Quick Facts of Emmylou Harris
|Age:||74 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||April 02, 1947|
|Full Name:||Emmylou Harris|
|Birth Place:||Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)|
|Father's Name:||Walter Harris|
|Mother's Name:||Eugenia Harris|
|Education:||University of North Carolina at Greensboro|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
|Last Update:||September, 2021|
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There's a certain grace in accepting what your life is and embracing all the good things that have been - but there's still an expectation of good things to come. Not necessarily what you expected
Country taught me how to sing, it put me on a path. But I was never going to be locked into a formula. I don't want to be considered a current country artist
Pretty much all I say politically is I encourage people to register to vote.
Relationship Facts of Emmylou Harris
- Emmylou Harris is having an affair.
- Her sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Emmylou Harris was married to Tom Slocum in 1969 and the pair got divorced in 1970. They together had one child named Mika Hallie Slocum who was born on March 15, 1970.
Then, she was married to Brian Ahern in 1977 and the couple got divorced in 1984. They together had one child named Mega T. Ahern who was born on September 9, 1979, in Burbank, California.
After that, she was married to Paul Kennerley in 1985 and the pair got separated in 1993. Currently, Emmylou has been in a relationship with Gram Parsons.
Who is Emmylou Harris?
Emmylou Harris is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has worked with numerous artists.
She works as a solo artist, a bandleader, an interpreter of other composers’ works, and a backing vocalist and duet partner.
Emmylou Harris: Age, Parents, Education, Ethnicity
Emmylou Harris is 73 years old. She was born on April 2, 1947, in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Her father’s name is Walter Harris who was a Marine Corps officer and her mother’s name is Eugenia Harris who was a wartime military wife. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is unknown.
There is no information about her siblings.
Emmylou Harris: Professional Life, Career
In 1969, Emmylou Harris released her debut album Gliding Bird. She joined Gerry Mule and Tom Guidera to perform as a trio, after the release. She was discovered by Chris Hilman of Flying Burrito Brothers who also recommended her to Parson then in need of a female vocalist to feature on his solo album later in 1971.
Furthermore, Harris joined Parson’s Fallen Angles in 1973. Harris collaborated with Parson on his Grievous which was released after his death by an overdose of alcohol and drug intake in 1974.
Emmylou’s season with Parson was also included in his Sleepless Night album in 1976. Harris released her debut label album, Pieces of the Sky, produced by Brian Ahern, under Reprise Records in 1975.
Moreover, the album had some covers of the Beatles became a hit and success and which featured Bluebird Wine. Emmylou formed the Hot Band as suggested by the Executives of Warner Bros.
Records to enable the label to record her. The band exists of six members. In December 1975, she released the album Elite Hotel with songs like One of These Days, Till I Gain Control Again” and Sin City.
Career from 1976
It was placed as the number one country album and won a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female in 1976. Harris featured on albums by artists like Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Guy Clark.
In 1977, she released Luxury Liner which became one of her best. Harris released three studio albums, Blue Kentucky Girl, Beneath Still Waters, and Light of the Stable a Christmas album in 1979.
Where she recorded White Shoes in 1983, Emmylou moved to Nashville, in 1982. In 1985, she also released albums like The Ballad of Sally Rose. Harris then collaborated with Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt after a previously failed attempt to release the Trio disc.
This album won the Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. Other albums released by Harris include Angel Band, 1987, and Bluebird, 1989.
This singer has won her several awards including 13 Grammy. She has always won three CMA Awards, five International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, and four Americana Music Honors & Awards.
Harris is a member of the Grand Ole Opry and has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame 2008, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2009, and has an honorary doctorate of music from Berklee College of Music, 2009. Harris was honored with a tribute concert The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris in 2016.
Emmylou Harris: Net Worth, Salary
She has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Her wealth stems mostly from her work in singing.
Emmylou Harris: Rumors and Controversy
She has not been part of any rumors as well as any controversy.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Emmylou Harris has gray hair and blue eye color. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and has a decent weight. Currently, there is no information regarding her body measurements.
Harris is active on social media. She has got around 55.5k followers on Twitter and more than 355,648 followers on Facebook. Harris is not active on Instagram.