Melissa Etheridge Net Worth | Wiki: Know her songs, albums, earnings, youtube, children, age

Melissa Etheridge Net Worth | Wiki: Know her songs, albums, earnings, youtube, children, age

Facts of Melissa Etheridge Net Worth | Wiki: Know her songs, albums, earnings, youtube, children, age

Net worth$25 Million
Date of Birth:1961 May 29
First NameMelissa Lou
Last NameEtheridge
NationalityAmerican
Age:57 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch

An American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist, Melissa Etheridge has the net worth which is estimated to be $25 million. In 1988, her self-titled debut album "Melissa Etheridge" was released which became an underground success.

How Much Is Melissa Etheridge's Income?

In 1988, Melissa Etheridge earned $2,470,000 from her album "Melissa Etheridge" which was certified 3x platinum by Music Canada, 2x platinum by RIAA, platinum by ARIA, and gold by BVMI. In 1989, she earned $1,270,000 from her album "Brave and Crazy" which was certified 2x platinum by Music Canada, and platinum by RIAA and ARIA. In 1992, she earned $1,100,000 from her album "Never Enough" which was certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada.

In 1993, she earned $6,200,000 from her album "Yes I Am" which was certified 6x platinum by RIAA and 2x platinum by Music Canada. In 1995, she earned $2,170,000 from her album "Your Little Secret" which was certified 2x platinum by RIAA, platinum Music Canada, and gold by ARIA. In 1999, she earned $500,000 from her album "Breakdown" which certified gold by RIAA. In 2004, she earned $92,000 from her album "Lucky".

In 2005, she earned $500,000 from her compilation album "Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled" which was certified gold by RIAA. In 2007, she earned $48,000 from her album "The Awakening". In 2010, she earned $46,000 from her album "Fearless Love". In 2014, she earned $50,000 from her album "This Is M.E.".

How Did Melissa Etheridge Start Her Career?

When she was at the age of 8, Melissa Etheridge’s interest in music began when she picked up her first guitar. She began to play in all-men country music groups throughout her teenage years and at the age of 18, she moved to Boston to start her career in the field of music. In 1979, she realized her dream of moving out of Leavenworth to start a career in music. So she went to Boston so that she would study music at the Berklee College of Music.

After dropping out of college she went to Los Angeles to attempt a career as a musician and started working in the clubs around the city. She used to work in a bar called Vermie’s in Pasadena, CA and she also worked in the lesbian bars around Los Angeles which led to her discovery by Island Records chief Chris Blackwell. After that, she received a publishing deal to write songs for movies which includes “the 1986 movie Weeds”. After that, she released a lot of albums such as “Yes I Am”, “Your Little Secret”, “Lucky”, “4th Street Feeling” and many more.

Childhood of Melissa Etheridge

An American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist, Melissa Etheridge was born on May 29, 1961, in Leavenworth, Kansas, the U.S. Her father name is John Etheridge who was an American Constitution teacher at Leavenworth High School and her mother name is Elizabeth Williamson who was a computer consultant. 

She attended David Brewer School and graduated in 1979 from Leavenworth High School (LHS) at 10th Avenue and Halderman. She was a member of the first "Power and Life" musical/dance group at LHS.

Let's Know About Melissa Etheridge's Personal Life

Melissa Etheridge is a married woman and she is happily married to Linda Wallem who is an American Writer. They married on 31st May 2014 after getting engaged for 11 months. They were dating for 2 years before getting engaged in 2013.

She was previously married to Tammy Lynn Michaels on 20 September 2003 and were later divorced in 2012. She had two children with Tammy Lynn Michaels. Tammy became pregnant with the help of a sperm donor. Tammy gave birth to twins on October 17, 2006. She has a daughter named Johnnie Rose and a son named Miller Steven.

She was also in a relationship with Julie Cypher from 1990. Cypher gave birth to two children named Bailey Jean Cypher who was born on February 10, 1997, and Beckett Cypher who was born on November 1998 with the help of sperm donor David Crosby. Later they got separated in 2000.


AmericanSingerSongwriterMusicianActivistGuitaristMelissa Etheridge