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Linda Ronstadt Wiki Biography
Linda Maria Ronstadt was born 15 July 1946, in Tucson, Arizona USA, of German, English and Mexican descent (father Gilbert) and German, English and Dutch ancestry (mother Ruth). Linda is a singer famous worldwide, who has been active in the entertainment industry since 1967, only retiring in 2011, acknowledged as one of THE female voices in the rock ‘n’ roll era of music in the second half of the 20th century.
Linda Ronstadt Net Worth $115 Million
So just how rich is Linda Ronstadt? Sources estimate that the current net worth of Linda reaches the sum of $115 million, accumulated from her long music career. Identifying just some of Linda Ronstadt’s musical releases also accounts for her net worth; in 1974 she earned $2 million from her album “Heart Like a Wheel” which was twice certified platinum; in 1976 Linda earned more than $7 million from her compilation album “Greatest Hits” which was certified platinum seven times; in 1977 – $3.2 million from her album “Simple Dreams” certified platinum three times; in 1983 – $3.1 from her album “What’s New” which was certified three times platinum; and in 1989 – $3.16 million from her album “Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind” which was also certified three times platinum. All the mentioned above albums were most successful commercially, reaching the top, usually #1 position in charts around the world.
Linda Ronstadt is the winner of an ALMA Award, Emmy Award, two Academy of Country Music awards, three America Music Awards and 11 Grammy Awards. She is also known as an actress who was nominated for such prestigious awards as Golden Globe and Tony.
Linda Ronstadt has been a very prolific artist, as during her career she has released 63 singles, 29 studio albums, 9 compilation albums, 10 music videos and 6 B-sides. In 1970s Linda was acknowledged as the most successful female singer who managed to redirect country music to pop and rock ‘n’ roll music. By the end of the 1970s, she was the highest paid woman in rock. Afterwards, she managed to express herself in opera, jazz and pop music. She is an inductee into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, and ultimately has sold more than 100 million albums, confirming her as one of the best-selling artists, male or female of all time.
What is more, during her career she appeared on the stages of theatre, television and film as an actress. She debuted in the episode of the series “It’s Happening” in 1968, and has since appeared in a number of series and films, with the most successful being the roles Mabel Stanley in the operetta “The Pirates of Penzance” (1981 – 1982) which brought her a Tony Award nomination for the Best Actress in a Musical, and again for the role of Mabel Stanley in the musical film “The Pirates of Penzance” (1983) directed by Wilford Leach which brought her a nomination for Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress.
Additionally, she collaborated and released three albums with fellow stars Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris, in 1987, 1999 and 2010, all attracting significant sales and helping to build her net worth.
Linda Ronstadt finally retired from performing in 2011, revealing that she was suffering from Parkinson’s disease which rendered her unable to continue singing.
In her personal life, although Linda Ronstadt has not been married she has adopted two children, a girl and a boy. She was in a long term relationship with California Governor Jerry Brown in the 1970s, and subsequently with actor Jim Carrey. Linda was engaged to film director George Lucas in the 1980s.
|Full Name||Linda Ronstadt|
|Net Worth||$115 Million|
|Date Of Birth||July 15, 1946 (age 68|
|Place Of Birth||Tucson, Arizona, United States|
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.575 m)|
|Profession||Songwriter, Singer, Musician, Record producer, Actor|
|Education||Arizona State University|
|Children||Mary Clementine Ronstadt, Carlos Ronstadt|
|Parents||Ruth Mary Copeman Ronstadt, Gilbert Ronstadt, You’re No Good, Blue Bayou, Don’t Know Much|
|Siblings||Michael J. Ronstadt, Peter Ronstadt, Gretchen Ronstadt, You’re No Good, Blue Bayou, Don’t Know Much|
|Nicknames||Linda Maria Ronstadt , The Stone Poneys , Queen of Rock , First Lady of Rock , Queen of Country Rock , Linda Marie Ronstadt|
|Awards||Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, National Medal of Arts, Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with …|
|Music Groups||The Stone Poneys|
|Nominations||Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Country Album, Country Music Association Award for Female Vocalist of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year, Country Music As…|
|Movies||The Pirates of Penzance, Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll, Johnny Cash: A Concert Behind Prison Walls, Randy Newman: At the Odeon, Dolly Parton & Friends, The McGarrigle Hour, Linda Ronstadt: Canciones de Mi Padre|
|1||Big-league ball players have an expression for an unhittable fastball. They call it a “Linda Ronstadt” since the pitch “blew by you” a play on words referring to her hit, “Blue Bayou”.|
|2||Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10, 2014.|
|3||Disclosed that she is suffering from Parkinson’s disease and can no longer “sing a note”. She also said she received the Parkinson’s diagnosis about eight months before. [August 2013]|
|4||Parents are Gilbert Ronstadt (1911-1995) and Ruth Mary Ronstadt (1914-1982).|
|5||Half-niece of Luisa Espinel. (Luisa was Linda’s father’s half-sister).|
|6|| Dated Jim Carrey when he was 21 years old and she was 37.|
|7|| Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease attacking the thyroid, which has contributed to her weight gain over the years.|
|8||Ex-girlfriend of then-California governor Jerry Brown.|
|9||Was engaged to George Lucas.|
|10||Attended and graduated from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.|
|11||She has two adopted children: Carlos (born 1994) and Mary (born 1991).|
|12||Has recorded and performed in the widest diversity of genres in popular music such as country, rock, standards, rock ‘n’ roll, reggae, New Wave, rhythm and blues, folk, big band, jazz, Cajun, opera, Broadway, Latin American, Mexican and Afro-Cuban, children’s music, acoustic rock, adult contemporary, art rock and gospel.|
|13||Linda’s paternal grandfather, Frederico Jose Maria Ronstadt, was born in Banamichi, Sonora, Mexico, to a German father, Friederich August Ronstadt, and a Mexican mother, Margarita Redondo Y Vasquez. Linda’s paternal grandmother, Maria Guadalupe Agustina Dalton, was born in Arizona, of one quarter English and three quarters Mexican/Spanish-Mexican descent. Linda’s mother had English, and some German, ancestry.|
|14||Revealed in a late 1970s Rolling Stone magazine interview that she was battling severe depression.|
|15||Was nominated for Broadway’s 1981 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for “The Pirates of Penzance,” a role she recreated in the film version of the same title, The Pirates of Penzance (1983).|
|16||In an interview published on 15 July 2004, she told the San Diego Union-Tribune that the presence of a “Republican or fundamental Christian” in her concert audience “can cloud my enjoyment.”|
|17||Her brother, Peter Ronstadt, is former police chief of Tucson, Arizona.|
|18||Ranked #21 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll|
|19||Has 11 Grammy Awards.|
|20||With country performers Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris, formed The Trio, releasing two successful albums–in 1987 and 1999. Only their first song, “To Know Him is to Love Him” (1987), would go to #1 on Billboard magazine’s country singles chart.|
|21||Had a string of highly successful country and pop singles during the 1970s, including “When Will I Be Loved” (a 1975 No. 1 country hit); “Heat Wave” (also 1975); “Tracks of My Tears” (1976); and “Blue Bayou” (1977).|
|22||Singer and actress.|