Country music star, Margaret LeAnn Rimes was born in Jackson, Mississippi on August 28, 1982, as the only child to parents Wilbur and Belinda Rimes. LeAnn Rimes married first husband, backup dancer Dean Sheremet, in July 2002 after a year-long relationship. That first marriage ended in 2009 when news broke of Rimes’ extramarital affair with married actor Eddie Cibrian. Rimes and Cibrian married and are parents to two sons from Cibrian’s 8-year marriage to Brandi Glanville.
LeAnn Rimes took the stage, showing off her musical and dancing talents, as early as age 2 with talent shows and a variety of performances. While Rimes cut her first album at age 7, her official debut album, “Blue”, shot her to stardom at the age of 14, when it rose quickly to the top of country music charts. 14-years old Rimes received two Grammy awards, one as the “Best new Artist’ and a second for the “Best Female Country Vocal Performance”. Rimes was the youngest artist to win a Grammy–and the first country artist to be named “Best New Artist”. Rimes received the Horizon Award from the Country Music Association and was also the youngest artist nominated by the CMA. In spite of numerous award nominations, her latest award to date was the Humanitarian Award from The Academy of County Music. Rimes later took on a few acting roles, including the Lifetime movie, Northern Lights, which led to her off-screen relationship with Eddie Cibrian. Rimes also writes children’s books and has seen some success with the novels, What I Cannot Change and Holiday in Your Heart.
LeAnn Rimes profited well from her singing ability, screen performances and writing talents. Her net worth estimate is approximately $38 million dollars. Much of her income came from the sale proceeds of millions of hit albums with sold-out concerts, book sales, and acting wages adding to her financial success.
How much is LeAnn Rimes’ Net Worth? $38 Million!
LeAnn Rimes, born Margaret LeAnne Rimes, is a country singer who was born on August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi. She first gained stardom at the tender age of 13 after the release of “Blue” by Bill Mack. Rimes went on to release her debut album in 1996, also entitled Blue, and reached incredible heights when the album hit number one on the Top Country Albums chart.
Rimes has won numerous awards, including a CMA, two Grammys, three ACMs, one American Music award and 12 Billboard Music awards. Since her start in the music industry, she has released 10 studio albums and has been featured on both American and international charts with more than 40 singles. She is also an author who has written two novels and two children’s books.
LeAnn Rimes has been married twice. Her first marriage took place in 2002 when she wed dancer Dean Sheremet. The two divorced in June 2010 following a controversy of Rimes having an affair with married actor Eddie Cibrian, whom she met on the set of Lifetime made for TV movie Northern Lights. Cibrian divorced his then wife, Brandi Glanville, and Rimes and Cibrian were married in April 2011 in a private ceremony. Since the affair, Rimes’ career has been overshadowed by negative publicity.
Rimes is a firm believer in equality for all people and supports gay marriage. She performed the song “The Rose” while joined by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles on December 19, 2010 in memoriam of gay teens who had committed suicide.
To date, LeAnn Rimes holds a net worth of $20 million. This comes as a result of her debut album spurring a top 10 hit in the title track, “Blue,” and following albums going multi-platinum.
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