LeAnn Rimes

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Full Name LeAnn Rimes
Age 38 Years Old
Nick Name LeAnn Rimes
Gender Female
Birth Date August 28th, 1982
Birth Place Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.

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About LeAnn Rimes

Adorable and highly talented, LeAnn Rimes is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and author too. She is best known for her singles and albums released throughout her career. Her well-known albums are "Blue" (1996), "You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs (1997)", "Sittin' on Top of the World (1998)". She released her debut album "Blue" on 9th July 1996 via Curb Records. Before that, she has already released three independent albums "Everybody's Sweetheart" (1991), "From My Heart to Yours" (1992), and "All That" (1994). Rimes started performing in talent shows at the age of five and became an experienced singer by the age of nine. She was later almost cast as Annie in the Broadway musical. Furthermore, she appeared in the 2006 TV film "Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes" for her role as Kelly Deegan whereas she guest appeared in NBC's daytime soap opera "Days of Our Lives" for her role as Madison in two episodes broadcast on 30th April and 1st May 1998. Additionally, she has gained several awards in her career such as Best New Artist, Academy of Country Music, CMT Music Awards, American Music Awards, and many others.

Famous For

  • Being an American singer, songwriter, actress, and author too. 
  • For her well-known albums "Blue" (1996), "You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs (1997)", "Sittin' on Top of the World (1998)".

LeAnn Rimes, a famous singer, songwriter, actress and author

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Early Life of LeAnn Rimes

On 28th August 1982, LeAnn Rimes took birth with the real name or full name of Margaret LeAnn Rimes in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. though her origin is in Garland, Texas, U.S. She holds an American nationality and American-white ethnicity. She is from Christianity religion. Analogously, Virgo is her star sign and white is her race. She celebrates her birthday on 28th August of every year and she had celebrated her 38th birthday as of 2020. She is the only child of Wilbur Rimes (father) and Belinda Butler (mother). As a professional singer as well as an actress, she has not shared any details regarding her educational qualifications.

Career of LeAnn Rimes

  • LeAnn Rimes commenced her singing career by performing in a Dallas, Texas, production of "A Christmas Carol", and almost landing the lead part in the Broadway production of "Annie" as well as starred a number of times on "Johnnie High's Country Music Revue" in Arlington, Texas, which gained the attention of national talent scouts.
  • She starred a number of times on Johnnie High's Country Music Revue in Arlington, Texas, which gained the attention of national talent scouts whereas the center of Mack's plan to bring her success was his composition, "Blue" which LeAn re-recorded a new version for her debut studio album, and as a single. 
  • She also recorded the song on her independent album, "All That" in July 1994.
  • The album "Blue" sold 123,000 copies in its first week, the highest figure in SoundScan history at that time as well as peaked at number one on the Top Country Albums and debuted at number three on the "Billboard" 200 albums chart.
  • After then, she launched her compilation album "Unchained Melody: The Early Years" in 1997 and also released her follow-up studio album to "Blue" titled "You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs" in the following year.
  • Then in May 1998, she released her third album for Curb, "Sittin' on Top of the World" as well as launched her fourth studio album for Curb, "LeAnn Rimes", in October 1999.
  • As well, she has contributed to the soundtrack from the 1999 TV movie "Jesus" on 8th March 2000, called "Jesus: Music From & Inspired by the Epic Mini-Series".
  • Similarly, she released her fifth studio album titled "Twisted Angel" on 1st October 2002.
  • Additionally, she released her first children's book, titled "Jag", in July at the age of 21, and she also released a "Greatest Hits" compilation in November though she launched her second greatest hits album, "The Best of LeAnn Rimes", internationally in February 2004 and also issued her first holiday-themed and sixth studio album titled, "What a Wonderful World" in October.
  • Likewise, she has released numerous albums such as "This Woman" (2005), "Whatever We Wanna" (2006), "Family" (2007),  "Lady & Gentlemen ", and many others.
  • Rimes went back into the studio in March to record fifteen more songs for her new album, "Spitfire" which was first launched in UK and Australia on 15th April 2013. "Spitfire" is her last album under her contract with Curb Records.
  • Her holiday album, "Today Is Christmas" was released on 16th October 2015 as a full album rather than an EP.
  • Furthermore, on 24th June 2016, she released a new single, "The Story" which was the first single from her studio album "Remnants" and the first released under her new label RCA UK.
  • As well, she has an appearance in the 2017 Channing Tatum film "Logan Lucky", in which she sings "America the Beautiful". The track "Love Is Love Is Love", which appears on her "Remnants" album, is also used in the film. 
  • After that, she released "Re-Imagined" on 20th June 2018 and also released a live album titled "Rimes: Live at Gruene Hall" on 13th April 2019, in honor of Record Store Day.

