Donnie Van Zant

About Donnie Van Zant

Who is it?: Vocalist & Music Composer
Birth Day: June 11, 1952
Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida, United States, United States
Birth Sign: Cancer
Birth name: Donald Newton Van Zant
Genres: Southern rock, Country
Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter, singer, guitarist
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Years active: 1974–2013
Associated acts: 38 Special, Van Zant, Lynyrd Skynyrd

Donnie Van Zant Net Worth

Donnie Van Zant was bornon June 11, 1952 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States, United States, is Vocalist & Music Composer. Donald Newton ‘Donnie’ Van Zant, better known as Donnie Van, is an American rocker and guitarist. The country musician and former lead singer of the rock band ‘38 Special’, Donnie is the brother of Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Van Zant—the lead singer of ‘Lynyrd Skynyrd’, who was killed in a plane crash. Donnie, along with his younger brother, Johnny, also performs as ‘Van Zant’. Johnny Van Zant is currently the lead singer of the ‘Lynyrd Skynyrd’, while Donnie became the lead vocalist of ‘38 Special’. The duo recorded their first song in 1980’s for ‘Van Zant’. However, they disbanded for a while. In 1998, they came together again as ‘Van Zant’, and recorded two albums. Donnie is a part of ‘38 Special’ since 1974. However, in 2013 it was announced by the members of the band that due to health issues, Van wasn’t able to perform for six months, and might not be able to perform with the band in future as well. Donnie agreed to write and record music for the band, but unfortunately his health only deteriorated with time, and finally in late 2013, he decided to bid goodbye to the southern rock band.
Donnie Van Zant is a member of Singers

💰 Net worth: $2 Million

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Biography/Timeline

2013

According to a posting in March 2013 on the 38 Special website, "Donnie Van Zant has not been able to join the band's performances for the past six months. In accordance with his doctor's strict orders and due to health issues related to inner-ear nerve damage, he will not be able to join 38 Special onstage in the foreseeable Future. Donnie will continue to write and record with the band." However, it was announced later in 2013 that he had officially left 38 Special, and was retiring.