Miranda Lambert is a singer and songwriter who is usually associated with the country music genre. She first launched herself in the music industry in 2000. Due to her success since then, it is now estimated that Miranda Lambert has a net worth of $45 million, which makes her one of the most commercially successful current country music singers and songwriters. Here is how this talented artist achieved a net worth of $45 million.
Lambert’s Early Life
According to Biography.com, Miranda Lambert was born in Longview, Texas, on November 10, 1983. Although her parents ran a private detective agency, her father was also a guitarist and songwriter, which influenced her love for music. She was also influenced by growing up listening to country music singers, such as Guy Clark and Merle Haggard.
Launching Her Career
Miranda Lambert began her professional career in the music industry while she was still in high school. At the age of just 16, she made her debut with ‘The Texas Pride Band’ and fronted the house band in a Longview venue. She also appeared on the Johnnie High Country Music Revue, and this led to her acquiring a recording session. However, she was frustrated by being presented with pop music when she wanted to focus on country music. Lambert asked her father to teach her to play the guitar, and she began writing her own songs. By 2001, she has released a 10-track, self-titled album. This raised her profile and she was hired to perform at Tye Phelps’ country music restaurant.
Her big break came when she competed in the talent competition ‘Nashville Star’. She finished in the third position and attracted the attention of show judge Tracy Gershon, who was also a Sony Music Executive. Gerston persuaded the music label to sign Lambert. After signing with Epic Records in 2003, Lambert released her debut single ‘Me and Charlie Talking’ the following year. This was the lead single to ‘Kerosene’, her debut album. This was a critical and commercial success, and it debuted at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums charts.
Miranda Lambert’s Career From 2004 to 2013
The country singer released her second album ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ in 2007. She wrote all four of the singles she released from the album, plus another four of the tracks. One of the singles was ‘Gunpowder & Lead’, which was her highest-charting single. Lambert’s third album, ‘Revolution’, was released in 2009. Again, she wrote many of the tracks herself. Several successful singles were released from this album, including ‘Dead Flowers’, ‘White Liar’, ‘The House That Built Me’, and ‘Only Prettier’. Following the release of the album, Lambert undertook a promotional tour called ‘Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars’, which included performances at the Bonnaroo Music Festival and in 22 cities. At the 2010 CMA awards, Miranda Lambert received a record-setting nine nominations, and she went on to win the Album of the Year with ‘Revolution’. The following year, she won the Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for ‘The House That Built Me’. Riding high on this success, Lambert released ‘Four the Record’, her fourth album, in November 2011. This was her first album with RCA Nashville, and she released six singles from the album.
Although she is best known for her work as a solo artist, Miranda Lambert has also diversified in her career and performed as part of a girl group called Pistol Annies. The other two group members are Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe. Their first single ‘Hell on Heels’ was released in 2011, and they released their debut album of the same name later that year. The group went on to release a second album called ‘Annie Up’ in 2013. After a five year hiatus, the group reformed in 2018 and released their third album ‘Interstate Gospel’, which was number one on the Billboard County Albums chart.
Her Career from 2014 to the Current Day
In 2014, Lambert released her fifth studio album ‘Platinum’, and this album spawned four singles. Lambert did not release her sixth album ‘The Weight of These Wings’ until 2016. Her most recent album was ‘Wildcard’, which was released in 2019. From this album, she released the single ‘It All Comes Out in the Wash’.
Miranda Lambert’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Miranda Lambert’s estimated net worth is $45 million. She has predominantly made this money through her work in the music industry. However, she has also made money through endorsements and various other work projects.
Endorsements and Other Work
In addition to her career in music, Miranda Lambert has also made money from endorsements. The main company that she has endorsed in Cotton Inc. She became one of their new faces, along with two other singers, when they launched their ‘The Touch, The Feel of Cotton’ campaign in 2009. Her other work has included releasing a line of shoes and boots with DSW in 2014 and partnering with Chrysler Ram trucks in the same year.
Another venture of Lambert’s is dabbling in television work. She first had an acting role in a 2012 episode of NBC’s ‘Law &Order: Special Victims Unit. Although this is her only acting role to date, she has appeared as herself on many occasions in series such as ‘Nashville Star’, ‘CMT Cross Country’, ‘The Voice’, and ‘NBC Sunday Night Football’.
Miranda Lambert’s Personal Life
In her personal life, Miranda Lambert was married to fellow country music singer Blake Shelton from 2011 until 2015. After her divorce, she dated R & B singer Anderson East for two years. Lambert also briefly dated Evan Felker in early 2018. She then met New York City Police Department Officer Brendan McLoughlin, and they were married in January 2019. Lambert owns a farm with three residences in Primm Springs, Tennessee. She bought this property in 2016 for $3.4 million.