Alan Jackson is a notable singer and songwriter from the United States. Alan Jackson is known for mixing classic honky-tonk and mainstream country-pop sounds as well as composing many of his songs.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Alan Jackson was born Alan Eugene Jackson on 17th October 1958. He stepped into this world in Newnan, Georgia, United States. By this, he is currently 63 years old and American by nationality. Similarly, he follows Christianity and was born under the zodiac sign of Libra.
Moving on towards his family members, he was born to his father Joseph Eugene “Daddy Gene” Jackson, and his mother Ruth Musick “Mama Ruth” Jackson. Similarly, he had four elder sisters named Cathy Jackson Wright, Carol Jackson Glover, Diane Jackson Dawson, and Connie Jackson Davis.
Talking about his educational status, he first joined local Elm Street Elementary and then compiled his high school graduation from the Newnan High School. Similarly, he joined the band Dixie Steel after graduation.
Alan Jackson – Professional Life and Career
Alan eventually located Nashville to pursue his goal. He began his career with ‘The Nashville Network,’ a television program dedicated to country music promotion. He was given the task of running this channel’s mailroom. At the same time, he met Glen Campbell, a well-known country singer who aided Alan in his early career. Campbell referred Alan Jackson to the Arista Records record company. In 1989, the label supported the former for the single ‘Blue Blooded Woman,’ which was quickly followed by ‘Here in the Real World.’
Jackson released his second album in the early 1990s. The first one, named ‘Don’t Rock The Jukebox,’ had songs like ‘Dallas’ and ‘Love’s Got A Hold On You,’ which gained critical praise and charted at the top. Music fans and reviewers alike praised songs like “She’s Got the Rhythm (And I Got the Blues)” from this album, which was also co-written by artist Randy Travis. In 1994, Jackson received an award for this piece.
The year 1994 was one of Jackson’s most eventful in his career. Jackson’s fourth album, ‘Who I Am,’ was released around this period, and he was highly praised for his writing abilities. He co-wrote the song “If I Could Make A Living,” which reached number one on a popular music chart. In 1995, ‘The Greatest Hit Collection,’ a collection of Jackson’s most renowned songs, was released. Jackson’s sixth album, ‘Everything I Love,’ was released the following year. Through his renditions of the songs ‘Little Bitty’ and ‘Who’s Cheating Who,’ Jackson pays respect to renowned vocalists such as Tom T. Hall and Charly Mcclain.
His second album, ‘Under the Influence,’ was released in 1999. Even though country music was highly impacted by rock music at the time, Alan kept the record in the classic country sound. In 2002, Michael Jackson published the album ‘Let It Be Christmas,’ which was inspired by the famed celebration. The next year, he released the duet Timeless and True Love,’ which he wrote with Jeannie Kendell, a well-known vocalist.
After a string of country music albums, Jackson produced ‘Precious Memories,’ his first collection of gospel songs. After its release in 2006, this record, which was more of a present to his mother, sold over 1.8 million copies. Jackson has published three albums since 2010, including ‘Freight Train,’ ‘Thirty Miles West,’ and his second gospel album, ‘Precious Memories Volume II.’ He even just created the opening credits music for the film ‘A Million Ways To Die In The West.’
Alan Jackson – Net Worth
Alan has made a pretty handful amount of money as a musician. According to the online resource, he currently has an estimated net worth of $95 million US dollars. In addition, he did not endorse any brands.
Alan Jackson – Relationship Status
In 1979, Alan married Denise. Alan and Denise were classmates in high school and courted for several years before marrying. Matie Denise, Alexandra Jane, and Dani Grace are the couple’s three daughters. Jackson is not the only one in his family that plays music. His nephew, Adam Wright, and his wife also play music together, and the duo is known in the music industry as ‘The Wrights.’
Enhancing his body measurements, Alan stands tall at a height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters. Likewise, his body weight is 84 kg. He wears a cool hat. Likewise, he has golden brown hair and a pair of blue eyes.
When it comes to his social media handles, Alan is verified on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Similarly, he has a huge 5.4 million followers on Facebook, over 649k followers on Instagram, and more than 600k followers on Twitter. In addition, he also owns a YouTube channel under his name with more than 2.08 million subscribers.