Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett
Real Name/Full Name James William Buffett
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jimmy Buffett
Birth Place: Pascagoula, Mississippi
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 25 December 1946
Age/How Old: 77 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 84 Kg
In Pounds – 183 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Ashy dark blonde
Parents Name: Father – James Delaney Buffett, Jr
Mother – Mary Lorraine (née Peets)
Siblings: N/A
School: St. Ignatius School,  McGill Institute for Boys
College: Auburn University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Margie Washichek
Kids/Children Name: Cameron Marley Buffet, Savannah Buffet and Sarah Delaney Buffet
Profession: Songwriter, author, singer, businessman, musician and actor
Net Worth: $650 million
Last Updated: March 2024

When you look at the life of a successful singer, we always admire them and wish we can be where we are. However, one thing that we never know is that getting into the music industry involves a lot of risks as it is possible to invest money and resources in music and end up losing. Therefore, for anyone to commit themselves into such a risky affair, they must have true passion in the same. Jimmy Buffett is one of the most successful and famous singer-songwriter, author, actor, musician and businessman.

Well, how well do you know about Jimmy Buffett? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jimmy Buffett’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jimmy Buffett to date.

Biography and Early Life

Buffet was born on the 25th of December in 1946 in Pascagoula, Mississippi to James Delaney Buffett Jr. and Mary Lorraine (née Peets). His grandfather exposed him to sailing at a very young age and this highly contributed to his music career today. There is very little information available about Jimmy’s childhood and therefore we don’t know whether he has siblings or not.

Jimmy was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, but he spent a few of his years in Mobile, Alabama. Later on, the family moved from Mobile to Fairhope, Alabama.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jimmy Buffett in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jimmy Buffett’s age is 77 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 25 December 1946. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 84kg in Kilograms.


The say education is the key to success. Apart from the lessons taught by the teachers in class, there are many other things that one learns the moment they spend time in school. Jimmy’s parents understood this pretty well and they therefore made sure they took their son to school. During his early childhood days, attended St. Ignatius School where he joined the school band as a trombone player.

Later on, he was enrolled into McGill Institute for boys from where he graduated in 1964. This was not the end of his studies as he joined Aubum University after graduating from McGill Institute for boys. He was again enrolled into Pearl River Community College as well as the University of Southern Mississippi which is located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and he graduated from the university in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in history.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jimmy Buffett With Wife Margie Washichek
Jimmy Buffett With Wife Margie Washichek

Just like many other celebrities, Jimmy never forgot about taking care of his love life. He first fell in love with Margie Washichek, and they got married in 1969 but unfortunately, their marriage lasted for 3 years only, and they parted ways in 1971. He didn’t give up on love after his first marriage failed. After meeting Jane (née Slagsvol), he felt she was the right woman for him.

Jimmy got married to Jane and together they have two daughters named Sarah Delaney and Savannah Jane. They had thought of naming Sarah, after her grandmother Loraine, but they later decided to name her after her grandfather Delaney. They also have an adopted son by the name Cameron Marley. The couple lived in Sag Harbor in New York then they moved to West Palm Beach, Florida before they parted ways in 1980.

The love between Jimmy and Jane was stronger than they thought but 11 years after their separation, they realized they couldn’t stay away from each other. Therefore, they patched things up and got back together in 1991. 2003 happens to be the worst year for Jimmy as he lost both his parents. His father died at the age of 83 years on 1st of May 2003 then his mother did on 25th September the same year.

Is Jimmy Buffett Gay?

Jimmy Buffett is definitely not gay. This is because, he has been in marriage twice and in both instances, he has been married to very beautiful women. Currently, he is living with his wife Jane, and they are very happy together.

Professional Career

Buffet started his music career in 1960 at the age of 14 years. He started off as a country artist and his first album was recorded in 1970 and went by the title Down to Earth which is a country-tinged folk rock. Jerry Jeff Walker a fellow country singer took him on a busking expedition at Key West in November 1971. He later decided to move to Key West to establish the easy-going beach-bum personal which later became his identity.

Jimmy Buffett’s album never worked so well for Jimmy bit he never gave up. After realising a few albums, he came up with the ‘Change in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes’ album which was released in 1977. In 1978, he released the ‘Son of a Sailor’ then came the ‘Coconut Telegraph’ in 1981. He has managed to release a few albums including: ‘Riddles in the Sand’, ‘Somewhere over China’, ‘Fruitcakes’, ‘Hot Water’, ‘Licence to Chill’ and ‘Take the Weather with You’ among many others.


With a man like Jimmy and all the success he has attained in his career, you will definitely be sure he has several awards under his name. Some of these awards include: Academy of Country Music Award which he received in 2004. In 2011, he won the American Country Award once again. In the same year, he received a nomination for two Grammy Awards. He also received a nomination for the World Music Awards and a People’s Choice Awards. We can also not forget to mention that he won the CMT Music Award in 2011.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jimmy Buffett  in 2024

Jimmy Buffett Net Worth
Jimmy Buffett Net Worth

When it comes to Jimmy’s net worth, we would be right to say that Jimmy is truly very rich as his net worth is above half a billion dollars. As of 2024, his net worth has been estimated at $650 million, and it can only get better with time as he is still very actively involved in the music industry. Much of his wealth has been earned through his career in the music industry.

Apart from being a singer, songwriter, musician and author, Buffet has also been featured in the film industry. Some of the films he has been featured in several films some of which include: Hoot released in 2006 and was directed by Wil Shriner, Summer Rental, Fast Time Ridgemont High just to mention a few.


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