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James Douglas Morrison (The Lizard King, Erotic Politician, American Poet, Dionysus, Mr. Mojo Risin') was born on 8 December, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida, USA, is a Soundtrack, Music Department, Actor. Discover Jim Morrison's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Jim Morrison networth?
|Popular As||James Douglas Morrison (The Lizard King, Erotic Politician, American Poet, Dionysus, Mr. Mojo Risin')|
|Age||28 years old|
|Born||8 December 1943|
|Birthplace||Melbourne, Florida, USA|
|Date of death||3 July, 1971|
|Died Place||Paris, France|
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Jim Morrison Height, Weight & Measurements
At 28 years old, Jim Morrison height is 5' 10¼" (1.78 m) .
|Height||5' 10¼" (1.78 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Dating & Relationship status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Jim Morrison Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Jim Morrison worth at the age of 28 years old? Jim Morrison’s income source is mostly from being a successful Soundtrack. He is from USA. We have estimated Jim Morrison's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2022||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2021||Pending|
|Salary in 2021||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Soundtrack|
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In June 2013, a fossil analysis discovered a large lizard in Myanmar. The extinct reptile was given the nickname "Barbaturex morrisoni" in Morrison's honor. "This is a king lizard, and he was the lizard king, so it just fit," said Jason Head, a paleontologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
On December 8, 2010--the 67th anniversary of Morrison's birth--Florida Governor Charlie Crist and the state clemency board unanimously signed a complete posthumous pardon for Morrison for indecent exposure and profanity during the Miami concert of March 1, 1969.
Posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Doors) (1993).
Is portrayed by Val Kilmer in Oliver Stone's biopic The Doors (1991). Not only did Kilmer look a lot like Morrison, he did his own singing in the film, and The Doors surviving band members reportedly were so impressed by Kilmer's vocal similarities to Morrison's that they could not distinguish Kilmer's singing voice from Morrison's singing voice (close-up shots use Kilmer's voice, while long-distance shots use Morrison's).
Longtime girlfriend Pamela Courson died from a heroin overdose on April 25, 1974.
Woman" (1971) which featured Jim's top hits "Riders of the Storm" and "Love Her Madly".
When the last of his appeals was denied and the possibility of jail hanging over him, as well as his fast stressful lifestyle, Jim decided that he was through being a rock star, and in March 1971, he and Pamela moved to Paris, France where he intended to continue his literary ambitions.
On July 3, 1971, Jim Morrison was found dead in his bathtub in his apartment in Paris at age 27. The local police listed the cause of death as heart failure, although most assume that his heart failure was alcohol, even drug related. News of his death was withheld for nearly a week, which fueled rumors that he faked his death.
The group followed up with their next album "Morrison Hotel" (1970) and "Absolutely Live" (1970), neither of which sold well.
In August 1970, Jim was brought to trial for the Miami incident where he was acquitted of charges of lewd and lascivious behavior, but found guilty of indecent exposure and profanity, and was sentenced to eight months in prison. But he remained free on bail while the verdict was being appealed. The group made a comeback with their album "L. A.
But things came to a head on March 1, 1969 during a concert in Miami, Florida where Jim was arrested afterwards for exposing himself to the audience and using profanity. As a result of Jim's legal troubles, the group lost their bookings for the next several months.
Recorded before the Miami incident, their album "The Soft Parade" (1969) kept them in the top charts.
In 1968, the group made the top charts again with their album "Waiting for the Sun" in June which contained the number-one hit "Hello, I Love You".
In January 1967, the first album "The Doors" was released and immediately received universal acclaim. With Jim being the chief lyricist and his songs for the album ranging from "The Crystal Ship" to "Break on Through" to the 11-minute "The End". The song "Light My Fire" became the group's first hit single and projected them to number one on the top music charts. Jim gained a reputation for erratic public behavior.
On December 9, 1967, Jim was arrested onstage during a concert in New Haven, Connecticut for attempting to incite a riot by telling the crowd that a policeman had sprayed him and journalist Patricia Kennealy with mace backstage before the concert.
By 1966, the group was playing in Sunset Strip nightclubs. After moving to more respectable clubs, the group became known for its charismatic stage personality and its hypnotic music, which was highlighted by Ray's eerie keyboard sounds and Robbie's jazzy guitar music. With some misgivings, Elektra Records president Jac Holzman signed them for a recording contract.
In 1965, after Jim graduated from UCLA, he drifted into the hippie scene at Venice Beach, taking drugs (LSD was his favorite), sleeping under the boardwalk, and writing poems. One day at the beach, Jim ran into Ray Manzarek, a former classmate from UCLA who was a keyboardist in a struggling rock band. When Jim showed Ray some of his poems, he insisted to Jim that they should put together a band for him to sing his poems. Ray and Jim recruited Robbie Krieger as a guitarist and John Densmore at the drummer and began calling themselves The Doors.
Jim moved to Los Angeles in the early 1960s, where he enrolled himself in the film program at UCLA. He read books constantly and told friends that he planned to model his life based on the hedonistic French poet Arthur Rimbaud.
James Douglas Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida, to Clara Virginia (Clarke) and George Stephen Morrison, a U. S. Naval Officer who fought in World War II. Jim eventually became so estranged from his parents that he would later claim that they were dead. Not much is known about his early years, although he claimed in interviews that he began writing poetry in sixth grade and filled his notebooks with writings through high school.
The Doors were voted the 41st Greatest Artists in Rock 'n' Roll by Rolling Stone.
His Georgia-born father, George Morrison (January 7, 1919 - November 17, 2008) was a Navy rear admiral who once earned distinction as becoming the youngest admiral in the Navy. He also served as operations officer aboard the aircraft carrier Midway and commanded the fleet during the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin incident which contributed to the escalation of American involvement in Vietnam. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, George was aboard the mine-layer Pruitt in Pearl Harbor when it was bombed by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Though he and Jim were largely estranged, he admitted that he viewed Jim's success with pride a year before his son's death in 1971.