Stevie Nicks, the legendary American singer, and songwriter who is also known as the Queen of Rock music and for her association with the Fleetwood Mac band. She has also recorded solo albums that went on to become best sellers worldwide. Here is a quick summary of Stevie Nicks’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Stevie Nicks Early Life
Stephanie Nicks was born on 26th May 1948 in Phoenix, Arizona to Barbara and Jess Nicks. Her father was an executive in a meat packing company, and her mother was a housewife. She has a younger brother Christopher.
Stevie Nicks’s musical inclinations were fostered by her grandfather who would encourage her to sing alongside him.
Though Nicks joined San Jose State University to pursue her career as an English teacher, she left it midway and joined a band Fritz with her then boyfriend and musician Lindsey Buckingham. Later on the couple joined the British band Fleetwood Mac and together recorded many super hit albums.
Stevie has been married once to Kim Anderson whom she divorced just after eight months of marriage.
Currently, Stevie Nicks is living in Los Angeles and recording albums and going on world promotional tours.
Stevie Nicks Career, Awards & Achievement
Stevie Nicks has had an inspiring career path. Though, she once wanted to be a teacher she soon realized that music was her destiny and went on the path of discovering it.
During her struggling years, she had to resort to doing menial jobs to make ends meet. But once she got established as a lead singer in the Fleetwood Mac Band, there was no turning back for her.
Along with her musician partner Buckingham and other members of the band, Stevie recorded several albums. Their second album together Rumors not only won music awards but also went on to become one of the top-selling albums ever.
Having gained confidence due to her band’s success, Stevie went on to record her solo albums. Her album Bella Donna became an instant hit and sold more than a million copies in the first three months of its release.
Till date, Stevie Nicks has recorded 8 solo albums and 8 albums with Fleetwood Mac band.
Awards & Achievements
Nick has won many awards as a solo performer as well as a member of The Fleetwood Mac band.
As a solo artist she has won 8 Grammy awards, and as a member of the band, she has been nominated 9 times for the Grammy’s. She won it 2 times. The first time was for the best album in 1978 for Rumors and the second time was for Grammy hall of fame award in 2003.
Net Worth of Stevie Nicks
Stevie Nicks considered one of the most successful female musicians of all times and ranked at 49 in the list of highest paid musicians of 2016 has a net worth of $75 million in current time.
Stevie’s latest solo album “24 karat gold: songs from the vault” tour has grossed $23 million. She also received $66,000 from the band, Fleetwood Mac, last year.
Till date, she has recorded 40 hits and sold over 140 million records.
Stevie Nicks has always been a sort of the enigma. One of the most talented singers of all times she fought personal problem related to relationships and drug abuse. She overcame it all and now at the age of 69 is giving tough competition to singers half her age.
Her dedication towards music is awe inspiring. She has worked extremely hard to achieve the status of the reigning queen of rock music. Her indomitable spirit has made her not only one of the top-selling musicians of all times but also a motivation for the younger generation.