Jimmy Stafford Biography and Early Life
Jimmy Stafford is an American comedian, musician, singer and songwriter. He was born James Wayne Stafford on January 16, 1944 in Winter Haven, Florida, United States.
Jimmy Stafford Net Worth
Jimmy Stafford is an American comedian, musician, singer and songwriter who has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He earns over $300 thousand as salary annually.
Jimmy Stafford Career
Jimmy Stafford released his song titled Swamp Witch which was produced by Lobo and it peaked on the U.S. Top 40 chart. On March 2, 1974, he released his biggest hit ‘Spiders & Snakes’ and it went on to sell over two million copies and it was later certified gold by the R.I.A.A. In 1974, he appeared in the television show titled ‘Rock Concert’. From July 30, 1975 until September 3, 1975, his show titled ‘Jim Stafford Show’ aired and it featured personalities Valerie Curtin, Richard Stahl, Deborah Allen, Cyndi Wood, Gallagher, Tony Scotti and more.
In 1976, he guest-starred in two episodes of Gemini Man and he later guest-starred on ‘The Understudy’ on The Love Boat. He was later featured on The Tonight Show and he later co-hosted Those Amazing Animals with Burgess Meredith and Priscilla Presley. From 1980 from 1981, he hosted 56 episodes of Nashville on the Road. In 1988, he was credited with being the supervising writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
Stafford received a gold record for his work on the Disney movie, The Fox and the Hound. He appeared in the movie Any Which Way You Can. In March 2002, he released his second album titled Somewhere in Time and in 2010, he recorded his first Christmas Album, A Guitar For Christmas. Since 1990, he has been operating and performing at the Jim Stafford Theatre in Branson, Missouri.
Jimmy Stafford Wife
Jimmy Stafford was married to Bobby Gentry, a singer and songwriter. They were married in the 1970s. He was later married to Ann Britt for 24 years.
Jimmy Stafford Kids
Jimmy Stafford has two kids named Tyler Gentry Stafford (Son) and Randal Stafford (Daughter).
Jimmy Stafford Nationality and Ethnicity
Jimmy Stafford is of American nationality. He is of white ethnicity.
Jimmy Stafford Height and Weight
Jimmy Stafford stands at a height of 5 ft 10 inches. He weighs 73 kg.
Jimmy Stafford Residence
Jimmy Stafford resides in Florida, United States.
Social Media Presence
Stafford is not active on social media networks.
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Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since coming to limelight, Stafford hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
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Facts about Jimmy Stafford
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Salary||Over $300 thousand annually|
|Income Source||Comedian, musician, singer and songwriter|
|Birthday||January 16, 1944|
|Kids||Tyler Gentry Stafford (Son) and Randal Stafford (Daughter)|
|Residence||Florida, United States|
|Height||5 ft 10 inches|