Jim Brickman Biography

Updated On May 30, 2019 Published On Oct 18, 2015
Facts of Jim Brickman
Date of Birth: 1961 , November-20
Birth Nation: United States
Name Jim Brickman
Birth Name Jim Brickman
Nick Name Jim, Brickman
Mother Sally Brickman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cleveland, Ohio, US
Ethnicity White/Native American
Profession Songwriter, recording artist, radio host
Working For Mood Entertainment
Net Worth $20 million
Hair Color Black
Famous for Music
Education Case Western Reserve University
Online Presence Wiki,Youtube,Twitter,Facebook
Albums No Words, The Gift, Grace, Greatest Hits, Hope, Homecoming
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Jim Brickman well-known from his last name Brickman is a renowned songwriter and Pop Pianist from the United States. He has also established himself as a radio host. He is popular in the world for being the most charted male adult contemporary artist to date who has released songs like Destiny, The Gift, and Your Love to name a few.

Jim Brickman's early life and education

Jim Brickman was born in a middle-class family on 23 November 1961 in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States of America to mother Sally Brickman. He is of American nationality and is of white ethnicity.


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Jim Brickman attended Shaker Heights High School and was interested in music since his high school days. He began playing piano at 5, later he studied composition and performance at the Cleveland Institue of Music and also took business classes at Case Western Reserve University.

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Jim Brickman's career

At the age of 19, he founded his own advertising music company, The Brickman Arrangement, writing slogans for several companies across the country including McDonald, Pontiac, City of Cleveland, Isuzu, and Ohio Lottery.

 He began his professional musical career since 1994 and during that time he was associated with Windham Hill Records.

Jim released his first album, No Words which was listed on the Billboard charts. Album Picture This was released in 1997, which adds a vocal performance Valentine by Martina McBride. The album was labeled platinum. 

Till now he has released several albums including Desting (1999), Valentine (2002), The Disney Songbook (2005), Christmas Romance (2006), Valentine Reissue (2008), Beautiful World (2009), Believe (2012), Love 2 (2013), Pure Romance (2015), Freedom Rings: Solo Piano (2016), A Joyful Christmas (2017).

Besides being a songwriter and pianist of pop and adult contemporary music, Jim is also well known as the radio host. 

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Jim Brickman's personal life

Jim Brickman seems to be more focused on his career than his personal life and so far he has not revealed any information about his love affairs, married life, dating life, spouse, girlfriend, and neither has he talked about his divorce if he has ever been through.

Jim is rumored to be a gay, however, nothing has been revealed by Jim to date.

Jim Brickman's net worth

Besides, Jim, from his career earns a great salary which finally adds up to his estimated net worth of around $20 million.

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Born in Cleveland, Ohio

November 20 , 1961

Jim Brickman was from the middle class family born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America to mother Sally Brickman. He is an American and is of white descent. He is a tall guy and is also of average weight. 

Began playing piano


Jim Brickman was interested in music since his childhood days. It is also said that he started playing piano since his childhood days. He first played piano when he was just five years old. He also attended Cleveland Institute of Music. 

Founded The Brickman Arrangement


Jim Brickman is a multi talented person from United States. Before he began his professional musical career, he founded The Brickman Arrangement. The main purpose of that company was to write commercial articles for companies. 

Began his musical career


It took a long time for him to finally begin his professional musical career.  Jim Brickman began his professional musical career since 1994 and during that time he was associated with Windham Hill Records. He also released his first album the same year. 

Began his hosting career


Besides being pianist and songwriter, Jim Brickman is also the famous radio host. With the start of 1997, he began his radio hosting career and it was from Your Weekend with Jim Brickman. He has also hosted several other radio shoes till date. 

Released his first album


It was 1994, when Jim Brickman began his musical career professionally. The same year he also released his first album and it was titled No Words. The feature song of that album was titled, Rocket to the Moon and it was kind of successful as it won several records in USA. 

Won Best New Age Album


Jim Brickman has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 2009, he got his nomination in one of the prestigious awards in the musical world and that was in Best New Age Album from his album, Faith.

Won Grammy


 Grammy is one of the prestigious awards in the musical world and every one really fells honored if they win this award. Jim Brickman has also been honored with this award several times in his life. He won this award for the first time in 2003 and that was from his album, Peace. 

Net Worth Update


As of 2018, Jim Brickman has an estimated net worth of $20 million.