Alan Jackson Net Worth 2019, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards and Instagram
Alan Jackson Net Worth 2019 – Alan Jackson is an American-born country musician and two-time Grammy winner. Known for penning most of his songs, Jackson has numerous albums with 66 titles which have made it to the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and 35 which went on to top the chart.
Alan Eugene Jackson was born on October 17, 1958, in Newnan, Georgia to Ruth Musick and Joseph Eugene Jackson. He was raised alongside 4 older siblings.
He had his early education at Elm Street Elementary after which he studied at Newnan High School located in Coweta County, Georgia. The young
Alan joined his church choir at a young age where he developed an interest in gospel music. Upon graduation, he started a music band, however, it didn’t turn out successful.
In 1985, Alan Jackson relocated to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a full-time career in music. There, he got signed to the Nashville arm of Arista Records. Jackson released his first studio album Here in the Real World in 1990 which contained his first number 1 hit “I’d Love You All Over Again” as well as 2 other top 5 hits.
This was followed by an even more successful second album Don’t Rock the Jukebox (1991) which contained 4 number 1 hits. The talented artist continued to churn out more hit albums throughout the 90s and as a songwriter, he collaborated with several major artists.
Despite an overwhelming threat by pop and rock in the late 90s, Alan Jackson remained true to the traditional country sound.
In 2002, the talented singer earned his first Grammy Award for his 2001 hit single “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)” off his 10th album Drive (2002).
In 2006, he returned to his gospel roots as he released the gospel album Precious Memories, his thirteenth album. He also released a 14th studio album Like Red on a Rose (2006) which featured a more adult contemporary/folk sound.
Unlike his previous releases, the album was only able to attain Gold status as fans criticized Jackson’s deviation from the traditional country sound. Alan Jackson eventually returned to his country roots for his 15th album Good Time (2008) which became very highly successful and was certified platinum.
In 2011, Jackson received a 2nd Grammy Award for his collaboration with Zac Brown Band on the hit single “As She’s Walking Away”. The multi-talented singer received the 2014 Billboard Top Christian Album award for his second gospel album – Precious Memories Volume II.
In August 2014, the country music veteran was honored with a special exhibit by the Country Music Hall of Fame in commemoration of his 25th year in music. In addition to 2 Grammy Awards, Alan Jackson also has 16 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, 17 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards among several other accolades.