Famous American country music singer Linda Ronstadt is famous for her singing skills all over the globe. This Grammy Award winner has a net worth of million dollars. Let’s find out how much is Linda Ronstadt’s net worth in 2018.
Linda Ronstadt Early Life
Linda was born on 15th July 1946 in Tucson, Arizona. Her father was her first teacher who taught her and all her siblings Mexican songs. Her father likes to play guitar and mother ukulele. She learned guitar from her father and formed a trio with her brother and sister.
She joined Catalina High School where she met local folk musician Bob Kimmel. Kimmel went to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of being a musician and asked Ronstadt to do so too.
Linda joined Kimmel and Kenny Edwards and the trio made a group named Stone Poneys. Their first album was released in 1967. They achieved some success with the group.
Linda Ronstadt Career, Awards & Achievement
Linda started to perform alone by the end of 1960. In 1971 she was nominated for Grammy for the ballad “Long, Long Time.” Her next album was “Don’t Cry Now”, which was a big success but her next released album “Heart Like a Wheel” took her to the top and she won her first Grammy. The album had hit songs like “When Will I Be Loved” and “You’re No Good”. The album also features a cover of Hank Williams’s “I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still in Love with You)”.
She then released her next album in 1975 named “Prisoner in Disguise”, which was another huge hit. The very next year she released “Hasten Down the Wind” and all the three albums back to back crossed 1 million in sales. “Living in the USA” again brought her to top on 1978. She followed the hit with another hit “Mad Love” in 1980.
In her later career some of her other hit albums are What’s New(1983), Lush Life (1984), For Sentimental Reasons (1986), Canciones de Mi Padre (1987), Mas Canciones (1991) Frenesí (1992), One I Love (1996), and Adieu False Heart (2006).
Awards & Achievements
Linda won a lot of awards for her singing talent throughout her career. She won the Grammy Award 12 times and is inducted into their Hall of Fame too. She received the National Medal of Arts from the president. Her other noteworthy awards are Acadamy of Country Music Awards and American Music Award which she won 2 times each.
Net Worth of Linda Ronstadt
She earned a lot in her long career. Her estimated earnings from her album Hummin’ to Myself is $100,000 and from her compilation album, The Very Best of Linda Ronstadt is $500,000. Right now her estimated net worth is $115 million.
Ronstadt now lives in Tucson, her hometown with her kids. She never married though she had a relationship with filmmaker George Lucas and California governor Jerry Brown. She had Parkinson’s disease, which is the reason for her absence from the music field since 2013.
Linda released her autobiography named Simple Dreams. People will know about her life from youth till now from the book.