Alan Jackson is a man of the American origin who happens to be both a singer and a songwriter. He is best known for his incredible talent when it comes to blending various genres into incredible songs. The singer has some compilations and several albums where two are gospel, two Christmas, and 16 studio ones. Three of them are among the greatest hits. Let’s find out more about how much is Alan Jackson’s net worth in 2018.
Alan Jackson Early Life
Jackson was born in 1958 on 17 October to Joseph Eugene Jackson and Ruth Musick Jackson. His birthplace was Newnan, Georgia. The family was not well up.
His mother and father died in 2017 and 2000, respectively. He was born together with his four sisters who were older than her. A small house is what the family called home. It could barely accommodate all of them.
Jackson went to Elm Street Elementary. He later joined Newnan High School.
Jackson married Denise Jackson in 1979 on 15 December. She was his high school sweetheart. The couple has three daughters together. Their names are Mattie Denise, Alexandra Jane, and Dani Grace. Mattie birth date is known to be 19th June 1990 while that of Alexandra is the 23rd August of the year 1993. The family welcomed their last born Grace in 1997 on 28 August.
Because of both the career strains and unfaithfulness of Jackson, they had separated for months in 1998. They later reconciled.
Alan Jackson Career
The Nashville Network offered Jackson his debut career in Tennessee where he worked in their mailroom. His connection with Glen Campbell by Denise Jackson marked a breakthrough in his career. He signed with Arista which started a branch in Nashville and Jackson was the first person they signed.
In late 1989, he released his first single titled Blue Branded Woman. In 1990 he had a new one, Here in the Real World. It was number three on the list of top 40 of Hot Country Songs. The hit was made the title of his album with the same name and which contained other singles such as Chasing That Neon Rainbow, I’d Love You All Over Again and Wanted.
He went ahead and released the second one in 1991 called Don’t Rock the Jukebox. Among its singles were Someday, Love’s Got a Hold on You, Dallas, Morning in Montgomery as well as the title track. Jackson had a third album released in 1992.
Other albums in the 1990s include Everything I Love of 1996, High Mileage (1998) and Under the Influence released in the year 1999.
In the 2000s his albums in the order of release included Drive, What I Do, Like Red on a Rose and eventually Good Time.
During the 2010s Jackson released more albums such as Freight Train in 2010. He had Thirty Miles West as well as The Bluegrass Album released in 2012 and the following year, respectively. In addition to that, he released Angels and Alcohol in 2015.
Awards & Achievements
Alan Jackson has received many awards over the years. He is a two-time winner of the America Music Awards and has won 14 awards from Academy of Country Music. The awards are for Single of the Year, Top Male Vocalist, Song of the Year or Album of the Year among other categories.
In 1991, Randy Travis and Roy Acuff inducted Jackson as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. On 22nd October 2001, he was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta. His selection to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame happened in 2010.
Net Worth of Alan Jackson
Alan Jackson has an estimated net worth of over $100 million. His primary source of income is singing. Jackson has sold over 80 million records globally. He and Ford’s agency J. Walter Thompson USA in Detroit signed a contract. It would last for some years and be worth millions. His other sources are from his jobs as a music artist, singer-songwriter, musician as well as songwriter. With all those activities, Alan Jackson has managed to accumulate the wealth that he currently has.
Alan Jackson is an award-winning songwriter best known for being a fantastic country music artist. His albums include The Bluegrass album, Under the Influence and Good Times among others. In addition to that, he is an artist, music artist, songwriter, and singers songwriter. He has sold a lot of records of his songs all over the world.