Last updated on July 4th, 2022 at 08:34 am
Facts About Jimmie Allen
|37 Years Old
|James Edward Allen
|Country Music Singer
|Place Of Birth
|Milton, Delaware, United States
|James E. Allen
|Naomi Bettie Allen
|$1.5 million (estimated)
|Wikipedia Instagram Twitter Facebook YouTube
Jimmie Allen is an American Country Music singer and songwriter. He is best known for his singles "Best Shot" and "Make Me Want To" which were reached at Number one hit on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. He also earned praise for his debut album "Mercury Lane". He won the New Male Artist of the Year Award at the 2021 ACM Awards and became the first black solo performer to win "New Male Artist of the Year".
The country singer has gained around 246k followers on Instagram @jimmieallen and 47.9k followers on Twitter @JimmieAllen. His YouTube channel comprises more than 207k subscribers. Also, he has more than 113k followers on his Facebook page @jimmieallenmusic.
What is Jimmie Allen famous for?
- Famous for his singles "Best Shot" and "Make Me Want To".
- Famous as the first black solo performer to win "New Male Artist of the Year" at the 2021 ACM Awards.
Where is Jimmie Allen from?
Jimmie Allen was born on 18 June 1986, in Milton, Delaware, United States. His birth name is James Edward Allen. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He was born to his parents Angela (mother) and James E. Allen (father). His father passed away in September 2019. His Grandmother's name is Bettie Snead. He is the middle of seven kids born to his parents. He has four sisters and two brothers.
Jimmie Allen's Career Highlights
- Jimmie Allen had an interest in country music at an early age. He auditioned for America's Got Talent but didn't make it past the auditions round. He also tried his luck at the tenth season of American Idol but was cut before the live voting rounds.
- Later on, he toured together with Americans Idol's winner Scotty McCreery after the release of Allen's debut album.
- He signed a publishing deal with Wide Open Music, a songwriting imprint formed by singer-songwriter Ash Bowers in 2016.
- In the following year, he signed to Broken Bow Records and released his self-titled debut EP which was produced by Ash Bowers.
- The track "Blue Jean Baby" from his EP was a massive hit and was added to Spotify's United States Viral 50 chart.
- In 2018, he released the single "Best Shot". The song became the second most-added song to country music radio playlists within a week of its release. The song managed to chart in the Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, and Billboard Hot 100 charts.
- On October 12, 2018, he released his debut album called, "Mercury Lane" which was produced by Ash Bowers. The album's song, "Best Shot" reached at number one hit on the Billboard Country Airplay chart in November 2018, making him the first black artist to send his debut single to the top of that chart.
- His second single, "Make Me Want To" released to country radio on February 1, 2019, and it also became a Number one hit on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.
- In May 2019, he recorded a cover of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow" with Abby Anderson.
- He collaborated with Noah Cyrus on the song "This Is Us" in 2020. It was included on his new EP called "Bettie James" which released on July 10, 2020.
- In 2021, he became the first black solo performer to win "New Male Artist of the Year" at the 2021 ACM Awards.
Who is Jimmie Allen's wife?
Jimmie Allen's marital status is unmarried but is in a relationship with Alexis Gale. The couple first met each other in the spring of 2019 when Jimmie's cousin's wife introduced them. After dating for just a few months, they got engaged on June 15, 2019, and welcomed their first child, a baby girl, Naomi Bettie Allen on March 1, 2020. Jimmie also has a 6-year-old son, Aadyn Allen, from his previous relationship.
Jimmie Allen's Net Worth 2022
Jimmie Allen doubtlessly makes a decent amount as he is a famous vocalist. His net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as of 2021. This fortune mainly comes from his successful music career.
How tall is Jimmie Allen?
Jimmie Allen is a handsome guy in his mid-30s. He has a pair of dark brown eyes and black hair. He stands at a decent height and also has a decent weight. However, his exact height, weight, and body measurements are not available now. His sexual orientation is straight.
Trivias About Jimmie Allen You Need To Know.
- His song “Best Shot” was named the #1 Top Spun song on Pandora New Country station in 2018.
- Jimmie Allen and Scotty McCreery are Idol friends.
- He had a heart attack at the incredibly young age of 21.