Jennifer Nettles - Updated Jun 2024

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Jennifer Nettles

Jennifer Nettles is a singer, actress, songwriter, and record producer. Jennifer Nettles is also famous as the lead vocalist of Sugarland.

Early Life and Education

On September 12, 1974, Jennifer Odessa Nettles was born in Douglas, Georgia, United States. As of now, she is 49 years old.

Jennifer Nettles was born to her mother Carla Temple and her father’s name is not known. Additionally, she has siblings named Seth Ricketson and Katie Bryce Ricketson.

Similarly, she attended Coffee High School. She was interested in singing and performed in several programs, since her childhood.

Moving on, in 1997, she graduated from Agnes Scoot College in Sociology and Anthropology.

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Caption: Jennifer Nettles with her mother. Source: Instagram

Jennifer Nettles – Net Worth 2024

Likewise, the estimated net worth of Jennifer Nettles is $20 million.

Personal Life

Previously, Jennifer Nettles was married to Todd Can Sickle from 1998 to 2007. After 9 years of marriage, they decided to separate for an unknown reason.

Later, she started dating Justin Miller for 2 years. Then, on November 26, 2011, they got married in a sunset ceremony at Blackberry Farm in East Tennessee.

In December 2012, they welcomed a son whose name is yet not known.

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Caption: Jennifer with her son. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

In 1986, Jennifer Nettles started her career, at the age of 12. Thus, she became one of the Georgia 4-H’s Clovers & Company performing arts groups. She remained till 1993.

She and Cory Jones founded the combo “Soul Miner’s Daughter,” and her career officially began.  Therefore, it performed as an acoustic duo as well as with a band.

In 1996, they came up with their debut album, “The Sacred and Profane, followed by “Hallelujah” in 1998.

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Caption: Poster of Jennifer’s series. Source: Instagram

In 1999, she created the Jennifer Band with four other instrumentalists. Till now, they have released 3 studio albums and 2 live albums. In “The Big Deal $100,000 Music Search,” 2000 bands competed.

Among them, their group was named the grand prize winner. Moving on, she then teamed up with Kristen Hall and Kristian Bush. The main motive was to form the country music group “Sugarland” in 2003.

In November 20006, she and Bush continued as a duo releasing “Enjoy the Ride” after Hall left the group.

Similarly, the band went on to get their first-ever Grammy Award nomination. Successfully, she and Bon Jovi won a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Collaboration.

It was for the song Who Says You Can’t Go Home, in 2007. The Sugarland band won Best Country Song, in 2009. Also, in the same year, they won Best Country Performance awards by a Duo or Group.

More about career

Breaking the 9-year run of Brooks and Dunn, Sugarland made history when they were presented with the Vocal Duo of the Year award, in 2009.

From 2010 to 2016, she hosted the CMA Country Christmas for 6 consecutive years. Similarly, in 2012, she appeared as a judge on the ABC singing competition series, “Duets”.

And, she released her first-ever solo album titled That Girl, on January 14, 2014. In 2015, she made her acting debut in the NBC television movie, Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors.

Moving on, in 2016, she reprised her role in Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love. Therefore, she made her Broadway debut when she played the role of Roxie Hart, in 2015.

Finally, she released a song from her 2nd album, “Playing with Fire” titled Unlove You, in 2016. Sugarland made their re-union with their 6th studio album, Bigger, in 2017.

Likewise, she played Aimee-Leigh Gemstone in HBO’s dark comedy, “The Righteous Gemstones” in 2019.

Body Measurements

Jennifer Nettles is very pretty and beautiful. Thus, she has well-maintained physics and stands 5 feet 4 inches tall, and weighs about 55 kg.

Additionally, she has maintained body structure and has a measurement of 34-24-35 inches respectively. In addition, she wears a bra size 34B, and dress size 6 US, and a shoe size 8 US.

Jennifer Nettles – Social Media

The multi-talented artist has hazel pairs of eyes and brown hair color. She has an Instagram account named @JenniferNettles, with 371k followers.

Moreover, on her Instagram account, she has 1.1 million followers. She joined a Twitter account in January 2011, with an account named @JenniferNettles, and has 340.6k followers.