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Jimmy Buffett

Biography

Singer-songwriter known for his Caribbean-inspired tunes about isle escapism. Having a dedicated following of followers referred to as “Parrotheads,” he’s most widely known for his 1977 strike “Margaritaville.” He majored ever sold at the University or college of Southern Mississippi. Down the road, he worked well for Billboard publication. He became owner of cafe chains called after “Margaritaville” and another big strike of his, “Cheeseburger in Heaven.” He wedded Margie Washichek in 1969. After their divorce in 1972, he remarried Jane Slagsvol in 1977. He offers two daughters called Savannah and Sarah along with a child called Cameron, who he used. In 2003, he and Alan Jackson sang a duet for the track “It’s Five O’Clock Someplace.” The monitor reached #1 on the united states charts.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jimmy Buffett
Date Of Birth December 25, 1946
Place Of Birth Pascagoula, MS
Height 1.7 m
Profession Country Singer
Education Maryland Heights, MO, United States, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Clarkston, MI, United States, Margaritaville, Come Monday, A Pirate Looks at Forty, University of Southern Mississippi, McGill–Toolen Catholic High School, Pearl River Community College, St Ignatius Elementary School, Auburn University
Nationality American
Spouse Jane Slagsvol, Margie Washichek, Margaritaville, Come Monday, A Pirate Looks at Forty
Children Savannah Jane Buffett, Cameron Marley Buffett, Sarah Delaney Buffett, Maryland Heights, MO, United States, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Clarkston, MI, United States
Parents Mary Lorraine Peets Buffett, James Delaney Buffett, Jr., Maryland Heights, MO, United States, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Clarkston, MI, United States, Margaritaville, Come Monday, A Pirate Looks at Forty
Siblings Laurie Buffet
Awards Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Event of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Single Record of the Year, Maryland Heights, MO, United States, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Clarkston, MI, United States, Margaritaville, Come Monday, A Pirate Looks at Forty
Nominations Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Video of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Music Video of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Musical Event of the Year, Maryland Heights, MO, United States, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Clarkston, MI, United States, Margaritaville, Come Monday, A Pirate Looks at Forty
Movies Maryland Heights, MO, United States, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Clarkston, MI, United States, Hoot, Congo, Repo Man, Rancho Deluxe, Music for Montserrat, Cobb, Sun Dogs, Parrot Heads, Jimmy Buffett: MiniMatinee #1, Jimmy Buffett: Scenes You Know by Heart, Neville Brothers: Tell It Like It Is, Dr. Duck's Super Secret All-Purpose Sauce
TV Shows Television Parts
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1Received his Bachelor's degree in history from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1969).
2Fell, face first, off the stage at the end of his concert in Sydney, Australia, on January 26, 2011 and was rushed to the hospital.
3Father of Savannah Jane Buffett.
4Jimmy Buffett's first marriage, (to Margie Washichek), occurred on Lunar History date of July 20th, 1969, when astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon and were the first two, that walked on the moon, while Michael Collins remained with the Apollo 11 spaceship.
5Buffett has claimed that his favorites of his own songs are: "He Went to Paris", "Death of an Unpopular Poet", "Come Monday", "A Pirate Looks at Forty", "Nautical Wheelers", "Son of a Son of a Sailor", "Sending the Old Man Home", "Twelve Volt Man" and "Distantly in Love".
6Appointed Honorary Ambassador of Peace for the Harvey Ball Foundation along with Jackie Chan, Brooke Shields, A.V.T. Shankardass, Jerry Lewis, Prince Albert of Monaco, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Phil Collins, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Darrell Waltrip, Heather Mills, Yoko Ono, Patch Adams, Sergei Khrushchev and Winnie Mandela.
7The music video of his song "One Particular Harbour" was filmed on the same set and at the same time as The Bounty (1984). The two productions also shared props and extras as well.
8Co-founder, along with former Florida governor Bob Graham, of the Save the Manatee Club.
9Is a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity of the Epsilon-Nu chapter from Southern Mississippi.
10Separated from his wife Jane in the early 1980s. However, they reconciled in 1991 and remain happily married.
11Brother-in-law of Thomas McGuane.
12Owns a 1954 Grumman Albatross seaplane called "The Hemisphere Dancer".
13His concerts have a cult following, not unlike that of Grateful Dead, with fans known as "parrotheads".
14His books include "The Jolly Mon" (a children's book based on one of his songs), "Tales from Margaritaville: Fictional Facts and Factual Fictions" and "Where Is Joe Merchant?".
15Has licensed the name "Margaritaville", the title of one of his songs, to a brand of tequila, a margarita mix, and a chain of merchandise stores.
16Has done extensive work with environmental groups in Florida and the Carribbean.
