Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant
1948 - 1977

Ronnie Van Zant  American Singer


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Ronnie Van Zant was previously married to Judy Van Zant Jenness (1972 - 1977) and Nadine Incoe (1967 - 1969).


American Singer Ronnie Van Zant was born Ronald Wayne Van Zant on 15th January, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA and passed away on 20th Oct 1977 Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA aged 29. He is most remembered for Lynyrd Skynyrd. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Ronnie Van Zant is a member of the following lists: Singers from Florida, 20th-century American singers and Musicians from Jacksonville, Florida.


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Married2 8 years, 9 months 5 years, 10 months 3 years
Total2 8 years, 9 months 5 years, 10 months 3 years


First Name Ronnie
Middle Name Wayne
Last Name Van Zant
Full Name at Birth Ronald Wayne Van Zant
Age 29 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th January, 1948
Birthplace Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Died 20th October, 1977
Place of Death Gillsburg, Mississippi, USA
Cause of Death Airplane crash
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Robert E. Lee High School, Jacksonville
Occupation Text Musician, songwriter
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Lynyrd Skynyrd
Music Genre (Text) Southern rock
Year(s) Active 1964–1977
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Drums, guitar, piano, drums
Associated Acts Lynyrd Skynyrd
Father Marion Van Zant (1929–2000)
Mother Lacy Van Zant (1915–2004)
Brother Johnny Van Zant, Donnie Van Zant

Ronald Wayne "Ronnie" Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was an American lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. He was the older brother of current Lynyrd Skynyrd lead vocalist Johnny Van Zant, and of the founder and vocalist of 38 Special, Donnie Van Zant. He is the father of singer Tammy Van Zant, and cousin of musician Jimmie Van Zant.

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Ronnie Van Zant29 CapricornSinger
Judy Van Zant Jenness-Relative
Nadine Incoe-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
TammyFemale196751 years oldNadine Incoe
MelodyFemale197642 years oldJudy Van Zant Jenness


Posted commentsView all comments (7)

wjerryzwjerryzJan 29, 2017

They only make them one time around. Tragedy.

Another FriendJun 16, 2010

I was 11 when we met and 15 on our last date... summer of 1966. Fly high sweet summer love and know that I - still love the boy who taught this girl fly.

A FriendOct 9, 2009

I met Ronnie when he was 14 or 15 years old. He was always special, and he will always be missed.

mark kitchenJul 23, 2009

ronnie,s singing is what got me hooked on southern a big fan of ronnie van zandt,s and lynyrd skynyrd.he is missed alot

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