Jimmy Jam
Jimmy Jam
Real Name/Full Name James Samuel Harris III
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jimmy Jam
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 June 1959
Age/How Old: 65 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 167 lbs
Eye Color: Amber
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Cornbread Harris
Mother –NA
Siblings: NA
School: Washburn high school
College: NA
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: Lisa Padilla
Kids/Children Name: Bella Harris, Tyler Harris and Max Harris
Profession: Musician, actor, songwriter, singer
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Many times in life especially in the business units they start together but usually part ways and walk in different ways. However, for Jimmy Jam he was lucky to meet Terry Lewis as a business partner as well as his support in the business. They have been able to do great things together as far as business is concerned. Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are known as the most successful pop and R&B records production team.

Well, how well do you know about Jimmy Jam? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jimmy Jam’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 Jam to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jimmy Jam was born on 6th June 1959 in Minneapolis, United States of America which makes him American by nationality. Although he is great in the industry of music and has become very famous, he keeps his early life under cover. It has therefore been a bit challenging to find out the name of his mom as he rarely talks about her. However, his father Cornbread Harris is also famous as he was actively involved as a singer and songwriter in Jazz and Blues music genre.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jimmy Jam in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jimmy Jam’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 13th July 2024 having been born on 6 June 1959. Though, he is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Jimmy has become successful in his career he knows education is the key to success. While he was in school in Minneapolis he met Lewis they met in class while attending a Trio Upward Bound program at the University of Minnesota campus. Harris formed an 11 piece band called Mind &Matter. They are a Trio and still one big team who works together to date.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jimmy Jam With Wife Lisa Padilla
Jimmy Jam With Wife Lisa Padilla

He is a great husband and a father he is not only successful in his career but has married to his long-time partner Lisa Padilla. The couple has been married for more than 20 years as they tied the knot on 25th July 1994 and they are proud parents of three kids. Their kids are now adults and their names are Tyler Harris, Bella Harris and Max Harris.

Tyler their firstborn is already grown up while their twins are still in high school. They are flying high on their father’s wings and are already famous. They have being featured in several commercial ads; the companies include Calvin Klein, Guess, and V Magazine among others. Jimmy was a strong man but now his slender body has another story.

Is Jimmy Jam Gay?

Jimmy jay is not a gay but a straight man and his more than 20 years marriage and their three kids is enough to prove that he is not gay.

Professional Career

He has earned more Granny nominations for producer of the year than any other producer in history, scouring 11 nominations from 1987-2006. He met Terry in the University of Minnesota at an Upward Bound program the de founded the band called Flyte Time, after some time they decided to change the name of the band to’ The Time.  Their skills in songwriting caught Clarence Avant’s attention they were given a contract of writing several songs for the SOS Band, they released several albums with The Time.

The duo has produced successful albums for different and famous artists including Rhythm Nation 1814, Janet Jackson albums and Control, after they launched their own record label they received more and better deals. They have worked with famous artists with Perspective Records this includes Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Boyz II Men, Spice Girls, Rod Stewart, among others. They are performer and also continue to run the studio Flyte Time West together with Jerry Lewis.


Jimmy has not only managed to make a name for his name himself over the year but he has also received several awards. Jimmy Jam and his partner have recoded the most Billboard Number Ones than any other songwriter team in history. They have been able to produce 26 Billboard R&B No 1 hits and 16 Billboard Hot 100 No.1.

At the same time, they have recorded No 1 in three decades consecutively. Jim and Lewis were nominated with Janet Jackson for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for Again from the movie Poetic justice. The trio have been nominated the most nominations for producerof the year, and also 11 nominations.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jimmy Jam in 2024

Jimmy Jam Net Worth
Jimmy Jam Net Worth

There is nothing more challenging in business than choosing the right business partner, if you get someone with the same passion as you do and someone who can hold your hands and walk together with you the walk becomes easy. He has also earned a fortune; we can expect the rise even higher as he still actively involved in songwriting and production his estimated net worth is around $60 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was ranked on the list of those successful music producers, he also has a position among the list of popular music producers, his body transformation created a buzz on the internet and it shocked the world anyone who knew him before would think he is ill. There has been a lot of assumptions about his health and no one knows what’s going on he has lost half of his body weight, he is keeping the secret to himself let’s hope all is well.

Jimmy is a gifted music writer, he also has a passion for music the hard work and determination has kept him in the industry for many years, his father was also a musician Jimmy has been able to do far much more than his father. Jimmy Jam also attends live performances.


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