Who is Mickey Gilley? Mickey Gilley Biography and Wiki

Mickey Gilley is an American country music singer who was born and brought up in Natchez, Mississippi. He is well known for being the owner and the founder of his own theater which is widely known as the Mickey Gilley Theatre. His greatest hits, include “Room Full of Roses,” and “Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time.

Mickey Gilley Age

Gilley is 84 years old as of 2020, he was born on March 9, 1936, in Natchez, Mississippi, United States. He celebrates his birthday on March 9th every year and his birth sign is Pisces.

Mickey Gilley Height

Gilley stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and Weighs 60 kg. He also appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos.

Mickey Gilley Family

Gilley was born to parents Arthur Fillmore Gilley and Irene Gilley as Mickey Leroy Gilley. Throughout his childhood, he was under the shadows of his well-known cousin, who is a successful rock and roll singer and musician, named Jerry Lee Lewis.

Most noteworthy, it is known that Mickey is related to Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl McVoy, Jim Gilley, and Jimmy Swaggart. Further information regarding his family in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Mickey Gilley Wife, Is He Married?

Gilley has married twice. He first married Geraldine Garrett with whom he had three children namely; Keith Ray, Michael, and Kathy. However, the two divorced and parted ways in the year 1961 due to irreconcilable differences.

Afterward, Mickey went on and married his second wife, Vivian McDonald, who unfortunately died in the year 2019. The duo has been married since the year 1962 and together they had a son named Gregory.

Most importantly, it is known that two of Gilley’s children Kathy and Keith are in the music business. Further information regarding his marital status in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Mickey Gilley Children

Gilley has four adult children. Together with his first wife Geraldine Garrett, he had three children namely; Keith Ray, Michael, and Kathy. Furthermore, it is known that he likewise shared a son, Gregory, with his second wife Vivian McDonald.

Most importantly, two of Gilley’s children Kathy and Keith are in the music business. Further information regarding his children in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Mickey Gilley Net Worth

Gilley has an estimated Net Worth of $20 Million as of 2020. This includes his Assets, Money, and Income. His primary source of income is his career as a country music singer. Through his various sources of income, Mickey has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Mickey Gilley Measurements and Facts 

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Gilley.

Mickey Gilley Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Mickey Leroy Gilley.
  • Popular As: Mickey Gilley.
  • Gender: Male.
  • Occupation / Profession: Country music singer.
  • Nationality: American.
  • Race / Ethnicity: White.
  • Religion: Not known.
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight.

Mickey Gilley Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 84 years (2020)
  • Zodiac SignPisces.
  • Date of Birth: March 9, 1936.
  • Place of Birth: Natchez, Mississippi.
  • Birthday: 9th March.

Mickey Gilley Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: Not Available.
  • Height / How Tall?: 5 feet 6 inches.
  • Weight: 60 kg. 
  • Eye Color: Hazel blue.
  • Hair Color: Grey.
  • Shoe Size: To be Updated.

Mickey Gilley Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Arthur Fillmore Gilley. 
  • Mother: Irene Gilley.
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): To be Updated.
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Wife/SpouseVivian Gilley (m. 1962-2019), Geraldine Garrett (m. 1953–1961).
  • Children: Keith Ray, Michael, Kathy, Gregory Gilley.

Mickey Gilley Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $20 Million.
  • Salary: Under review.
  • Source of Income: His career as a country music singer.

Mickey Gilley House and Cars

  • Place of living: Missouri.
  • Cars: Car Brand to be Updated.

Mickey Gilley Death

Gilley and his son were involved in a tragic car accident which in turn resulted in deadly injuries. Citing the crash after their car rolled three times near Corrigan in Texas on their way to a gig in Branson, Missouri.

As a result, Mickey’s son was seriously injured and ended up with a broken ankle and shoulder. However, Gilley didn’t die and there is no provided information regarding his death. Nonetheless, it is known that his wife of more than 50 years, Vivian Gilley, died in 2019 from Alzheimer’s disease.

Further information regarding Mickey Gilley’s death and the cause of death in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Mickey Gilley Bar

Gilley opened up his first nightclub named Gilley’s Club in Pasadena, Texas, in the year 1970. Furthermore, it later grew and became the “world’s biggest honky-tonk.” Gilley’s Club and its mechanical bull were portrayed in the 1980 film Urban Cowboy.

