Here's the low-down on the fam and the band.....
The Hanson clan consits of- Walker Hanson (father), Diana Hanson (mother), Clarke Issac Hanson (the eldest boy in the band- 17), Jordan Taylor Hanson (middle son in the band- 14), Zachary Walker Hanson (youngest in the band at age 12), Mackie (around 3 I think), Jessica (I heard she was eight or nine..), and Avery (I'm not sure on this one..)
Diana and Walker were musicly talented (and probably still are!) during high school.
Ike is in *11th grade, Tay is in 9th and Zac in 6th (*thanks Mary!)
Ike plays guitar, Zac drums, and Tay keyboards. They all do vocals.
Walker works for an oil company
The father's job has forced them to move all over the place including South America...
...but they curently live in Tulsa
They love to rollerblade, have been doing it for 5-6 yrs now and have a half-pipe
Mrs. Hanson is expecting a new baby!! (I heard a rumor it's a boy and due on Jan. 7th. WHERE DO PEOPLE HERE THESE THINGS FROM??
They are a Christian family
The children in the family have always been homeschooled and they have a bodyguard named *Jason (*?¿?¿)
They love to swim & play soccer
They had independantly released 2 albums (Boomerang, MMMbop) before the recording of Middle of Nowhere. Hanson has merchandise ALL over... calanders, shirts, posters, a new holiday CD, music videos, etc..