Jo Dee Messina Net Worth

Jo Dee Messina Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Jo-Dee Marie Messina net worth is
$8 Million

Jo-Dee Marie Messina Wiki Biography

Born Jo Dee Marie Messina on the 25th August 1970 in Holliston, Massachusetts USA, she is an award-winning country musician, best known to the world for her songs “Heads Carolina, Tails California”, “You’re Not in Kansas Anymore”, and “Bye, Bye”, among many others. She has released five albums so far, including “Jo Dee Messina” (1996), “Burn” (2000), and “Delicious Surprise” (2005). Her career started in 1996.

Have you ever wondered how rich Jo Dee Messina is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources it has been estimated that Messina’s net worth is as high as $8 million, an amount earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry.

Jo Dee Messina Net Worth $8 Million

Jo Dee is of Italian and Irish ancestry; she grew up in her hometown with two sisters and a brother, who greatly helped her in her beginnings. From an early age, Jo Dee was influenced by country music and some of the most renowned musicians such as Reba McEntire, Patsy Cline and The Juds, She started performing on her own, with the help of her sisters and brother playing in local clubs, which lasted until her high school matriculation, after which she moved from her hometown to Nashville Tennessee. There, she held several jobs while also making appearances in contest gigs, as her main goal was launching a professional career in music. She received a gig on one of many radio shows, and soon attracted the attention of music producer Byron Gallimore, who helped Jo Dee to record her demo tape which was sent to executives of the Curb Records. Furthermore, Jo Dee befriended Tim McGraw who was already signed to Curb Records, and with his help and fellow producer James Stroud, Jo Dee received a record deal.

Her debut album came out in 1996 entitled “Jo Dee Messina”, which spawned such hits as “Heads Carolina, Tails California”, and “You’re Not in Kansas Anymore”, and reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks. Furthermore, the album achieved gold status in the US, and encouraged her to continue in music. Jo Dee released her second album “I’m Alright” (1988), which reached No. 5 on the US Country chart, and achieved double platinum status in the US, further increasing her wealth. Her third album “Burn”, became her first to top the US Country chart, and it spawned hits “That’s the Way”, and “Bring on the Rain” – a duet with Tim McGraw, all the above adding to her net worth.

Jo Dee continued in the same rhythm, and in 2005 released her fourth album – “Delicious Surprise”, which also reached No. 1 on the US Country chart, and achieved gold status, adding further to her net worth. Some of the hits from the album include the No. 1 hit “My Give a Damn’s Busted”, and “Not Going Down”, among others. She then focused more on her family with occasional concerts and a few singles, such as “Biker Chick”, “I’m Done”, “That’s God”, and in 2010 she released three extended plays, “Unmistakable: Love”, “Unmistakable: Drive”, and “Unmistakable: Inspiration”.

Most recently, Jo Dee released her fifth album, entitled “Me”, which reached No. 19 on the US Country chart. The album was released through her own record label, Dreambound Records, and was funded through Kickstarter, starting in spring 2013.

Regarding her personal life, Jo Dee has been married to Chris Deffenbaugh since 2007; the couple has two children. Back in 2004, she was engaged to Don Muzquiz, however the two separated. She had drinking problems in the early 2000s, but successfully resolved all her troubles at a rehabilitation facility in Utah.

Full NameJo Dee Messina
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 25, 1969
Place Of BirthHolliston, Massachusetts, USA
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionMusical Artist
SpouseChris Deffenbaugh
ChildrenNoah Roger Deffenbaugh, Jonah Christopher Deffenbaugh
ParentsMary Messina, Vincent Messina
SiblingsTerese Messina, Marianne Messina, Vincent Messina
AwardsCountry Music Association Award for New Artist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for New Female Vocalist of the Year, Heads Carolina, Tails California, Stand Beside Me, Bye Bye, Harrisburg, PA, United States, Naperville, IL, United States
NominationsCountry Music Association Award for Female Vocalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance, American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist, A...
1Red hair Voice
1Gave birth to her second child at age 41, a son Jonah Christopher Deffenbaugh on January 11, 2012. Child's father is her husband, Chris Deffenbaugh.
2Gave birth to her first child at age 38, a son Noah Roger Deffenbaugh on January 19, 2009. Child's father is her husband, Chris Deffenbaugh.
3June 2007: Engaged to businessman Chris Deffenbaugh. The couple plans to marry in the fall.
4Was raised in Holliston, Massachusetts, where she attended Holliston High School.
5Became the first country female to have three consecutive number one hits from the same album. The hits in question were "Bye Bye, " "I'm Alright, " and "Stand Beside Me, " from the album "I'm Alright." [1999]


Game Change2012TV Movie performer: "Delicious Surprise"
Evan Almighty2007performer: "One Love" / producer: "One Love"
Road Trip2004TV Series documentary performer - 12 episodes
View from the Top2003performer: "Downtime", "Was That My Life"
Joshua2002/Iperformer: "Bring on the Rain"
Driven2001performer: "Burn"


Touched by an Angel1999-2002TV SeriesAnnie / Susie
Nash Bridges1999TV SeriesTammy McGraw


Steve Harvey2015TV SeriesHerself
CMT Insider2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2007TV SeriesHerself
Biography2006TV Series documentaryHerself
A Capitol Fourth2006TV SpecialHerself
Larry King Live2005TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party2005TV MovieHerself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHerself
Grand Ole Opry2005TV SeriesHerself
Super Bowl Saturday Night Special2005TV MovieHerself - Performer (as JoDee Messina)
CMT Got Me in with the Band2004TV SeriesHerself
The 31st Annual American Music Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
When I Was a Girl2003TV SeriesHerself
Inside Fame2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Restore America Honors2003TV MovieHerself
The 30th Annual American Music Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999-2002TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself
The 29th Annual American Music Awards2002TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Case for Shania Twain2002DocumentaryHerself
Hollywood Squares2001TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2000TV MovieHerself
The 2000 Radio Music Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Performer
CMT All Access2000TV SeriesHerself
The Early Show2000TV SeriesHerself
Brak Presents the Brak Show Starring Brak2000TV SeriesHerself
The 34th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1998TV MovieHerself
The 32nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1997TV SpecialHerself

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