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Little Jimmy Dickens net worth: Little Jimmy Dickens is an American country music singer that has a net worth of $10 million. He’s well-known for his comic tunes, his short height (he’s 4 feet 11 inches tall), and his rhinestone studded ensembles. He began as an associate of the Grand Ole Opry in 1948 and became an associate of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1983. He was born as James Cecil Dickens in Bolt, West Virginia in 1920. He began his musical career in the late 1930s, performing on a neighborhood radio station while attending West Virginia University. His tune “Take an Old Cold Tater (And Wait)” inspired Hank Williams to nickname him “Tater”. In modern times,Dickens has made appearances in several music videos by fellow country musician and West Virginia native, Brad Paisley. He’s been featured on several of Paisley’s records in bonus comedy tracks as well as other Opry mainstays like George Jones and Bill Anderson. One of his most memorable Opry minutes was the night he presented Bob Hope.He spends his days at his Brentwood, Tennessee house along with his own wife, Mona, where the couple love working in their grand garden in the warm months.

Quick Facts

Birth date: December 19, 1920
Death date: January 2, 2015, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Birth place: Bolt, West Virginia, USA
Height:1.49 m
Profession:Singer
Education:West Virginia University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Mona Dickens (m. 1971–2015), Ernestine Dickens (m. 1955–1968), Connie Chapman (m. 1944–1955)
Children:Lisa King, Pamela Detert
Awards:Academy of Country Music Awards Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award
Movies:Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall, The Legendary Ernest Tubb
TV shows:Grand Ole Opry
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1He was first invited to perform on the Opry by Roy Acuff. His early hits included "Country Boy," "A-Sleeping at the Foot of the Bed," "My Heart's Bouquet" and "Hillbilly Fever," all of which hit the Top 10.
2He was the oldest member of the Grand Ole Opry, a weekly music concert broadcast live on US radio from Nashville, Tennessee. His last performance at the Opry was on December 20th, 2014 as part of his birthday celebration.
3He was the oldest of 13 children. He began his career in radio while studying at West Virginia University. He walked several miles to and from the nearby town of Beckley, where he would open a morning broadcast on WJLS by imitating the crow of a rooster.
4In addition to 13 trips to Europe, he entertained the troops in Vietnam, and in 1964, became the first country artist to completely circle the globe on a world tour.
5Celebrated his 60th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member on August 1, 2008. Presented by Trace Adkins and the Vice President and general manager of the Grand Ole Opry Pete Fisher.
6He is credited with being the first country-music performer to wear a suit with rhinestones around 1950.
7Distant relative of English writer Charles Dickens.
8In the late 1940s he recorded the song "I Got a Hole In My Pocket" with legendary Nashville guitar player Hank Garland.
9Has several other novelty country singles to his credit, including "Take an Old Cold 'Tater and Wait" and "Country Boy" (1949); and "A-Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed" (1950).
10In addition to its pop success, Dickens' "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose" reached No. 1 on Billboard magazine's country singles chart in 1965.
11Country singer.
12Most famous for the novelty song, "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose," which reached #15 on the U.S. charts in December of 1965. Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1983.


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Marty Stuart ShowTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2009 performer - 1 episode, 2008
Crook & Chase2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Queens of Country2009Video performer: "I Saw The Light"
Opry Video Classics: The Hall of Fame2007Video performer: "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose"
Grand Ole Opry 75th: A Celebration2000TV Special performer: "Kiss An Angel Good Morning"
More American Graffiti1979performer: "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose"
8th Annual Country Music Association Awards1974TV Special performer: "Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed"
The Porter Wagoner Show1968-1973TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Johnny Cash Show1969-1970TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Hollywood a Go Go1966TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1956-1958TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Country Style, U.S.A.1957TV Series short performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Music City USA2015DocumentaryHimself
The Joy of Country2011TV MovieHimself
The 45th Annual CMA Awards2011TV SpecialLittle Justin Bieber
Headline Country2007-2011TV SeriesHimself
CMT Insider2011TV SeriesHimself
The 44th Annual CMA Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Crook & Chase2009TV SeriesHimself
The Marty Stuart Show2008TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall2006TV SpecialHimself
Gene Williams Country Television Show2005TV SeriesHimself
American Masters2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Grand Ole Opry 75th: A Celebration2000TV SpecialPerformer
Workin' Man: A Tribute to Merle Haggard1998TV SpecialHimself
City Confidential1998TV Series documentaryHimself
America's Music: The Roots of Country1996TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (1996)
The Grand Ole Opry Musical Salute to Minnie Pearl1996TV MovieHimself
An Evening of Country Greats: A Hall of Fame Celebration1996TV SpecialHonoree
Riders Radio Theater1995TV SeriesHimself
Family Feud1991TV SeriesHimself
Country Diary1980Documentary shortHimself
That's Country1977Himself
8th Annual Country Music Association Awards1974TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Porter Wagoner Show1968-1973TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Die Drehscheibe1966TV SeriesSinger
Hollywood a Go Go1966TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1965TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hullabaloo1965TV Series
Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar1965Himself
Country Style, U.S.A.1957TV Series shortHimself - Singer
Grand Ole Opry1955TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Queens of Country2009VideoHimself - Performer
Grand Ole Opry2007TV SeriesHimself
Opry Video Classics: The Hall of Fame2007VideoHimself
41st Annual Country Music Association Awards2007TV SpecialHimself

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