Lee Roy Parnell is an American country music singer, artist, songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for his hit singles like “What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am”, “Tender Moment” and many more. As of 2018, Lee Roy Parnell net worth is estimated to be more than $10 million.
Lee Roy was born on December 21, 1956 in Stephenville, Texas, United States. He first performed at the age of six on the Bob Wills show. In 1987, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee where he signed with Arista Nashville two years later.
His first self-titled album for Arista Records came in 1990. It consisted of singles like Crocodile Tears, Oughta Be a Law and Family Tree. In 1992, he released his next album ‘Love Without Mercy’ and it consisted of hit singles like ‘What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am’ which peaked at No. 2. Songs like The Rock and Tender Moment were also hit at that time.
Parnell has been active since 1990 and has recorded nine studio albums. He has charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks charts. Seven of his singles from different albums have charted in the Top Ten as well.
Since the early 2000’s, Parnell made a shift to the blues music. He released two blues albums on Vanguard Records and Universal South. In-addition to that, he has played slide guitar and National guitar on several other country and blues recordings.