The American singer-songwriter and musician Sheryl Crow has left a huge mark in the industry. Because of her exceptional work and also for the use of diverse genres in her songs like pop, country, jazz, rock, and many others. Crow was born on the 11th of February 1962, to parents Bernice and Wendell Wyatt Crow in Kennett, Missouri. Her mother worked as a piano teacher while her father worked as a trumpet player. Her great grandfather, Charles A.Crow was a congressman. She also has two older sisters named Kathy and Karen and also a younger brother named Steven. When she was in high school she attended Kennet High School and was also a majorette and an all-state athlete her high school. She had won medals in the 75 meter Low hurdles category.
And was also a part of the pep club named the National Honor Society and the National FFA Organization. She was also crowned as the Paperdoll Queen in her senior year in a celebrity-judged beauty competition. In the year 1984, she gained a degree in BS ED in music education from the University of Missouri. When she was at the university she also sang in a local band called Cashmere. Crow has had many high-profile romantic relationships in the course of her career. In the late ’90s, she dated musician Eric Clapton and then dated the actor Owen Wilson.
Her single “Safe and Sound” on the album C’mon, C’mon is actually dedicated to Wilson. And, according to the album’s liner notes, this song was an account of their relationship. Crow started dating cyclist Lance Armstrong in the year 2003. The couple also announced their engagement in the year 2005 but then they split the following year due to indifference related to having a child.
Career and More
Crow is a very unique and diverse singer and her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, country, jazz, and also blues. To date, she has released ten studio albums, four compilations, and also two live albums. She has also contributed to several film soundtracks. Some of her most popular songs include All I Wanna Do, Strong Enough, If It Makes You Happy, Everyday Is a Winding Road, Tomorrow Never Dies, My Favorite Mistake, Picture, Soak Up the Sun, and many more.
She has sold more than 50 million albums all over the world. And is also entitled to a number of awards and honors. She has recieved 32 nominations from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and out of them has won nine Grammy Awards. And as an actress, she has appeared on a number of shows and series. These include 30 Rock, GCB, Cougar Town, Cop Rock, Jon Stewart, and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, One Tree Hill and NCIS: New Orleans, and many more.
Crow has also faced a number of health issues in her life. She diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ which is a non-invasive form of breast cancer. To cure this she underwent a lumpectomy at a Los Angeles in the year 2006 and this was followed by seven weeks of radiation therapy. In the month of August in the year 2010, she partnered with her surgeon, Kristi Funk, and opened the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center at Funk’s Pink Lotus Breast Center. She had also suffered from depression for a while In the month of November in 2011, she diagnosed with a meningioma. Which is also the most common kind of brain tumor, usually the initial stage. For this, she continued to have regular follow-up exams too.
Sheryl Crow Net Worth
Sheryl Crow net worth is expected to be around 70 million dollars. This includes all his assets and real estate too. Her major income is from the sales of her albums. She has sold more than 50,000 albums all over the world which has earned her a good chunk of money. Other income sources include endorsements for brands and films. These also contribute to her total net worth. She also owns real estate properties worth millions. recently in year 2015, Crow purchased a property near Nashville for 1.2 million dollars. This house spans around 4,500 square feet.