Ronnie Van Zant’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: MusicAge: 29Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida, United StatesHeight: 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)Marital Status: Widowed (Judy Seymour)Full Name: Ronald Wayne Van ZantNationality: AmericanDate of Birth: January 15, 1948Occupation: Lead Vocalist, LyricistChildren: 2 (Tammy, Melody)

Ronnie Van Zant was an American lead vocalist, and lyricist with an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Ronnie Van Zant formed the band Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1964. It composed by his friends, Allen Collins, Gary Rossington, Larry Junstrom, and Bob Burns. The name of the band is a mock tribute to a gym teacher, Leonard Skinner, who disapproved of male students with long hair.

One of the best known single from Lynyrd Skynyrd is Sweet Home Alabama. The said song is from their album, Second Helping.

Ronald Wayne Van Zant was born on January 15, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida. He married twice, and had two children from his previous marriage. On October 20, 1977, he died when a Convair CV-300 carrying the band between shows from Greenville, South Carolina, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, crashed outside Gillsburg, Mississippi. He was 29 years old.