Facts of Jimmy Buffett
|Full Name||Jimmy Buffett|
|Birth Name||James William Buffett II|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||James Delaney Buffett, Jr|
|Mother Name||Mary Lorraine Buffett|
|No Of Children||3|
|Education||University of Southern Mississippi|
|Date of Birth||December 25,1946|
James William Buffett professionally known as Jimmy Buffett is a renown American singer, songwriter, actor, author, and businessman. As a businessman, he owns a net worth of $600 million.
He is best known as the frontman of his touring and recording band, the Coral Reefer Band, with whom he recorded songs like Come Monday and Margaritaville.
Jimmy has devoted fanbase, who call themselves the Parrotheads. Besides being a successful musician, Buffett is also a successful businessman and is the owner of the Margaritaville Cafe and also the co-developer of the Cheeseburger in Paradise chain restaurant.
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
It is an American based hospitality company that is owned by Jimmy's Margaritaville Holdings LLC.
The company manages and franchises a chain of restaurants that sell Jimmy Buffett themed merchandise along with casinos that have lodging facilities.
The River Spirit Casino became a Margaritaville Casino as a part of the $250 million project in 2013. The company also joined forces with Paradise Casino LLC, to build a Margaritaville Resort Casino, worth of $170 million.
Jimmy's MVB Holdings company worked with casino veteran Tom Brosig to construct a three-storied casino for $48 million which was named Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant.
Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach
It is a retirement village located in Dayton Beach, Florida. The $1 billion project is a joint venture between Margaritaville Holdings and Minto Communities.
As of 2019, over 250 slots have been sold for the price of $200,000 and $300,000.
What is the Net Worth of Jimmy Buffett?
As of 2020, The American musician has accumulated an estimated net worth of $600 million from his career in music and from the business ventures that he has overtaken.
With an overall net worth of $550 million in 2016, he was ranked #13 in Forbes list of America's Wealthiest Celebrities. His annual earnings in the year 2016 was said to be $36 million while his estimated earnings for 2018 was $50 million.
Jimmy Buffett's Career- Songs and Albums
After graduating from Auburn University, Buffett moved to Nashville, Tennesse in 1968 to pursue a career in music as a country singer. He released his debut album titled Down to Earth in 1970 which made him a regular figure in the country scene during the time.
Jimmy frequently busked for tourists in New Orleans which caught the attention of Jerry Jeff Walker who then took him on a busking expedition to Key West in November of 1971.
Buffett helped produced the gulf and western sound, which is a combination of folk music with country songs along with coastal lyrical themes. His song Margaritaville helped him gain recognition in mainstream music.
As of 2019, the American country singer has released a total of 27 studio albums, 12 live albums, and 9 compilations albums, which include 67 singles and 19 music videos.
His best-known songs are titled Cheesburger in Paradise, Come Monday, A Pirate Looks at Forty, Bama Breeze, and Pencil Thin Mustache, to name some.
The American musician is the author of three best-selling books; Tales From Margaritaville, Where is Joe Merchant? and A Pirate Looks at Fifty. He also co-authored 2 children's books titled Trouble Dolls and The Jolly Mon with his daughter Savannah Jane Buffett.
Jimmy's other literary works include A Salty Piece of Land and Swine Not?. His books can be bought from Amazon for $10.99.
He has proved himself as an actor and has acted in films like Hook (1991), starring, Julia Roberts and Dante Basco. The movie Hook had an estimated earnings of $300.9 million. He also appeared in the 2015's science fiction film Jurrasic World, featuring Chris Pratt.
Jimmy Buffett also acted in other feature films like Hoot, featuring Brie Larson, Billionaire Boys Club, alongside actors like Ansel Elgort and Kevin Spacey, and The Beach Bum, starring Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, and Jonah Hill.
He has also acted in Congo (1995) which had earnings of $152 million. The salary from the movies he has acted on has not been disclosed.
As a member of the Coral Reefer Band, he has toured across the world and has headlined concerts like A Pink Crustacean Tour (1976), Last Mango in Paris Tour (1985), Rece$$ion Rece$$ Tour (1992), Domino College Tour (1995), Welcome to Fin Land Tour (2011), and Son of a Son of a Sailor Tour (2018–19), to name a few.
Earnings from Social Media-Instagram and YouTube
He is active on social media platforms like Instagram as @jimmybuffet where he has a following of over 252k people. The estimated earnings of his post from the social media platform ranges in between $753 - $1,255.
His YouTube channel Margaritaville has over 54.8k subscribers, and its monthly estimated earnings is calculated to be $64 - $1K, whereas its yearly earnings, is $771 - $12.3K. The monthly earnings of his Vevo channel JimmyBuffetVEVO are $16 - $250 and yearly earnings are $188 - $3K.
Jimmy Buffett's Lifestyle-Houses and Cars
Jimmy and his wife Jane Buffett reside in the mid-century themed house in Trousdale estates in Beverly Hills. The musician paid $8.25 million for the house in 2015 which is accommodated with 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.
Prior to that owned a house in Palm Beach for which they paid $4.4 million in 1994. They later sold the property for $18.5 million. He also owned another home in Palm Beach for which he paid $1.3 million in 2013.
Despite being a millionaire Jimmy believes in living a modest life and hasn't spend much on buying cars. He owned a 1972 Chevrolet El Camino SS (current value of $28,000) which was put for auction.
Jimmy Buffett helped raise $63,000 for the Foreign Correspondents' Club Charity Fund during his concert in Honk Kong. He also supports the causes of other charitable foundations like Jerry Garcia Foundation, Reef Relief, Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, Reef Relief, Precious Paws, Quicksilver Foundation, and Wounded Warrior Project.
Jimmy Buffett's Personal Life- Age, Education, Wife, Height, and Weight
Jimmy Buffett was born as James William Buffett III in Pascagoula, Mississippi on 25th December 1946. He is the son of James Delaney Buffett, Jr. and Mary Lorraine Buffett. He also has a sister named Laurie Buffett. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.
He attended the St. Ignatius School and later graduated from the McGill Institute of Boys. Jimmy also studied at Auburn University and then enrolled at the River Community College.
Buffet received his bachelor's degree in History from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1969.
Who is Jimmy Buffett's wife?
The 72-year-old musician is married to Jane Buffet with whom he wedlock on 27th August 1977. The couple shares two daughters named Sarah Delaney and Savannah Delaney. They also adopted a son, whom they named Cameron Marley.
Prior to this relationship, he was married in 1969 to Margie Washichek. Apart from there is no information regarding his other relationships and affairs.
Height and Weight
Jimmy Buffet stands tall with an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches ()170 cms and has a body that weighs about 84 kg (185.18 lbs).
Earnings from Albums
As a musician, Jimmy Buffett made most of his net worth from the sales of his record albums, which have enlisted below on the table:
|Changes in Latitudes||1977||$1,000,000|
|Son of a Son of a Sailor||1978||$1,000,000|
|You Had to Be There||1978||$500,000|
|Songs You Know by Heart (compilation album)||1985||$7,000,000|
|Feeding Frenzy (live album)||1990||$500,000|
|Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads (compilation album)||1992||$4,000,000|
|Don't Stop the Carnival||1998||$500,000|
|Beach House on the Moon||1999||$500,000|
|Buffett Live: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays (live album)||1999||$500,000|
|Meet Me In Margaritaville: The Ultimate Collection (compilation album)||2003||$2,000,000|
|License to Chill||2004||$1,000,000|
|Take the Weather with You||2006||$500,000|
|Songs from St. Somewhere||2013||$60,388|