Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin mostly famous as Enya. She is an Irish singer, songwriter, and producer. The talented musician is one of the popular celebrities of the globe. She is designated as one of the most versatile female singers of Ireland. She is well known for her low profile lifestyle and good behavior.
Enya Early Life
On 17 May 1961, Enya was born in Gweedore, Ireland in a musical family. Her father Leo Brennan was the lead singer of the Slieve Foy band and her mother Máire Brennan was an amateur musician and a music teacher. She attended high school but did not complete her higher studies. Enya studied classical music at college for one year.
She was in a relationship with a Spanish man but that relationship did not work. After that, she did not marry and engaged herself in music. Once she was stabbed outside a pub. Her home was attacked by two people and after that incident, she spent £250,000 on security improvements.
Enya Career, Awards & Achievement
After completing her college she was asked to join their family band. She worked with them for a short time. In 1982 she joined Nicky Ryan for some creative music production and business partnership.
Enya got her first chance to write songs for Sir David Puttnam’s film “The Frog Prince”. Afterwards, she worked on the soundtrack of the BBC documentary series ‘The Celts’.
She signed a contract with Warner Music and all her works were released by EMI Music Publishing. She released her first album named “Watermark” with the hit single “Orinoco Flow”.
Then she released studio albums including Shepherd Moons, Paint the sky with Stars The memory of trees, A day without rain. Her hit singles are Only Time, Aniron and May it be.
Awards & Achievement
Enya got huge success in her whole career. He has received a number of awards and recognition from various organisations. He has won 6 Monte Carlo World Music Awards in a different time. She got Best Irish Solo Artist award from the music and politics magazine Hot Press. Academy Of Achievement Of America honoured her with Golden Plate Award. She has bagged four Grammy Awards for Best New Age Album. Her song listed on top of Billboard which earned Billboard Music Award. She got Japanese Grand Prix Award in her early musical days. She got the nomination for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for her music in the film The Lord of the Rings series, The Fellowship of the Ring.
Enya got two Honorary Degrees from two different universities. The University of Galway honoured her with Doctor of Music and the University of Ulster gave her Doctor of Letters for her contribution to music.
Net Worth of Enya
Her success as a musician has made her financially strong, making her total net worth estimated to be $140 million. Enya has accumulated wealth through the many songs she has composed and performed. Her appearance in many television shows and soundtracks earned a good remuneration for her. She holds her spot among the richest musicians of Ireland.
She has castle home built in Victorian style, named Manderley Castle in Killiney, County Dublin worth £2.5 million. She has some best in class cars in her garage including Bentley, Audi A8, Rolls-Royce and Land Rover.
The talented 56 years old musician has earned everything with his music but never did not try to fly high. She always kept her feet on the ground and maintains a healthy sophisticated lifestyle. It is a very notable thing of her life and she is a much-respected woman in the musical world for her attitude.