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Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $3 Million
Earnings: $50.5 Million
Industry: Other
Residence: Palm Beach, Florida
Country: United States
BirthDay: 25 December 1946
Sigh: Capricorn
Children: 2
BIOGRAPHY

Jimmy Buffett was bornon 25 December 1946 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Jimmy Buffett is #35 in List Highest-Paid Celebrities In The World. Forget looking for that lost shaker of salt: Buffett can afford to buy another one. His Margaritaville lifestyle empire--named after his hit song--encompasses hotels, restaurants, merchandise and even a satellite radio station, and accounts for the bulk of his earnings.

TIMELINE
2018

Minto Communities is developing the project, with units selling for over $200,000 and an opening date of 2018

2016

In 2016 it was announced that Buffett had partnered with FunPlus to develop a new Margaritaville game

2015

"Buffett made a cameo in the 2015 film Jurassic World, where he is seen holding two margaritas while the dinosaurs are set loose in the park

2013

In an interview on KLBJ radio in Austin, TX on May 2, 2013, Buffett humorously referred to the fact that they have to "play the ten that everyone wants, or else we'll get killed", and then went on to play "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" on air

2012

Buffett returned to Australia in 2012 for two shows in Brisbane and Melbourne, and made much fun of the incident during those shows

2011

On January 26, 2011 (Australia Day), Buffett was performing a concert in Australia at Sydney's Hordern Pavilion and fell off the stage after an encore

2010

In the years 2010-2016, in 262 advertised appearances Buffett performed the song "Margaritaville" 248 times, "Son of a Son of a Sailor" 236, "Volcano" 235, "Changes in Attitudes" "235, "Come Monday" 235, "Fins" 232, "A Pirate Looks at 40" 232, "Cheeseburger in Pardise" 228, "Five O'Clock Somewhere" 225, "One Particular Harbor" 221, and "Southern Cross" 220

2009

From May 8, 2009, through January 5, 2010, Sun Life Stadium (formerly Dolphin Stadium) in Miami, the home of the Miami Dolphins, was named Landshark Stadium pursuant to an eight-month naming rights deal

2008

Buffett performed in Hong Kong on January 18, 2008 for a concert that raised US$63,000 for the Foreign Correspondents' Club Charity Fund

2007

Of the over 30 albums Jimmy Buffett has released, as of October 2007, 8 are Gold Albums and 9 Platinum or Multi Platinum

2006

"It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" was omitted from first of the two Irvine shows in 2006

2005

He entered into a partnership with RCA Records for distribution in 2005 and 2006 for the two studio albums License To Chill and Take The Weather With You

2004

Other notable songs that are played at almost all shows, are "Son of a Son of a Sailor", Van Morrison's "Brown Eyed Girl" and Crosby, Stills and Nash's "Southern Cross", bringing the total number of songs played at the vast majority of concerts since 2004 to twelve

2003

Before 2003, songs played at every Buffett show were known as the Big 8

2001

On February 4, 2001, he was ejected from the American Airlines Arena in Miami during a basketball game between the Miami Heat and the New York Knicks for cursing

2000

In August 2000, Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band played on the White House lawn for then President Bill Clinton

1999

In the fall of 1999, he started up Mailboat Records to release live albums

1998

"Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes" did not appear during the opening shows of the 1998 and 2003 tours

1997

"One Particular Harbour" was left out of 11 shows during the 1997 tour, not to mention every show during the 1988 & 1989 tour

1996

"In January 1996 Buffett's Grumman HU-16 airplane nicknamed "Hemisphere Dancer" was shot at by Jamaican police who believed the craft to be smuggling marijuana

1993

In 1993, he launched Margaritaville Records, with distribution through MCA Records

1989

West Indian Manatee In 1989, legislation was passed in Florida that introduced the "Save the Manatee" license plate, and earmarked funding for the Save the Manatee Club

1985

He opened the Margaritaville restaurant in Key West, Florida, in 1985

1983

A court injunction against Buffett prevented him from performing the song until the lawsuit was settled or resolved, so starting in 1983 Buffett would get to the part of his show where he would normally perform "God's Own Drunk," he would say that he wasn't allowed to play it because of the lawsuit and instead played a song he wrote called "The Lawyer and the Asshole" in which he accuses Buckley's son and lawyers as being greedy and tells them to "kiss his ass

1981

In 1981 the Save the Manatee Club was founded by Buffett and former Florida governor Bob Graham

1980

During the 1980s, Buffett made far more money from his tours than his albums and became known as a popular concert draw

1979

Buffett also wrote new lyrics for the team to his 1979 song "Fins", which is played during Dolphins home games

1978

Buffett began calling his music "drunken Caribbean rock 'n' roll" as he says on his 1978 live album You Had To Be There

1974

Albums Living & Dying in 3/4 Time and A1A both followed in 1974, Havana Daydreamin' appeared in 1976, and Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes, followed in 1977 and featured the breakthrough hit song "Margaritaville"

1973

Buffett's third album was the 1973 A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean

1971

Country music singer Jerry Jeff Walker took him to Key West on a busking expedition in November 1971

1969

Buffett married Margie Washichek in 1969; they divorced in 1972

1964

He graduated from McGill Institute for Boys in 1964

1960

"Buffett began his musical career in Nashville, Tennessee, during the late 1960s as a country artist and recorded his first album, the folk rock Down to Earth, in 1970

1946

Buffett was born on December 25, 1946, in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and spent part of his childhood in Mobile, Alabama

1923

Together with his Coral Reefer Band, Buffett has recorded hit songs including "Margaritaville" (ranked 234th on the Recording Industry Association of America's list of "Songs of the Century") and "Come Monday"

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