J. D. Souther
J. D. Souther
Celebrated Name: J.D Souther
Real Name/Full Name: John David Souther
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 2 November 1945
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Alexandra Sliwin (1969-1972), Sarah Nicholson (2004-2010)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): NO
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is J.D Souther Gay? NO
Profession: Songwriter, Singer, Musician
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]: $8 million
Last Updated: [current date format=’F Y’]

John David Souther is an American actor, songwriter, and singer. He is best known for his exceptional writing skills, especially in country rocks. He is the co-writer of famous songs like New Kid in Town, Best of my Love and Heartache Tonight.

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Early Life & Biography

John David Souther was born on 2 November 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He grew up in Amarillo, Texas. There is no source with information concerning his childhood life, parents, and siblings.

Personal Life

In 1969, J.D Souther tied a knot with his wife, Alexandra Sliwin. However, the marriage between the couple did not last for long, and they ended up divorcing in 1972. A year after Souther’s wedding with Alexandra Sliwin, he started to date Stevie Nicks and Linda Ronstadt.

Judee Sills released a song known as ‘Jesus was a Crossmaker,’ which she referred to the heartbreak she got from J.D Souther following their short affair.

Souther later relocated to Nashville, Tennessee. He then married Sarah Nicholson in 2004. Sarah was a lady who came from Bansha, Ireland. Their marriage lasted for six years (2010), after which they broke up and divorced.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 2 November 1945, J.D Souther is 78 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


Music career

J.D Souther’s love for music came as a result of influence from Roy Orbison, who was an icon by then. Souther did his first recording with Cinders Group that used to tour neighboring Norman Petty studios situated in Clovis, NM.

In 1965, Souther released his 45 songs on a small RIC label. In 1966, Norman Petty studios then took the recording to Warner Brothers to produce a single song with the title: John David and The Cinders.

J.D Souther met Glenn Frey, a songwriter, and a singer soon after he relocated to Los Angeles County.  The two became friends and collaborated in several songs. They later formed Long Branch Pennywhistle folk duo. In 1970, the duo released a single song under Amos Records managed by Jimmy Browen.

Following the release of their single song, Souther met other musicians who are; Chris Hillman and Ritchie Furry. They formed a band known as Hillman-Furry. They released two albums, but they did not receive success in the music market. As a result, the group became dysfunctional, and everyone had to leave in search of greener pastures.

Souther co-produced songs with Linda Ronstadt, some of them include; Faithless Love from Don’t Cry Album, Sometimes You Can’t Win and Hearts against the Wind that featured in Urban Boy film released in 1980.

In 1970, he released “You’re Only Lonely song,” which became a hit reaching position seven on the billboard of Hot 100. It later reached place 1, where it remained there for a month and one week.

Souther collaborated with James Taylor, his old friend, and released Her Too Own song. In 1981, the song became position 11 on Hot 100 chat and later on number 5 on AC Radio. His song wishing on Another Lucky Star featured on Permanent Record film as the soundtrack.

Other songs recorded and released by Souther include; The Heart of the Matter he published in 1989, Natural History, and Midnight in Tokyo and Anything but Love, among many more as the list, is endless.

In the year 2011, J.D Souther dropped Natural History, in conjunction with new versions of his tracks done by other musicians.

He later in the following year dropped Midnight in Tokyo, which was an EP recorded live.

Back in the year 2013, J.D Souther got introduced into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and conducted Southern California sound principal architect and a significant sway on the generation of songwriters.

Acting Career

As an actor, Souther has featured in Postcards from the Edge film as John Dunaway that aired from 1989 to 1990. He took part in a Purgatory film as Jesse James. He starred in Deadline film, a mythical thriller released in 2012.

Awards & Achievements

In 2019, Souther received ASCAP Golden Note Award after he performed the right organization held in Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

Net Worth & Salary of J.D Souther in [current date format=’Y’]

J. D. Souther Net Worth
J. D. Souther Net Worth

As of July 2024, J.D Souther has an estimated net worth of more than $8 million. His work as a singer, actor, and songwriter has helped him accumulate that particular figure of net worth. Souther’s sole source of income is from his singing career.

He is among the renowned and most prosperous Rock Singers born in Michigan.

J.D Souther’s passion and determination in the various fields of his career has taken him far. He has tasted what success feels.


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