Jimmy Fortune Profile
Jimmy Fortune is an American Singer best known for being a country music singer who sang tenor for The Statler Brothers for about 21 years. She also wrote the song “Elizabeth” for the group. Later on, after The Statler Brothers retires, he went on to become a solo artist.
Jimmy Fortune Age|How old is Jimmy Fortune?
Fortune was born on March 11, 1955, in Nelson County, Virginia, United States. He is therefore 67 years old as of 2022.
Jimmy Fortune Height
Silva stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Jimmy Fortune Family
Fortune was born and raised in Nelson County, Virginia, United States to his loving and caring parents, Odie Fortune, father, and Dabney Fortune, mother. The duo tied the knot on the 10th of October 1998. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Jimmy Fortune Wife
Fortune is married to his wife, Nina Fortune who she manages to keep information about away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Jimmy Fortune Children
The duo are proud parents to their six children Mathew Fortune, Jimmy Fortune Jr., and Grand Fortune all sons, and Courtney Fortune, Meghann Fortune, and Jessica Fortune all daughters. He, however, manages to keep more information regarding his children away from the limelight. We will update this information more information once more information is available to the public.
Jimmy Fortune’s Net Worth
Fortune has an estimated net worth of between $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Singer.
Jimmy Fortune Career
Fortune is best known for being a member of The Statler Brothers where he song tenor for about 21 years before going on to become a solo artist. She was raised in Nelson County and attended Nelson County High School in Lovingston, Virginia. During the original tenor of the Startler Brothers, Lew DeWitt heard Fortune sing at a local ski resort.
Later on, when DeWitt was suffering from Crohn’s disease and needed a temporary replacement, he asked Fortune to come to audition for the band in Nashville. He later started performing with the Startler Brothers in 1982 and joined the group permanently later in the year when DeWitt was unable to return to the stage.
Later on, Jimmy wrote several number-one songs that were recorded by the Startler Brothers which include “Elizabeth,” “Too Much on My Heart,” and “My Only Love.” The song “More Than a Name on a Wall” was a top-ten country hit. The song Elizabeth recently was a top bluegrass release for Dailey & Vincent. Asides from this, he spent 21 years touring, performing, and singing with the Startler Brothers.
Back in the year 2002, Harold, Phil, and DOn of the Startler Brothers retired. He began to perform as a solo artist with an extensive performance schedule in the U.S. and Canada. Later on, he continued as a songwriter and recorded a number of projects in Nashville that he mostly produced himself.
Back in the year 2015, he released Hits and Hymns produced by Ben Isaacs. This album reached Top Ten on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and the DVD release of a TV special, “Jimmy Fortune: Hits and Hymn.” The show was hosted by Bill Gaither and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Music Video chart.
Jimmy Fortune Songs/Jimmy Fortune Gospel Songs
Fortune was featured in the “Dare the World” (Various Artists) video song of the year 1997. The video was directed by John Lloyd Miller.
- When One Door Closes which was released on the 12th of August 2003
- I Believe Release which was released on the 27th of December 2005
- Feels Like Christmas which was released on the 29th of November 2007
- Windows which was released on the 8th of December 2009
- Lessons which was released on the 28th of August 2012
- Hits & Hymns which was released on the 23rd of October 2015
- Sings the Classics which was released on the 21st of April 2017
- God & Country which was released on the 24th of May 2019
- “What Money Can’t Buy” of the year 2003
- “Elizabeth” of the year 2004.
Both songs were on the album When One Door Closes
- “God Bless the Children” (with Wayne Warner and the Nashville All-Star Choir) of the year 2013. This song was originally sung by Turbo Twang’n
- “Working on a Building” of the year 2013. the song was originally sung by Marty Raybon (with T. Graham Brown & Trace Adkins)