This article will answer every question you have about Jimmie Allen. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Jimmie do for a living?
- Who are Jimmie’s parents and siblings?
- What are Jimmie’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Jimmie married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Jimmie have any children?
- Where is Jimmie now?
- How tall is Jimmie?
- How much money does Jimmie earn?
- What is Jimmie’s net worth?
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Who Is Jimmie Allen?
James Edward Allen professionally known as Jammie Allen is a famous American country music singer and songwriter. He is signed to Broken Bow Records imprint Stoney Creek, for which he has released the two singles “Best Shot” and “Make Me Want To”, and the album Mercury Lane (2018).
He won the Country Music Association Award for New Artist of the Year in 2021. Thereby becoming the only second black artist to win the category following Darius Rucker’s win in 2009.
How Old Is Jimmie Allen?
He is 36 years old as of April 2022, having been born on June 18, 1985, in Milton, Delaware, U.S. Jimmie shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Trippie Redd, Josh Dun, Blake Shelton, Paul McCartney, Matt Howard, and many more.
Jimmie Allen Family
Who are Jimmie Allen’s Parents?
He was born to James E. Allen (Father) and Angela (Mother)
Does Jimmie Allen have Siblings?
He has six siblings. Four sisters and two brothers. However, his siblings’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Jimmie Allen Education
He received his education at Cape Henlopen High School. He went to Delaware State University and later the University of Delaware to get a “degree in people”.
Jimmie Allen Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Alexis Gale. They met in the spring of 2019. Later engaged in June 2019, and got married in a private ceremony in June 2020. His wife is an American Nurse.
Jimmie Allen Kids
He has three kids. A son by the name of Aadyn Allen from his previous relationship. And two daughters by the names of Naomi Bettie Allen and Zara James with his wife Alexis.
Jimmie Allen Career
In 2016, he signed a publishing deal with Wide Open Music, a songwriting imprint formed by singer-songwriter Ash Bowers. In early 2017, after doing a talent showcase for representatives of Broken Bow Records, he was signed to that label’s Stoney Creek imprint and released his self-titled debut EP, which Bowers produced. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic compared the EP’s sound to the “slick, assured style” of Thomas Rhett and Sam Hunt.
Also, Brittney McKenna a Rolling Stone Country writer compared Jimmie’s contemporary R&B influences to those artists and Maren Morris. “Blue Jean Baby”, a track from the EP was added to Spotify’s “United States Viral 50 chart”. In early 2018, his first official single “Best Shot” was released. It was the second most-added song to country music radio playlists after a week of its release. The song has made the Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, and Billboard Hot 100 charts and was made into a music video. In October 2018, his debut album Mercury Lane was issued. The album is produced by Bowers, it takes its name from the street on which Jimmie lived as a child.
“Best Shot” in November 2018, was a Number One hit on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. This made Allen the first Black artist to send his debut single to the top of that chart. On February 1, 2019, the album’s second single “Make Me Want To” was released to country radio. It also became a Number One hit on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. He recorded a cover of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow” in May 2019, with Abby Andreson. Allen’s pair with Noah Cyrus in 2020, released a song titled “This Is Us”. It was included on his new EP Bettie James which was released on July 10, 2020. The project’s second single was a duet with Brad Paisley entitled “Freedom Was a Highway” released on February 1, 2021.
The song became Allen’s third Number One hit and Paisley’s twentieth on the Billboard Country Airplay in February 2022. At the 2021 ACM Awards, Allen became the first Black solo performer to win New Male Artist of the Year (he also performed a duet with Brad Paisley). He was announced in September 2021, as one of the celebrities competing in season 30 of Dancing with the Stars.
He won the New Artist of the Year on November 10, 2021, at the CMA Awards. Later after 15 days, he performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Allen announced in February 2022, that he would be a guest mentor on American Idol (season 20). He also featured on Noah Shnacky’s “Don’t You Wanna Know” for his 2022 album Thoughtfully Reckless. And a duet with Nick Carter in”Easy”. “Down Home” will be released as the lead-off single to his forthcoming third studio album on March 8, 2022.
Jimmie Allen Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10inches (1.78m) and a weight of 76kg (167lbs)
Jimmie Allen’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an estimated salary of $663,140 and an estimated net worth of around $2 million.