Jerry Lee Lewis

United States

Jerry Lee Lewis Bio

Who is Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis is an American singer, musician, songwriter and pianist. He is viewed as “rock & roll’s first great wild man”. He is known for his songs such as Great Balls of Fire, Crazy Arms, Lewis Boogie, Mean Old Man etc.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Ferriday, Louisiana to Elmo and Mamie Lewis. His family was poor. He has two cousins named Mickey Gilley and Jimmy Swaggart. His older cousin Carl McVoy influenced him. He enrolled in Southwest Bible Institute.

Interesting Facts

His net worth is $15 million dollars. He has dark brown eyes. His hair is grey in color. He belongs to white ethnic background holding American nationality. His zodiac sign is Libra. He follows Protestant religion.

Personal Life

His first girlfriend was Dorothy Barton. He has one child with Jane Mitchum, Jaren Elizabeth Gunn Pate and Kerrie McCarver. His first spouse was Myra Lewis with whom he has two child. He dated Shawn Michelle Stevens. He is married to Judith Brown.


He won Academy of Country Music Award in 1976. In 1987 he won Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album. He was awarded with Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1999 and 1998. He also won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.


He was rumored of being arrested at the Gates of Graceland.