Franklin, Tennessee at the time) and fearful the encounter might be awkward, she suggested they meet backstage at one of her concerts.
The casual meet-and-greet proved worthwhile-their physical chemistry was off the charts." data-reactid="17"winner's bassist, Mark Childers, wanted to introduce her to his friend, National Hockey League star Mike Fisher."We were in front of people, and he's not a big PDA guy," she told The coming year, 2009, proved to be one of whirlwind romance for the singer and hockey player.Starting with that kiss on the stroke of midnight, it closed out with a proposal of marriage. 20, 2009, on a quiet Sunday afternoon at his home, Mike popped the question.It would be three months before they spoke in person again.Demanding careers and a physical distance of 1,070 miles kept them apart, but they talked on the phone regularly.Skeptical about a blind date with someone who lived so far away (Carrie lived in Franklin, Tennessee at the time) and fearful the encounter might be awkward, she suggested they meet backstage at one of her concerts.