Quick Facts of Loretta Webb

  • Full NameLoretta Webb
  • Net Worth$65 Million
  • Date of Birth14 April, 1932
  • NicknameLoretta
  • Marital Status Widow
  • BirthplaceButcher Hollow, Kentucky
  • Ethnicity Caucasian white
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionSinger-Songwriter, Author, Commercial spokesperson, Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1960-Present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseOliver Lynn (m. 1948-1996)
  • Height5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • Online PresenceInstagram (103k followers), Facebook ( 1,060,410 followers), Twitter (281k followers)
  • Children6 - Betty Sue (1948 – 2013), Jack Benny, (1949 – 1984), Clara Marie (b. 1952), Ernest Ray (b. 1954), Peggy Jean and Patsy Eileen Lynn (b. 1964)
  • Horoscope Aries

Three times Grammy Award winner, Loretta Lynn is one of the greatest singers in the history of music. Throughout her career, she has earned various honors and accolades for her performance. She has multiple gold albums in a career span of almost 60 years in the entertainment industry. Today, she became an inspiration for many singers and musicians.

So far, Lynn is a widow. She had the best moments of her life with her husband. She is the mother of six adorable children. After the demise of her husband, she is guarding her children on her own as a single loving mother. Read the whole biography in order to know more facts regarding her babies and spouse.

Who is Loretta Webb Lynn? Bio & Wiki

Loretta Lynn was born as Loretta Webb Lynn on 14th April 1932, in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, United States. Moreover, she holds an American nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. She was raised by her mother, Clara Ramey Marie (1912-1981), and her father, Melvin Theodore Webb (1906-1959), a coal miner and subsistence farmer.

Photo of Loretta Lynn Childhood.
       Photo of Loretta Lynn Childhood.

Loretta grew up with her seven siblings including, Melvin (1929–1993), Herman (1934- 2018), Willie Lee (1937–1996), Donald Ray (1941–2017), Peggy Sue Wright (born on 25th March 1943), Betty Ruth Hopkins (born in 1946), Crystal Gayle (born on 9th January 1951).

Inside of Loretta Lynn’s Career

Loretta Lynn started her career as a county singer where she first released her record, I’m a Honky Tonk Girl in February of 1960. Later, she began signing in local clubs with her own band, Trailblazers along with her brother, Jay Lee Webb. Furthermore, she released her first album, Whispering Sea on 2nd February 1960. Her other albums are Before I’m Over You, Coal Miner’s Daughter, and many others.

Loretta has recorded 70 albums including, 54 studio albums, 15 compilation albums, and one tribute album. More than 48 Million of her albums are sold worldwide in her career. For her performance, she has received numerous awards in country and American music. Recently, she released her another album, Wouldn’t It Be Great in 2018.

How much is Loretta Lynn’s Net Worth?

Loretta Lynn has an impressive net worth of $65 Million as of 2019. Back in 2018, she maintained a net worth of $60 Million. Just in a time duration of one year, she has well managed to add up the amount of $5 million to her bank account. So, it is sure that in the coming years she will definitely raise her bank balance to some extent.

Already possessing a fruitful amount of wealth, she also makes a handsome amount of money from her other works which include contracts, endorsements, live performances, and many others. Her record sales with all earnings are listed below,

Record Sales Earnings
 In 1967Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ With Lovin’ on Your Mind – certified gold by RIAA $500,000
In 1968 – Compilation album, Loretta Lynn’s Greatest Hits – certified gold by RIAA $500,000
In 1970Coal Miner’s Daughter – certified gold by RIAA $500,000
In 1974 – Compilation album, Loretta Lynn’s Greatest Hits Vol. II – certified gold by RIAA $500,000
In 1978 – Compilation album, All My Best  $100,000
In 1993Honky Tonk Angels with Dolly Parton and Tammy Wynette – certified gold by RIAA and Music Canada $550,000
In 2006Full Circle $65,600

Loretta Lynn’s Income and expenditure

Loretta earns a lucrative amount of salary from her profession. However, her actual salary is currently under review but, we assume that she received a salary in the range of $5 to $10 Million annually. Further, she spends quite a money to live a rich and prosperous lifestyle. With growing prosperity, her expenses are also increasing. As we can say that, she is managing her manner of living accordingly with the income.

Loretta Lynn’s House

Loretta Lynn and her husband bought a house in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee at the price of $15.25 Million. The house is recognized as the Seventh Largest Attraction in Tennessee. Her house features a recording studio, museums, lodging, restaurants and western stores.

Loretta Lynn's house in Hurricane Mills, Kentucky.
 Image: Loretta Lynn’s house in Hurricane Mills, Kentucky.

Traditionally, Lynn hosts three-holiday concerts annually at the house in Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend, and Labor Day Weekend. In the 1970s, Lynn purchased a $5.20 Million house in Mexico. Also, she and her husband purchased a cabin in Canada at $2.3 Million.

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Who is Loretta Lynn’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Loretta Lynn first met her late husband, Oliver Lynn before only a month of their marriage in Kentucky who was an American talent manager and county music figure. Since then, they embarked their relationship to a new level. Later, they became engaged together.

Photo of Loretta Lynn and her spouse, Oliver Lynn.
Photo of Loretta Lynn and her spouse, Oliver Lynn.

The couple married on 10th January 1948, in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky. Together, they welcomed six beautiful children including, Betty Sue (1948-2013), Jack Benny (1949–1984), Clara Marie (born on 7th April 1952), Ernest Ray (born on 27th May 1954), Peggy Jean and Patsy Eileen (born on 6th August 1964).

Loretta Lynn with her husband, Oliver and their children.
 Image: Loretta Lynn with her husband, Oliver and their children.

After being in a marital relationship for half a century, Lynn’s husband died at age 69 on 22nd August 1996. Later, she wrote an autobiography, Still Woman Enough in 2002 describing her relationship with her late husband. In an interview, she has said that her marriage was one of the hardest love stories. Currently, she resides in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee with her family and friends.

Interesting Facts about Loretta Lynn

  • In an interview, Loretta Lynn disclosed that she and her husband fought frequently, but she said that her husband never hit me one time that she didn’t hit him back twice.
  • Loretta was named Artist of a Lifetime by CMT in 2018.
  • She is famous by the strength and quality of her voice still today, she is down to earth, quick wit, and humor to her admirers
  • She is the most awarded female country recording artist and only woman to won ACM Artist of the Decade in the 1970s.
  • Lynn supported Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election.

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