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Lee Roy Parnell

Lee Roy Parnell is an American musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and blues artist. Lee Roy Parnell has delivered hits like You Think I Am, Tender Moment, and more.

Early Life

On December 21, 1956, Lee Roy Parnell was born in Abilene, Texas, United States. As of now, he is 67 years old and is a Saggitarius as of his zodiac sign. He was born to his father James Parnell and mother Virginia Lee.

Additionally, he has 2 siblings named Steve Parnell and Bonnie Parnell. Coming towards his education, he went to the University of Texas and completed his education.

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Caption: Lee Roy Parnell in his childhood photo. Source: Instagram

Lee Roy Parnell – Net Worth 2024

Lee Roy Parnell has been a versatile artist. Also, he has been earning a large amount of money throughout his professional career. As of 2023, his estimated net worth is $10 million.

Personal Life

Lee Roy Parnell was married before and as of now, he is single. In 2008, he was engaged to Julie Albertson. Also, they were blessed with a son in 2011, and his name is yet not known.

Additionally, firstly he was married to Kisten and had and son Blake. Later, his second wife Kerry Pryor, was blessed with a daughter named Allison. Besides that, he was married to his 3rd wife Kimberlie, in 1990.

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Caption: Lee Roy Parnell’s son and granddaughter.

Professional Life

In 1990, Lee Roy Parnell released his self-titled debut album for Arista Records. His album has 3 singles titled singles “Crocodile Tears”, “Oughta Be a Law” and “Family Tree”. Later on,  a video for “Mexican Money” was created and released, but the song was not released to the radio. Soon, in 1992, he came up with his breakthrough album titled Love Without Mercy. Its single titled “The Rock” fell short of the Top 40, and the next 3 singles all reached the Top Ten.

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Caption: Lee Roy Parnell in a concert. Source: Getty Image

His third album for the Arista label titled On the Road came up in 1993. It also produced 2 top-10 hits: the title track and “I’m Holding My Own”. Both of them successfully banged in No. 6 and No. 3 respectively. Fortunately, his album contained a No. 17-peaking. Therefore, the single from On the Road, “The Power of Love”, peaked at No. 51. In 1995 finally came up with his 4th album titled We All Get Lucky Sometimes.

The album was also his first for Career Records, then a newly formed subsidiary of Arista Nashville. This album’s lead-off single “A Little Bit of You” reached No. 2.  Moreover, he came wu with Every Night’s a Saturday Night which was his final release for Career Records. Therefore, it was his 1st album since his debut release that did not produce a Top 10 hit.

More about career

He released his final album for the Arista label, 1999’s Hits and Highways Ahead. It was after Career Records was merged back into Arista Nashville. Moving on, he signed to Vanguard Records and released the album Tell the Truth, in 2000. Unfortunately, the album’s only single, “South by Southwest”, failed to chart. In 2006, he came up with his next album Back to the Well on Universal South Records. Besides, playing guitar, he also has co-writing several of his songs.

He has written songs for Too Much, and That’s My Story” from 1992 and 1993 respectively. For the cover of Merle Haggard’s “Workin’ Man’s Blues”, he and Steve collaborated with Diamond Rio. In addition, he played slide guitar on Mary Chapin Carpenter’s late-1994 Number One hit “Shut Up and Kiss Me”. In 1977, he added slide guitar to Delbert McClinton’s “Sending Me Angels”. Moreover, he was credited with playing slide guitar on David Lee Murphy’s No. 46-peaking single “Inspiration”, in late 2004.

Social Media

Lee Roy Parnell has an Instagram account with 3,619 followers. Likewise, on his Twitter named @LRPOfficial, he has 2,069 followers. On His FabeBook page, the artist has 80k followers. Also, has a self-titled YouTube channel with 2.64k subscribers.

Lee Roy Parnell – Body Measurements

Lee Roy Parnell stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 62 kg. Also, the country musician has brown hair color and blue eyes.