Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

Who is Johnny Cash?

Johnny Cash was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. His genre-spanning songs and sound embraced rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of being inducted into the Country Music, Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Halls of Fame.

What is Johnny Cash Famous for?

Johnny Cash was famous for singer, songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author. He was best-remembered for his deep, baritone voice and his meek demeanor, notwithstanding his fame and success which was rife. He earned the nickname, The Man in Black because he would always wear dark clothing while performing live and sang a song that was based on dark themes. He began his concerts by simply introducing himself, Hello, I'm Johnny Cash, followed by his signature song Folsom Prison Blues and other signature songs such as I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Get Rhythm, and Man in Black. He also recorded humorous numbers like One Piece at a Time and A Boy Name Sue; a duet with his future wife, June Carter, called Jackson and railroad songs including Hey, Porter, Orange Blossom Special, and Rock Island Line. He covered songs by several late 20th- century rock artists, notably Hurt by Nine Inch Nails and Rusty Cage by Soundgarden.

Where did Johnny Cash grow up?

Johnny Cash was born on February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas. He holds American nationality and belongs to Scottish and English ethnicity. his birth sign is Pisces. He started working with a family in a cotton field while singing together with family members at the age of 5. He began writing a song and he was taught how to play guitar by his mother and friend. In high school, he sang on a local radio station. Decades later, he released an album of traditional gospel songs called My Mother's Hymn Book.

What is the Cause of Death of Johnny Cash?

Johnny Cash died on September 12, 2003. He died due to Diabetes mellitus at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.

Who are Johnny Cash's Family?

Johnny Cash was born to a father named Ray Cash and a mother named Carrie Cloveree. He was the fourth of seven children and named Roy, Margaret Louise, Jack, J.R., Reba, Joanne, and Tommy.

Is Johnny Cash Married?

Johnny Cash had been married twice in his lifetime. Previously, he married Vivian Liberto on August 7, 1954, at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church. They were blessed with four daughters, Rosanne, Kathy, Cindy, and Tara. Due to his addiction to drugs and alcohol as well as his constant touring and affairs with other women their married relationship came to end. They got divorced in 1966. He was also in a relationship with Billie Jean Jones. Then he married June Carter on March 1, 1968, in Franklin, Kentucky. The couple met on a tour and they both became infatuated seeing each other. After 13 years, he proposed Carter during a live performance in London, Ontario. They were blessed with one son named John Carter Cash on March 3, 1970. After the death of his wife June Carter on May 15, 2003, Cash also died four months later.

How much is Johnny Cash's Net Worth?

Johnny Cash success in his career has paid him well successfully making him own an estimated net worth of $120 million.

How many Awards has Johnny Cash won?

Johnny Cash won 19 Grammy Awards, including posthumous awards. In 1985, he won the Academy of Country Music Award for Single of the Year for Highwayman. In 1999, He received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2003, he won the Americana Music Association Award for Album of the Year for American IV: The Man Comes Around. In 2011, he was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, posthumously.

Johnny Cash
Quick Facts of Johnny Cash
Celebrated Name Johnny Cash
Age 88 years old
Nick Name Johnny Cash
Birth Name Johnny Cash
Birth Date 1932-02-26
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Kingsland, Arkansas
Ethnicity Scottish, English
Horoscope Pisces
Father Ray Cash
Mother Carrie Cloveree
Siblings 6
Net Worth $ 120 million
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