Willie Nelson Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Music, Movies, Net Worth, Salary

Willie Nelson Biography

A native of Abbott Willie Nelson born (Willie Hugh Nelson) is an American musician, actor, and activist. Nelson is one of the most recognized artists in country music due to the critical success of the album Shotgun Willie (1973) as well as the critical and commercial success of Red Headed Stranger (1975) and Stardust(1978).

Willie Hugh was one of the main figures of outlaw country, a subgenre of country music that developed in the late 1960s as a reaction to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound. Hugh has acted in over 30 films co-authored several books and has been involved in activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana.

Willie Nelson Age and Birthday

Nelson was born on April 29, 1933, in Abbott, Texas, U.S. He is 88 years old as of 2021. He celebrates all of his birthdays every 29 of April every year.

Willie Nelson Height and Weight

He stands a height of 5feet 6inches and weighs 73 kilograms. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes

Willie Nelson Parents and Siblings

He was born to Myrle Marie and Ira Doyle Nelson. He was named Willie by his cousin Mildred, who also chose Hugh as his middle name, in honor of her recently deceased younger brother.

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Willie Nelson Education

Nelson attended Abbott High School, where he was a halfback on the football team, a guard on the basketball team, and a shortstop in baseball. In 1955-1956 studied agriculture at Baylor University, where he joined the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, until dropping out to pursue a career in music.

Willie Nelson Wife

Nelson has been in four marriages. His first wife was Martha Matthews. The two have three children: Lana, Susie, and Willie “Billy” Hugh, Jr. The latter killed himself in 1991. He got married to Shirley Collie in 1963 and they divorced in 1971. He then got married to Koepke and they divorced in 1988. The two had a daughter named Amy Lee Nelson. he married his current wife, Annie D’Angelo, in 1991. They have two sons, Lukas Autry and Jacob Micah.

Willie Nelson Songs

The following are songs done by Willie:

  • …And Then I Wrote (1962)
  • Here’s Willie Nelson (1963)
  • Country Willie: His Own Songs (1965)
  • Country Favorites: Willie Nelson Style (1966)
  • Make Way for Willie Nelson (1967)
  • The Party’s Over (1967)
  • Texas in My Soul (1968)
  • Good Times (1968)
  • My Own Peculiar Way (1969)
  • Both Sides Now (1970)
  • Laying My Burdens Down (1970)
  • Willie Nelson & Family (1971)
  • Yesterday’s Wine (1971)
  • The Words Don’t Fit the Picture (1972)
  • The Willie Way (1972)
  • Shotgun Willie (1973)
  • Phases and Stages (1974)
  • Red Headed Stranger (1975)
  • The Sound in Your Mind (1976)
  • The Troublemaker (1976)
  • To Lefty from Willie (1977)
  • Stardust (1978)
  • Willie Nelson Sings Kristofferson (1979)
  • Pretty Paper (1979)
  • Family Bible (1980)
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow (1981)
  • Always on My Mind (1982)
  • Tougher Than Leather (1983)
  • Without a Song (1983)
  • City of New Orleans (1984)
  • Angel Eyes (1984)
  • Me & Paul (1985)
  • Partners (1986)
  • The Promiseland (1986)
  • Island in the Sea (1987)
  • What a Wonderful World (1988)
  • A Horse Called Music (1989)
  • Born for Trouble (1990)
  • The IRS Tapes: Who’ll Buy My Memories? (1992)
  • Across the Borderline (1993)
  • Moonlight Becomes You (1994)
  • Healing Hands of Time (1994)
  • Just One Love (1994)
  • Spirit (1996)
  • Teatro (1998)
  • Night and Day (1999)
  • Me and the Drummer (2000)
  • Milk Cow Blues (2000)
  • Rainbow Connection (2001)
  • The Great Divide (2002)
  • Nacogdoches (2004)
  • It Always Will Be (2004)
  • Countryman (2005)
  • You Don’t Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker (2006)
  • Songbird (2006)
  • Moment of Forever (2008)
  • American Classic (2009)
  • Country Music (2010)
  • Remember Me, Vol. 1 (2011)
  • Heroes (2012)
  • Let’s Face the Music and Dance (2013)
  • To All the Girls… (2013)
  • Band of Brothers (2014)
  • Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin (2016)
  • For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price (2016)
  • God’s Problem Child (2017)
  • Last Man Standing (2018)
  • My Way (2018)
  • Ride Me Back Home (2019)
  • First Rose of Spring (2020)
  • That’s Life (2021)

Willie Nelson Net Worth and Salary

Being an actor as well as a successful musician has come as a great advantage for the American country musician. Both careers have paid him off well over the years. His annual salary and estimated net worth are currently under review and will soon be updated.

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