Biography / Wiki
The eleven-time Grammy Award winner and The Queen of Country Rock, ‘Linda Ronstadt’ is a famous retired American popular music singer who is well known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, light opera, and Latin. Besides this, she has been received multiple golds, platinum, and multi-platinum certifications in the world.
With her melodious and pleasant voice, she stands tall in the music industry with three American Music Awards, one Emmy and has been a candidate for Tony and Golden Globe. In addition to this, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received the National Medal of Arts in 2014.
Height / Weight / Age
This melodious singer Linda Ronstadt seems tall with a height of 160 centimeters and 5’3” in feet & inches. Born on, 15 August 1946, she has turned 76 years old. She possesses a healthy and fit figure with a weight of 59 kilograms and 130 lbs in pounds.
Her body is complemented by her beautiful dark brown eyes and her silky long dark brown hair. Her figure measurements are 32 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 32 inches hips. Her bra size is 32B.
She earns the sum of a good amount of money and fame in the field of the entertainment industry and her estimated net worth is said to be $130 million at present.
Education / Family
Linda was born and raised up in Tucson, Arizona, U.S and belongs to mixed (Mexican- Spanish- German- English-Italian) ethnicity. She is born in an influential family to her father Gilbert Ronstadt and her mother Ruth Mary Copeman Ronstadt.
She has been grown up with three siblings; two brothers Peter Ronstadt & Michael J. Ronstadt and a sister Gretchen Ronstadt. As Per her education, she completed her schooling at Catalina High School and further enrolled at the University of Arizona. However, she left that university.
|Full Birth Name||Linda Maria Ronstadt|
|Nickname||The Queen of Country Rock, The Queen of Rock, The First Lady of Rock|
|Birth Place||Tucson, Arizona, U.S|
|Date Of Birth||15 August 1946|
|Height||In centimeters – 160 cm
In feet inches – 5’3”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 59 kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Actress|
|School||Catalina High School|
|College||University of Arizona|
|Home Town||Tucson, Arizona, U.S|
|Fathers Name||Gilbert Ronstadt|
|Mothers Name||Ruth Mary Copeman Ronstadt
|Brothers||Peter Ronstadt & Michael J. Ronstadt|
Career / Fashion And Style
She commenced her career by initially performing with a folk-rock trio dubbed Stone Poneys during the 1960s. After that, she went on solo and emerged successfully. Then she released albums like Heart Like a Wheel, Living in the USA, and Simple Dreams which topped the charts.
She also appeared in several television shows including It’s Happening, Cher, and Saturday Night Live during the late 60s and the 70s. She toured extensively with Neil Young, the Doors, and others in the 1970s.
Her next chart-busters including Simple Dreams and Living in the USA make her first female arena class rock star and she the most successful and top-selling female singer of the 70s with most of her albums going Platinum. After that, she successfully got Platinum for Lush Life (1984) and For Sentimental Reasons (1986).
She released her all-Spanish album Canciones De Mi Padre in 1987. She received critical acclaim and Triple Platinum certification for her pop music album Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind. Later, she produced a classical music album, Crystal – Glass Music Through the Ages. She also appeared in several television shows during the 80s and 90s.
After the 2000s, she reduced her activity and released her last full-length album in 2004. In 2011, she announced her retirement. In 2013, she published an autobiography, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she never married in her life but got involved romantically with many famous personalities in her past. Earlier, she was in a relationship with then Governor of California and a Democratic Presidential candidate, Jerry Brown, and became a hot topic for global media during the mid-seventies.
After that, in 1983 she dated the famous comedian Jim Carrey. Thereafter, she got engaged with filmmaker George Lucas but it never culminated into marriage.
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Some Interesting Facts About Linda Ronstadt
- She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received the National Medal of Arts in 2014.
- She is the recipient of eleven Grammy Awards.
- She released about 30 studio albums and 15 compilations during her career.
- Her nicknames were The Queen of Country Rock, The Queen of Rock, and The First Lady of Rock.
- Her zodiac sign is Cancer.
- She is suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
- In 2019, a documentary was released based on her memoirs, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice.
- In 2013, she published an autobiography, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir.
- She can sing in different genres like rock, country, light opera, and Latin.