LeAnn Rimes singing beautifully

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Moreover,

  • She has played a role in the television movie, "Holiday in Your Heart" and made her official film debut in the 2000's "Coyote Ugly".
  • In early June 2007, she was chosen at the last minute to record the leading song for the soundtrack of "Evan Almighty" as well as starred in a supporting role in the movie "Good Intentions" with her friend Elaine Hendricks, which filmed near Atlanta, Georgia.

Awards and Achievements of LeAnn Rimes

  • Academy of Country Music
  • CMT Music Awards for Female Star of Tomorrow
  • American Music Awards for Favorite New Country Artist
  • Horizon Award
  • World Music Awards for World's Best Selling American Artist
  • Meteor Music Awards for Best Selling International Female Single 
  • Humanitarian Award

Personal Life of LeAnn Rimes

Reflecting on LeAnn Rimes's personal life, she is a married woman. She was married to backup dancer Dean Sheremet in 2002 whom she met when he was chosen to dance during Rimes's hosting of the 2001 Academy of Country Music Awards. But in July 2009, the couple separated, and in September 2009, Rimes announced their plans to divorce which was finalized on 19th June 2010, exactly six months after Sheremet filed divorce documents for dissolution of marriage. After divorce, she was in a relationship with actor Eddie Cibrian with whom she got engaged as well as tied the knot on 22nd April 2011, at a private home in California. The duo is enjoying their present life happily. Additionally, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

LeAnn Rimes and her fiance, Eddie Cibrian

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Philanthropy

She opened up about her lifelong struggle with the autoimmune disease psoriasis in 2008. Recently, she has posed naked to "unabashedly" show off her psoriasis and "give a voice to what so many other people are going through." Posing on her knees infield, the pictures show LeAnn's psoriasis covers her back and the backs of her legs. "So much of my journey, both personally and within my creations, my new chant record and podcast coming out soon, has been excavating pieces that I've been hiding and bringing them to the light," she shared. "It's been and still is a journey of allowing them out and welcoming and reintegrating those fragments back into wholeness. "Music has been my gift, and why I'm here. But I want to give a voice to these other pieces of me. And I want to give a voice to what so many other people are going through. This is finally my time to be unabashedly honest about what psoriasis is and what it looks like." She continued: "You know when you say something you’ve been holding in for so long, and it's such a sigh of relief? "That's what these photos are to me. I needed this. "My whole body-my mind, my spirit-needed this desperately. "With today being World Psoriasis Day, I thought this would be the perfect time to share my story with @glamourmag, head to the link in my bio/ stories to read my full essay."

Lawsuits

Rimes filed a lawsuit against her father, Wilbur Rimes, and her former manager, Lyle Walker, in Dallas, Texas. Rimes claimed that her father and the former manager took over seven million dollars from her in the preceding five years on 21st May 2000. In 2002, her lawsuit with her father was "settled on undisclosed terms" and she reconciled with her father for her wedding. But again she filed a second lawsuit against her label, Asylum-Curb in November 2000. She wanted permission to be released from the contract that was signed by her parents on Rimes's behalf when she originally signed with the label in 1995. As well, she wanted her label to turn over the rights of her music, video work, and publishing interests, and destroy all of her recordings that were currently available to the label at the time of the lawsuit. Part of her legal battles ended in December 2001, when Asylum-Curb started a new contract with Rimes.

Net Worth of LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes is a successful singer who has reached the maximum height career-wise. Her continuous contribution to work has only led her to become more polished and knowledgeable as a singer. Moving towards her net worth, her worth is around $10 Million as of 2020 though she also earns a handsome amount of salary too which is also in millions of dollars per year. Her story to success definitely does not appear to be anything different than others. During the beginning phase of her career, she also had to prove her potential. She had to work from scratch to reach where she has today. In addition, her main source of income is from an acting and singing career. She has also appeared in commercials on Target, Lowes, 5 Hour Energy, Dr. Pepper, etc from where she earns a handsome amount of money.

Body Measurement of LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes is gradually transforming into an attractive and more feminine person. Standing tall at 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm, she can be considered a hot and sexy star of the present time. Though her body weight is around 56 kg or 123.5 pounds and her body build type is average. Blessed with great looks and an amazing goddess-like figure, she can definitely rock any wear she decides to put on. Considered hot and sexy actresses of today's time, she takes extra care of her appearances whereas her body measurement is 34-23-34 in or 87-58.5-87 cm. She is a beautiful singer with blonde hair and blue eyes. After being through wide oscillations in weight, the stunner has acquired an amazing killer body. The hot babe is so much so flattered with her curvier figure that she doesn't allow to go any possibility to flaunt her pristine figure in ultra-tiny bikinis.