Mike Ballard and Jesse Dupree met in the town that they both resided in. After meeting, they become best friends and opened a business together.
Yes he is He actually married one of the employees of full throttle and his wife on one episode
Yes they are different fathers though
he has three children
He has one son, Nigel Thomas Dupree.
Nigel Dupree, son of Jackyl's James Dupree, was born in 1989. As of this writing, he is 26 years old.
Jesse's son is named Nigel and plays in his own band, aptly named The Nigel Dupree Band.