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Bobbie Gentryis a singer/songwriter who has a net worth of $8 million. Gentry in addition has made many albums for example “Tobacco Road,” “All I’ve to do is Dream,” “Bobbie Gentry’s Greatest Hits” and a lot more. Her single “Ode to Billy Joe” was a smashing success worldwide with and was rated among the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2001. In 1967 Gentry won three Grammy Awards including Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best New Artist. She was likewise awarded a gold record certificate for her album (along with Glen Campbell) “Bobby Gentry and Glen Campbell.”

Bobbie Gentry Net Worth $8 Million Dollars

At her nightclub revue in vegas, Gentry handled everything aspect of it, from Choreography to performing, together with the writing and musical arrangement. She has also had many television appearances and hosted the CBS variety show, “The Bobbie Gentry Happiness Hour.” Her last television appearances were in 1978 on Johnny Carson’s the Tonight Show and on the All-Star Salute to Mother’s Day. Bobbie Gentry was born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi in 1944. She wrote her 1st tune when she was just seven years old entitled “My Dog Sergeant is a great Dog.” She attended Palm Valley School and after moving to la, attended U.C.L.A. as a philosophy major, but later transferred to the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music. She married Bill Harrah in 1969 but divorced just several weeks later. She subsequently married Jim Stafford (singer and comic) in 1975 and divorced several years later. They share a son, Tyler. She later married for a third time.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 27, 1944
Birth place: Chickasaw County, Mississippi, USA
Profession:Soundtrack, Actress, Writer
Education:Palm Valley School, University of California, Los Angeles, Ode to Billie Joe, He Made a Woman Out of Me, Less of Me
Spouse:Jim Stafford, Bill Harrah, Ode to Billie Joe, He Made a Woman Out of Me, Less of Me
Children:Tyler Stafford
Parents:Ruby Streeter, Robert Streeter, Ode to Billie Joe, He Made a Woman Out of Me, Less of Me
Awards:Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Grammy Hall of Fame, Academy of Country Music Award for New Female Vocalist of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Performance (R&R), Academy of Country Music Award for Album of the Year, Ode to Billie Joe, He Made a Woman Out of Me, Less of Me
Nominations:Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Single Record of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Song of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year, Ode to Billie Joe, He Made a Woman Out of Me, Less of Me
Movies:Ode to Billy Joe
TV shows:The Bobbie Gentry Show, The Bobby Goldsboro Show

Interesting Facts

1In December 2008, Bobbie Gentry was inducted into the Mississippi Musician's Hall of Fame.
2She took her professional name from the movie Ruby Gentry (1952).
3In Los Angeles, she worked briefly as a department store clothing model.
4In a 2003 CMT poll, Bobbie Gentry's song "Fancy" was ranked #27 as one of the 100 Greatest Songs of Country Music. Inexplicably, "Ode to Billy Joe" was not on the list.
5Hit #113 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1969 with "Touch 'Em with Love" (Capitol 2501)
6Bobbie Gentry's song, "Ode to Billy Joe" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.


1[on "Ode to Billie Joe"] The song is sort of a study in unconscious cruelty. But everybody seems more concerned with what was thrown off the bridge than they are with the thoughtlessness of people expressed in the song.




Fragments2008performer: "Ode to Love"
Pageant2008Documentary writer: "Fancy"
CMT Giants2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Six Feet Under2001TV Series 1 episode
The Roseanne Show1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1992 writer - 1 episode, 1992
Designing WomenTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1989 writer - 1 episode, 1989
Married with ChildrenTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1987 writer - 1 episode, 1987
Ode to Billy Joe1976performer: "Ode to Billie Joe" / writer: "Ode to Billie Joe"
The Most Valuable Pussy1975writer: "Ode to Billie Joe" - uncredited
Macon County Line1974lyrics: "Another Place Another Time" / music: "Another Place Another Time"
The Kraft Music Hall1970TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Johnny Cash ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1970 writer - 1 episode, 1970
The Hollywood PalaceTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1969 writer - 1 episode, 1969
The Best on Record1968TV Special performer: "Ode To Billy Joe" / writer: "Ode To Billy Joe"
The Porter Wagoner Show1968TV Series writer - 1 episode
Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim1967TV Special writer: "Ode to Billy Joe" - uncredited
The Smothers Brothers Comedy HourTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1967 writer - 1 episode, 1967
Fargo2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Love ChildTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Voice2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Guard2011performer: "Ode to Billie Joe" / writer: "Ode to Billie Joe"



The Bobbie Gentry Show1974TV SeriesHost



Ode to Billy Joe1976song by



All-Star Salute to Mother's Day1981TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967-1978TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1975-1977TV SeriesHerself
Van Dyke and Company1976TV SeriesHerself
The 1974 Annual Las Vegas Entertainment Awards1974TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Bobbie Gentry Show1974TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
The Bobby Goldsboro Show1973-1974TV SeriesHerself
American Music Awards1974TV SpecialHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1968-1974TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host / Herself
Stand Up and Cheer1974TV SeriesHerself
Dean Martin Presents: The Bobby Darin Amusement Co.1972TV SeriesHerself
Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers1972TV SeriesHerself
Disco1971TV SeriesHerself
Bobbie Gentry1968-1971TV SeriesHerself
The Andy Williams Show1971TV SeriesHerself
Rolf Harris Show1971TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Ed Sullivan Show1967-1970TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Rolf Harris Show1970TV SeriesHerself
In Concert1970TV SeriesHerself
The Jim Nabors Hour1969-1970TV SeriesHerself
The Harry Secombe Show1970TV SeriesHerself
The Roy Castle Show1970TV SeriesHerself
The Kraft Music Hall1968-1970TV SeriesHerself
4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet1970TV SeriesHerself - Musician
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour1969-1970TV SeriesHerself
This Is Tom Jones1970TV Series documentaryHerself
Beat-Club1970TV SeriesHerself
Baff - Fast eine Sendung1970TV SeriesHerself
Top of the Pops1969-1970TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Johnny Cash Show1970TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Hollywood Palace1969-1970TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Herself - Hostess
Country Sounds: Bobbie Gentry & Mac Davis1969TV MovieHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1969TV SeriesHerself
The Carol Burnett Show1967-1969TV SeriesHerself
The Morecambe & Wise Show1969TV SeriesHerself
The Jonathan Winters Show1968-1969TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Operation: Entertainment1968TV SeriesHerself
The Summer Brothers Smothers Show1968TV SeriesHerself
Billy Cotton Band Show1968TV SeriesHerself
The Best on Record1968TV SpecialHerself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1967TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Bob Hope Show1967TV SeriesHerself
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour1967TV SeriesHerself

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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1992TV SeriesHerself

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