Jerry Reed Net Worth

Jerry Reed Net Worth is
$3 Million

Jerry Reed Biography

It’s been announced that the existing estimate of Jerry Reed net value is really as high as 2 million dollars, building him among the richest musicians in the market. When he was learning in senior high school, Jerry Reed was singing and composing his own music. In 1959, Jerry Reed released a tune called “Soldier’s Pleasure”, which landed in the Billboard “Bubbling Beneath the Top 100”. Furthermore to his music profession, he was called an actor. Hence, acting in addition has increased the entire size of Jerry Reed net worthy of. Jerry Reed documented music, which became known all around the world, such as for example “Guitar Guy”, “The Bird”, “US Man”, “She Got the Goldmine (I ACQUIRED the Shaft)”, “SOMETHING Called Like”, “Ko-Ko Joe”, “Alabama Crazy Guy”, “Lord, Mr. Ford”, “Amos Moses” and many more. With her, he was a mother or father of two young ladies. In 1977, he made an appearance in the strike film known as “Smokey and the Bandit” and in addition done its soundtrack as he made an appearance on the tune known as “East Bound and Down” contained in it. Jerry Reed caused Elvis Presley on some events as he made an appearance as his guitarist on the tune called “Big Boss Guy”. The singer was created in 1937 in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1959, his marriage ceremony occurred when he got wedded to Priscilla Mitchell. He was surviving in the time of 1937-2008. Jerry Reed passed on on September 1, 2008 at 71 years outdated. In 1958, he signed a agreement with National Recording Company. When he was small, he already wished to turn into a musician and proceed to Nashville. Jerry Reed documented a tune called “IF YOU ARE Hot, You’re Scorching” and because of this tune, he was awarded the Grammy Award for Greatest Male Country Vocal Functionality. Priscilla Mitchell was also a singer and belonged to the group known as the Appalachians. Jerry Reed was a favorite nation music singer, songwriter and guitarist. In 1961, he transferred to Nashville to keep his profession as a songwriter, which also added up too much to the full total sum of Jerry Reed net worthy of. Moreover, he was referred to as a program musician and touring guitarist. In 1962, the singer released two successful music, known as “Hully Gully Guitar” and “Goodnight Irene”. In 1967, Jerry Reed released another achievement, called “Guitar Man”, that was even included in Elvis Presley. Another popular hit was known as “Tupelo Mississippi Flash”, which became his first Top 20 single since it landed in the 15th place. Hence, the sales of the music also added up a whole lot of revenues to the entire quantity of Jerry Reed net worthy of. Man”, “Amos Moses”, “Alabama Crazy Man”, “IF YOU ARE Hot, You’re Scorching”, Lord, Mr. Talking even more about him as an actor, Jerry Reed made an appearance in such productions as “Cement Cowboys”, “The Survivors”, “The Waterboy”, “Smokey and the Bandit II” and “Smokey and the Bandit Component 3”, which also elevated the overall quantity of Jerry Reed net worthy of. Jerry Reed net worthy of: Jerry Reed was an American nation music singer, songwriter, musician, and actor who acquired a net worthy of of $2 million. Jerry Reed was created in Atlanta, Georgia in March 1937 and passed on in September 2008. Reed performed guitar and his most well-known songs included “Guitar Guy”, “SOMETHING Called Like”, “U.S. Elvis Presley continuing to record cover variations of Jerry Reed’s music, such as for example “Talk About THE NICE Times” and “SOMETHING Called Appreciate”. Ford”, “Ko-Ko Joe”, “The Bird”, “East Bound and Down”, and “She Got the Goldmine (I ACQUIRED the Shaft)”. His debut album The Unbelievable Guitar and Tone of voice of Jerry Reed premiered in 1967 and he released a complete of 49 studio albums. His 1971 single “IF YOU ARE Hot, You’re Scorching reached #1 on the united states Country and Canadian Nation charts and gained a Grammy Award for Best Male Nation Vocal Performance while 1973’s “Lord, Mr. Ford” and 1982’s “She Got the Goldmine (I ACQUIRED the Shaft)” strike #1 on the united states Nation charts. Reed was called a “Certified GUITARIST” by Chet Atkins and was only 1 of four visitors to earn the award for totally mastering guitar. He gained a People’s Choice Award in 1979 for Beloved Motion Picture Helping Actor. As an actor he starred as Cledus Snow in the Smokey and the Bandit film franchise and in addition starred in the films Gator, High-Ballin’, Scorching Stuff, The Survivors, and The Waterboy. When he was 18 years outdated, Jerry Reed was observed by Costs Lowery, who signed him to his label and released his tune called “If the nice Lord’s Ready and the Creek Don’t Rise”.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameJerry Reed
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 20, 1937
DiedSeptember 1, 2008, Brentwood, Tennessee, United States
Height1.84 m
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Actor, East Bound and Down, Amos Moses, When You're Hot, You're Hot
SpousePriscilla Mitchell
ChildrenSeidina Ann Reed Hinesley, Charlotte Elaine Reed Stewart, East Bound and Down, Amos Moses, When You're Hot, You're Hot
ParentsCynthia Hubbard, Robert Hubbard, East Bound and Down, Amos Moses, When You're Hot, You're Hot
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance, Country Music Association Award for Instrumentalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Awards Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award, People's Choice Award for Favorite Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, East Bound and Down, Amos Moses, When You're Hot, You're Hot
Music GroupsOld Dogs
NominationsCountry Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Male Vocalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Song of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Television Personality, Academy of Country Music Award for Guitar Player of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Vocal Event of the Year, East Bound and Down, Amos Moses, When You're Hot, You're Hot
MoviesSmokey and the Bandit, The Waterboy, Gator, Smokey and the Bandit II, High-Ballin', Hot Stuff, W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings, Bat*21, Smokey and the Bandit Part 3, The Survivors, Concrete Cowboys, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed: In Concert
TV ShowsNashville 99, The Jerry Reed When You're Hot, You're Hot Hour, Music Country USA, Concrete Cowboys

