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Jimmy Greene Biography

Jimmy Greene (born James Sidney Greene, Jr.) is an American jazz saxophonist, gospel musicals, recording artist record producer, and music career in 1997, and has since released eight studio albums.

Greene’s eighth studio album, Beautiful Life, was his breakthrough release upon the Billboard magazine charts. Additionally, he also received his first Grammy Award nominations.

Jimmy Greene Age and Birthday

Greene is 46 years as of 2021. He was born on the 24th of February, 1975, in Hartford, Connecticut. Additionally, he celebrates his birthday on the 24th of February every year.

Jimmy Greene Height and weight

He stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches equivalent to 1.78 meters. Moreover, he weighs 155 lb which is equivalent to 70kg.

Jimmy Greene Family, Parents and Siblings

He was born to parents James Sr., a saxophonist, and Renee Simmons. Greene has three siblings; two sisters, Nayre and Amanda, and a brother, Dorina.

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Jimmy Greene Wife and Children

He is a music professor at Western Connecticut State University and resides in nearby Sandy Hook, Connecticut. He is happily married to his supporting and loving wife, Nelba Márquez. Nelba is a flutist.

Greene’s daughter, Ana Grace Márquez-Greene, was six years old when she was murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and the album Beautiful Life, was made in tribute and dedication to his daughter.

Jimmy Greene Education

The first instrument that was purchased for him was an alto saxophone. At the time he was at the age of six. By the age of eight, he was getting tutored in how to play the instrument. It was at this same time that jazz became his obsession.

Greene graduated with honors from Bloomfield High School, in 1993, where he went to graduate from The Hartt School in 1997, Summa cum laude when he commenced his professional recording career.

Jimmy Greene Career

His music recording career started in 1997. The first studio album, Brand New World, was released by RCA Victor, on January 11, 2000. His second studio album, Introducing Jimmy Greene, was released by Criss Cross Records, on February 8, 2000.

The third studio album, Forever, was released on February 17, 2004, by Criss Cross Records. He released True Life Stories, with Criss Cross Records, on May 16, 2006. His fifth studio album, Gifts, and Givers was released on September 18, 2007, from Criss Cross Records. The sixth studio album, The Overcomer’s Suite, was released by Nu Jazz Records, on July 22, 2008.

Jimmy Net Worth

Greene has a net worth of $1.5 million with his main source of wealth being his career as a TV Actor. Information on his salary is currently under review and will be updated as soon as the information is available.

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