Leon Eric "Kix" Brooks III is an American country music artist, actor, and film producer best known for being one half of the duo Brooks & Dunn and host of radio's American Country Countdown. Prior to the duo's foundation, he was a singer and songwriter, charting twice on Hot Country Songs and releasing an album for Capitol Records. Brooks and Ronnie Dunn comprised Brooks & Dunn for 20 years, with both members beginning solo careers. Brooks's solo career after Brooks & Dunn has included the album New to This Town.
- Born: May 12, 1955 (age 64), Shreveport
- Spouse: Barbara Brooks
- Aliases: Brooks, Kix, Leon Eric Brooks, Leon Eric Kix Brooks, III
- Genre: Country
- Websites: http://www.kixbrooks.com/