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Jesse James Dupree was born on 22 September 1962, in Kennesaw, Georgia USA, and is a musician, television personality, businessman, and songwriter, probably best known to be part of the band Jackyl. He’s also known for his solo albums, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Jesse James Dupree? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $4 million, mostly earned through a successful career in music. Aside from that, he’s appeared in reality television shows, founded a record label, and has launched his own line of alcoholic beverages. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Jesse James Dupree Net Worth $4 million
In 1991, Jesse helped formed the rock band Jackyl, and became the lead singer as well as playing the guitar, and the band’s popularity led it to sign with Geffen Records. The following year, they released the debut self-titled album, which would go on and certify platinum. Despite it being over two decades ago, the band is still well known and performs in various music festivals, and are seen in the reality television series “Full Throttle Saloon”. The band is notorious for their routines on stage such as how Dupree uses a guitar with a modified chainsaw attached to it. His net worth was well established by this venture.
In 2000, he went on to try his hand at a solo album, making his debut “Foot Fetish” along with John Hayes and Roman Glick. One of the songs of the album entitled “Mainline” was successful, and hit the 34th spot on the US Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The following year, his cover version of the AC/DC song “Highway to Hell” which was released as part of “ECW Music CD Anarchy Rocks Extreme Music Volume 2”. In 2008, he released “Rev It Up and Go-Go” which was a collaboration between him and Dixie Inc. The album also saw the release of two videos entitled “Bite” and “Money Lovin’ & Speed”. His net worth continued to rise.
Aside from pure music, the band Jackyl performed at the Full Throttle Saloon, and then went into partnership with the Saloon owner Michael Ballad to produce the reality show named after the bar; Jesse could be seen regularly appearing in the show and he was also the executive producer of the show which began airing in 2009. However in 2015, the saloon was destroyed in a fire.
Other business endeavors that Dupree owns include Mighty Loud Entertainment, which is an artist management company and record label, and manages Jackyl, the Nigel Dupree Band, and Wayland, plus Dupree manages the label Ironworks owned by Kiefer Sutherland.
In 2010, he then released the alcoholic beverage line called “Jesse James Spirits”. The company’s products include bourbon whiskey, whole wheat beer, and the “Jesse James America’s Outlaw”, and are adding steadily to his net worth.
For his personal life, it is known that Jesse married Penny Dupree and they have three children, one of whom is his stepdaughter. His son Nigel is the lead vocalist of the Nigel Dupree Band.