Bj Thomas
Bj Thomas
Celebrated Name: BJ Thomas
Real Name/Full Name: Billie Joe Thomas
Gender: Male
Age: 79 years old
Birth Date: August 7, 1942
Birth Place: Hugo, Oklahoma, United States of America.
Nationality: America
Height: 1.82m
Weight: N/A
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Gloria Thomas
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Paige Thomas, Nora Thomas, and Erin Thomas)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Bj Thomas Gay?: No
Profession: Singer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2021: $6 Million
Last Updated: September 2021

Billy Joe Thomas is an American singer widely known for his hit songs in the 1960s and 1970s. His musical hits appeared on the pop, country, and gospel music charts, which just continue to prove how good the songs were. He is mostly known as BJ Thomas, which is his stage name. The musical talent is one of the best of his time and his genre.

Maybe you know about BJ Thomas very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of BJ Thomas’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

BJ Thomas was born on the 7th of August in 1942 in Hugo, Oklahoma, in the United States of America. However, he was raised in Houston, Texas, by his parents, Geneva Thomas (mother) and Vernon Thomas (father). He also grew up with his brother and sister, Judy and Jerry Thomas. He later graduated from Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg.

Personal Life

BJ Thomas has been married to Gloria Richardson, also a singer-songwriter. The two tied the knot on the 9th of December in 1968. The couple has managed to raise three daughters in their life together. The children are Paige Thomas, Nora Thomas (adopted from North Korea), and Erin Thomas. BJ’s life and marriage almost ended since he became dependent on drugs and alcohol. After reconciling in 1976, it is said he has been sober ever since.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on August 7, 1942, BJ Thomas is 79 years old as of today’s date 22nd September 2021. His height is 1.82m tall, and his weight is N/A kg.

Career

In 1966, BJ Thomas and the Triumphs released the album, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” under Pacemaker Records. The album also contained the hit cover of Hank Williams, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” which sold over one million copies. The same year, Thomas also released a solo album of the same title under Scepter Records. Thomas came to achieve more success in 1968 with “The Eyes of a New York Woman” then after five months, “Hooked on a Feeling” which featured Reggie Young electric sitar and was first released on the album “On My Way.” “Hooked on a Feeling” became BJ’s second million-selling record.

The previous hits released by BJ Thomas were on Scepter Records, but in 1972, BJ left Scepter Records and went to Paramount Records during a short period (1973-1974). During his time at Paramount Records, he released two records, “Songs” and “Longhorns & London bridges.” BJ then went on ahead to release the album “Reunion” on ABC Records, which had absorbed the Paramount label; it contained “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” which was BJ’s biggest hit since 1972 and earned him his fourth gold record.

In 1976, the singer released “Home Where I Belong,” produced by Chris Christian on Myrrh Records. This was the first of his several Christian albums, which went platinum, making him the biggest gospel artist of the time. As the 1980s entered, the musician began losing his touch, and his music was no longer topping the charts. BJ also wrote two books, including his autobiography, “Home Where I Belong,” has starred in the movie “Jory and Jake’s Corner,” and his voice used in a couple of commercial jingles such as Coca Cola, Pepsi, and Bell.

Awards & Achievements

BJ Thomas is one of the most accomplished musicians of all time in the pop, country, and gospel genres. The man has made some good music which cannot go without an award. The awards he has won are as follows:

  • 1969 Best Original Song.
  • 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame.
  • 1979, 1980, and 1982 Best Inspirational Performance.

Net Worth & Salary of Bj Thomas in 2021

Bj Thomas Net Worth
Bj Thomas Net Worth

As mentioned above, BJ Thomas is one of the most accomplished musicians in the pop, country, and gospel genres. The musician’s talent is truly unique, and this, combined with his lovable, the guy is just a site to see. He has been captivating his audience for a very long and has made himself quite a good amount of money for his achievements. For these reasons, BJ has a net worth of approximately $6 Million as of September 2021.

BJ Thomas is an impeccable talent that has proved that he is truly great. He made the most of his talent and became the best version of himself he could be. He also serves as a role model to many other aspiring musicians that our dreams can come true if we put our minds into them.

10 COMMENTS

  1. Wonderful singer, one of my very favorites. I have a cd by my bed and listen every night. Love your Singing. Billie

    • Any chance we are related? I never run into anyone with Kraemer spelled the exact same way with the “e.” My ancestors came from Germany. The farthest back I’ve been able to go is Matthias (possibly spelled Mattheus) was born around 1829 in Prussia, Germany. He emigrated from Germany and settled in Lomira, Dodge County, Wisconsin, in the early 1850’s with his first wife Margariet (possibly Margaretha) born Margaretha Eischen in 1835 or 1836, most likely 1836, in Prussia, Germany. She died around 1862, at about age 26 or 27 years old in Wisconsin. They had three children John (b.1857), Lena (b. 1858) married George LECHLER, and Elizabeth “Lizzi” who married Peter GINDT. If there is any possibility we are related, please feel free to email me at: [email protected]

  2. BJ…..in a retirement center in north Austin (RR) and think of you so often and the great things we did. Strange but I sense my life is headed to a Conclusion and all I can sing ‘Goin Home’. Man, you found all the right songs for all the intersections we encounter in our lives this world God gave us! Give Gloria a hug from Dan!

  3. You have such a special voice. Your songs have meant a lot over the years. I will be praying for you. Look to Jesus Christ for salvation, strength and peace. He provides it all. Please take care of yourself. Know that you have many who are lifting you and your family up in prayer. Hang in there! God bless you.

  4. BJ Thomas is a decent man and I love his music I pray that your cancer is gone for good so God Bless you BJ. SIncerely Genesio Paciocco

  5. You took me through my youth and you saved me many times. Now I will pray that you are saved from your diagnosis and that the angels do their magic for your quick recovery.

    Kim (from Brooklyn NY)

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