Johnny Van Zant

American singer

John Roy "Johnny" Van Zant (born February 27, 1959) is an American musician. He is the lead vocalist of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd.[1]

Johnny Van Zant
Van Zant in 2010
Background information
Birth nameJohn Roy Van Zant
Born (1959-02-27) February 27, 1959 (age 61)
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
GenresSouthern rock, country
Years active1976–present
Associated actsThe Johnny Van Zant Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Van Zant, .38 Special

Van Zant was born in Jacksonville, Florida. He is the younger brother of the late Lynyrd Skynyrd co-founder and former lead vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, and of the .38 Special founder, Donnie Van Zant.


Lynyrd SkynyrdEdit

Studio albums
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991 (1991)
  • The Last Rebel (1993)
  • Twenty (1997)
  • Edge of Forever (1999)
  • Vicious Cycle (2003)
  • God and Guns (2009)
  • Last of a Dyin' Breed (2012)

Van ZantEdit

  1. Van Zant (1985) (Geffen Records)
  2. Brother to Brother (February 24, 1998) (CMC International)
  3. Van Zant II (March 6, 2001) (CMC International)
  4. Get Right with the Man (May 10, 2005) (Columbia Nashville)


  1. "Update: Johnny Van Zant on the mend". KSHE-95. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016.

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