Robbie Montgomery is a well-known singer and a musician. She did serve as part of a band by the name Ardrettes. This is before she expanded her career as a background singer. She has also been able to make a name for herself as a businesswoman. Her skills have enabled her business empire to grow which has led to her accumulating a huge chunk of money. Here is a quick summary of Robbie Montgomery’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Robbie Montgomery Early Life
Robbie Montgomery was born in the year 1940 on June 16th. Her place of birth was in Columbus, Mississippi. Her parents were Ora Gray and James Montgomery. Robbie has eight siblings, two sisters and six brothers. Together with her family, they did move to Saint Louis, Missouri. This time she was aged six years old.
She joined Curtis Elementary School that was in Saint Louis. While in school, she did participate in School talents tournaments. She moved to Pruitt High school. She completed her studies in the year 1954 and graduated from Pruitt. After completing her high school education, she decided to start her career in music.
Robbie Montgomery Career, Awards & Achievement
She began her singing career by joining a group that had the title ‘the Chordrettes.’ After a certain period, the group went on to change their name to ‘Rhythemetts.’ The later changed it into ‘Ardrettes.’ In the year 1959, Robbie did start to sing background in various songs. Her first debut song was ‘Fool in Love.’ This was done in the year 1959. She has also been able to sing in the Blues band with Earl Hooker. It is during this time that she would conceive a baby boy. After the birth of her son, she went on to join Ike and Tina’s band.
Here, she continued her career as a background singer. The group came to be known as ‘Ikettes.’ After seven years with the band, she decided to quit. She went on to join the Beatles. In the year 1971, she was able to work as a Nighttripper for Dr. John. Nighttripper were a group of musicians that did sing in the background for Dr. John in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was able to sing for Dr. John until she conceived her son. Her son’s name is James Timothy Norman. Her son has sung in multiple commercials as well as bands. She does own a restaurant that is located in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Awards and Achievements
Montgomery has been able to achieve success both as a musician and as a businesswoman. Her entrepreneurial skills have seen her business grow something that has enabled to become very wealthy. Her television show by the name ‘Wlecome to Sweetie Pie’ has been nominated for the various awards as well as winning many awards. Among the awards includes NAACP Image Award.
Net worth of Robbie Montgomery
Montgomery has a net worth of over $15 million. This wealth has been created from multiple sources. Among the sources that have helped in increasing this wealth include her business, her career as a musician as well as an actor. All this has helped to grow her net worth.
Montgomery suffered so much after she did lose her grandson by the name Andre. She has said that it is one of the hardest things that she has to have to undergo. Despite all this, she has always pulled herself together and continue to make the best of what life can offer.