Ann Wilson is one of the most well-known female rock singers. She is also is the lead singer of the hard rock band Heart, besides being its songwriter. She was once listed as one of the Top Heavy Metal Vocalists of All Time. She is known for her soprano voice. She also plays flute and guitar and few other instruments. With a career in music that started way back in the 1970’s, she has accumulated enough wealth to give rise to curiosity and speculation on her net worth. Here’s more information on Ann Wilson and her Net Worth in 2018.
Ann Wilson Early Life
Ann was born to John and Lou on 19 June, 1950 in California, at San Diego. Her full name is Ann Dustin Wilson. Her father John Wilson served in the United States Marine Corps as Major. John Wilson’s work assignments made them live in several places which had family military stations, such as Taiwan and Panama. Afterwards they settled in Seattle in the 1960’s.
She has an elder sister Lynn and a younger sister Nancy. Nancy is also a famous singer and part of the same band, Heart. Her father John was also interested in singing and music, while her mother Lou performed as a pianist in concerts and also sang in choir. The Wilson family turned their living room into a concert hall, every Sunday.
Ann Wilson passed High School at Sammamish, in 1968. In 1970, she got into a musical band called White Heart. Later, the band changed its name to Hocus Pocus. In 1974, the band came to be known as Heart.
During the early 1970s Ann Wilson was in a relationship with Michael Fisher, the manager of the band Heart. Their relationships ended in 1979. Wilson adopted a baby girl Marie in 1991. Later in 1998 she adopted a baby boy Dustin. Ann Wilson married Dean Wetter, a community developer in 2015. They had known each other since 1980s.
Ann Wilson Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1973, Nancy, who was Ann’s younger sister; also joined Heart. The band relocated itself in Canada. In 1975 at Vancouver, their debut album Dreamboat Annie was recorded. This became very popular even in U.S. Later on, Little Queen was released. Subsequently Dog and Butterfly was released.
The songs featured on the hit list, and they climbed the popularity charts. The band had its next album Footloose, which was released in 1984. One of the songs, Almost Paradise, reached to #7 in Billboard List.
In 1992, Wilson appeared with other groups and sang three numbers. In the mid-1990’s the both the sisters Ann and Nancy, opened a recording studio in Seattle. They named it Bad Animals. They also formed a band and called it the Lovemongers. Whirlygig was the debut album of this band.
In 2007, Wilson released her first solo album. It was titled, Hope and Glory. It featured several appearances from many celebrities like Elton John and others. She also performed on-stage for a number of concerts in Las Vegas.
In 2012, In Arlington, football games were held on the Thanksgiving Day at Cowboys Stadium. There Ann sang an original arrangement of The Star-Spangled Banner. In 2015 Ann released her first digital EP. This was named The Ann Wilson Thing. She also announced a solo tour to promote it. She later released her second digital EP titled focus.
2017 saw the release of her first feature film. It was aptly titled Ann Wilson In Focus. It contained interviews and snippets from the Ann Wilson of Heart tours. these included her performances of twenty songs.
Awards & Achievement
In 2012, in recognition of her contributions, Ann Wilson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has also been honored as Best Female Metal Vocalists of All Time.
Net worth of Ann Wilson
Ann Wilson has been in music industry since 1970. Her records had been sold in millions. She has also appeared in several live shows, concerts and performed on tours. Along with her sister Nancy she was the main vocalist in the rock band Heart which rocked Canada and US in the late 1970’s. Her accumulated wealth and investments has turned into a huge pile. She has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Ann Wilson, with her music, has entertained several generations beginning from the ‘Hippies’ generation of the 1970’s. Despite suffering from a lifelong weight battle and taking the stress to look slimmer, she has performed on stage to the roar and crescendo of a screaming fans and audience. Regarded as the best female vocalist in rock music, she has contributed her best in hard, folk and pop rock.