Interesting Facts

1 Has said he has stopped making movies to focus on his music career and has released several albums. [August 2006]
2 The Country Music Association named Reed musician of the year in 1970 and 1971.
3 The son of cotton mill workers, he began playing the guitar in elementary school, later graduating to nightclubs and bars in and around the Atlanta area while in his teens. He dropped out of high school to tour with country legends Ernest Tubb and Faron Young, and at age 17 signed his first recording contract with Capitol Records.
4 Usually the good 'ol boy type, he played heavies twice in films. He was a sleazy, ornery moonshiner in actor/director 'Burt Reynolds'' film Gator (1976) and a hateful coach in Adam Sandler's The Waterboy (1998).
5 Friend Burt Reynolds gave Jerry Reed a bright shiny black 1977 Pontiac Trans Am Limited Edition model, just like the one(s) that were used in the theatrical Smokey and the Bandit movies.
6 Won two Grammys in the early 1970s. One was for his hit single "When You're Hot You're Hot" (1971) and the other he shared with Chet Atkins for their collaboration "Me and Jerry" (1970). A third Grammy came in 1992 for his album "Sneakin' Around" with Atkins. His song "Amos Moses" earned him a 1971 Grammy nomination for "best male country vocal performance".
7 Elvis Presley recorded two of Reed's early songs -- "U.S. Male" and "Guitar Man" with Jerry playing his distinctive "claw-style" licks on the studio recordings. Jerry later was dubbed "The Guitar Man".
8 A popular session and tour guitarist who played with the likes of Chet Atkins, Joan Baez and Ringo Starr.
9 Released more than 40 albums over a long career that started with his first record at the age of 18.
10 His final project, "The Gallant Few," was an album made to raise funds for wounded veterans.
11 Has two daughters: Sedina and Lottie.
12 Inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005.
13 Had quadruple heart bypass surgery in June, 1999.
14 Covered the song "Sugarfoot Rag" by Hank Garland, for his album " Texas Bound and Flyin'" (1980)
15 In the mid-to-late 1970s, he was set to play the starring role as the legendary guitar player Hank Garland in a film titled Sugarfoot Rag (1970). The film was about the amazing life and career of the top Nashville guitar player, Hank Garland, and was to deal with the mysterious circumstances behind his career ending automobile accident. Unfortunately, the film project fell apart for unknown reasons.
16 His hit, "The Bird," includes impressions of Willie Nelson's "Whiskey River" and "On the Road Again"; and George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today."
17 In the fade-out of both "When You're Hot, You're Hot" and "She Got the Gold Mine (I Got the Shaft)," Reed can be heard complaining, "Contempt of court?"
18 Best known for his comedy hits, including the Billboard magazine country No. 1 hits "When You're Hot, You're Hot" (1971), "Lord, Mr. Ford" (1973) and "She Got the Gold Mine (I Got the Shaft)" (1982); and the No. 2 hit "The Bird." Also had a No. 2 country hit with "East Bound and Down" (1977).
19 Country singer and guitarist.
20 Graduated from high school in Atlanta, Georgia in 1955
21 Born at 4:56am-CST