17He is a licensed pilot who flies his own light aircraft.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jurassic World2015performer: "The Ever Elusive Future" / writer: "The Ever Elusive Future"
Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014 writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014
Dancing with the Stars2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wrong MansTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
What to Expect When You're Expecting2012writer: "Why Don't We Get Drunk"
Dolphin Tale2011performer: "Knee Deep"
Cheeseburger2010Short performer: "Cheeseburger In Paradise"
Late Night with Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Jimmy Buffett: Scenes You Know by Heart2009Video performer: "Cheeseburger In Paradise", "He Went To Paris", "Fins", "Son Of A Son Of A Sailor", "A Pirate Looks At Forty", "Margaritaville", "Come Monday", "Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes", "Why Don't We Get Drunk", "Pencil Thin Mustache", "Grapefruit - Juicy Fruit", "Boat Drinks", "Volcano", "Hey Good Lookin'", "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere"
Canvas2006performer: "Mademoiselle Voulez-vous Danser"
Hoot2006performer: "Good Guys Win", "Wondering Where the Lions Are", "Barefootin'", "Floridays", "Werewolves of London" / writer: "Floridays"
Super Size Me2004Documentary performer: "Cheeseburger In Paradise" / writer: "Cheeseburger In Paradise"
Jimmy Buffett: Mini Matinee #12003Video documentary short performer: "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere", "Cheeseburger In Paradise", "Meet Me In Margaritaville", "The Tiki Bar Is Open", "Knees Of My Heart", "Fins"
Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina2003Documentary performer: "Son of a Son of a Sailor" 1978 / writer: "Son of a Son of a Sailor" 1978
Breakfast with Hunter2003Documentary performer: "Why Don't We Get Drunk" / writer: "Why Don't We Get Drunk"
Anger Management2003performer: "Margaritaville" / writer: "Margaritaville"
Emeril2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Elmopalooza!1998TV Special performer: "Caribbean Amphibian"
Contact1997performer: "Purple People Eater" / producer: "Purple People Eater"
The Simpsons1997TV Series writer - 1 episode
Johnny Bago1993TV Series theme song
The Firm1993performer: "Stars On The Water"
FernGully: The Last Rainforest1992writer: "If I'm Goanna Eat Somebody It Might As Well Be You"
The Doctor1991performer: "Why Don't We Get Drunk and Screw" / writer: "Why Don't We Get Drunk and Screw"
Arachnophobia1990performer: "Don't Bug Me" / writer: "Don't Bug Me"
Always1989performer: "BOOMERANG LOVE" / writer: "BOOMERANG LOVE"
Saturday Night LiveTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1978 - 1986 performer - 1 episode, 1978
Doctor Duck's Super Secret All-Purpose Sauce1986Video music: "La Vie Dansante" / writer: "La Vie Dansante"
Jimmy Buffett: Live by the Bay1986Video performer: "Door Number 3", "Grapefruit - Juicy Fruit", "We Are The People", "Stars On The Water", "Coconut Telegraph", "Come Monday", "Rag Top Day", "Who's The Blonde Stranger?", "Volcano", "Changes In Latitude, Changes In Attitude", "One Particular Harbour", "If The Phone Doesn't Ring, It's Me", "Why Don't We Get Drunk", "Cheeseburger In Paradise", "Fins", "Last Mango In Paris", "A Pirate Looks At Forty", "Margaritaville"
Summer Rental1985performer: "Turning Around" / writer: "Turning Around"
The Slugger's Wife1985performer: "RAGTOP DAY" / writer: "RAGTOP DAY"
Hot Money1983lyrics: "Margaritaville" / music: "Margaritaville" / performer: "Margaritaville"
Fast Times at Ridgemont High1982performer: "I Don't Know Spicoli's Theme" / writer: "I Don't Know Spicoli's Theme"
Coast to Coast1980performer: "Survive" / writer: "Survive"
Urban Cowboy1980performer: "Hello Texas"
FM1978performer: "Livingston Saturday Night" / writer: "Livingston Saturday Night"
Rancho Deluxe1975performer: "Rancho Deluxe", "Livingston Saturday Night", "Left Me With a Nail to Drive", "Countin' the Cows Ev'ry Day", "Wonder Why You Ever Go Home", "Can't Remember When I Slept Last" / writer: "Rancho Deluxe", "Livingston Saturday Night", "Left Me With a Nail to Drive", "Wonder Why You Ever Go Home", "Can't Remember When I Slept Last"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jurassic World2015Running Tourist (uncredited)
Hawaii Five-02011-2015TV SeriesFrank Bama
Hoot2006Mr. Ryan
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-SeriesFirst Journalist
Congo1995727 Pilot
Cobb1994The Armless Guy
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994TV SeriesMusical Guest
Hook1991Shoe-Stealing Pirate (uncredited)
Repo Man1984Additional Blond Agent (as Jimmy Buffet)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jimmy Buffett: Scenes You Know by Heart2009Video executive producer
Jimmy Buffett: Live in Anguilla2007Video executive producer
Sun Dogs2006Documentary producer
Jimmy Buffett: Live at Wrigley Field - The Labor Day Weekend Shows2006Video executive producer
Hoot2006producer
Jimmy Buffett: Tales from MargaritaVision2000Video executive producer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jimmy Buffett: Scenes You Know by Heart2009Video musician: guitar and vocals
Jimmy Buffett: Live in Anguilla2007Video musician: guitar and vocals
Hoot2006composer: original songs
From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: The Concert for New Orleans2006Video musician
Rancho Deluxe1975music performer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Johnny Bago1993TV Series
Breaking All the Rules1988TV Movie
Rancho Deluxe1975

