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Jeff Cook Biography, Music, Death, Family, Wife and Net Worth



Jeff Cook Biography, Music, Death, Family, Wife, and Net Worth

Who is Jeff Cook?

Jeffrey Alan Cook was a famous American professional country music artist. Cook was popularly recognized for being a member of the band Alabama, in which he played guitar, fiddle, and other musical instruments.

Jeff Cook Career

In 1972, Cook co-founded the band Wildcountry, together with his cousins Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry. The band then changed its name to Alabama in 1977. Cook contributed lead and also backing vocals, lead guitar, keyboard, and fiddle to the band’s productions. Since the band ended active production and performances in 2004, he formed the bands, Cook & Glenn and the Allstar Goodtime Band, with which he performed.

Together with his performance work, he founded Cook Sound Studios, Inc., in his native Fort Payne. He also established the radio station WQRX-AM, which he then sold, in adjacent Valley Head, Alabama. Cook is known for his culinary endeavors, having operated a restaurant and marketed his own sauce. He then endorsed the 2008 presidential candidacy of former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee and made appearances with the candidate in Alabama. In 2019, he was elected into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.


In 2022, he toured with Alabam for their 50th Anniversary tour. He revealed that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease four years earlier, on April 11, 2017. He quit touring regularly with Alabama in 2018. On November 8, 2022, Cook died from complications of the illness at the age of 73 in Destin, Florida.

A photo of Jeff Cook
A photo of Jeff Cook

How old is Jeff Cook?

Jeffrey Alan Cook died of complications of Parkinson’s disease on November 8, 2022, at the age of 73 in Destin, Florida. He was born on August 27, 1949, in Fort Payne, Alabama, U.S. Cook shares his birthday with famous people including Ariana Greenblatt, Rod Wave, Zach Choi, Kim Petras, Akeila Collins, Peter Stormare, Savannah James, Patrick J. Adams, Aaron Paul, Tom Ford, Suranne Jones, and Amanda Fuller, among others.

Jeff Cook Family

Who are Jeff Cook’s parents?

Jeffrey Alan Cook was born in Fort Payne, Alabama to parents of English and Native American descent. His mother is called Betty Cook while his father is not known to the media.

Does Jeff Cook have siblings?

Cook is the cousin to Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen, with who he founded the band Wildcountry, later Alabama. He has one biological brother, namely David Cook, whose information is not known.

Jeff Cook Education

Cook attended Fort Payne High School, where he graduated. While still in high school, he worked at a local radio station as a disc jockey. He then enrolled at Jacksonville State University, before earning a broadcast engineer license 3 days following his 14th birthday.

Jeff Cook Wife

Cook was married to his spouse Lisa Williams from 1995 to his demise in 2022. She was a flight attendant, and not much about her is available to the media.

Jeff Cook Kids

As of his death, Cook had not shared any information about his children and was not linked to any biological children.

Jeff Cook Height

Cook had a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body with a height of 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) and a weight of 97 kg ( lbs).

Jeff Cook’s Net Worth

American country music artist and songwriter, Cook was active from 1972 to 2022. He was a member of the bands Alabama, then Cook & Glenn, and the Allstar Goodtime Band. Cook had gathered an accumulative net worth of approximately $20 million as of his death in 2022.

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