Melissa Etheridge
Melissa Etheridge
Real Name/Full Name Melissa Lou Etheridge
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Melissa Etheridge
Birth Place: Leavenworth , Kansas , US
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 May 1961
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 157 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’2’’
Weight: In Kilograms – 59 Kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – John Etheridge
Mother –Elizabeth Etheridge
Siblings: Yes(1) N/A
School: Leavenworth High School
College: Berklee College of Music
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Lesbian
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Linda Wallen
Kids/Children Name: Yes(4)
Profession: Musician , Singer- song writer , Social Activist , Actor, Film score Composer
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: October 2021

Growing with up Gen Z, we have been through a hell of a roller coaster ride, starting with contemporary Music to our lifestyle. But don’t they say an old is most definitely gold? But this femme fatale has ruled millions of hearts with her voice and songs. Melissa Etheridge, the two time Grammy Awards winner and a cancer survivor, needs no introduction! She has successfully dominated the 90’s with her melody and deep voice. Melissa, who is said to have shot to fame in 1993 with the release of her album Yes I Am, gained her millions of fans worldwide.

But unfortunately, in the year 2004, Melissa was diagnosed with cancer. She took a year off her music career to concentrate more on her health.

Well, how well do you know about Melissa Etheridge? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Melissa Etheridge’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Melissa Etheridge to date.

Biography and Early Life

On a very blessed day of the summers of 29th May 1961, Little Melissa was born in Mr John Etheridge and Mrs Elizabeth Etheridge’s laps. Little Melissa was the youngest of the two daughters, but alas! We do not know much about Melissa’s elder sister. It is said that Melissa completed her schooling at Leavenworth High School, where Mr Etheridge used to teach. Melissa was fortunate enough to follow her dreams because both her parents were working.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Melissa Etheridge in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Melissa Etheridge’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 27th October 2021 having been born on 29 May 1961. Though, she is 5’2’’ in feet and inches and 157 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 130 lbs in Pound and 59kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Blonde.

Education

As Melissa grew older, her passion for Music continued to bloom; hence, she attended Berklee College of Music, where she chose Music as her life career. Even when she was attending her college, she would showcase her talent around Boston. At one point in her life, she dropped out of her college as she wanted to go solo and made her way to LA to attempt to have a severe Music career.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Melissa Etheridge With Husband Linda Wallen
Melissa Etheridge With Husband Linda Wallen

Well, Melissa Etheridge is indeed quite active with her social life and personal life; she has confirmed it publicly that she a lesbian in the year 1993. Since then, Melissa had dated her long term girlfriend, Julie Cypher. The duo broke the news, and their relationship was broadcasted all over! Even one of the American LGBTQ interest magazine, “The Advocate”, had also featured the lovely couple. During their whole relationship journey, Melissa and Julie gave birth to two boys. But unfortunately, in the year 2000, the power couple decided to part ways.

After that, Melissa got married to an American actress named Tammy Michaels in 2003; the lovely couple gave birth to two twins in 2006 through IVF.

Even when in the year 2004, when Melissa fought with the battle of Breast cancer, Michaels supported and took care of her partner even in her most demanding of time. But unfortunately, the duo got divorced, and the reason has not been disclosed yet either by Melissa or Michaels. Even after Melissa’s ups and downs in her life, later in the year 2020, Melissa got married to Linda Wallen, and the duo is said to have a son together named Jonnie.

Melissa was not just a singer and a musician; she was a social activist too. From her initial years of coming out as lesbian, she had fought for Gay Rights in America. In 2005, when she was declared cancer-free, she started to spread awareness about Breast cancer.

Is Melissa Ethridge Lesbian?

Melissa has confirmed it publicly that she a lesbian in the year 1993. Since then, Melissa had dated her long term girlfriend Julie Cypher, and their relationship was broadcasted all over. Even in the American LGBTQ interest magazine “The Advocate”. During their whole relationship journey, Melissa and Julie gave birth to two boys. But unfortunately, in the year 2000, the power couple decided to part ways.

After that, Melissa got married to an American actress named Tammy Michaels in 2003; the lovely couple gave birth to two twins in 2006 through IVF.

Even when in the year 2004, when Melissa fought with the battle of Breast cancer, Michaels supported and took care of her partner even in her most demanding of time. But unfortunately, the duo got divorced, and the reason has not been disclosed yet either by Melissa or Michaels. Even after Melissa’s ups and downs in her life, later in the year 2020, Melissa got married to Linda Wallen, and the duo is said to have a son together named Jonnie.

So it is true that Melissa Etheridge is a Lesbian and has fought for Gay Rights in America since the year of 1993, and has successfully manifested LGBTQ rights in America.

Professional Career

Ever since Melissa Was a teenager, her interest in Music started to bloom; she dropped out of her college to continue Music as a serious career option. She then had moved to LA to have wider exposure and opportunities in Music. This American songwriter, musician and music composer then shot to fame in 1993 with her album ‘Yes I Am ‘. After that, this outstanding musician had received Fifteen Grammy Nominations, out of which she stood out and excelled herself by winning two Grammy Awards.

Apart from that, she was a part of the Breast Cancer awareness program, and she had also led the campaign for the protection of Gay and Lesbians Rights.

Awards

Every hard work indeed comes down with a hefty recognition, and Melissa has proved with her determination for Music with the two Grammy Awards, which she won in the year 0f 1993 and 1995. Well, that’s not it; she had also won an Academy Award, and to add the cherry on the Cake, Melissa received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of fame back in the year 2011.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Melissa Etheridge in 2021

Melissa Etheridge Net Worth
Melissa Etheridge Net Worth

With her massive successful professional career in the Hollywood industry, Melissa has an estimated net worth of a whopping $30 Million as of 2021. Even though Melissa had faced many hardships in life, she never saw that as a stopping point in her life. Instead, she kept on having multiple concerts, tours and endorsements, which led her to have a hefty sum of net worth.

Even though she had faced a lot of hardship in her career, Melissa Etheridge never looked back but, on the contrary, moved way ahead in her life. She was a songwriter, musician, and singer and social activist and actress. With a splurge of fans and recognition, Melissa has a net worth that only a few people can be proud of!

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