Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson is a famous American Songwriter and Singer who was born as Alan Eugene Jackson on 17th October 1958 in Newnan, Georgia. He has a total of around 20 albums that he recorded, including 3 hit albums and a lot more other songs in his career. He is well-known for mixing the different traditional music in his songs.

Personal Life

Alan’s full name is Alan Eugene Jackson and he was born to Joseph Eugene Jackson and Ruth Musick. He belongs to a lower middle-class family. He was the youngest in the family and has 4 siblings. He went to a Local school for early education as he was doing odd jobs at the time. He then joined Newnan High School. He was fascinated by the country music from the start and decided to make his way into the music industry. He moved from his hometown to Nashville while chasing his dream. In Nashville, he took his first job with the duty of the management of the Mailroom at The Nashville Network. The Nashville Network was a TV channel devoted to the promotion of the Country music.

Alan is a family man from the start. According to his biography, he got married to Denise in 1979. She was from her school and their love for each other was fascinating since school days. They have a happy family with three daughters named Matie Denise, Alexandra Jane and Dani Grace. They are in a committed relationship since their marriage. Alan has never been divorced.

Career

Alan’s career started with his first job at The Nashville Network. Although it was not related to music. He met a famous country musician Glen Campbell and with his help, Alan started as a Country musician. He started as a professional musician with the “Arista Records”. In the 1990s, Alan’s second album was released and his songs took the top position in fame. In later years, he kept on succeeding and won different awards for his work.

Alan became famous when he blended the country music with traditional honky Tonk in his songs. After releasing different albums of country music, he worked in gospel music in 2006. He sold about 1.8 million copies of this album. This album was a super hit. The second album of the gospel music was released by him in the years after 2010.

He has also composed the songs for movies. He composed the title song for the movie “A million ways to die in the west”. He has won a lot of awards over the years because of his fantastic work. In 2002, he won the Grammy award. He also shared a Grammy award in 2011 with a singer Zac Brown Bland.

Alan has a long, successful career and earned numerous success. His music sure brought him a lot of fortune along with the fame. He was able to sell over 80 million of his records in all these years of work. His net worth is estimated to be around 75 million dollars as of the last year.

01 Nov, 2018