Tracy Chapman is a singer and songwriter that has American Nationality. She has been able to achieve a lot of her popularity from her singles such as ‘Fast Car’ and ‘Give me One reason.’ Other singles that she has been able to come up with includes ‘Talkin’ Bout a Revolution’, ‘Baby Can I Hold You’ among many others. She has received a lot of accolades for her good work. Among the accolades that she has been able to receive includes Grammy Awards. Here is a quick summary of Tracy Chapman’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Tracy Chapman Early Life
Tracy Chapman was conceived in the year 1964 on March 30th. Her place of birth was in Cleveland, Ohio. When growing up, she only had her mother who ensured that all needs got to be met. Her mother saw her passion for music and purchased for her a Ukulele. She was then aged three years old. When she was aged eight years old, that is the time that she started playing the guitar. She did spend a better part of her childhood always dreaming of pursuing a career in music. She did attend Episcopal High School. She later would join Tufts University. Here, she was able to graduate with a degree in Anthropology and African studies.
Tracy Chapman Career, Awards & Achievement
She started her career in college. Here, she used to play the guitar in Club Passim. Her first breakthrough came through when she had a chance to open for Linda Tillery. This was in the year 1985. She got to be signed in the year 1986 to SBK Publishing. After graduating from college, she did join Elektra Records. While at this studio, she was able to record and launch her album that was dubbed ‘Tracy Champion.’ With this album, she was able to begin touring different areas with the main goal of increasing the number of her fans. When she did release ‘Fast Car,’ it did increase its rating on the United States Charts. When she performed this single during the late Nelson Mandela birthday, it began to rise to be number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. She continued to release multiple songs that did receive a very good reception.
Awards and Achievements
Chapman has been able to demonstrate very high skills when it comes to songwriting and also regarding her vocals. This skill is what has enabled her to be able to land nominations to various awards. Among the awards that he has been able to win includes Grammy Awards.
Net worth of Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman has a net worth of over $10.5 million. This wealth has been generated from multiple sources. A large chunk of this wealth has come from her career as a musician. She has been able to produce very good music that has gone on to enjoy massive sales that have helped increase her net worth.
Chapman has never given a clear detail of her sexual orientation. However, at one time, they were dating Alice Walker. It is amazing her she has been able to separate her social life and her career job. She dedicates some time to doing charity works.