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Jimmy Dean Net Worth

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Jimmy Dean Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

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Jimmy Dean, the musician, actor and entrepreneur, was instrumental in the mainstreaming of nation music, a genre that now rates as the utmost popular in america but which, back the 1960s, was accorded small respect in the media. Jimmy Dean acquired a #1 strike in america and England along with his melody “Big Poor John,” which set up his popularity, a popularity that continues even today because of his lengthy stint being a spokesman for “Jimmy Dean Pure Pork Sausage,” an organization he founded and marketed to Consolidated Foods in 1984. He continuing on as the pitchman for the eponymous brand for twenty years. Jimmy Dean, a faraway cousin from the actor Adam Dean, was created Jimmy Ray Dean on August 10, 1928 in Plainview, Tx. He had taken to the life span of a specialist singer after portion in the U.S. Surroundings Force through the later 1940s. Dean started building his popularity being a musician touring along with his music group, The Tx Wildcats, which highlighted Roy Clark as business lead guitarist. In 1953, he have scored his first strike, “Bummin’ Around.” Dean landed a gig seeing that the host of the TV plan in the Washington D.C. marketplace, “City and Country Period.” (The Region of Columbia provides in lots of ways been a Southern city.) Dean was a popularizer of increasing country serves, and such best country performers as Clark and Patsy Cline got their begins with Dean. (He ultimately terminated Clark but afterwards promoted his profession.) Dean eventually moved to NY after putting your signature on with Columbia Information, where he hosted a Television variety present for the CBS network. In 1961, his melody “Big Poor John” visited No. 1 over the Billboard graphs and gained him the 1962 Grammy Prize for Best Nation & Western Documenting. Many of his following music charted in the very best 40, and he have scored a high 10 strike in 1962 using a melody commemorating Leader John F. Kennedy’s plywood torpedo sail boat, “PT 109.” Due to his affability and his burgeoning reputation, he sometimes was booked to guest-host “The Tonight Display.” ABC provided him an assortment present in the middle-1960s, and Dean utilized it being a forum to provide nation music on his conditions, being a mainstream entertainment. His present offered the initial major TV contact with several country performers, including George Jones, Charlie Wealthy, and Buck Owens. His display also launched the 1st Muppet, Jim Henson’s Rowlf your dog. Apart from a featured component like a Howard Hughes-like billionaire in the Wayne Bond movie Gemstones Are Forever (1971) (Dean said he was offered the part based on his having had a #1 strike with “Big John” in Britain, which surprised him since it had been ten years before), Dean offers mainly stuck to his music and the business enterprise he founded in 1969, “Jimmy Dean Pure Pork Sausage.” IT commercials featuring the likable Dean had been the best marketing the brand new brand could experienced, and it became #1 in its item category. In nov 2004, Jimmy Dean released his autobiography, “30 Years of Sausage, 50 Many years of Ham.” He’s semi-retired right now, and lives along with his second wife, the previous vocalist Donna Meade Dean.

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Quick Facts

Full NameJimmy Dean
Net Worth$50 million, $50 million
Date Of BirthAugust 10, 1928, August 10, 1928
DiedJune 13, 2010, Varina, Virginia, United States, June 13, 2010, Varina, Virginia, United States
Height1.91 m, 1.91 m
ProfessionRace car driver, Actor, Entrepreneur, Presenter, Actor, Singer, Businessperson, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
NationalityAmerican, American
SpouseDonna Meade (m. 1991–2010), Mary Sue Wittauer (m. 1950–1990), Big Bad John, P.T. 109, IOU, Donna Meade, Mary Sue Wittauer, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
ChildrenGarry Dean, Robert Dean, Connie Dean, Big Bad John, P.T. 109, IOU, Garry Dean, Robert Dean, Connie Dean, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
ParentsWinton Dean, Mildred Wilson, Winton Dean, Mildred Wilson
SiblingsDon Dean, Billy Dean, Big Bad John, P.T. 109, IOU, Don Dean, Billy Dean, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
AwardsGolden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites, Golden Globe Special Achievement Award, Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites, Golden Globe Special Achievement Award
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
MoviesBig Bad John, The City, Diamonds Are Forever, The Ballad of Andy Crocker, A Tribute to Chet Atkins, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, Big Bad John, The City, Diamonds Are Forever, The Ballad of Andy Crocker, A Tribute to Chet Atkins, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge
TV ShowsJ.J. Starbuck, Daniel Boone, The Jimmy Dean Show, J.J. Starbuck, Daniel Boone, The Jimmy Dean Show

