Linda Maria Ronstadt is a retired American Singer. She is best known for recording and performing different genres, such as Latin, light opera, rock, and country.
Over the years, Linda Ronstadt has released around thirty albums and fifteen compilation. Thanks to her good music career, she has acquired 10 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, an Emmy Award, and others.
Besides her music, Ronstadt has also appeared in several movies like Hee Haw (1970), The Muppet Show (1980), and Seseme Streets (1989). Discover more about her net worth and income sources.
Net Worth and Income Sources.
Being in the music industry for decades, Linda Ronstadt has amassed a net worth of $130 million. Even though the Grammy Award Winner retired years ago, she still receives money from her singles from time to time.
From the album, ‘heart like a wheel,’ Linda received $2 million. For the certified platinum album, ‘Greatest Hits,’ she made $7 million. Aside from making money through her music, Ronstadt also received money through several appearances she made in films and Television shows.
House, Car, Property, Lifestyle.
According to research, Linda Ronstadt once owned an oceanfront mansion in Malibu. Unfortunately, she sold her beautiful home. Today, she has homes in Tucson and San Francisco. At 74 years, Linda Ronstadt does not drive or have a car collection.
Linda Ronstadt began her music career in the mid-60s. She collaborated with Kenny Edwards and Bobby Kimmel to form a trio known as ‘Stone Poneys,’ where she was the lead singer. In 1969, she released her debut solo album, ‘Hand Sown…Home Grown. The following year, she released her second album, ‘Silk Purse.’
In 1975, Ronstadt performed alongside artists like the Eagles, Jackson Browne, and Toots & the Maytals. Later on, she tried her hand at jazz and pop standards with Nelson Riddle. Together, they released several albums, including Lush Life, For Sentimental Reasons, and What’s New. Plenty of Ronstadt albums have been certified either gold, platinum, or multiplatinum.
Aside from being a renowned singer, Ronstadt is also a recognized author. Over the years, she has published four books:
- Cry Like a Rainstorm: Howl Like the Wind –Sound Recording (1990).
- Somewhere Out There-Piano Vocal.
- The Best of Linda Ronstadt (2005).
- Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir (2013).