Jimmy Jam
Jimmy Jam
Celebrated Name: Jimmy Jam
Real Name/Full Name: James Samuel Harris III
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: June 6, 1959
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nationality: American
Height: 1.6m
Weight: 78kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lisa Padilla
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Tyler Harris, Bella Harris, and Max Harris)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jimmy Jam Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, Actor, Record producer, Film Score Composer, Composer, Songwriter, Music Arranger, Singer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $60 million
Last Updated: June 2024

There is nothing challenging in business than choosing the right business partner. Getting someone who has the same passion as you do and someone you can hold hands and walk together is not easy.

Many times, especially when it comes to the world of business unite, then after some time, they part ways and walk on different paths. However, for Jimmy Jam, he was very lucky to meet with Terry Lewis. Together they have been able to do great things as far as business is concerned. The duo is known as the most successful pop and R&B songwriting and records production team.

Maybe you know about Jimmy Jam very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jimmy Jam’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

Jimmy Jam was born James Samuel Harris III on the 6th of June in 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Although he is a great celebrity and well known all over the world, he seems to keep much about his past private. Therefore, he has not revealed the name of his mother to date. However, we know that his father’s name is Cornbread Harris.

Looking at things, his father is only revealed because he is also a famous man. Cornbread Harris is a famed Jazz and Blues musician. He has also not revealed any information about his siblings if he has any as well as his education life.

Personal Life

Jimmy Jam is not only successful in his career, but also a great husband and father. Jimmy has been married to his wife Lisa Padilla, for more than 20 years now as they tied the knot on the 25th of July in 1994. The couple has three kids named Tyler Harris, Bella Harris, and Max Harris.

Their firstborn Tyler is already grown up now while their twins Bella and Max are still in high school. The two seem to be flying high on their father’s wings and are already famous as they have been featured in different commercial ads. Some of these companies that have hired them include; V Magazine, Calvin Klein, Guess, among others.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on the 6th of June in 1959, Jimmy Jam is 65 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.6m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Jimmy met Terry Lewis at the University of Minnesota at an Upward Bound program the duo founded the band that goes by the name ‘Flyte Time.’ After some time, they decided to change the name of their band to ‘The Time’ then went to open for Prince. Their skills in songwriting caught Clarence Avant’s attention and were given a contract of writing several songs for the SOS Band. SOS Band also released several albums with The Time.

The team has produced successful albums for different famous artists, including Janet Jackson albums, “Rhythm Nation 1814” and “Control.” After Jimmy and Terry Lewis were able to launch their own record label Perspective Records, they received better deals.

Some of the famous artists they have worked for with Perspective Records include; Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Spice Girls, Rod Stewart, Prince, Pia Zadora, and Gwen Stefani among others. Currently, Jimmy Jam is a performer and also continues to run the studio ‘Flyte Time’ West together with Jerry Lewis.

Awards & Achievements

Jimmy Jam and Lewis have recorded the most Billboard Number Ones than any other production and songwriting team in history. So far, they have been able to produce 26 Billboard R&B No. 1 hits and 16 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit. They have recorded No. 1 records in 3 consecutive decades (the 1980s, 90s, and 2000s.

Net Worth & Salary of Jimmy Jam in 2024

Jimmy Jam Net Worth
Jimmy Jam Net Worth

Jimmy Jam has not only managed to make a name for himself over the years, but he has also earned a fortune from the same. As of June 2024, he has an estimated net worth of $60 million, all of which he has earned from his involvement in the music industry. We can only expect this rise even higher as he still actively involved in songwriting and production. He also attends live performances.

Jimmy Jam is a gifted music writer, and his passion for music is what has sustained him in this industry for all these years. Although his father was also a musician, Jimmy has been able to do far much more than what his father managed to do.


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