Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee Messina

American singer-songwriter
Protege of Tim McGraw went from top of the charts, to rock bottom, back top again in just two years.
BornAugust 25, 1970
HometownFramingham, Massachusetts, United States
Net worth$9 million
Height5'3" (1.60m)
SpouseChris Deffenbaugh
ChildrenJonah Christopher Deffenbaugh, Noah Roger Deffenbaugh
ParentsMary Messina, Vincent Messina


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How a visit from Jesus changed country singer Jo Dee Messina’s life

Country singer Jo Dee Messina, known for songs like “Burn” and “Heads Carolina, Tails California,” is being frank about the many struggles she’s faced in recent years: a cancer diagnosis, the breakup of her marriage, a lack of money. As she sees it, she only made it through with the help of her faith, which was fueled by an unexpected encounter.
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