Bill Anderson
Bill Anderson
Celebrated Name: Bill Anderson
Real Name/Full Name: James William Anderson III
Gender: Male
Age: 86 years old
Birth Date: 1 November 1937
Birth Place: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.71 m
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Bette Anderson (m. 1959–1969), Becky Anderson (m. ?–1997)
Children: Yes ( Terri Anderson, Jenni Anderson, Jamey Anderson)
Profession: American country music singer, songwriter and television personality
Net Worth in 2024: $8 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Bill Anderson, who is officially known as James William Anderson iii, is a country song musician, television personality, and songwriter. He is best known for being a member of Grand Ole Opry, which is a radio program. He has also been a stage performer in Nashville, Tennessee, for the past over five decades. Bill has managed to release over 40 music albums in the past. Anderson’s songs and albums have topped in the Country charts several times.

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Early Life

Bill Anderson born as James William Anderson iii was born in 1937, 1st November. His place of birth is Columbia, South Carolina. He grew up in different areas of Georgia. His parents are Elizabeth Smith and James William Anderson Jr.

Bill attended the University of Georgia to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. He wanted to specialize in the sports writing department. He even became a DJ in the WGAU and started songwriting and performing. He joined Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and mass communication, where he graduated. He then began working in the Atlanta Constitution. Bill joined the Kappa Sigma Fraternity shortly after graduating from college. When he was 19 years and working in Georgia WJJC-AM, Anderson wrote a composition, City Lights.

Bill Anderson has been in two marriages throughout his life. In both cases, the end was a divorce. Bill’s second wife is Becky Anderson.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1 November 1937, Bill Anderson is 86 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.71 m tall, and his weight is 68 kg.


He first studied Journalism as a career and got a job in Atlanta. City lights, which are a composition written by Bill during his time in WJJC-AM in Georgia, were produced and recorded by Ray Price and Mickey Gilley. That was in 1958 and 1975, respectively. At first, he worked with the TNT label, but his music failed. After this, he signed a deal with the Decca Records in Nashville, Tennessee.

His 1959 music was a big hit in the world. Bill hit 1963 music managed to appear on the Country chat top list, the pop chart at position eight and adult contemporary chart at position three. That increased his popularity and fame. He continued producing country music that was a big hit in the music industry. This got him numerous nominations and awards. Other than singing, Bill has written surplus songs for other country music singers whose music has appeared in the country music top list.

Bill was also the first country music singer to host a game show. These games include The Better Sex, Fandango, and others. He has also appeared in other game shows. In 1989 his autobiography was published and made available for people to buy. In the recent past, he published other books majoring mostly in his music career. In 2018 he appeared in the Songwriters Hall of Fame due to his excellent country music.

Awards & Achievements

Bill Anderson, as a country music artist, has achieved many notable awards and nominations. Some of these awards include Audience Awards of 1993, Chaplin Award, Jury Award, Academy country music awards, and others. His music has appeared in the top country music list several times. Bill has produced a minimum of 40 albums and numerous singles. He has also written many songs for different country music artists.

Net Worth & Salary of Bill Anderson in 2024

Bill Anderson Net Worth
Bill Anderson Net Worth

As of June 2024, Bill Anderson Net Worth is $8 million. This net worth has been amassed from his work as a songwriter, singer, and television personality. His over 40 albums and many hit singles have aided in accumulating this net worth. Bill Anderson, as a country music musician, has achieved so much in this industry.

Achieving needs patience. If you are patient enough, you will reach your goals. Bill Anderson was patient when it comes to real success in Country music. His first singles with TNL label was a big failure, but this did not define his level of success. Years later, his music hit and appeared on Country music top list.


  1. I always loved to hear him sing,he is the best I think.I am trying to find a C D with the song still.It is a great song.Thanks.

  2. I was on fandango in the 80’s & had the time of my life. Altho I goofed & didn’t win that day, I still came out a winner just meeting whispering bill & I still think of him being the Mr clean of country music & a real gentlemen , seeing him later in Ohio, I reminded him of who I am , & he said “how could I forget”

  3. I saw Bill Anderson at a place in Jennersville PA. The name was Sunset Park. It was a moment I will never forget. I am mesmerized. By his voice. He has the sexiest voice I have ever heard. I have ate at his restaurant called PO Folks and the food and service was awesome. He will always have my heart
    The sexiest man alive whispering Bill

  4. Bill and his song Still will always be my favorite love song. I play it every night before I go to sleep. I love you Bill, Still❤️

  5. I always LOVE Listening to Bill. He’s a great song writer and singer. Hs so hillarious. I always wantied to meet him. i have seen him in person 2 times but never got to speak to him. I admire. and ❤️ HIM.


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