He shared “Gilley’s Club” with Sherwood Cryer, who asked Gilley to re-open his former bar with him. However, part of the club was burned in the year 1990, and the rodeo arena portion was razed in 2005 to make way for a school.

Mickey Gilley Theater

Gilley is a legendary country singer who performs alongside other great talents at his very own Mickey Gilley Theatre. Most noteworthy, it is located near The Hollywood Wax Museum and Branson Titanic which are both within half a mile from the Country Music Boulevard. However, it was once closed but in 2017, it was purchased and reopened again by Hatfield & McCoy.

Mickey Gilley Career

Gilley is a licensed pilot according to the Federal Aviation Administration. While here, he was holding an instrument rating with commercial pilot privileges for multi-engine airplanes, and private pilot privileges for single-engine aircraft.

Most importantly, Mickey started out singing western material just as straight-up country music during the 1970s. As a result, he moved towards a more pop-accommodating sound, therefore, bringing him further accomplishment and success during the 1980s.

Furthermore, it is known that Gilley’s greatest hits, include “Room Full of Roses,” “Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time,” and the redo of the Soul hit “Remain by Me”.

Mickey Gilley Songs

  • Stand by Me
  • Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time
  • Room Full of Roses
  • That’s All That Matters
  • I Overlooked an Orchid
  • Lonely Nights
  • Put Your Dreams Away
  • A Heartache Tomorrow
  • Bring It on Home to Me
  • You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me
  • Fool for Your Love
  • She’s Pulling Me Back Again
  • Window Up Above
  • Here Comes the Hurt Again
  • Tears of the Lonely
  • Doo-Wah Days
  • Lawdy Miss Clawdy
  • Bouquet of Roses
  • Overnight Sensation
  • Chains of Love
  • Honky Tonk Memories
  • You’ve Got Something On Your Mind
  • Just Long Enough to Say Goodbye
  • Your Love Shines Through
  • My Silver Lining
  • Your Memory Ain’t What It Used to Be
  • The Power of Positive Drinkin’
  • Honky Tonk Wine
  • The Song We Made Love To
  • I’ll Sail My Ship Alone
  • Fraulein
  • That’s How It’s Got to Be

Mickey Gilley Awards and Achievements

Gilley is undoubtedly, a fine country musician as outlined in the following awards and accomplishments;

  • Inducted into the Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame
  • Entertainer of the Year
  • Album of the Year
  • Single of the Year
  • Song of the Year
  • Top Male Vocalist
  • Most Promising Male Artist of the Year
  • Top New Male Vocalist

Frequently Asked Questions About Mickey Gilley

Who is Mickey Gilley?

Mickey is an accomplished country music singer who is also the owner and the founder of Mickey Gilley Theatre. He is also a licensed pilot according to the Federal Aviation Administration. His  greatest hits, include “Room Full of Roses,” and “Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time.

How old is Mickey Gilley?

Gilley is 84 years old as of 2020, he was born on March 9, 1936, and his birth sign is Pisces.

How tall is Mickey Gilley?

Gilley stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Is Mickey Gilley married?

Gilley has married twice. He first married Geraldine Garrett with whom he had three children namely; Keith Ray, Michael, and Kathy. Afterward, Mickey went on and married his second wife, Vivian McDonald, who unfortunately died in the year 2019.

How much is Mickey Gilley worth?

Mickey has an approximate net worth of $20 Million. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the music industry.

How much does Mickey Gilley make?

There is no provided information regarding the amount of money that Mickey makes since he has not disclosed it to the public yet. However, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.

Where does Gilley live?

Mickey is a resident of Old Kinderhook Resort, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.

Is Mickey Gilley dead?

Mickey is alive and in good health. However, he and his son were involved in a tragic car accident which in turn resulted in deadly injuries. As a result, Mickey’s son was seriously injured and ended up with a broken ankle and shoulder. However, Gilley didn’t die and there is no provided information regarding his death.

Where is Gilley now?

This information is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.

Mickey Gilley Social Media Contacts

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