Full NameJimmy Dean
Net Worth$50 million, $50 million
Date Of BirthAugust 10, 1928, August 10, 1928
DiedJune 13, 2010, Varina, Virginia, United States, June 13, 2010, Varina, Virginia, United States
Height1.91 m, 1.91 m
ProfessionRace car driver, Actor, Entrepreneur, Presenter, Actor, Singer, Businessperson, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
NationalityAmerican, American
SpouseDonna Meade (m. 1991–2010), Mary Sue Wittauer (m. 1950–1990), Big Bad John, P.T. 109, IOU, Donna Meade, Mary Sue Wittauer, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
ChildrenGarry Dean, Robert Dean, Connie Dean, Big Bad John, P.T. 109, IOU, Garry Dean, Robert Dean, Connie Dean, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
ParentsWinton Dean, Mildred Wilson, Winton Dean, Mildred Wilson
SiblingsDon Dean, Billy Dean, Big Bad John, P.T. 109, IOU, Don Dean, Billy Dean, Big Bad John, IOU, The Cajun Queen
AwardsGolden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites, Golden Globe Special Achievement Award, Golden Globe Henrietta Award for World Film Favorites, Golden Globe Special Achievement Award
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
MoviesBig Bad John, The City, Diamonds Are Forever, The Ballad of Andy Crocker, A Tribute to Chet Atkins, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, Big Bad John, The City, Diamonds Are Forever, The Ballad of Andy Crocker, A Tribute to Chet Atkins, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge
TV ShowsJ.J. Starbuck, Daniel Boone, The Jimmy Dean Show, J.J. Starbuck, Daniel Boone, The Jimmy Dean Show
#Fact
1In 1963 he became Johnny Carson's first guest host on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.".
2Jimmy Dean had the strange talent of being to fold his ear into a neat little ball, which would then pop out on its own after several seconds. He a demonstrated this "talent" at least once on his TV show.
3Lives in Varina, Virginia- just outside of Richmond. [October 2004]
4Release of his autobiography, "Jimmy Dean's Own Story: Thirty Years of Sausage, Fifty Years of Ham" by Jimmy and his wife, 'Donna Meade' Dean. [2004]
5During the run of his TV show, Dean was offered 40% ownership of Jim Henson's Muppets Inc., but he declined because that he felt he didn't have anything to do with Henson's work and it was unfair to profit from the puppeteer's labor. It as a decision of conscience Dean never regretted making.
6When his "Big Bad John" was first released, it ended with the words "at the bottom of this mine lies one hell of a man". It was changed on later releases to "at the bottom of this mine lies a big, big man".
7Several trivia and source books, including Billboard's Top Forty Book, mistakenly gave his birth name as Seth Ward. Actually, Seth Ward is the tiny unincorporated community outside Plainview where Dean was born.
8Was working at the Desert Inn hotel when he was cast as Willard Whyte in Diamonds Are Forever (1971). Whyte was clearly modeled after Howard Hughes, who owned the Desert Inn and was therefore, by extension, Dean's employer at the time.
9In January 2004, was dismissed by the Sara Lee Corp. as product spokesman for Jimmy Dean Sausage, the very sausage he founded more than 30 years ago. The Chicago-based food products firm will retain the rights to Dean's name and likeness.
10Founded the Jimmy Dean Sausage Company in 1969 in his hometown of Plainview, Texas, and sold it in 1984 to the Sara Lee Corporation.
11Other major country hits in his career included "P.T. 109" (1962, based on the World War II sinking of John F. Kennedy's torpedo boat) and the million-selling ode of thanks to his mother, "I.O.U." (1976).
12Best known for his million-selling 1961 hit "Big Bad John"; the song topped both Billboard magazine's country and Hot 100 charts. On the Billboard country charts, Dean had one other No. 1 hit: 1965's "The First Thing Ev'ry Morning and the Last Thing Ev'ry Night".
13Country singer.
14Is the creator of Jimmy Dean Breakfast Foods (sausage, bacon, sandwiches, etc.).

