Martina McBride was born as Martina Mariea Schiff on the 29th July 1966, in Sharon, KansasUSA. She is best known for being a country musician – singer and songwriter, who has released 13 studio albums, including “The Time Has Come” (1992), “Waking Up Laughing” (2007), and “Everlasting” (2014). Her career in the music industry has been active since the early 1990s.
Have you ever wondered how rich is Martina McBride, as of early 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Martina’s net worth is as high as $38 million, with the main source of this amount of money being accumulated through her successful career in the music industry as a singer and songwriter.
Martina McBride Net Worth $38 Million
Martina McBride was raised with three siblings by Daryl, a farmer, and Jeanne Schiff. Under the influence of her father who was the frontman of the band The Schiffters, she showed an interest in country music. Before her professional music career began, she performed with several rock bands such as The Penetrators and Lotus. After she married to John McBride, she moved with him to Nashville, Tennessee, and he helped her to start pursuing a professional career.
Thus, Martina`s career began in early 1991, signing a contract with the RCA Records, and in no time began to work on her debut album. Her first release came out the following year, entitled “The Time Has Come”, which reached 49th place on the US Country chart. However, Martina didn`t surrender, and continued to produce music. Her second studio album, entitled “The Way That I Am” followed the next year, and was rather more successful, reaching No. 14 on the US Country chart, and it also achieved platinum status, which increased Martina`s net worth by a large margin.
From that point on, Martina`s career has gone only upwards, and so has her net worth. In 1995, Martina released her third studio album “Wild Angels”, which also made platinum status. Two years later, Martina released her next album, entitled “Evolution”, which received platinum certification three times, again increasing her net worth significantly. Her first No. 1 album came out in 2003, entitled “Martina”, and two years later, the album “Timeless” also topped the chart. Furthermore, her albums “Shine” (2009) and “Everlasting” (2014) also topped the charts, while albums “Waking Up Laughing” (2007) and “Eleven” (2011), reached No. 4 and No. 2 respectively on the US Country Chart.
Currently, Martina is working on her 13th studio album, which is set for release on 29th April 2016, and undoubtedly will increase further her overall net worth.
Some of her best known songs include “I Love You”, “Blessed”, “”I’m Gonna Love You Through It”, “”Wrong Again”, and many others, all of which have increased her popularity and net worth as well.
Thanks to her successful career, Martina has received numerous prestigious nominations and awards, including 14 Grammy Award nominations, and Country Music Association for Female Vocalist of the Year. Furthermore, Martina won an Honorary Award from the Academy Of Country Music in 2011 for her accomplishments in the aforementioned music genre.
Regarding her personal life, Martina McBride has been married to John McBride, a sound engineer, since 1988 and they are parents of three daughters. Additional to her career, in free time she is active across social networks – Twitter and Facebook, as well as her official website. Martina is also known for charity work with a number of organizations, including as a spokeswoman for the National Domestic Violence Hotline and National Network to End Domestic Violence.
She has German, English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Irish, Scottish, and remote Cornish, French, Belgian (both Flemish and Walloon), and Welsh, ancestry.
Appeared in a commercial for "SunnyD" products.
Cousin to Jamie McBride.
Inducted as the 77th member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1995 by her idol, Loretta Lynn. Named CMA female vocalist of the year on September 22, 1999.
Returned to singing country because singing rock was hard on her voice.
In 1984, worked at the Dairy Queen by day and played in a rock band she formed (called "Penetrators") at night. Later, she moved to Wichita and formed another rock band. She rented a warehouse for her band from her future husband, John McBride, who was the owner of a sound company.
Friend of Loretta Lynn (her idol), Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire (her mentor).
Before hitting it big, sold T-shirts for Garth Brooks on his tour.
Martina was the 3rd of 4 children. She was a nerd as a child. Loved to read and wore glasses.
Sister of Marty Schiff.
Daughter of Daryl and Jean Schiff. Her father was a dairy farmer and country music singer. He and his family had a country band called "The Schiffters".
Daughter, Ava Rose Kathleen McBride, was born on June 20, 2005.
Gave birth to her third daughter: Ava Rose Kathleen McBride, was born at 2:25pm weighing 7lbs, 7oz and 19.5" long. [June 2005]
Has three daughters: Delaney Katharine McBride (22 December 1994), Emma Justine McBride (29 March 1998) and Ava Rose Kathleen McBride (20 June 2005 at 2:25pm ,weighing 7lbs, 7oz and 19.5" long).
Sings background vocals on country duo Big & Rich's song "Live this Life."
Husband John is a crew member for Garth Brooks.
Used the cooing of her youngest daughter Emma in the fade of her 1999 song "This Uncivil War;" this tactic of using baby cooings on a song was inspired by Peter Tork's use of it on the song "Lady's Baby."
Sang the US national anthem at the 2003 basketball NBA All-Star game.
Syndicated ABC Radio and Fox News Channel Host Sean Hannity uses her song "Independence Day" to start off his radio show every hour each day.
Martina Mariea Schiff Trademarks
Striking blue eyes
Her powerful voice
Martina Mariea Schiff Quotes
"It's not the size of the house. It's how much love is inside."Woman's World (7-18-06)