Jimmy Fortune Biography and Wiki
Jimmy Fortune is an American country music singer. He was born on March 11, 1955, in Williamsburg, Virginia. He grew up in Nelson County, Virginia. He attended Nelson County High School in Lovingston, Virginia.
Jimmy Fortune Age and Birthday
Jimmy Fortune is 65 years old as of 2020, he was born on March 11, 1955, in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on 11 March every year and his birth sign is Pisces.
Jimmy Fortune Height and Weight
Fortune stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Jimmy Fortune Family, Parents and Siblings
Fortune was born in Williamsburg, Virginia to his father Odie Fortune and mother Dabney Fortune. His family consists of his wife Nina Fortune, his daughters; Cortney Fortune, Meghann Fortune, and Jessica Fortune, his sons; Mathew Fortune Jimmy Fortune, Jr., and Grant Fortune.
Jimmy Fortune Wife Nina Fortune (First Wife)
Jimmy Fortune has been a married man to his long time spouse Nina Fortune, details of whether Fortune had another wife (first wife), are still scattered and unapproved. According to our database, Nina Fortune is the current wife of the country legend Jimmy.
Jimmy Fortune Wife Age, Nina Fortune Age
Nina Fortune’s age is under research. Nina has not shared her date of birth with the public, she is however younger than her husband Jimmy, who is 65 years old as of 2020.
Jimmy Fortune Wife Died, Nina Fortune Died
Nina Fortune is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues. Here are some of Nina’s photos.
Jimmy Fortune Children
Together with his wife Nina Fortune, the couple has six children together. The children include; Jimmy Fortune, Jr., Jessica Fortune, Grant Fortune, Chris Fortune, Matthew Fortune, Meghann Fortune, and Cortney Fortune.
Jimmy Fortune Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Jimmy Fortune.
Jimmy Fortune Bio and Wiki
- Full Names: Jimmy Fortune
- Gender: Male
- Profession: Country Music Singer
- Nationality: American
- Race/ Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: 65 years (2020)
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Date of Birth: March 11, 1955
- Place of Birth: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America
- Birthday: March 11
Jimmy Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not Available
- Height: Average
- Weight: Moderate
- Eye Color: Not Available
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Shoe Size: Not Available
Jimmy Fortune Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Odie Fortune
- Mother: Dabney Fortune
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Nina Fortune
- Dating: Not Available
- Children: Jimmy Fortune, Jr., Jessica Fortune, Grant Fortune, Chris Fortune, Matthew Fortune, Meghann Fortune, and Cortney Fortune
Jimmy Fortune Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: $6 Million (2020)
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: Music
Jimmy House and Cars
- Place of living: US
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated
Jimmy Fortune Songs, Net Worth, Elizabeth, I Believe
Fortune worked at a local ski resort as a singer when the original tenor of the Statler Brothers Lew DeWitt heard him sing. When Lew DeWitt was suffering from Crohn’s disease and needed a temporary replacement, he asked Fortune to come to audition for the band in Nashville. Fortune performed his first show with the Statler Brothers on January 28, 1982, in Savannah, Georgia. He joined the group permanently in August of 1982 when DeWitt was unable to return to the stage.
Fortune sang tenor for the Statler Brothers for 21 years, and wrote several number one songs that were recorded by the Statler Brothers, including Elizabeth, Too Much on My Heart, and My Only Love. When other members of the Statler Brothers (Don, Harold and Phil) retired in 2002, he continued to perform, but as a solo artist. In 2015 he released Hits & Hymns produced by Ben Isaacs.
In 2015 he released Hits & Hymns produced by Ben Isaacs.
Jimmy and The Statler Brothers were enlisted into the GMA (Gospel Music Association) Hall of Fame on October 29, 2007, and enlisted on the CMA (Country Music Association) Hall of Fame on June 29, 2008.
After the Statler Brothers retreated from doing music on October 26, 2002, Jimmy took the opportunity to begin a solo career to share new music with his fans. He debuted with a solo CD, When One Door Closes, that was released in August 2003 on Audium/Koch. Jimmy then released a gospel album, I Believe, in June 2005, a Christmas CD, Feels Like Christmas, in 2006, a live concert DVD, in 2007 a country CD, “Windows” in 2009, “Lessons” in 2012, and “Hits and Hymns” CD and DVD through Spring House Productions in 2015.
Jimmy Fortune has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2020. This includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as a country music singer. Through his various sources of income, Jimmy has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Jimmy Fortune Songs
- Too Much on My Heart
- Far Side Banks Of Jordan
- More Than a Name on a Wall
- The Other Side Of The Cross
- My Only Love
- Precious Memories
- Victory In Jesus
- Life’s Railway To Heaven
- Just A Closer Walk With Thee
- If I Was God
- Danny Boy
- Virginia Dreams
- On the Other Side
- Closer To You
- Take It To The Limit
- Love the Hate Away
- I Believe
- Amazing Grace
- How Great Thou Art
- In The Sweet By And By
- Rock Of Ages
Jimmy Fortune Elizabeth
Elizabeth” is a song written by J.Fortune, and recorded by American country music group The Statler Brothers. Elizabeth was released in November 1983 as the second single from the famed album Today. The song became The Statler Brothers’ 44th country hit and their second number one on the country charts.
Jimmy Fortune More Than A Name On A Wall
- Songwriter(s): Jimmy Fortune; John Rimel
- Released: April 1989
- Album: When One Door Closes
- Released: 2003
- Genre: Country
“More Than a Name on a Wall” was written Jimmy Fortune and John Rimel, and recorded by American country music group The Statler Brothers.
Jimmy Fortune I Believe Lyrics
Jimmy Fortune Hits and Hymns
Hits & Hymns contains guest appearances from acts such as Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs and Sonya Isaacs. The project is a mixture of some inspirational classics, new material and a few Statler Brothers hits, such as “Elizabeth” and “More Than a Name on a Wall” — both of which the singer wrote. One of the newer songs on the album is the thought-provoking “If I Were God.” Fortune shared the story of how the song came to be.
Jimmy Fortune YouTube and Website
He doesn’t have a youtube channel although most of his songs have been distributed on youtube and other music platforms. The official website of J. Fortune is jimmyfortune.com
Frequently Asked Questions About Jimmy Fortune
Who is Jimmy Fortune?
Jimmy Fortune is an accomplished country music singer from Nelson County, Virginia. Fortune used to sing tenor for The Statler Brothers band for 21 years and wrote the acclaimed song “Elizabeth” for the group. After The Statler Brothers retired, he has been performing as a solo artist.
How old is Jimmy Fortune?
J. Fortune is 65 years old as of 2020, he was born on March 11, 1955.
How long has Jimmy Fortune been married?
Jimmy has been married for a while, it is however not known how long he has been married to his wife Nia Fortune.
How long has jimmy and Nina Fortune been married?
The period the two have been together has not been documented.
Who is Jimmy Fortune’s wife?
Jimmy is married to his wife Nina Fortune, the couple has six children together.
Who was married to Jimmy Fortune?
Jimmy’s dating history still remains a mystery no matter how prominent he is, his fans still remain craving to know more concerning his relationship.
Where does Jimmy Fortune live?
Jimmy is currently living in Nashville, writing, touring, and recording a new project for Gaither Music called “God and Country” that was released in May of 2019.
How tall is Jimmy Fortune?
Jimmy has not shared his height with the public. Her height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
How much is Jimmy Fortune worth?
Jimmy has performed all over Canada, the United States and major parts of Europe. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Jimmy Fortune Music is Available in
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Jimmy Social Media Contacts
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