After having battled her record company for a few years over the genre of music in which she would like to focus on, Jessie James Decker has finally gotten the go-ahead to make country music instead of the pop sound that was initially forced on her. While many would argue that she has been unable to sell as many records as she did when she was focusing on pop, Decker seems to be happier than ever in what she is doing and there is no doubt that the “Wanted” singer would soon find the chemistry in the studio to produce another hit song.
Who is Jessie James Decker and How Old is She?
Jessie James Decker was welcomed into the world on the 12th of April, 1988, in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. The identity of her father, who was a member of the United States Armed Forces, is not known, however, her mother has been identified as Karen Parker. She has two younger siblings; Sydney and John James.
From a very young age, at the age of 2 to be exact, Decker began singing. She notably won her first talent contest at the age of nine. In her early teens, the young girl began writing songs and got to perform at SeaWorld and in Warner Robins. By the age of 17, Decker, who had already began shopping around for a music deal, signed with Mercury Records after music executive L.A. Reid got to listen to her music.
In August 2009, Jessie James Decker released her self-titled debut album which entered the Billboard 200 chart at number 23. Before releasing her second album; Southern Girl City Lights in October 2017, Decker released four Extended Plays; Comin’ Home in April 2014, This Christmas in December 2015, Gold in February 2017, and Blackbird Sessions in June 2017. her latest full body of work; On This Holiday, was released in October 2018.
Who are Her Husband and Kids?
Jessie James Decker is married to former American football wide receiver Eric Decker. The retired National Football League player, who attended and played college football for the University of Minnesota, was selected by the Denver Broncos with the 87th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. He went on to play eight seasons in the league, lining up for the Denver Broncos, the New York Jets, and Tennessee Titans, before retiring after just signing a one-year contract with the New England Patriots.
While it is not clear how and when the two met each other, it is known that they exchanged vows on the 22nd of June, 2013 in Colorado. In September 2013, just three months into their marriage, the Deckers announced that they were starting a family. Jessie went on to give birth to the couple first child, a daughter named Vivianne Rose Decker on the 18th of March, 2014. Their second child, a son named Eric Thomas Decker II, was welcomed into the world on the 3rd of September, 2015 while their third child, another son named Forrest Bradley Decker, was born on the 31st of March, 2018.
As mentioned above, the identity of Jessie James Decker’s father is not known. However, it is known that he served in the United States Armed Forces with the Air Force. It was as a result of his job that Decker lived in numerous cities around the US while growing up.
Among Decker’s two siblings is a sister named Sydney Rae Bass, who was born on the 27th of April, 1991, in Idaho. Not much is known about Bass other than that she runs the blog – Southern Girl City Lights, which is about cooking, beauty, and travelling. She further appears on the E! reality series – Eric and Jessie: Game On alongside her older sister. In 2017, she married her husband, Anthony Bass, with whom she welcomed a daughter, Brooklyn Rae Bass, in September of that same year.
According to a number of different celebrity wealth calculating websites, Jessie James Decker has a net worth estimated to be around $1.5 million. The country music singer was able to amass her wealth mostly through her career in music – from record sales and songwriting fees. She has also pocketed a significant amount from appearing on her E! reality show, and from her work as a fashion designer. Decker notably designs a line of bikinis and swimsuits with Amore & Sorvete and owns her own clothing line called Kittenish, established in 2015.