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Legendary Singer Jimmy Buffett Dead at Age 76

Saturday, September 2, 2023 - Jimmy Buffett has died at age 76, according to his website. The singer of the hit song Margaritaville died "surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs" on Friday.

Jimmy turned Margaritaville life into a billion-dollar empire of restaurants, resorts, apparel and footwear for men and women, a radio station, a beer brand, ice tea, tequila and rum, and home décor. Buffett was No. 18 in Forbes’ list of the Richest Celebrities of All Time, with a net worth of $1 billion.

Jimmy Buffett earned two Grammy Award nominations, two Academy of Country Music Awards and a Country Music Association Award.

Sir Elton said o Instagram: "Jimmy Buffett was a unique and treasured entertainer. His fans adored him, and he never let them down."


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