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Who is Gretchen Wilson?

Gretchen Wilson is known as an American country artist. She is most famous for her number one hit song, "Redneck Woman".

Background and Age

Gretchen Frances Wilson was born on June 26, 1973 in Pocahontas, IL. She was raised in a trailer park by a single parent. She ventured out from home and dropped out of school in the ninth grade. She mixed drinks and worked in the kitchen at neighborhood bars, singing for additional tips to take care of the tabs.

Career and Net Worth

Gretchen Wilson's first country music single, "Redneck Woman," went through about a month and a half at the #1 spot. Her debut presentation album collection, Here For The Party, sold in excess of 5,000,000 copies and brought forth three more top 5 hits including, "Homewrecker," "When I Think About Cheatin'," and the album title track, "Here For The Party." Her album All Jacked Up, saw four more hit tunes like "California Girls," "I Don't Feel Like Loving You Today," "Politically Uncorrect", and the album title cut. The album rode exciting feedback to platinum status. Her third album, One of the Boys, hardened her spot as one of contemporary music's generally unique and multi-faceted female artists.

Since her introduction to the music world, she has been featured programs like Dateline NBC, 20/20 Primetime, and CNN's People In The News, She has won awards like the ACMs, CMAs, AMAs, Billboards. She is a Grammy victor and nine time nominated artist. After all of her success, Wilson suddenly stopped making music. The genuine motivation behind why Gretchen Wilson disappeared from the spotlight of the country music scene was that she needed to reevaluate her life and locate her self. In the wake of delivering her 2013 album collection, Right on Time, Wilson chose to step away from the spotlight.

During her rest, Wilson concentrated on investing energy in herself. The singer's break from the music business kept going three years. By 2017, she had concluded that it was an ideal opportunity for her to get back on the touring horse. She announced that she was going to release a new album collection called "Ready to Get Rowdy" in 2017. As a lead up to the arrival of her new album collection, she dropped a single which was the first of the new collection, a melody called Rowdy.

Marriage, Husband, and Kids

Gretchen Wilson has a daughter named Grace Frances. The father of her daughter is her former sweetheart, Michael Penner.

Date modified: Aug 20, 2020
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