Sara Evans is a singer-songwriter from the United States of America. She’s mostly a country musician and her debut studio album “Three Chords and the Truth” was released in 1997. Go on reading to know Sara Evans’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Sara Evans Early Life
Sara Lynn Evans was born on February 5, 1971 in Boonville city in Missouri, United States. All of her family worked in music as she also collaborated with them starting from her early years as a child. Sara Evans’s father is Jack Evans and her mother is Patricia Boggs.
Sara Evans was mostly grown and raised in her hometown in Missouri and then she moved to Nashville, Tennessee to go on and start her professional career. Sara Evans’s brother Matt Evans, and sisters Ashley Evans Simpson and Lesley Evans Lyons worked with her several times.
For her personal life, Sara Evans has experienced marriage, divorce and children. She was first married to aspiring politician Craig Schelske. They married in 1993, Sara filed for a divorce in 2006 and it was finalized in 2007. Sara and Craig have 1 son and 2 daughters together, Avery Jack Schelske, Audrey Elizabeth Schelske and Olivia Margaret Schelske.
Sara Evans has been married to the radio personality and the former American football quarterback Jay Barker since 2008. Just like Sara, Jay Barker also has children from his previous marriage.
Sara Evans Career, Awards & Achievement
Sara Evans actually began her career when she was a 5 years old child singing with her family. She later went to sing at a nightclub for a couple of years when she was 16 years old paying her medical bills because she was struck by a car. At the age of 20, Sara Evans moved to Nashville and started her professional career.
Sara Evans released her debut studio album “Three Chords and the Truth in 1997, the album successfully ranked on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and 3 of its singles also ranked on top charts. Her second album “No Place That Far” gave her a debut at 1 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart and it even ranked on a Canadian chart.
Sara Evans’s latest released album is titled “Words”. She currently has her own record named Born to Fly Records.
Awards & Achievements
Sara Evans currently has more than 30 award winnings and nominations in her credit. She won her only Billboard Music Video Award for Best Country New Artist Video of the Year in 1997. Sara Evans has received many Country Music Association Awards nominations and she only won 1 in the category of Video of the Year which she won for “Born to Fly”.
Sara Evans has also received awards that were for her own and not for a specific work including the Academy of Country Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year and the R&R magazine award for Female Vocalist of the Year. Furthermore, she won for “Perfect” the BMI Country Award for 50 Most Performed Country Songs.
Net Worth of Sara Evans
The singer-songwriter country musician Sara Evans net worth is set to $20 million. She earned all of her wealth from the albums and singles she released and performed. Sara Evans’s highest earnings were around $2 million for “Born to Fly” album and around $1 million for each of “Real Fine Place” and “Restless”.
Sara Evans is considered as one of the century’s top female country musicians. She has released 9 studio albums which all ranked on top charts and made an outstanding hit in the music industry. Sara Evans is happily living with her husband Jay Barker and their children.