Known as Bobby O’ Jay, this Memphis radio legend was known for his passion for music. O’Jay was one of the most popular voices on Memphis radio and had a career that lasted for over 40 years. He died unexpectedly on May 3, 2022. He was 68 years old.
Bobby O’ Jay was born in Batesville, Mississippi in 1953. He had several siblings. He was one of the youngest among his nine siblings. He was married to two women before marrying Sharon O’Jay. The couple had six children together. The children were Kacey, Bonita, Joshua, Nicholas, Bobby, and Joey. O’Jay had one more child with his second wife, Joey, but she died in 2007.
O’Jay was born in the United States. He grew up in Batesville, Mississippi, where he attended Patton Lane High School. He worked as a radio DJ for the Memphis radio station WDIA for almost four decades. During his career, he was recognized by the Living Legends Foundation. He was also inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame in the summer of 2021. During this time, he had an estimated net worth of at least $1 million.
O’Jay was the host of the morning show on WDIA. His show, The Fun Morning Show, featured many of his favorite artists and entertainers. He also interviewed famous people like Muhammad Ali, David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, and Whitney Houston. He was also nominated for the National Radio Hall of Fame.
O’Jay has also been the recipient of several awards for his achievements, including the iHeartMedia Memphis award. His radio career is what has helped to increase his net worth. His net worth is estimated to be around $20 million today. He also has several projects that are still active today. He has a website. He has also been a guest on several TV shows. The radio station WDIA has paid tribute to his legacy. O’Jay was a popular personality and has earned millions of followers over a decade. He has also worked on several projects that have increased his net worth.
In his early years, O’Jay worked for a station in Montgomery, Alabama. He moved to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1983. He worked for WDIA for nearly four decades, and helped the station become inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame. O’Jay’s career will be remembered for many generations. He had a reputation for engaging with listeners and building a reputation for opening phone lines for listeners.
O’Jay worked for a number of radio stations and has a long list of awards and honors to his credit. He was nominated for the National Radio Hall of fame and was also inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall. He also toured the United States in order to spread awareness about HIV/AIDS.
He was also the recipient of the prestigious Jimmie Davis Legacy Award from the Memphis radio station. The station is currently paying tribute to Davis’ legacy by hosting a series of events. He also had a morning show on the station and was known as the city’s most popular morning show.