Roy Orbison Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, musician and son of rock and roll legend Roy Orbison and German-born, prolific music businesswoman Barbara Orbison. His father has a #1 hit song in every country, and a career that spans four decades. His godparents are Johnny and June Carter-Cash. Following his father’s footsteps, Roy jr. has become successful. He runs two label groups, music companies, and band groups and singing. Roy’s also appeared in a couple of TV biographies about his father’s life.
Roy Orbison Jr.
Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Celebrity Kid
Country, Folk-rock, Blues
Roy’s boy’s LLC
Birthday / Date of Birth
Roy Orbison Jr. was born on the 18th of October 1970, in Nashville, Tennessee, The United States of America.
He’s currently 52 years old.
His educational qualifications are unknown.
- Father – Roy Orbison (Music legend)
- Mother – Barbara Orbison (Music producer)
- Siblings – Alex Orbison(Brother) (Presidents of their mother’s music publishing company) , Wesley Orbison (Brother) (Film producer)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Roy Orbison Jr. has dated –
- Asa Hallgren (2013-Present) – On June 11, 2013, Roy Orbison met Asa Hallgren. They’d meet in Stockholm and then talk nonstop for the rest of the trip. Asa was from Sweden, and Roy had only recently moved there, thus the distance was affecting their relationship. On June 11, 2017, four years to the day after they met, the two will married in a secret ceremony in Cash Cabin Studio, which was close to Roy’s childhood home. Asa and Roy have two sons together.
- In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
- In centimeters – 180 cm
- In meters – 1.80 m
- In Kilograms – 71 kg
- In Pounds – 156 lbs
He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.
Roy became known for his and his family’s contribution to the music industry. Roy is the son of famous 60’s rock singer Roy Orbison and the music producer, Barbara Orbison. He is alsoa co-founder of the record label Roys Boys LLC, which is where they restore their father’s music and look over his empire.
In 2014, Orbison had her first film onscreen role in the movie, Mary Loss of Soul as Mary Solis and she made her theatrical film debut as Paula in the thriller movie, Double Daddy (2015).
Roy launched his first single with Bono of U2 at the age of 17. His rock and roll knowledge is so strong that people still come to him for his expertise. He made an album of his father’s ultimatum hits that charted at number 20 in the UK.
Orbison recently made an appearance in the Netflix show below the deck Mediterranean.
Roy Orbison Jr. Net worth
Roy Orbison Jr. has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million dollars as of 2023.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Roy Orbison Jr.
- Orbison was born with a golden spoon. He spent his entire childhood around famous musicians and artists. The usual hangout place for him was backstage with Bob Dylan and Tom Petty.
- He is one of the five children of the famous singer of the 50s, Roy Orbison. Along his father’s path, he has become a renowned singer and record producer. His mother, Barbara, was a music producer as well.
- Music was an integral part of Roy Jr’s upbringing. Not just from his parents, but his godparents, Johnny and June Carter-Cash, were also influential.
- At the age of five, Roy Jr. was called out on stage by his dad, who gave him his first guitar. The first song he learned to play was You Are My Sunshine. The song was also the first piece his dad learned to play from Roy Jr’s grandfather.
- Soon after his birth, his parents moved the family to England. When he was 14, Roy Jr. and his parents returned to the US and settled in Los Angeles, California. By this time, he was proficient on the guitar and three years later was invited to write a song with Bono from U2.
- The singer runs a podcast where he discusses the process of becoming a good singer. He also arranged the first hologram tour with his father.
- Roy Jr. and his brother, Alex, run the Orbison family music publishing company, Still Working Music. It was founded in 1990 by their mother, Barbara.
- He isn’t just a producer in the music industry but is also a producer of television shows, a musician, a television personality, and a publisher.
- Roy recently made an appearance in the Netflix show below the deck. It is a reality show that attracts luxurious yacht facilities. He was in seasons 5 and 6. Roy jr is very popular on social media. He posts all of his crazy adventures, like snowboarding and showing canyons.