Jimmie Allen

Jimmie Allen (né James Edward Allen) is an American country singer-songwriter. He rose to fame with his 2018 hit single, "Best Shot." Allen is also known for songs such as "Make Me Want To," "This Is Us," "Good Times Roll," "Why Things Happen" and "Freedom Was a Highway" featuring Brad Paisley. Allen also competed on season 30 of Dancing with the Stars and auditioned for season 10 of American Idol. In 2022, he received a Grammy nomination for best new artist.
Jimmie Allen
Full Name
James Edward Allen
Milton, DE
Notable Projects
Dancing with the Stars


Who is Jimmie Allen's wife?

Jimmie Allen is married to Alexis Allen (née Gale), who is a nurse. The couple tied the knot in May 2021 at The Lake House Inn in Perkasie, Pennsylvania.

Why does Jimmie Allen wear bandanas?

In an interview with 'Taste of Country,' Jimmie Allen revealed that he frequently wears a purple bandana on his head or belt loop as a tribute to his grandmother. Allen's grandmother died in 2014.

How many kids does Jimmie Allen have?

Jimmie Allen has three children. He has two daughters, Naomi Bettie and Zara James, with wife Alexis Allen. Allen also has a son, Aadyn, from a previous relationship.

Most Recent

Jimmie Allen Reveals Tulip Drive Album Includes 'On My Way' Remix with Jennifer Lopez
The "On My Way" remix will be featured on Allen's forthcoming studio album Tulip Drive, set for release in June
Carrie Underwood Reveals Dates for The Denim & Rhinestones Tour with Special Guest Jimmie Allen
"I'm excited to bring the new music of Denim & Rhinestones to life on tour, as well as put new spins on familiar favorites," Carrie Underwood said in a press statement about the 43-date tour
Go Inside PEOPLE's 2022 iHeartCountry Festival Photo Booth! All the Photos
Nashville came to Austin on May 7 for the ninth annual festival presented by Capital One
Cody Johnson! Carrie Underwood! Thomas Rhett! See the iHeartCountry Festival's 2022 Group Photo
The year's event took place Saturday, May 7 at the new Moody Center in Austin, Texas and was again hosted by Bobby Bones
Watch Cardi B Take a Hilarious Ride on a Mechanical Bull with Help from Jimmie Allen
Cardi B's latest episode of Cardi Tries __ sees her take on the world of country
BRELAND Dazzles with Help from Friends Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Kane Brown, Mickey Guyton and More
The rising star uses his magnetic powers to attract a star-studded bill for a one-of-a-kind benefit concert in Nashville

More Jimmie Allen

Jimmie Allen Tears Up as Idol Contestant Cites Him as Inspiration: 'Made Me Feel Like There's a Spot for Me'
The Grammy nominee returned to American Idol to mentor the series' top 24 contestants as they made their live performance debuts at Disney's Aulani Resort in Kapolei, Hawaii
Kacey Musgraves, Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett and Taylor Lautner to Present at the 2022 CMT Awards
The fan-voted show will air live from Nashville on CBS on April 11 at 8 p.m. ET
Jimmie Allen Says He's 'Cool' with Wife Not Wanting More Kids, But 'Whatever Happens, Happens'

"It was actually [my wife's] idea," Jimmie Allen says on Tuesday's episode of PEOPLE Every Day of not having more kids