Famous as :Singer, songwriter
Birth Name :James William Buffett
Birth Date :December 25, 1946
Birth Place :Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA
Claim to fame :Single "Margaritaville" from album "Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes" (1977)
Was temporarily detained at Toulon-HyŤres International Airport in the south of France after customs officials found more than 100 tabs of Ecstasy in his luggage during a trip to the French Riviera (Oct 2006).
Has been included in the Rolling Stone's 5th-annual list of Biggest Moneymakers at No. 7.