Anne Murray is a pop, country and AC singer from Canada, whose career has spun over decades. She began her professional career in the 60s with her debut album release “What About Me”. Go on reading to know Anne Murray’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Anne Murray Early Life
Anne Murray was born as Morna Anne Murray. She was born on June 20, 1945 in Springhill in Nova Scotia, Canada. Her father James Carson Murray worked as a doctor but he died in 1980, and her mother Marion Margaret Burke worked as a nurse and was responsible for building the family but she also died in 2006.
Anne Murray was grown and raised in her hometown in Nova Scotia in Canada. She is the sister of 5 brothers, Stewart Murray, Daniel Murray, David Murray, Harold Murray and Bruce Murray. Anne Murray went to the Mount Saint Vincent University for a year after graduating from high school and then she attended the University of New Brunswick studying physical education.
For her personal life, Anne Murray has been into marriage and children that we know of. She was married to the host and music producer Bill Langstroth from 1975 until their divorce in 1998 after a year of separation. Anne and Bill gave birth to 1 daughter and 1 son together, singer-songwriter and painter Dawn Langstroth and William Langstroth. Anne Murray and her daughter Dawn Langstroth recorded music several times together.
Anne Murray Career, Awards & Achievement
Anne Murray first worked at a high school in Summerside city in Prince Edward Island as a physical education teacher. Prior to that, she went to audition for CBC’s program “Singalong Jubilee” after many people told her to, she first got refused, and then got called again to do a 2nd audition as she won the cast.
Anne Murray’s debut album “What About Me” was released in 1968. She began experiencing success with her second studio album “This Way Is My Way” which ranked on top Canadian RPM album chart. A song from the album named “Snowbird” made huge buzz as it gave her the debut at 1 on a couple of charts including the Canadian RPM Country Tracks and the US Billboard Easy Listening.
Awards & Achievements
Singer Anne Murray has more than 40 award winnings and nominations in her credit. According to the Grammy Awards website, she has received 12 nominations and 4 winnings in the categories of Best Female Country Vocal Performance and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Furthermore, Anny Murray was honored with Canada’s Governor General’s Performing Arts Award.
Anne Murray has won the Juno Award for Best Female Artist and the Juno Award for Best Country Female Artist several times. She also won the American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Video Artist, and the 1984 Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year.
Net Worth of Anne Murray
The pop and country singer Anne Murray net worth is about to $60 million and is not expected to increase much. She made her tens of millions from the earnings she received from her album’s sales and from performing. Anne Murray earned around $1.5 million only from “What a Wonderful World” album and around $3 million from “Christmas Wishes” album sales.
Anne Murray is considered by many as one of the greatest Canadian singers of all time. She has more than 50 studio, compilation, live and Christmas albums in her discography which most of them ranked on top charts in several countries. Anne Murray’s daughter Dawn Langstroth is also in the singing business and they worked together several times.