Leann Rimes’ song Blue (A version of Bill Mack’s song with the same title), released in 1996, made her a star at 13, breaking Tanya Tucker’s 1972 record for youngest music star country.

Biography (Age)

Rimes was born on August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi as Margaret LeAnn Rimes and she is the only child of her parents (Wilbur Rimes and Belinda Butler). She was only six when her parents moved to Texas.

LeAnn had always shown an interest in the arts, so her parents signed her up for singing and dancing lessons. Very early, at age five, she was already participating in local shows. His first major musical theater performance was in a Christmas carol performed by a Dallas, Texas production.

After appearing on a Star Search television show created by Alfred Masini and hosted by Ed McMahon, Rimes decided to take up country music. She appeared individually in Johnnie High’s Country Music Revue, which gained so much popularity and gave charming Rimes the platform and publicity she needed at the time.

By the time Rimes was nine, she had toured the nation with her father and performed in several states. Her father eventually signed her to the independent label Nor Va Jak and she started recording. Between 1991 and 1996 she released three different albums

She was given the spotlight by Dallas disc jockey and promoter Bill Mack, who was impressed with her vocal abilities and repeatedly tried to get her up to general level. He succeeded by getting her to sing Blue, an album he wanted to make with Patsy Cline before her untimely death.

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With the release of Blue in 1996, Leann Rimes Awareness sold 123,000 copies in its first week, 4 million copies in the United States and 8 million copies worldwide, making it the highest figure ever sold in SoundScan history at that time.

The album was No. 1 on the Top Country Album and No. 3 on the Billboard 200. The success of this album came with several notable awards for Rimes, including a Grammy, Best New Artist and Best Vocal Performance . Country Woman, Horizon Award for Best New Artist of the Year, she also became the youngest person to be nominated and win an award from the Country Music Association.

From 1997 to early 2000, Rimes worked on released several more albums. This period also saw his transition from country music to pop. After experimenting with pop music for nearly ten years, she returned to country music in 2005 with the release of her seventh studio album titled This Woman

The album was a smash hit, becoming his best-selling album in over five years, selling over 100,000 copies in its first week of release. It reached #3 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Top Country Albums chart.

The album earned Rimes another Grammy nomination for Best Female Vocal Performance and an American Music Award nomination for Favorite Female Artist.

Her last single The Story came in 2016; it was from his studio album Vestiges which was first released by his new label RCA UK. A track from the album Love is Love is Love, is used in the film Logan Lucky.

Net value

LeAnn Rimes has an estimated net worth of $38million. In 2000, Rimes sued her father and former manager, Lyle Walker, for defrauding her of $7 million over five years. Upon investigation, it was discovered that men had indeed defrauded her of $8 million, not $7 million.

Rimes and her father finally settled down in 2002 on undisclosed terms.

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LeAnn Rimes, husband, family

Rimes has been married twice. Her first marriage was to Dean Sheremet, a backup dancer she met while hosting the 2001 Academy of Country Music Awards. The two fell in love and walked down the aisle the following year.

Their marriage did not last long as the couple separated in September 2009 and finally divorced in June 2010.

The reason for their divorce was due to her extra-marital affair with actor Eddie Cibrian, whose wife had also filed for divorce on grounds of adultery.

Rimes and Cibrian got engaged in December 2010 and married on April 22, 2011, at a private home in California, in front of a few friends and family.