James William Buffett is an American singer-songwriter, songwriter, author, actor and businessman. He is best known for his music, often portraying an “escaped island” lifestyle. With his Coral Reefer Band, Buffett recorded popular songs including "Margaritaville" and "Come Monday". He has a dedicated fan base called "Parrotheads". In addition to his music career, Buffett is also a best-selling author and has been involved in two restaurant chains named after his two most popular songs; he now owns the Margaritaville Cafe restaurant chain and co-develops the now defunct Cheeseburger in Paradise. Buffett is one of the richest musicians in the world, with a net worth of $ 550 million.
|Birth name||James William Buffett|
|Born||December 25, 1946, Pascagoula, Mississippi, U.S.|
|Origin||Mobile, Alabama, U.S.|
|Genres||Gulf and Western, country, country rock, folk rock, trop rock, calypso, easy listening, pop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, musician, author, actor, businessman|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, ukulele|
|Labels||Barnaby, ABC, Dunhill, MCA, Margaritaville, Island Def Jam, PolyGram, Mailboat, Atlantic, RCA|
|Associated acts||Alan Jackson, Glenn Frey, Jerry Jeff Walker, The Neville Brothers, James Taylor, Eagles, Steve Goodman, Mark Knopfler, Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney|
|Website||Jimmy Buffett's Official site|
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|Jimmy Buffett's Facebook|
|Youtube||Jimmy Buffett's Youtube|
|IMDb||Jimmy Buffett's IMDb|
|Spotify||Jimmy Buffett's Spotify|
Singer-songwriter known for his Caribbean-inspired songs about island escapism. With a devoted following of fans known as "Parrotheads," he is best known for his 1977 hit "Margaritaville."
He majored in history at the University of Southern Mississippi. Later on, he worked for Billboard magazine.
He became the owner of restaurant chains named after "Margaritaville" and another big hit of his, "Cheeseburger in Paradise."
He married Margie Washichek in 1969. After their divorce in 1972, he remarried Jane Slagsvol in 1977. He has two daughters named Savannah and Sarah and a son named Cameron, who he adopted.
In 2003, he and Alan Jackson sang a duet for the song "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere." The track reached #1 on the country charts.
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Latest information about Jimmy Buffett updated on June 07 2021.