Jerry Douglas not to be confused with the later actor who had the same name. In this post, we will be discussing the American resonator guitarist, lap steel guitar player, and record producer. Additionally, he has worked under record labels like Rounder, MCA, Sugar Hill, Entertainment One, and Koch.
Furthermore, He has collaborated with various groups including The Whites, J.D. Crowe and the New South, The Country Gentlemen, Alison Krauss and Union Station, and Elvis Costello’s “Sugar Canes”, many more. Let us keep on scrolling over to discover more information on the guitarist.
Caption: Jerry Douglas, the American professional guitarist.
Jerry Douglas: Bio, Family, Career
He was born on 28 May 1956Warren, Ohio, the United States of America. He has not provided information on his parents or siblings in the media. Also, he hasn’t document educational qualifications on the net. However, it seems that he had become interested in the musical field from a young age and began to learn guitar as well.
Douglas has worked on his fourteen solo recordings and on top of that he has played guitar for more than 1,600 albums. He has also worked with artists like Garth Brooks, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, and Dolly Parton as a sideman. In addition, he has toured with his bands The Jerry Douglas Band and The Earls of Leicester.
For his work, he had received several awards and honors. As of now, he has won fourteen out of thirty-two Grammy Awards nominations. In 2011, The Americana Music Association honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Country Music Association awarded him ‘Musician of the Year’ three times.
Jerry Douglas: Personal Life & Wife
He has maintained his private affairs away from the media. Though he does not share much of his personal life even on his social media platforms. However, he is married to his beautiful wife named Jill Douglas. No information on having their children. They are currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee.
Jerry Douglas: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The musician has been making a good amount from his career as a resonator guitar as well as a lap steel guitar player. He has also been a recording producer. Further, he has not revealed exact information on his income or salary. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $5 million and also a few properties and assets in the nation.
He has a verified Instagram account @jerrydouglas with 23.4k followers. On Twitter, he also goes by the verified handle @jerrydouglas with 17.6k followers. He has a verified Facebook account under his name with 96k followers.
Jerry Douglas: Body Measurements
He is active and attentive towards his work in his sixties. Douglas has an average-looking body structure that stands to a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 meters. Other than this, no information on his weight or body measurements. He has grey-brown hair color and blue-green eyes color.