Alan Jackson Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Illness, Songs,

Alan Jackson is an American singer and songwriter who is best known for blending traditional honky-tonk and mainstream country-pop sounds.

Alan Jackson Profile

Alan Jackson is an American singer and songwriter who is best known for blending traditional honky-tonk and mainstream country-pop sounds. In addition, he has recorded 16 studio albums, three greatest hits albums, two Christmas albums, and two gospel albums.

Alan Jackson Education

Jackson attended the local Elm Street Elementary and Newnan High School where he graduated proudly. After he had graduated, he joined the Dixie Steel band. 

Alan Jackson  Career

Upon graduation, he started a music band, however, it didn’t turn out successful. In 1985, Alan Jackson relocated to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a full-time career in music. There, he got signed to the Nashville arm of Arista Records. Jackson released his first studio album Here in the Real World in 1990 which contained his first number 1 hit I’d Love You All Over Again as well as 2 other top 5 hits.

This was followed by an even more successful second album Don’t Rock the Jukebox which contained 4 number-1 hits. The talented artist continued to churn out more hit albums throughout the 90s and as a songwriter, he collaborated with several major artists. Despite an overwhelming threat by pop and rock in the late 90s, Alan Jackson remained true to the traditional country sound.

In 2002, Alan earned his first Grammy Award for his 2001 hit single Where Were You off his 10th album Drive. In 2006, he returned to his gospel roots as he released the gospel album Precious Memories, his thirteenth album. He also released a 14th studio album Like Red on a Rose which featured a more adult contemporary/folk sound.

In 2011, Jackson received a 2nd Grammy Award for his collaboration with Zac Brown Band on the hit single As She’s Walking Away. The multi-talented singer received the 2014 Billboard Top Christian Album award for his second gospel album Precious Memories Volume II.

Quick Facts About Alan Jackson

Age63 years old as of 2021
SpouseDenise Jackson
Net Worth$150 million

In August 2014, the country music veteran was honored with a special exhibit by the Country Music Hall of Fame in commemoration of his 25th year in music. In addition to 2 Grammy Awards, Alan Jackson also has 16 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, and 17 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards among several other accolades.

Alan Jackson Age

Jackson is 63 years old as of 2021. He was born on October 17, 1958, in Newnan, Georgia, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 17th of October every year. 

Alan Jackson Height

Alan stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches ( 193 cm) tall and weighs f 89 kg or 195 pounds

Alan Jackson Family

Jackson’s father was known as Joseph Eugene who passed in 2000 while his mother is Ruth Musick who was born in 1930 and passed in 2017. He has four older sisters whose names he has not revealed. 

Alan Jackson Wife

Jackson is married to his high school sweetheart Denise Jackson. The couple tied the knot on December 15, 1979, at Newnan Baptist Church in their hometown of Newnan, Georgia. The couple has 3 children together. Their first daughter, Mattie Denise was born on June 19, 1990.

The couple welcomed their 2nd daughter Alexandra Jane on August 23, 1993, and their third daughter Dani Grace was born on August 28, 1997. Jackson’s wife and daughters have featured severally on a number of his music videos.

Alan Jackson Net Worth

Jackson has a net worth of $150 million which he has earned throughout his career as a singer and songwriter. 

Alan Jackson Illness

Now Jackson is suffering from an upper respiratory infection. The It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere singer had to cancel his April 12 Oklahoma City concert, as well as his April 13 concert in Omaha due to illness, according to KTIC. Jackson’s website shows the Omaha concert has been rescheduled for September 13 and his Oklahoma City concert has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 14. Hopefully, he will be in full health for the remainder of his tour and the new concert dates.

Alan Jackson Songs

  • Remember When
  • Chattahoochee
  • It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere
  • Livin’ on Love
  • Where Were You
  • Little Bitty
  • Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow
  • Here in the Real World
  • Small-Town Southern Man
  • Country Boy
  • Summertime Blues
  • Mercury Blues
  • She’s Got the Rhythm
  • Someday
  • Tonight I Climbed the Wall
  • Between the Devil and Me
  • Tonight I Climbed the Wall
  • The Older I Get
  • Alan Jackson Events

Alan Jackson Gospel Songs

  • I love to tell your story
  • Blessed Assurance
  • In the Garden 
  • Softly and Tenderly
  • When we all go to Heaven
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