Amy Lee is a popular musician from the United States of America, who is best known as the co-founder and lead vocalist of Evanescence. She also collaborated during her career with other musicians such as with the rock band Seether and with David Hodges. Take a closer look below on the personal life, career and net worth of Amy Lee in 2018 below.
Early Life & Biography
Amy Lynn Lee was born on December 13, 1981, in Riverside city in California, United States. Her father John Lee worked as a DJ, and he was a TV personality, and her mother’s name is Sara Cargill.
Amy Lee moved with her family in between several locations such as Illinois, Florida, and Arkansas. She has two sisters, Carrie Lee and Lori Lee. She also had a brother and a sister who both died, Robby Lee and Bonnie Lee. Amy Lee completed her schooling from Pulaski Academy, and then she studied music theory and composition at the Middle Tennessee State University but dropped out to pursue singing and working in Evanescence.
Amy Lee has been into marriage, relationships and has a child that we know of and that is confirmed. She has been married to Josh Hartzler since 2007. Josh is a therapist, and he has been her friend for quite long. Amy and Josh have one son together, Jack Lion Hartzler who was born in 2014.
Prior to her marriage, Amy Lee had a relationship with the musician Ben Moody and with Seether’s musician Shaun Morgan.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Amy Lee co-founds the rock band Evanescence along with Ben Moody around 1995. They played at coffee places and bookstores during the band’s early days. The band’s first work was an EP self-titled album. Amy Lee made huge success after releasing the band’s debut studio album “Fallen” which debuted at no.1 on several charts in many countries.
Amy Lee has worked on many released albums. Along with her band, the latest released album is titled “Synthesis”.
Furthermore, Amy Lee has many award wins and nominations that are contributed to her work with Evanescence and for her own. As with Evanescence, she won several awards such as a total of 3 Loudwire Music Awards, 2 Billboard Music Awards, 2 Echo Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, 2 Teen Choice Awards among others.
Amy Lee has many awards that she received for her own. Her self-awards are in the categories of Sexiest Female, Songwriter Icon Award, Top 100 Greatest Women in Music, Rock Goddess of the Year and others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Evanescence co-founder Amy Lee has an estimated net worth of $15 million. She earned her wealth from the salary and earnings she received from the albums and songs she worked on. Amy Lee earned along with her band members around $28 million only from the band’s debut studio album “Fallen” sales.
Amy Lee is one of the most talented and loved musicians of all time. Her work with Evanescence achieved huge success around the whole world. Amy Lee is currently happily living with her husband Josh Hartzler and their child.