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Lee Roy Parnell Net Worth | Wife

What is Lee Roy Parnell’s net worth? Is Lee Roy Parnell married?


Lee Roy Parnell is an American country music artist who has released nine studio albums.


He was born on December 21, 1956, in Abilene, Texas, USA.

His father was a close friend of American Western swing musician Bob Wills — dubbed as ”the king of western swing.” Wills was inducted into The Country Music Hall of Fame in 1968.

At age 6, Lee began his music career on Bob Wills’s local radio show.

”My father and Bob Wills were friends from the time they were little boys. Lifelong friends,” he told KXXV in a 2019 interview. Parnell added: ”I referred to them as Uncle Bob and Aunt Bettie.”

In 1987, Parnell moved to Nashville and became a regular performer at the Bluebird Café.

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Lee Roy Parnell performs at Shoreline Amphitheatre on July 30, 1994 in Mountain View California – @Getty

In 1989, Lee inked a deal with Arista’s Nashville division.

Debut Album

On April 10, 1990, Parnell released his self-entitled debut album via Arista Records. Barry Beckett produced the album. It includes the singles Family Tree, Oughta Be a Law, and Crocodile Tears.

On April 28, 1992, Lee released his second album – ”Love Without Mercy” via Arista Records.

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American country singer Lee Roy Parnell, circa 1990-1995 – @Getty

The singles Love Without Mercy, Tender Moment, and What Kind of Fool Do You Think I have reached the Top Ten on the Billboard Country charts.

On October 26, 1993, he released another album, ”On the Road.” It reached number 26 on the Top Country Albums chart.

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On June 17, 1997, Lee Roy released his 5th album, ”Every Night’s a Saturday Night,” via Career Records. It includes the singles All that Matters Anymore, You Can’t Get There from Here, and Lucky Me, Lucky You.

In 1998, Parnell portrayed J.J. Tarpin in Walker, Texas Ranger, a television series starring Chuck Norris.

On August 24, 1999, Parnell released the album – ”Hits and Highways Ahead.” The album reached number 63 on the Top Country Albums chart.

In 2000, he signed to Vanguard Records. In the same year, Lee Roy made a guest appearance on the TV series ”18 Wheels of Justice.”

On June 12, 2001, Lee released the album ”Tell the Truth” via Vanguard Records.

On March 7, 2006, Parnell released his 8th album named – ”Back to the Well” via Universal South Records.

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Lisa Stewart and Lee Roy Parnell attend the openning of CabaRay on January 10, 2018 in Nashville – @Getty

In 2013, he performed at the Outlaws show that starred country singer Merle Haggard (passed away on April 6, 2016).

On August 11, 2017, Lee released an album titled – ”Midnight Believer” via Vector Records. It was named among the Top 10 Blues albums of 2018.

In 2018, he was on HGTV’s hit show “Buying & Selling with the Property Brothers” to sell his house. ”I wanted to get my house ready for my soon-to-be blended family, or get it on the market to sell quickly so we could move into something new,” Lee said.

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His first wife is named Kristin.

Lee later married his second wife, Kerry Pryor.

In 1990, Lee Roy Parnell married Kimberlie.

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Lee Roy got engaged to Julie Albertson in 2008. 

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At the time of writing, Lee is probably single.


Lee has a son, Blake, with his first wife.

With Kerry Pryor, Parnell has a daughter, Allison.

With Julie Albertson, Lee Roy has another son.


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Lee Roy Parnell and Tina Sinatra attend the grand opening of Sinatra Bar & Lounge at Sinatra Bar & Lounge on April 14, 2023 – @Getty

Parnell’s range of musical styles is impressive, covering gospel, Texas swing, southern boogie, roadhouse rock, delta blues, and blue-eyed soul. ”I am a writer, guitarist, vocalist, and performer,” Lee once said. ”Every skill set feeds the next.”

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Lee Roy Parnell – Net Worth

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So, how much is Lee Roy Parnell worth?

Parnell earned most of his wealth from selling copies of his albums – We All Get Lucky Sometimes, Midnight Believer, Love Without Mercy, Hits and Highways Ahead, Back to the Well, Tell the Truth, Every Night’s a Saturday Night, On the Road, and Lee Roy Parnell.

His hits include When a Woman Loves a Man, A Little Bit of You, Tender Moment, I’m Holding My Own, You Can’t Get There from Here, and What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am.

He also has a line of guitars with Gibson Guitar. 

On Spotify, Lee has around 100k monthly listeners.

Therefore, Lee Roy Parnell has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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Friday 1st of October 2021

The man talent is awesome better than alot of big name acts . I never thought he was promoted right !


Monday 30th of August 2021

Always ben fan of his music and have met him several times, and he autographed 2 of my guitars! Really very nice guy, one of the nicest you'll ever meet!

Jerry Sheppard

Thursday 22nd of July 2021

awesome songs be nice to tap in with some zydeco flair !