Jimmy Barnes' early life
Jimmy Barnes was born as James Dixon Barnes on 28 April 1956, to parents Jim Swan and Dorothy Swan. His other siblings are Dorothy, Linda, John and Lisa Swan.
Currently 62 years of age, Jimmy Barnes has not revealed any information regarding his educational background.
Jimmy Barnes' career
Jimmy took an apprenticeship in an iron smelter with the South Australian railways in 1973. However, the love he and his brother had for music led him to join a band.
His brother was playing drums with Fraternity, who had just parted ways with singer Bon Scott.
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Jimmy Barnes took over the role but his tenure with the band was brief and before long he had joined a harder-edged band called Orange, featuring organist and songwriter Don Walker, guitarist Ian Moss, drummer Steve Prestwich, and bassist Les Kaczmarek.
He began his own solo career less than a month after Cold Chisel's Last Stand tour came to an end.
Jimmy Barnes formed a band that included Arnott, former Fraternity bass player Bruce Howe and guitarists Mal Eastick (ex-Stars) and Chris Stockley (ex-The Dingoes) and began touring and writing for a solo album.
He released his debut solo album Bodyswerve by Signing to Mushroom Records. During the course of his career, Jimmy Barnes has worked with other musical personalities like Tina Turner and many more.
Jimmy Barnes' personal life
Jimmy Barnes is a married man. He is married to, Jane Mahoney. He has five children named, Mahalia Barnes, David Campbell, Jackie Barnes, EJ Barnes, Elly-May Barnes.
There is no information about when they are born. There is also no information about when Jimmy Barnes was married to her and his recent love affairs.
Jimmy Barnes' net worth
Jimmy Barnes has an estimated net worth of $20 million, which the singer earned from his career in music, selling record sales.
He bought a property in the year 2008 at the price of $2 million in Berrima riverside area.
The following year Jimmy Barnes bought three warehouses at Daniel St Botany at the price of $3.4 million. He later sold the asset at the price of $5 million in 2011.
Jimmy Barnes also sold his Southern Highlands in 2012 at the price of $2.5 million.