Jolie Shacklett is famously known as the daughter of country music legend Brenda Lee. Her father, Ronnie Shacklett, is a well-known 60s country music songwriter and her mother is also a 60s singer. Brenda Lee is a multi-platinum selling recording artist and Grammy-winning singer. She is known for a string of hits including “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” and “I’m Sorry”. She has a sibling, Julie Shacklett. Her parents tied the knot on April 24, 1963.
Personal Life and Family of Jolie Shacklett
Jolie was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and grew up around music. She has always been a natural performer and has always had a passion for music. Jolie has said that her mother was her biggest influence and that she learned a lot from watching her perform. Jolie has also said that she was always encouraged to be herself and to follow her dreams. Despite their parents’ popularity, the two sisters, Jolie and Julie, have kept every aspect of their personal life private. Hardly anyone knows about their married life and children.
Jolie Shacklett’s Career
Jolie made her acting debut in the television movie “Sweet Dreams”, in which she played the younger version of her mother. She has also appeared in the movies “Nashville”, “The Blind Side”, and “Crazy Heart”. In addition to acting, Jolie is also a singer-songwriter. She has released two albums, “Jolie” and “Shine”.
All about Brenda Lee
Born Brenda Mae Tarpley in Atlanta, Georgia, Brenda Lee was awarded Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2009. Her parents, Ruben Lindsey Tarpley and Annie Grayce Yarbrough welcomed their daughter Brenda on December 11, 1944. Lee began her singing career at the age of four, when she made her radio debut on a local Atlanta station. She soon began performing on the “Grand Ole Opry” and “The Ed Sullivan Show”.
In 1958, Lee signed with Decca Records and released her first single, “One Step at a Time”. She achieved her first major hit with “I’m Sorry” in 1960. The song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and made Lee the youngest person to ever have a No. 1 single.
Over the next few years, Lee released several successful singles including “Sweet Nothin’s”. She also had a few hits in the UK, including “All Alone Am I” and “As Usual”. In 1962, Lee released her signature song, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”. The song has since become a holiday classic and has been covered by many artists.
Lee continued to have success in the 1960s with songs like “I Want to Be Wanted” and “Is It True?”. She also appeared in several films, including “Divorce American Style” and “The Jerry Lewis Show”.
Lee has faced many ups and downs. Her career first began to slow down in the 1970s. Lee made a comeback in the 1980s with the album “Brenda, Brenda, Brenda”. Her career slowed down again in the 1990s. In recent years, Lee has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has continued to perform and tour throughout the world.
Jolie is a talented performer. She is a role model for young girls and an inspiration to aspiring singers and songwriters. Jolie is proof that with hard work and determination, anything is possible.