|Celebrated Name:||Johnny Van Zant|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Johnny Roy Van Zant|
|Age:||60 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 27, 1960|
|Birth Place:||Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lisa Van Zant|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (four daughters as Lindsey, Kristen, Harmony, and Taylor)|
|Is Johnny Van Zant Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
Johnny Roy Van Zant is a US musician, and composer. Presently, he works as the lead vocalist of the Southern rock band named Lynyrd Skynyrd. He is best known for his critically acclaimed music album Brickyard Road (1990). Johnny is the sibling of the former co-founder and key vocalist of Lynyrd Skynyrd “Ronnie Van Zant.” Despite facing tragic events, the band got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.
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Early Life & Biography
Johnny Van Zant was raised in Jacksonville’s Westside. His father has been a truck driver. He has two siblings named Ronnie Van Zant and Donnie Van Zant. Both his brothers are into the field of music. They have played, as well as listening to different types of music. His oldest brother named “Ronnie” is a famous singer who has been associated with Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Through this band, he has earned a lot of recognition. In 1977, he became a victim of an airplane crash and died. His two brothers Donnie, and Johnny, have been playing music and kept Lynyrd Skynyrd running. Donnie is also associated with .38 Special.
Johnny inclined drumming in his childhood days. But he eventually chose “singing” as a profession because his brother “Ronnie” always admired his voice. According to him, he had the best voice in the entire family.
Talking about his relationships. Johnny got married to Lisa, and they have given birth to four daughters as Lindsey, Harmony, Taylor, and Kristen. He likes to live close to the water as it keeps him grounded, and in his hometown.
He is fond of the Jacksonville Jaguars and has recorded a video with members of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Johnny has a “surgical area” that is infected with “cellulitis” that needed hospitalization as well as IV/Antibiotic treatment. He started to display symptoms of a staph infection. He got admitted to the hospital for an emergency surgery where his infected abdomen was removed to prevent infection.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 27, 1960, Johnny Van Zant is 60 years old as of today’s date 7th April 2020. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Johnny began his music career by joining the rock band “the Austin Nickels Band.” He played the bar circuit. The band was set to release its debut album, but due to Ronnie’s death, they delayed the release of the album. They recorded “Standing in the Darkness” to give a tribute to their brother, “Ronnie.”
Van Zant recorded a few more albums as “Last of the Wild Ones,” and “Round Two” in 1981. His career was at its peak in the 1980s with his strong long-term association with Geffen Records. Johnny recorded “Brickyard Road” in 1990 and enjoyed the massive success of the album.
In the 1970s, he once again performed with his debut group “the Austin Nickels Band” and released debut solo album, as “No More Dirty Deals” (1980). From 1981 to 1985, Van Zant went on to release three solo albums.
In 1987, he took the position of lead vocalist and key songwriter for the rock band group “Lynyrd Skynyrd.” In 1990, he released their next solo album, as “Brickyard Road” in 1990 that featured the famous title track that stood at the top position on the American Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for continuous three weeks.
Awards & Achievements
After the demise of his eldest brother, “Ronnie Van Zant,” Johnny became the main singer, and key songwriter of the rock band group “Lynyrd Skynyrd” and manages the band along with his brother named “Donnie Van Zant.”
The band has to date given several critically acclaimed music albums that include their solo album Brickyard Road (1990).
It featured a hit track that ranked on the top position on the American Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for consistently three weeks.
Van Zant proved himself to be an incredible vocalist and exceptionally talented singer by his performances in No More Dirty Deals (1980).
Net Worth & Salary of Johnny Van Zant in 2020
Johnny Van Zant is an accomplished American music composer, drummer, and singer who has made a majority of wealth by creating successful music albums. He has been associated with the band “Lynyrd Skynyrd” and produced several successful albums and song tracks to date. His 1990 release solo album as Brickyard Road topped the American Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for around three weeks.
For his exceptional musical talent, he has made a huge fan following too. Being the lead vocalist and primary songwriter for the rock band “Lynyrd Skynyrd,” the overall net worth of Johnny Van Zant is computed to be $12 Million as of April 2020.
Johnny Van Zant has been one of the most celebrated musicians in America. Not only talented in drumming, but he is also admired for his amazing singing abilities and music composition. Having lost his brother “Ronnie” at the early stage of career, he and Donnie worked hard to realize their brother’s dream and make the band “Lynyrd Skynyrd” successful.