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Buddy Jewell

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Buddy Jewell Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Buddy Junior Jewell
Place Of Birth
Lepanto, USA
Age
61 years old
Birth Date
April 2 1961

Buddy Jewell Facts

Child Star?
no
Occupation
Singer
Education & Qualifications
Arkansas State University
Current Partner
Tené Marlar
Children
Buddy III, Lacey Jewell, Joshua

About Buddy Jewell

Buddy Jewell is an American country music singer and lyricist.
Buddy Jewell is a native of Lepanto, Arkansas. When he was 21, Buddy moved to Camden to pursue a career as a country singer.
Buddy's parents, Leslie Jewell, also known as Buddy Sr, and Eva Harris, were also musically talented. Buddy Jr. learned to play the guitar from his uncle Clyde and uncle Hubert.
Buddy started playing at church by age 15 and continued to perform at club gigs and competitions while at college.

Buddy Jewell's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Buddy Jewell's net worth?

Buddy Jewell's net worth is estimated to be between $1-5 million. His net worth comes from his album and merchandise sales, concerts, and bakery.

How much does Buddy Jewell earn per year?

This information is not public knowledge.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Buddy Jewell?

Buddy Jewell is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall.

How old is Buddy Jewell?

Buddy Jewell is 61 years old as of April 2022. Buddy Jewell's date of birth was on April 2, 1961; his zodiac sign is Aries.

Childhood And Education

Buddy Jewell Jr. graduated from the Osceola High School, Arkansas. Buddy enrolled at Arkansas State University as a television and radio major after that. However, he dropped out before completing his degree.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Buddy Jewell's partner?

Buddy Jewell was married while at university, but the couple divorced shortly after.
Buddy Jewell Jr. then married Tene Marler. The couple has two sons, Buddy III and Joshua, and a daughter, Lacey.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For

Buddy Jr. was part of the country band White Oak (1985-1989). Through a competition, Buddy Jewell earned an opening slot for the band Alabama. He also participated in the talent television show 'Star Search'.
Buddy Jewell Jr. won the first season of the show 'Nashville Star' on the USA network in 2003. He was then signed on board by Columbia Records, under whose label he released his first major-label debut album 'Buddy Jewell'.
Country singer Buddy Jewell self-released his first album, 'One In A Row' (2001), followed by 'Far Enough Away' (2002). His first self-titled album was 'Buddy Jewell' (2003). The album was at the number one spot on the Billboard's Top Country Album charts. It ranked 13 on the Top 100 Pop Album Charts.
This album has the singles 'Help Pour Out The Rain (Lacey's song)' and 'Sweet Southern Comfort,' which ruled the Top 5 Singles chart. The album also features 'Today I Started Loving You Again', a duet with his 'Nashville Star' co-contestant, Miranda Lambert.
The album 'Times Like These' (2005) ranked fifth on the Billboard Top Country Album charts. The single 'If She Were Any Other Woman' was ranked 27th on the charts.
Buddy Jewell released the albums, 'Country Enough' (2008), 'I Surrender All' (2011), 'My Father's Country' (2015), 'Reloaded' (2017), 'Shine On' (2017), but they did not perform as well as his self-titled album. His latest work, 'Blue Bonnet Jighway' came out in 2020.

Charity Work

Buddy Jewell is a patron for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation. He also supports the armed forces and the Safe Soldier charity.

What awards has Buddy Jewell won?

Buddy Jewell won the Gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) when his album 'Buddy Jewell' sold over half a million copies.
Buddy Jewell was named New Artist of the Year (2003) by ABC Radio. He has a Grammy nomination for the gospel album ‘Amazing Grace III.’
Country singer Buddy Jewell was inducted into the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame in 2015.

Other Interesting Buddy Jewell Facts And Trivia

  • Buddy bought his first guitar for $10.
  • Country singer Buddy Jewell owns a bakery called Peace, Love and Little Donuts, in Nashville.
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