Alan Jackson is in full #girldad mode in latest photo with his wife and three daughters.
Alan Jackson isn’t just a country music icon, he’s also a father of three beautiful daughters. He even released a new song just a few days ago for his daughters on their wedding day (see more info below). Jackson’s daughter, Mattie recently shared a photo of her and her family together. Along with the photo, she wrote “And on Mondays, we wear blue… 💙 I am sure grateful for my amazing family! #jackson5“
Who Is Alan Jackson’s Daughter Mattie?
Alan Jackson has three daughters, Mattie Denise, Dani Grace, and Alexandra Jane. Mattie is the eldest of the three daughters and although she’s young, she’s been through a lot. In 2018, her husband of only a year, Ben Selecman, tragically passed away. He suffered a traumatic brain injury while on vacation in Florida.
Despite the pain, Mattie has pushed forward and even dedicated herself to helping others in need. Along with her friend, Brooke Tometich, Mattie founded NaSHEville. The project is designed to help women and children, specifically orphans, widows, and trafficked women. According to their website, “NaSHEville is a brand, a body, and a movement celebrating fierce, grace-filled women of Nashville and calling them to share their stories and gifts with other SHE’S of our city.”
In addition to her entrepreneurial work, Mattie is also dog mom, writer and podcast host. She’s also a certified sommelier, so if you ever have any wine questions, Mattie is the Jackson in the family to ask.
Jackson Just Released a Song For His Daughters on Their Wedding Days
Alan Jackson released “You’ll Always Be My Baby” on April 16. He wrote the song completely on his own for his daughters on their wedding days.
The song is about mourning the little girl he raised as he walks her down the aisle towards her future. During the song, Jackson sings, “Sixteen, first car. Twenty-one and there’s a broken heart. High heels, strong will. In my eyes I see a young child still. But you’re a woman on your own. All in love and nearly gone.”
During a recent interview, Jackson revealed the moment that he first started writing the song.
“I wrote the song for Mattie’s wedding the summer of 2017, but it was so hard to do,” said Jackson. “I told ’em, ‘I wrote this for all of you.'”