About George Jones
George Jones was one of the most popular musicians, who was known to international audiences for a lot of hits created by him. It has been claimed that the amount of George Jones net worth at the time of his death reached 35 million dollars. George Jones was credited with having a distinct voice as well as phrasing in his songs. During the last 20 years of his living, George Jones was usually titled as the best country musician of all time. George Jones was also nicknamed as “The Possum” due to his facial features. Moreover, George Jones claimed that he toured only 60 times during one year’s time, however, this number was enough for him to accumulate such a high net worth and establish himself as one of the most respected country music stars. Thus, his involvement into country music has served as one of the main sources of George Jones net worth.
George Jones was born in 1931 in Texas. He got interested into country music when he was seven years old. By the time he was nine years old, George Jones started to learn how to play a guitar. In 1950, George Jones married for the first time, however, the marriage did not last long, as he divorced in the following year.
Till 1953, George Jones also served in the United States Marine Corps.
In 1954, George Jones married for the second time. In 1959, George Jones released a cover version of a song by J. P. Richardson, called “White Lightning”. The single proved to be a success and the release of it began his career as a singer, which has accumulated the total sum of George Jones net worth.
In 1968, he divorced from his second wife, but soon married for the third time, and this time it was to a country singer Tammy Wynette. However, for a few years, George Jones was addicted to alcohol, which was a huge disaster, because this addiction made him to miss a lot of performances, and because of this fact, George Jones got a nickname of “No Show Jones”.
In 1975, he divorced from his wife Tammy Wynette and in 1983 married for the fourth time, to Nancy Sepulvado. During this time, he also became sober. In 2013, George Jones passed away and at this time he was 81 years old. Nevertheless, he managed to establish his name as one of the most popular in the country music industry, which also helped to accumulate a high George Jones net worth.