1 I used to watch people like Richard Burton and Mel Gibson and think, 'I could never do that.' When people ask me what my motivation is, I have a simple answer: money. -- JR, regarding his acting ability
2 Talking about Gene Hackman in Bat*21 (1988): "He don't act. He just shows up and he 'be's."


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1979 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Motion Picture Supporting Actor



Archer 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game performer: "You Took All the Ramblin' Out of Me"
Raising Hope TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Todd's Pop Song Reviews TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
The Bounty Hunter 2010/I performer: "She Got the Goldmine I Got the Shaft"
The Marty Stuart Show 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Opry Video Classics: Honky-Tonk Heroes 2007 Video writer: "Misery Loves Company"
Delta Farce 2007 performer: "East Bound and Down" / writer: "East Bound and Down"
Wanderlust 2006 TV Movie documentary performer: "Eastbound and Down" / writer: "Eastbound and Down"
Family Guy 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kupetzky 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Take the Lead 2006 performer: "These Days"
My Name Is Earl 2005 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Dukes of Hazzard 2005 performer: "Guitar Man" / writer: "Guitar Man"
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story 2005 Video performer: "East Bound And Down" / writer: "East Bound And Down"
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004 Video Game performer: "Amos Moses" / writer: "Amos Moses" - as Jerry Hubbard
Radio Free Steve 2000 "Westbound and Down" 1986
The Brave 1997 performer: "Amos Moses" / writer: "Amos Moses" - as J. Reed
The Thing Called Love 1993 writer: "A THING CALLED LOVE" - as Jerry Reed Hubbard
Dolly 1987 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Transport 1983 TV Series writer - 1 episode
This Is Elvis 1981 writer: "Guitar Man" - uncredited
Smokey and the Bandit II 1980 performer: "Texas Bound and Flying" / producer: "Texas Bound and Flying" / writer: "Texas Bound and Flying" - as J.R. Hubbard
Concrete Cowboys TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1979 writer - 1 episode, 1979
Hot Stuff 1979 performer: "Hot Stuff" / producer: "Hot Stuff" / writer: "Hot Stuff"
High-Ballin' 1978 performer: "High Rollin'" / writer: "High Rollin'"
Top of the Pops 1977 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Smokey and the Bandit 1977 "East Bound And Down", "The Legend" / performer: "East Bound And Down", "Bandit", "The Legend", "West Bound And Down" uncredited / writer: "West Bound And Down" - uncredited
Gator 1976 performer: "Gator" / writer: "Gator"
Drive-In 1976 performer: "Last Train to Clarksville"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1975 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ernie Sigley Show 1975 TV Series writer - 1 episode
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings 1975 lyrics: "A Friend" / music: "A Friend" / performer: "A Friend", "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water" uncredited, "Blues Stay Away from Me" uncredited, "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" uncredited / writer: "There's Better Things in Life" - uncredited
Moonrunners 1975 "Today Is Mine" / performer: "Lightning Rod" / writer: "Lightning Rod"
In Concert TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1975 writer - 1 episode, 1975
The New Scooby-Doo Movies 1972 TV Series performer - 1 episode
New American Bandstand 1965 TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1971 writer - 1 episode, 1971
Vanishing Point 1971 performer: "Welcome to Nevada"
The Johnny Cash Show TV Series writer - 1 episode, 1970 performer - 1 episode, 1969
This Is Tom Jones 1970 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Porter Wagoner Show TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 1968 - 1970 writer - 1 episode, 1968
Elvis 1968 TV Special writer: "Guitar Man"
Shindig! 1964-1965 TV Series writer - 2 episodes


