Jimmy Fortune Biography and Wiki
Jimmy Fortune an American Country music singer from Nelson County, Virginia, United States of America. Fortune is known for singing tenor for The Statler Brothers for 21 years and wrote the song “Elizabeth” for the group. After the band’s disbandment, he worked as a solo artist.
He began his career by joining a band, the Statler Brothers back in 1982 where he penned some of the group songs.
Jimmy Fortune Age
Fortune was born in 1955, in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America.
Jimmy Fortune Height and Weight
Jimmy stands tall at an average height, he also has an average body weight.
Jimmy Fortune Education
Jimmy enrolled at Nelson County High School in Lovingston, Virginia.
Jimmy Fortune Family
Jimmy was born to Odie Fortune and Dabney Fortune. He has not shared much about his family with the public, we will update thi sectio as soon as he shares with the public.
Jimmy Fortune Wife
Fortune is married to Nina Fortune and theyhave been blessed with six beautiful children. He has not shared much about his love life with the public, we will update thi sectio as soon as he shares with the public.
Jimmy Fortune Career
He was heard singing at a local ski resort by The original tenor of the Statler Brothers, Lew DeWitt. Lew DeWitt suffered from Crohn’s disease and needed a replacement. He auditioned for the band in Nashville and permanently joined the band when the original tenor was unable to return to the stage.
He penned a number of hit songs that got recorded by the Statler Brothers, including “Elizabeth”, “Too Much on My Heart”, and “My Only Love”. “More Than a Name on a Wall” was a top ten country hit. “Elizabeth” recently was a top bluegrass release for Dailey & Vincent.
He had 21 years touring, singing, and performing with the Statler Brothers. He later became a solo artist back in the year 2002, he penned and produced most of his songs himself. In 2015 he released Hits & Hymns produced by Ben Isaacs.
Jimmy Fortune Net Worth
Jimmy has an estimated net worth of $6 million. His main source of wealth is his career as a musician and songwriter.