|Real Name/Full Name||Jamey Johnson|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jamey Johnson|
|Birth Place:||Enterprise, Alabama, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 July 1975|
|Age/How Old:||47 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 86 Kg
In Pounds – 190 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –unknown
|School:||Jefferson Davis High School|
|College:||Jacksonville State University|
|Kids/Children Name:||Kylee Johnson|
|Profession:||Country Music Artist|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Jamey Johnson is a well-known American artist musician. He began his career in 2005 and was signed to BNA Records. In 2006, he dropped BNA Records and, later in 2008, signed to Mercury Nashville Records. Country music songs are usually listened to by people to relieve their minds. Maybe you know a variety of country music but do not know the artist. You might also have heard about Jamey Johnson but not know his songs. This article will talk more about him.
Well, how well do you know about Jamey Johnson? If not much, here is what we know about Jamey Johnson to date.
Biography and Early Life
Jamey Johnson was born in Enterprise, Alabama, on 14 July 1975. He was raised in Montgomery, Alabama, where he lived with his family. He has not talked much concerning his upbringing. He loved country music and was influenced by country music acts like Alabama and Alan Jackson. He was influenced by Alan Jackson after meeting him at a concert.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jamey Johnson in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jamey Johnson’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 26th May 2023 having been born on 14 July 1975. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 190 lbs in Pound and 86kg in Kilograms.
Jackson attended Jefferson Davis High School. After graduating from high school, he joined Jacksonville State University, where he was a member of Marching Southerners. After two years in college, he dropped out and joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve, where he served for eight years. He used to play country music in various bars of the Montgomery area while in the marines. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, in 2000 to pursue a career in country music.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jamey Johnson has kept his personal life away from the public. He has not revealed any information concerning his family, but it is known that he once had a wife. After losing his record deal, he divorced his wife and decided to live a reclusive lifestyle, living in a friend’s house while working on his songwriting. For this reason, he is assumed to be single. Even though he has tried being private about his life, it is clear that he has a son called Kylee Johnson.
Is Jamey Johnson Gay?
Jamey Johnson is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. Though he has kept his family life private, it is clear that he was married and even had a son.
The beginning of Johnson’s career was in 2005 after signing a contract with BNA Records. He releases his first single, The Dollar, and an album with the same title was released the following year, March 2006. This album peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. “Rebelicious” was his second album though it failed to enter the charts and was dropped from BNA. After the loss, he divorced his wife and stayed in a friend’s house, and wrote songs for other artists.
Johnson released his “That Lonesome Song” in 2008 and was only available online, which later in 2009, was certified Gold by RIAA. Mercury Nashville Records caught the attention of his album and signed him in 2008. In March, he released his first single with this label, “In Colour,” and entered the top 40. His fifth single, My Way to You, was released in July 2009.
The next album, “The Guitar Song,” was released on 14 September 2010. The album reached number four on the U.S Billboard 200 and U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums as number one. The album had three singles, including “Playing the Part.” He released his fourth album, “Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran,” on 6 October 2012.
Some disputes arose with the label, and he founded his own label, Big Gassed Records. His first song with this label was The Christmas Song. “Alabama Pines” was released in January 2015 and was followed by “You Can” in February. In 2019 on The Last Waltz Tour, Johnson played alongside Warren Haynes, Cyril Neville, Don Was, and Lukas Nelson. It was a live celebration for the Band’s 1976 farewell show.
Johnson won an Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association for Song of the Year, “Give it Awa.” In 2009, he was nominated three times by 51st Grammy Awards, two nominations from the Academy of Country Music, and one win from the same. The same year, he received three nominations from the Country Music Association and one win. He has received other nominations from 52nd, 53rd, and 55th Grammy Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jamey Johnson in 2023
As of 2023, Jamey Johnson has accumulated a net worth of about $8 million. He has made his wealth from country music writing and singing. He has also written songs for other musicians and has increased his earnings.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Jamey Johnson revealed that he had been having difficulties in songwriting seven years back. He had received a concussion after falling on ice and hitting his head.
- He went to the same university with Randy Owen, known for being Alabama’s lead singer.
- Johnson met Buddy Cannon, a producer, and songwriter, who helped him get a songwriting contract.
Jamey Johnson has come a long way and proven that success is all about determination. He had a dream from when he was young of what he wanted to become and worked on it till he got it. He has inspired many people to remain focused and never lose hope in anything. We wish him greater achievements.