The Waterboy 1998 Coach Red Beaulieu
Evening Shade 1994 TV Series Calvin
B.L. Stryker 1990 TV Series Bill
Bat*21 1988 Colonel George Walker
Dolly 1987 TV Series Willie Jeffcoat
What Comes Around 1985 Joe Hawkins
Mama's Family 1983 TV Series Leonard Oates
The Survivors 1983 Jack Locke
Concrete Cowboys 1979-1981 TV Series J.D. Reed
Smokey and the Bandit II 1980 Cledus
Good Ol' Boys 1979 TV Movie Traveler
Hot Stuff 1979 Doug von Horne
High-Ballin' 1978 Duke
Smokey and the Bandit 1977 Cledus
Nashville 99 1977 TV Series Det. Trace Mayne
Gator 1976 Bama McCall
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings 1975 Wayne
Harper Valley, U.S.A. 1969 TV Movie Host

Music Department

Concrete Cowboys TV Series composer - 1 episode, 1979 song producer - 1 episode, 1979


Bat*21 1988 executive producer
What Comes Around 1985 executive producer


What Comes Around 1985


Smokey and the Bandit 1977


24th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1990 TV Special Himself - Performer
An All Star Salute to Country Music 1990 TV Movie Himself
Elvis: Memories 1985 Video documentary Himself
All-Star Party for Burt Reynolds 1984 TV Movie Himself
Solid Gold 1982-1983 TV Series Himself
Stroker Ace 1983 Himself - End Credit Outtakes (uncredited)
Madame's Place 1982 TV Series Himself
The Glen Campbell Music Show 1982 TV Series Himself
The Best Little Special in Texas 1982 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
The Nashville Palace 1981 TV Series Himself
Celebration 1981 TV Movie Himself - Singer
Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters 1981 TV Series Himself
Alice 1978-1981 TV Series Himself
The 5th Annual People's Choice Awards 1979 TV Special Himself - Winner: Favourite Actor in Supporting Role in Motion Picture
Hee Haw 1973-1977 TV Series Himself / Himself - Special Guest / Himself - Guest
Nashville on the Road 1975-1977 TV Series Himself
Donahue 1975 TV Series Himself
In Concert 1975 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1971-1974 TV Series Himself
Dinah! 1974 TV Series Himself
8th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1974 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Music Country U.S.A. 1974 TV Series Himself
Mel Tillis Time 1974 TV Series Himself
Dean Martin Presents Music Country 1973 TV Series Himself
The New Scooby-Doo Movies 1972 TV Series Himself
The Jerry Reed When You're Hot You're Hot Hour 1972 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
The 14th Annual Grammy Awards 1972 TV Special Himself
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour 1971-1972 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1957-1971 TV Series Himself
The Val Doonican Show 1971 TV Series Himself
Rolf Harris Show 1971 TV Series Himself - Singer
Bobbie Gentry 1971 TV Series Himself
This Is Tom Jones 1970 TV Series documentary Himself
It's Lulu 1970 TV Series Himself
The Porter Wagoner Show 1968-1970 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself - Guest Performer
The Joey Bishop Show 1969 TV Series Himself
The Johnny Cash Show 1969 TV Series Himself - Singer
Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers 1968 TV Series Himself (1973)

Archive Footage

Giants, Midgets, Heroes and Villains II 2008 Video Himself

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