Patricia Lynn “Trisha” Yearwood is an American author, country music singer, actress, and chef who has an estimated net worth of $45 million. In the year 2000, Trisha was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. She is best known for her hit country songs including “She’s in Love with the Boy”.
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Biography & Wiki
Trisha Yearwood was born on September 19, 1964, in Monticello, Georgia, United States. She was born to Gwendolyn (née Paulk), a schoolteacher, and Jack Howard Yearwood, a local banker. She listened to several country artists including Kitty Wells and Hank Williams.
Trisha had initially wanted to be an accountant. She attended the Young Harris College and she later attended the University of Georgia, Athens. Trisha has been married three times. She first married Chris Latham, a musician in 1987. The couple divorced in 1991. She next married Robert “Bobby” Reynolds in 1994. They were married till 1999. Her current husband, country singer Garth Brook proposed to her in front of 7000 fans. She accepted the proposal and they got married in December 2010.
Trisha Yearwood started as the opening acts for musicians including Brooks. MCA record producer, Tony Brown was impressed by her voice and helped her to sign a contract with MCA Nashville. She released her first album, a self-titled album in 1991. The album performed very well, the lead single, “She is in Love with the Boy” peaked number 1 Billboard Country Chart.
She released her second studio album titled “Hearts in Amor”. This album also performed very well garnering a lot of attention. Her next studio album was titled “The Song Remembers When”. The title track reached number 2 on the Billboard Country Chart.
In February 1995, her fourth studio album titled “Thinkin’ About You” was released. This album sold over 1 million copies in the United States alone. It also became a Platinum Certified album. She released her fifth studio album titled “Everybody Knows” in August 1996. Her single “Believe Me Baby (I Lied)” from this album reached number 1 on the Billboard Country Music charts.
She released a compilation of her greatest hits titled “(Songbook), A Collection of Hits) in 1997. The compilation was made up of all her top hit singles. This compilation peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The album also reached top 10 on the Billboard 200. She released three other albums, “Where Your Roads Lead”, “Real Live Woman” and “Inside Out”.
She released several albums after that. In 2016, she appeared in a TV musical “The Passion”. She also collaborated with her husband on a duet Christmas album titled “Christmas Together”. She co-wrote a culinary book titled “Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen”. She wrote the book with her sister, Beth and her mother, Gwen. She wrote another book with them in 2010. Trisha has also appeared on a number of television shows.
Awards & Achievements
Trisha Yearwood won two Academy Awards, three Country Music Association Awards, an American Music Award, one Emmy Award, and three Grammy Award.
Net Worth of Trisha Yearwood
Trisha has an estimated net worth of $45 million as of 2017. Her main source of wealth is her singing career. she has also earned from her appearance on television. she also earns from a career as a chef. Her main source of wealth is, however, her singing career.
Trisha Yearwood is actively involved in charity works. She donated has donated to the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. she and her husband also in the Hurricane Katrina Relief by building flood walls in New Orleans. She has also undertaken other charity relief projects. Trisha is known as one of the most influential country singers of all time.