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|Name||Miranda Leigh Lambert|
|Date of Birth:||November 10, 1983|
|Spouse:||Blake Shelton (m. 2011; div. 2015)
Brendan McLoughlin (m. 2019)
|Children:||Landon McLoughlin (Stepson)|
|Occupation:||Country music singer and songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$ 65 million|
|Social Media Handles||Instagram | Twitter | Facebook|
Miranda Lambert is an American country singer and guitarist. The singer began her career in 2001 when she released her debut album. Her rise to fame has been nothing short of dramatic, and her life has been just as interesting.
With music in her blood, Miranda’s success can be traced back to her childhood.
What Is Miranda Lambert’s Net Worth
Now the superstar has a successful career and a net worth of 65 million dollars. With her tenacity and ingenuity, Miranda has become one of the top country music artists in the country.
Miranda Leigh Lambert was born on November 10, 1983, in Longview, Texas. Miranda enjoyed a happy childhood with her parents and younger brother, Luke.
Her parents, Rick and Bev, met when Bev was a camp member at Southern Methodist University, and Rick was an on-campus undercover narcotics officer. The duo eventually turned private and worked as private detectives, even working on the high-profile case that led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.
When the oil crisis affected the Texas economy, her family lost all they had. After the economic crisis, her parents provided shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children as part of their faith-based ministry.
That, combined with her father’s passion for country music, set Miranda on her path to fame and success. Miranda’s passion for music was evident even while she was in high school.
She started her professional singing career in high school with ‘The Texas Pride Band.’
Miranda’s musical career can be traced back to her teenage years. When she was sixteen, she appeared on the Johnnie High Country Music Revue in Arlington, Texas.
Luckily, she landed a recording session in Nashville but had to leave when she became frustrated with the pop music style presented to her. She returned to her father in 2000 and learned how to play the guitar.
Under her father’s tutelage, she could master the guitar and write her own songs. In 2001, Miranda released her self-titled debut album, which contained ten tracks.
In 2003, she came third at the Nashville Star and caught the eye of a judge who happened to be a Sony Music executive, who was able to convince the label to sign her. After signing, she released her debut single, “Me and Charlie Talking,” which became the lead song in her album, Kerosene.
The album became number one on the Billboard Top Country Album charts. When over a million copies of her album were shipped, Kerosene received a Platinum certification.
The Kerosene album sold over 930,000 copies until July 2008. Her song, ‘The House That Built Me,’ became Miranda’s first song to top the Billboard country singles chart. The song earned her numerous awards, including a Grammy Award for best female country vocal performance.
Besides her solo career, Miranda is also a member of the Pistol Annies. In 2011, Miranda collaborated with Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley and released a hit album, Hell on Heels.
In 2018, the trio got together again and released another album called “Interstate Gospel.” The album debuted as the number-one song on the country charts.
Even with many years as a songwriter and singer, Miranda still has a lot to offer the country music scene. This is quite evident as she was nominated in 2022 for several Grammy awards in the country music category.
To earn 65 million dollars, Miranda has several income streams. One of her biggest sources of income comes from touring.
The guitarist and singer were on the road from 2014 to 2019 before the Corona pandemic hit the country. Her tours then were the “Keeper of the Flamer Tour, Platinum Tour, Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour, Highway Vagabond Tour, Wildcard Tour and Livin’ Like Hippies Tour.”
Like every other artist, Miranda makes a lot of money touring, even more than merchandise sales or streaming music. Apart from her music, Miranda also earns well from her books.
While she has no tell-all book yet, she has a couple of book titles. She has released six musical texts with sheet music that can be used on vocals, pianos, or the guitar.
Of course, her album sales also provide a trickle, steadily nudging her toward an even bigger bank account. And her real estate portfolio also helps her earn a little extra cash flow.
Factors That Led to Her Success
The presence of Miranda Lambert on the country music scene was like one that had never been experienced before. Although she had released a self-titled album when she was much younger, the world sat up and paid attention when she appeared on the reality competition Nashville Star in 2003.
Since then, she has gone on to break records and set new standards for country music. Over the years, she has developed a well-deserved reputation for kicking butts, taking names, reshaping the scene, and releasing incredible songs.
Even while she dealt with the blows life as a celebrity dealt, she did not compromise on her standards as a songwriter and singer. Miranda is well deserving of her success, as she was heavily involved in all the songs that made it to her albums.
A glance at Miranda’s lifestyle reveals the recipes that make up a successful career as a country music singer. Her feisty anthems and fireball personality are synonymous with her Texan background.
Her father was also passionate about music, as he was in a band. Miranda grew up listening to country legends like Merle Haggard.
Her father, Rick, was always her biggest supporter. He encouraged her to discover her voice, taught her guitar, and supported her financially.
Auditioning for The Nashville Star shot the country singer to stardom. Although she has already made a significant impression in Texas, the reality show was the perfect catapult.
Her different aura landed her a deal with Sony Music even though she scored third place, coming behind Buddy Jewell and John Arthur Martinez. Her songs always struck the right chord with the listeners, as Miranda had a lot of source material to draw from.
From her own life to her parents’ careers and love lives, Miranda was able to encapsulate life perfectly.
With her musical career taking off, Miranda had everything working for her. Her career hit the stratosphere when she tied the knot with Blake Shelton.
In 2011, Miranda and the country singer became one in the eyes of man and God. Shelton is well-known for his high-profile role as a coach on the TV singing contest, The Voice.
The couple developed a Nashville power couple image for the public. Unfortunately, in 2015, the couple signed the dotted lines and ended their marriage.
Blake Shelton has since moved on and is currently engaged to Gwen Stefani, while Miranda married the former New York City police officer, Brendan McLoughlin, in January 2019. The couple met in November 2018 while Miranda performed on Good Morning America.
Miranda announced the good news on Instagram by writing, “I met the love of my life. And we got hitched. My heart is full. ”Miranda is always careful to offer only sneak peeks into her marriage with McLoughlin.
McLoughlin is eight years younger than his wife and is a father to a little boy. McLoughlin and his ex-girlfriend, New York attorney Kaihla Rettinger, became new parents to a little boy three days after Miranda met McLoughlin.
In 2019, McLoughlin quit the police force. He shuttles between New York, where he spends time with his son, and Nashville, where his wife’s career is based.
With her blooming career, Miranda has used her platform to champion several worthy causes. Some of those causes include American Humane Association, Hero in Heels, Musicians on Call, Wish Upon a Hero Foundation, and MusiCares.
Miranda created a foundation dedicated to rescuing animals and shelters with her mother, Bev Lambert. The MuttNation Foundation was founded in 2009 as a pet adoption agency.
In 2018, the organization donated $189,000 to animal shelters worldwide. Apart from the foundation, Miranda has adopted several pets on her farm over the years.
Her love for the four-legged creatures has infected her husband, who now stops for helpless animals by the roadside. According to a cute story shared by Lambert on Instagram, McLoughlin had to turn around on the highway to pick up a stray kitten on the side of the road because he knew his wife would kill him if he saw the kitten but did not stop for it.
With her former husband, Blake Shelton, Miranda purchased a home in Brentwood in 2013 that cost a whopping $2.258 million. She sold that property in 2017 for $2.425 million, earning a little profit on that piece of land.
With her new husband, Brendan McLoughlin, Miranda now lives on a farm in Primm Springs, Tennessee. The ‘small’ farm spans about 400 acres of land, and Miranda purchased the estate for $3.4 million.
Miranda Lambert is a unique character whose firebrand personality and raw honesty reflects in her songs. Drawing inspiration from her life and those closest to her, Miranda has released several hit songs that resonate with her listeners.