Johnny Van Zant

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Birthday
27, 1959
Birthplace
Florida
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
27, 1959 (age 58)
Birthplace
Florida

About

Country singer who became the lead singer of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Sknyryd in 1987. He has released solo albums, including Brickyard Road.

Before Fame

He started his first band, The Johnny Van Zant Band, in the 1970s. The band used to be called The Austin Nickels Band.

Trivia

He had his appendix urgently removed in May 2006, a day before a huge music festival called The Bone's Bone Bash 7.

Family Life

His older brother was Ronald Zant, the first lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd who died in a plane crash.

Associated With

He and Larry Junstrom have both performed with Lynyrd Skynyrd.