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Death Cause of Jim Seals, Bio, Family, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Height

Death Cause of Jim Seals, Bio, Family, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Height

Facts of James Eugene Seals

Full Name:James Eugene Seals
Birth Date:October 17, 1941
Age:82 years
Death Date:June 7, 2022
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
WifeRuby Jean Seals
MarriedRuby Jean Seals
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Birth PlaceSidney, Texas, United States
CousinBrady Seals
FatherWayland Seals
MotherSusan Seals
SiblingsDan Seals, Renne Byars-Staley, and Eddie Seals
KidsJoshua Seals, Juliette Seals, and Sutherland Seals
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The musician Jim Seals, is recognized as a member of the ’70s popular American music duo Seals and Crofts with his partner Dash Crofts.

What Nationality was Jim Seals?

Jim Seals opened his eyes to this beautiful world on 17th October 1941 in Sidney, Texas, United States. His age was 80 years old at the time of his death.  He used to celebrate his birthday every 17 0f October. By birth, his full name was James Eugene Seals while his horoscope was Libra. The name of his parents was Wayland and Susan Seals.

Caption: Jim Seals with his brother (Photo: Pinterest)

He was one of the four children of his parents. The name of his siblings is Dan Seals, Renne Byars-Staley, and Eddie Seals. His brother, Dan is an American musician. He had an American nationality and belonged to white ethnic background. His religion was Christianity.

Were Ruby Jean Seals and Jim Seals married?

Jim Seals was married to his partner Ruby Jean Seals. Jim and Ruby met in the ’60s at a gathering of the Baha’i religion. They were both followers of Baha’i this is how they both met for the first time.

Caption: Jim Seals with his wife(Photo: Texas monthly)

Jim once penned a song dedicated to his wife entitled Ruby Jean and Billie Lee. They got married in 1970 and were together until Jim’s demise.

Seals was a father of three children. Jim and Ruby welcomed their three children named Joshua, (born in 1973), Juliette, and Sutherland. All three children are musicians

How much was Jim Seals’s Net Worth?

Jim’s net worth was estimated to be around $1.5 million at the time of his death. According to some online sites, the average salary for an American musician is $46,920 per year. He might have earned the same amount of salary throughout his singing career.

Jim Seals
Caption: Jim Seals with his band (Photo: Dalla morning)

Where did Jim Seals live?

Before his demise, he moved to Costa Rica and lived on a coffee farm off and on since 1980. He also lived in Nashville and Southern Florida.

What was Jim Seals Cause of Death?

Jim passed away on 7th June 2022 in Texas, the United States at the age of 80. He stopped performing after he suffered a stroke in 2017. The cause of his death was an unspecified chronic ongoing illness.

His cousin Brady Seals who is a country singer shared his tribute to Jim’s family on Facebook saying:

‘My heart just breaks for his wife Ruby and their children. Please keep them in your prayers. What an incredible legacy he leaves behind.’

Are Seals and Crofts still alive?

Currently, Dash Crofts is in Costa Rica on a coffee farm. However, Jim has died and the cause was an unspecified chronic ongoing illness.

How tall is Jim Seals?

Jim stood at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches while his body weight was about 77kg. He had an attractive pair of brown color eyes and brown color hair

Professional Career of Jim Seals

  • Jim was a well-known American musician.
  • It’s Never Too Late was the first debut song of The Seals and Crofts in 1961.
  • After the failure of The Dawnbreakers, Jim and Darrell George decided to play as a duo as a comeback.
  • They signed a contract with the record division of Talent associates (TA) in 1969.
  • The duo released two LPs, of which only the second reached the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at No. 122 in October 1970.
  •  Jim had memorable hits such as Summer Breeze and Diamond Girl in the 1970s as part of the Seals and Crofts duo.
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Caption: Jim Seals and Dash Croft(Photo: Groovy history)
  • Seals and Crofts debuted an album in 1969 and failed to chart, but the second and third 1970’s Down Home and 1971’s Sunday of the Year broke The Billboard 200.
  • Likewise, the follow-up single Hummingbird broke into the top 20, helping to push the LP to No. 7.
  • The duo continued their hot streak with Diamond Girl and the title also reached number 6.
  • They even performed at The Midnight Special and rock concerts in 1973.