Shooter Jennings
Shooter Jennings
Celebrated Name: Shooter Jennings
Real Name/Full Name: Waylon Albright Jennings
Gender: Male
Age: 45 years old
Birth Date: 19 May 1979
Birth Place: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.69 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Misty Swain (m. 2013)
Children: Yes (Waylon Albert Jennings, Alabama Gypsy Rose Jennings)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Profession: Singer-songwriter
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Shooter Jennings or Waylon Albright “Shooter” Jennings is an American songwriter and singer. He is known to have launched a number of EPs and seven albums to date. He has also been seen in various films.

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Early Life

Shooter Jennings was born on 19 May 1979 in the Nashville city of Tennessee, United States. His father, Waylon Jennings, and mother, Jessi Colter, were both legends of the musical world. He spent his initial life in a cradle of a bus and was always surrounded by musical stars, like Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash. Probably this was the reason that merely at the age of 5, Shooter started playing drums. He began his piano lessons at the age of 8, and at 14, he began to play the guitar.

When he was in high school, he formed a rock band by the name of “KilRaven.” With the album, “Missed The Boat,” he launched the Kilraven track, “Only You” in 2011. In 1996, for the first time, Shooter recorded an album together with his dad. The album was named “Fenixon,” but it failed to find a distributor and so was not released at that time. In 2014, the full version of “Fenixon” was released by the “Black Country Rock” of Shooter.

Personal Life

In 2003, Shooter Jennings began to date an American actor, Drea de Matteo, and after four years in 2007, they were blessed to have a daughter named Alabama Gypsyrose Jennings. In 2011, the couple was again blessed to have a son named Waylon Albert “Blackjack” Jennings. The couple, however, never got married and finally ended their relationship. On 4 June 2013, Shooter married actor, Misty Brooke Swain in the Joshua Tree city of California.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 May 1979, Shooter Jennings is 45 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 1.69 m. Tall, and weight is 75 kg.


In 2001, Shooter Jennings went to Los Angeles and joined a rock band named “Stargunn.” Here, he sang as a frontman and also played the piano. By the end of 2001, Shooter and other “Stargunn” artists released their first album, “The Only Way Up Is Down.” In 2002, when his father died, he sang the song, “I’ve Always Been Crazy,” as a tribute to him. On 30 March 2003, Shooter left “Stargunn” and began to work as a solo singer.

In 2005, in a contract with Show Dog-Universal Music, he released his first album, “Put the “O” Back in Country.” The album became so famous that it got the 22nd position in the “Hot Country Songs” list released by Billboard. On 4 April 2006, the second solo album of Shooter called “Electric Rodeo” was released. On 23 October 2007, his third album, “The Wolf,” was released. On 24 March 2009, Shooter’s first compilation album (and fourth in total) called “Bad Magick: The Best of Shooter Jennings and the .357’s” was released.

After the release of this album, Shooter had fulfilled the contract of releasing four albums with Universal records and, therefore, left it. After leaving Universal, the name of Shooter’s band was changed from “The .357’s” to “Hierophant.” The fifth album of Shooter called “Black Ribbons” was released on 20 March 2010 with his band “Hierophant.” By the end of 2010, a movement called “XXX” was launched by Shooter and many other artists. The aim of the movement was to assist musicians who wrestle to get mainstream identification.

On 13 March 2012, Shooter released his sixth album, “Family Man,” in a contract with E1 Music and The Triple Crown. On 31 July 2012, he appeared in the first single singer, Bucky Covington, titled “The Drinking Side of Country.” When the album, “Family Man” was being recorded, a part of it was trimmed and inserted in the then-upcoming album of Shooter: “The Other Life.”

With the help of filmmaker Blake Judd, Shooter released a 32-minute horror movie, “The Other Life.” It was based on his album of the same name and played six songs from the album. The shooter also entertains on a radio show called “Electric Rodeo” on “SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country station.” The show airs at night every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday and focuses mainly on rock, country, and outlaw music.

Awards and Achievements

As a singer, Shooter Jennings has not received any award to date, but many of his tracks have been in the list of Billboard’s Hot country songs. In 2001, “Music Connection” magazine listed Shooter as one of the “Hot 100 Unsigned Artists” of 2001. His short movie, “The Other Life,” won the “Best Short Film” award at Horror Hound Festival of 2013.

Net Worth & Salary of Shooter Jennings in 2024

Shooter Jennings Net Worth
Shooter Jennings Net Worth

As of June 2024, Shooter Jenning’s net worth till date is $15 million. He has earned this huge wealth mostly from his songs and albums. He also earns through his concert shows held on different occasions.

Shooter Jennings was born in a family having plenty of resources to become a singer. The shooter also utilized those resources in a well-planned manner and became a professional singer. Playing piano at the age of 8 and guitar at 14 is really tough work, but Shooter did it — his songs, whether single or duet, have always been loved by the audience.


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