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Twenty Feet from Stardom2013Documentary special thanks
Jungle Strike1993Video Game special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Parrot Heads2017Documentary completedHimself
Today1989-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
Welcome to 'Jurassic World'2015Video documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Kokua for the Philippines2013TV Special
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005-2013TV SeriesHimself
Boston Strong an Evening of Support and Celebration2013TV MovieHimself
Kathleen Kennedy 2013 Pioneer of the Year Award Tribute Reel2013Documentary shortHimself
OnePeople: The Celebration2012DocumentarySinger / Songwriter / Author / ...
Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Colonel Bruce Hampton2012DocumentaryHimself
The Gulf Is Back2010TV MovieHimself
CMT Insider2010TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live from the Gulf Coast2010TV MovieHimself
Bridge School News2010TV SeriesHimself
CMT Crossroads2010TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Buffett: Scenes You Know by Heart2009VideoHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1994-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Musical Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2008TV SeriesHimself
Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson2008DocumentaryHimself
Jimmy Buffett: Live in Anguilla2007VideoHimself
60 Minutes2006TV Series documentaryHimself - Friend
Jimmy Buffett: Live at Wrigley Field - The Labor Day Weekend Shows2006VideoHimself
Hollywood Greats2006TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes Wednesday2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Musician (segment "Jimmy Buffett")
Bridge to Havana2004Video documentaryHimself
Jimmy Buffett: Mini Matinee #12003Video documentary shortHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995-2003TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
Closeups2002TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Buffett: Tales from MargaritaVision2000VideoHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Music Bridges Over Troubled Waters1999DocumentaryHimself
Brian Wilson's Imagination1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1998TV SeriesHimself
Elmopalooza!1998TV SpecialHimself
Hemingway: Winner Take Nothing1998Video documentaryHimself
Music for Montserrat1997TV Special documentaryHimself
Hurricane Relief1992TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
New Orleans Live!1992TV MovieHimself
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentaryHimself - Choir Member
Cinemax Sessions1987TV SeriesHimself
Doctor Duck's Super Secret All-Purpose Sauce1986VideoHimself - Player
Jimmy Buffett: Live by the Bay1986VideoHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1983-1985TV SeriesHimself
SCTV Network1982TV SeriesHimself
I Love Liberty1982TV SpecialHimself
Fridays1981TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1978TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
FM1978Himself
Rancho Deluxe1975Himself
Tarpon1973Documentary

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pastor Mike Online2011TV SeriesHimself
CMT Insider2011TV SeriesHimself
THS Investigates: Hazing2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
20 Most Awesomely Bad Songs of 20042004TV Special documentaryHimself
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops2004TV Special documentaryHimself
60 Minutes2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Singer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Spoken Word Album for Children· Sheryl Crow (performed by)
· David Hyde Pierce (performed by)
· Uncle Kracker (performed by)
· James Earl Jones (performed by)
· Billy Crystal (performed by)
· Steve Whitmire (performed by, as Kermit the Frog and Ernie)
· Wayne Brady (performed by)
· Rosie Perez (performed by)
· Sarah Jessica Parker (performed by)
· Hilary Duff (performed by)
· Robin Williams (performed by)
· Michael Bacon (performed by, as The Bacon Brothers)
· Kevin Bacon (performed by, as The Bacon Brothers)
· Antonio Banderas (performed by)
· Jennifer Aniston (performed by)
· Faith Hill (performed by)
· Eric Jacobson (performed b

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Country Collaboration with Vocals· Clint Black
· Kenny Chesney
· Alan Jackson
· Toby Keith
· George Strait


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#Quote
1I have pretty much surrounded myself with Gulf Coast influences for a long time, and... if you listen to those songs, I think it's pretty much in there.
2[on Elvis Presley] Elvis was the only man from northeast Mississippi, who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops and hippies.

#Trademark
1His sailor suits
2His maritime and vacation-themed hit songs, such as "Margaritaville", "Son of a Son of a Sailor", "Cheeseburger in Paradise".
3Sunglasses and vacation clothes

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