Johnny Tillotson is an American-born singer-songwriter who is popularly known for his work in songs like “Poetry in Motion”, “It Keeps Right On a-Hurtin” and “Without You” which made it to the top list on Billboard.

Quick Info
Full NameJohnny Tillotson
DOB20 April 1938
BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, the United States
FatherJack Tillotson
MotherDoris Tillotson
BrotherDan Tillotson
WifeNancy Tillotson
Zodiac SignTaurus
Net Worth$1.5 million to $5.5 million
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Where was Johnny born and raised?

Johnny Tillotson was born on 20 April 1938 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States as the son of a father, Jack Tillotson, and a mother, Doris Tillotson. He has a brother and his name is Dan Tillotson. Currently, he at his age of 83, and his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Tillotson holds an American nationality and his ethnicity has been kept secret.


Johnny Tillotson spent his childhood with his brother and parents. When he turned the age of nine, his parents sent him to take care of his grandmother to Palatka, Florida. When his brother Dan came into his grandma’s house then, he returned to be with his parents for some time.

From an early age, he was interested in singing so that, he was seen performing at several local functions at that time and seen following his dream later.


Johnny Tillotson attended the Palatka Senior High School for his education. After that, he joined the University of Florida for his further study, and later, he became able to complete his bachelor’s degree in journalism and communication from the university.

How did Tillotson start his Career?

Johnny Tillotson is a very dedicated and hard-working person as he worked very hard for achieving his singing dream. He started his dreams to be a singer from his early age where he was seen singing in many local functions and his school programs. He became recognized for his talent and seen working on TV-4’s McDuff Hayride.

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Further, he was seen hosting his show called called “WFGA-TV” and later, he also got the chance to perform in WSM the Grand Ole Opry. Likewise, he made his contract by Bleyer and released his first single titled “DreamyEyes” and “WellI’m your Man” where it was written by him. The songs made the success by making it to the Billboard Hot 100.

Likewise, he was seen working on several albums in his career which includes “The Is Jonny Tillotson”, “That’s My Style”, “No Love at All”, “Here I Am” and many more. Johnny earned more success and popularity in his further days and is known as one of the best singer-songwriters.

Social Media

Johnny is active on Instagram where he has 309 followers and posted 21 posts. Likewise, he also has a Twitter account with the tag name (“@JohhnyTillotson”) where he has 373 followers and tweets 247 times. Besides this, he has also created Facebook with the name “Johnny Tillotson” where he has 6.9K followers.

Personal Life

Johnny Tillotson is a married man as he got married twice but his first wife name is still a mystery where his second wife Nancy Tillotson with whom, he had two children one is their son John Michael Tillotson and another one is a daughter Kelli Tillotson.

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Later, his daughter Kelli Tillotson had been killed in a car accident in May 1991 and at that time she is only 22 years old.

What is the Current Net Worth of Johnny?

Tillotson has gained fame an his dedication and talent, consistently producing quality music that make connection with audiences. His hard work and commitment to his craft have undoubtedly contributed to his success in the industry.
After spending several decades, Johnny has become able to have an estimated net worth of $1.5 million to $5.5 million.

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