Waylon Jennings Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $1.64 Million
Estimated Salary: $163 Thousand
Known For: Country Singer
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Birthplace: Littlefield,
TX

Net Worth & Salary

Based on my research, I estimate that Waylon Jennings has an estimated 2023 net worth of roughly $1.64 Million and an estimated annual salary of $163 Thousand.

Biography

Waylon Jennings was a prominent country singer and songwriter who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. He was posthumously given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Nashville Songwriters’ Festival in 2007. Born on June 15, 1937 in Littlefield, TX, Waylon started his music career by performing on KVOW when he was 12 years old. He worked various odd jobs, including driving trucks, while growing up.

Waylon’s name was originally Wayland, but his parents changed it to Waylon after it was brought to their attention that there was a school called Wayland Baptist University. He narrated the original The Dukes of Hazzard. After divorcing his first wife Barbara Rood, he married Maxine Lawrence in 1956, Lynne Jones in 1962, and finally Jessi Colter in 1969. He had six children, Shooter, Buddy, Deana, Tomi, Julie and Terry.

Waylon is also known for his association with The Highwaymen, a country supergroup consisting of Waylon, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson. Together, they released three albums, and their songs have been covered by numerous artists. Waylon Jennings was a true country music legend, and his influence on the genre will live on for generations to come.