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Murder, She Wrote1990TV SeriesBobby Diamond
Big Bad John1990Cletus Morgan
J.J. Starbuck1987-1988TV SeriesCharlie Bullets
Fantasy Island1981-1982TV SeriesBeau Gillette / Charlie Rowlands
The City1977TV MovieWes Collins
Rolling Man1972TV MovieLyman Hawkes
Diamonds Are Forever1971Willard Whyte
Daniel Boone1967-1970TV SeriesJosh Clements / Jeremiah / Delo Jones
The Ballad of Andy Crocker1969TV MovieMack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big John: The John Hartson Story2014TV Movie documentary performer: "Big Bad John" - uncredited / writer: "Big Bad John" - uncredited
Gila!2012TV Movie lyrics: "Little Black Book" / music: "Little Black Book" / performer: "Little Black Book"
My Name Is Earl2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Wilder Napalm1993performer: "Phfft! You Were Gone!"
Flirting1991writer: "Big Bad John"
Big Bad John1990performer: "Big Bad John" / writer: "Big Bad John"
Daniel Boone1968-1970TV Series performer - 6 episodes
The Jerry Lewis Show1968TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Ed Sullivan Show1967TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Jimmy Dean Show1963-1964TV Series performer - 5 episodes
The Patty Duke Show1963TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1959TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Jimmy Dean Show1959TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside 'Diamonds Are Forever'2000Video documentary shortHimself / Willard White
Crook & Chase1999TV SeriesHimself
An All Star Salute to Country Music1990TV MovieHimself
Hee Haw1988TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
Nashville on the Road1979TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
13th Annual Music City News Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Mike Douglas Show1968-1978TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself - Vocalist / Actor / ...
The Merv Griffin Show1968-1976TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Singer
Dinah!1976TV SeriesHimself
Stand Up and Cheer1972TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1971TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters1969-1970TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Singer
The Joey Bishop Show1968-1969TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Host
Operation: Entertainment1968TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Kraft Music Hall1968TV SeriesHimself
Laugh-In1968TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1961-1968TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Hollywood Palace1967-1968TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1962-1967TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Himself - Guest / Himself
The Porter Wagoner Show1967TV SeriesHimself
The Andy Williams Show1966TV SeriesHimself
Hippodrome1966TV SeriesHimself - Host (show 7)
The Jimmy Dean Show1963-1966TV SeriesHimself - Host / Performer / Perfomer
Missing Links1964TV SeriesHimself
The Patty Duke Show1963TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Program1963TV SeriesHimself
Talent Scouts1962TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Himself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Himself / Himself - Country Vocalist
I've Got a Secret1962TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium1962TV SeriesHimself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1959TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Singer
The Jimmy Dean Show1957-1959TV SeriesHimself - Host
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1958TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom1958TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957-1958TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Big Record1957TV SeriesHimself
Town and Country Time1954TV SeriesHimself - Host / Singer / Accordionist

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault2009DocumentaryHimself
CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Tootsie's Orchid Lounge: Where the Music Began2005VideoHimself
Great Performances1994TV SeriesHimself
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years1986TV MovieHimself

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