Martina Meriea McBride or better known as Martina McBride is an American singer and songwriter. She is also known to produce records. She is mainly a country singer although has also been a part of crossover music. Martina McBride has a singing style almost similar to that of any neo-traditional country singer. Let’s know more about this enthralling and astounding personality’s net worth in 2018.
Martina McBride Early Life
Martina McBride was born on 29th July in the year 1966 in Kansas. She has two brothers named Martin and Steve and one sister named Gina. Growing in the countryside, Martina’s parents owned a farm. She was first introduced to country music by her father at a young age. She developed an interest towards music at this young age only. She used to listen to many other country musicians like Reba McEntire, Juice Newton, Patsy Cline and Connie Smith etc. She also learned to play keyboards. Not only that, Martina was so fond of singing that she used to sing to the songs of the above-mentioned artists. When Martina became 9 years of age, she began singing in a band formed by her father named The Schiffters. In the year 1987, the band grew stronger as a local music group called Lotus joined in. In the year 1988, Martina married studio artist John McBride. Later on, Martina’s husband also helped her in debuting her studio album.
Martina McBride Career, Awards and Achievements
In the year 1989, Martina McBride and John McBride made a move to Nashville. In the year 1991, Martina got her first recording contract with RCA Nashville Records. She released her debut album named The Time Has Come by RCA Records in the year 1992. The title track of the same album became a massive hit and a huge success. The song even ranked 23rd on the country music charts. The album was produced by Ed Seay and Paul Worley. Over the years, Martina has launched various albums. The Way That I Am is the name of her second album.
The first and the second singles from of the album were ranked number two and number six at the country top ten chart respectively. Independence day, the third single from the album had a grim content to it but however, it won the Video of the Year and Song of the Year awards at the Country Music Association awards. McBride even performed this at the Grammys in the year 1995. Martina’s first single named Wild Angels was released in the same year and is ranked number one in the charts. In the year 1997, she released her third album named Evolution. Recording Industry Association of America certified this album double platinum.
In the year 2001, she released Greatest Hits which was her first compilation and this album was certified 3x platinum by the same association. Her album named after herself, Martina was about embracing womanhood. After a while, she changed her style of only country music to country-pop music. In the year 2014, she released her album named Everlasting and in 2016, she released Reckless. Martina even did a tour in the same year.
Awards and Achievements
Martina McBride got nominated many times for Academy of Country Music Awards, American Country Music Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, and Grammy Awards.
Net worth of Martina McBride
Martina McBride has the net worth of $45 million. After getting her contract, Martina has been excellent in producing beautiful country music. Her hit albums have contributed to this net worth.
Martina McBride is a great country singer and her songs have touched the hearts of many. Apart from producing successful songs, she has also performed for America’s former president Bill Clinton.