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Jo Dee Messina is a country music artist from the US.
She was born on August 25, 1970, in Framingham, Massachusetts. Her Birth name is Jo-Dee Marie Messina.
She found her love for music at an early age. She began performing in local clubs along with her siblings when she was only 16. When she was 19, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and earned a living from temporary jobs, including computer programming and accounting, as well as continued taking part in music contests.
Her debut album 'Heads Carolina, Tails California' was launched in 1996. Her second album, 'I'm Alright', generated five top-10 country hits, sold over a million copies, and was a major success.
She met Gallimore when she was working with Tim McGraw and became friends with him. He met an official from his label which was Curb Records, backstage at his concert and said they needed a redhead.
Jo then signed to the record label with Janes Stroud, who was her fellow Curb producer. For her curb studio albums, Gallimore and Mc Graw collaborated with her as co-producers.
In 2002 she launched her first-holiday album with 'A Joyful Noise'. In 2003, the title track was released as a single and reached number 16 on the adult contemporary chart.
The net worth of Jo Dee Messina can be estimated to be $9 million, based on her successful career as a country singer and songwriter.
It is unknown how much exactly she earns per year. However, based on her career, we can presume she earns a fair sum that is sufficient for her to make a good living.
Dee Messina is 5 ft 3 in (160 cm) tall.
Jo Dee Messina was born on August 25, 1970, and is 51 years old as of 2022.
Jo Dee Messina was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA, in the home of Vincent, her father, and Mary Messina, her mother. She has two sisters and one brother named Terese, Marianne, and Vincent.
Jo Dee Messina grew up in Holliston, Massachusetts, USA. She completed her schooling at Holliston High School.
Dee Messina married Chris Deffenbaugh on October 21, 2007, in Nashville. They have two children. Their son Noah Roger Deffenbaugh was born on January 19, 2009, then three years later, their second son Jonah Christopher Deffenbaugh was born on January 11, 2012.
She is known for her self-titled debut album, which was released in 1996. Her 'Heads Carolina, Tails California' song peaked at number two on the country charts. Her first country music studio album 'Delicious Surprise', which was released in 2005, reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Album chart. It Became her fourth album that got gold certification by RIAA. She's also featured on Bravo's hit reality show 'The Real Housewives Of Atlanta' for the fourth season in 2012. On August 23, 2013, she launched her lead single 'Peace Sign'.
In 1998, Jo won the Top New Female Vocalist award from the Academy of Country Music Awards.
In 1999, she won three Billboard Magazine Awards for Outstanding Country Act, Most Played Country Female Artist of the Year, and Outstanding Female Vocalist. In the same year, she also won the Horizon Award at the Country Music Association Awards.
In 2000 she won billboard's 'Most Played Female at Country Radio'.
She also got nominated for two Grammy awards for Best Female Country Vocal Performance in 2001 and Best Country Collaboration with Vocals in 2002.
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