Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant bio

Birth Name: Ronald Wayne Van Zant

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Jacksonville

Date Of Birth: January 15, 1948

Date Of Death: October 20, 1977

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ronnie Van Zant was born on the 15th of January, 1948. He was famous for being a Rock Singer. Lyricist, vocalist, and founding member of the southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd, the group that released classic hits like “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Free Bird.”

Ronnie Van Zant was born in Jacksonville. He was very interested in sports and had aspirations to play baseball, be a boxer, and race stock cars. He was killed in a plane crash on October 20, 1977.

Ronnie Van Zant was a Capricorn and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Ronnie Van Zant was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Ronald Wayne Van Zant is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Ronnie’s Ronald Wayne Van Zant attended Robert E. Lee High School, Jacksonville.


Ronnie Van Zant’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ronnie Van Zant’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ronnie Van Zant kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ronnie Van Zant was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ronald Wayne Van Zant
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Ronnie Van Zant was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ronnie Van Zant was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Ronnie Van Zant had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Ronnie Van Zant’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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