About Loretta Lynn
It has been announced that the overall sum of Loretta Lynn net worth currently is as high as 60 million dollars. She has earned her net worth as well as fame because of her successful career as a country music singer. She was born in 1932 in Kentucky. Her birth name is Loretta Webb. Loretta Lynn is also considered as one of the trailblazers of country music in the United States. Before she became 15 years old she was already married and gave birth to her first baby. In 1953, her husband presented her with her first guitar. She soon taught herself how to play it. Few years passed and she was already appearing in various venues in Washington.
In 1960, she released her first album called “Honky Tonk Girl”. Few years passed and her single called “You Ain’t Woman Enough” landed in the first position in charts. With this single, she became the first female country music singer, whose written song landed in the top position in charts. Throughout her career as a singer, 16 singles of hers landed in the 1st place in country music charts. Thus, the sales of these singles have also added up to the overall size of Loretta Lynn net worth.
Her second album was called “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin” and it sold more than half a million copies. With such sales, she became one of the first best selling female country music singers. In 1972, Loretta Lynn was awarded with the Entertainer of the Year from the Country Music Association and with this winning she became the first female to win this prize. In fact, more than 45 million copies of her records have been sold internationally and such high sales have also added up to the total amount of Loretta Lynn net worth. 50 singles of hers landed in the top 10.
In the 70s, Loretta Lynn became known to be in a strong collaboration with Conway Twitty, with whom she worked on songs, such as “After the Fire Is Gone”, “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man” and “Lead Me On”. With him, Loretta Lynn became a winner of Best Vocal Duet award at the Academy of Country Music Awards four times. In 1980, a film about her life was released, called “Coal Miner’s Daughter”. The film became a huge success, as well and it scored high in box offices. In this movie, her role was portrayed by Sissy Spacek.