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Jessi Colter is an American Musician who is best known for the country music genre. Her 1975 hit I’m Not Lisa, which she collaborated with her husband in1975, rose her to stardom. She is among several female country music artists that emerged in the 1970s. After meeting Waylon Jennings in 1969, she decided to make country music and released her debut country music album Country Star Is Born in 1970. Her breakthrough in country music came five years later when signed with Capital records label and released her single I’m Not Lisa
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After her disappointment with her two debut singles, Colter took almost ten years hiatus but continued touring with her husband Eddy until 1968 when the two divorced. She met Country musician Waylon Jennings in 1969, who revived her career and helped her secure her first recording contract with American label RCA Victor. She started her career as Mirriam Johnson before taking Jessi Colter as her stage name. She collaborated with her husband singing two duets that performed so well topping 40 country chart hits.
Family and Personal Life
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At the age of 18, she married Duane Eddy, who she had met in Phoenix at the start of her singing career. They married in Las Vegas and settled in Los Angeles. Her first stage name was Mirriam Eddy, but later changed to Jessi Colter after their separation. Jessi Colter and Eddy have a daughter together called Jennifer. In 1968, their divorce was finalized after separating for a short time.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Duane Eddy (m, 1961, div. 1969), Waylon Jennings (m. 1969, died 2002)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Jennifer and Waylon Albright Jennings)|
|Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)||N/A/Yes (name)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Mirriam Johnson|
|Age (as of today)||79 years|
|Date of Birth||May 25, 1943|
|Place of Birth||Phoenix, Arizona, U.S|
|Height||1.61 m, 5 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||60 kg, 132.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$6 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Jessi Colter's height is pretty average measuring 1.61 m. Jessi Colter weighs 60 kg. Being born on May 25, 1943, translates to an age of 79 years as of todays date (March 21, 2023).
If I stopped writing and being at my piano, I wouldn’t know how to live. It’s your best friend.Jessi Colter
It’s just what it is. It just all happened in my stride.Jessi Colter
In our depths, I think we all feel very small in relation to the greater universe and God.Jessi Colter
I’m very happy. I was little scared because it’s such a big bite.Jessi Colter
It’s part of what I do at my piano – the hymns. And then I write.Jessi Colter