Grace Slick is a talented singer, musician, songwriter, and artist. She has also previously worked as a model and has performed for more than four decades. She has released many hit singles including “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”, “We Built This City”, “Somebody to Love”, and “White Rabbit”. She has performed with many popular bands and has also released the album as a solo artist. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Grace Slick in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Grace Barnett Wing was born in October 1939, in Highland Park, Illinois. She was the daughter of Virginia Barnett and W. Wing. Both her parents were students at the University of Washington and both died in the 1980s. She has a brother named Chris and has spent much of her childhood in different cities in California.
She went to Palo Alto Senior High School and later switched to Castilleja High School. Following that she went to New York City’s Finch College and later got transferred to the University of Miami in Florida.
In 1961, Grace Slick got married to Gerald “Jerry Slick”, who was a cinematographer. They separated in 1971. In 1976, she got married to lighting designer Skip Johnson. They remained husband and wife till 1994. She has got a daughter named China Wing Kantner in her relationship with Paul Kantner. She was also known to have a relationship with Spencer Dryden from 1967 to 1970. She has been a subject of many legal incidents and has also been arrested many times.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1965, Grace Slick became a member of the band ‘The Great White Society’ along with her then-husband Jerry and two others. The band recorded the albums ‘Conspicuous Only in Its Absence’, ‘How It Was’, ‘Collector’s Item’, ‘Live at the Matrix’, and ‘Born to Be Burned’ in 1965 and 1966. However, their albums were released in three different decades. They also released the singles “Someone to Love” and “Sally, Go ’Round The Roses”.
Later, Slick became a singer of Jefferson Airplane and released many albums with them. Their albums were ‘Surrealistic Pillow’, ‘After Bathing at Baxter’s’, ‘Crown of Creation’, ‘Volunteers’, ‘Bark’, ‘Long John Silver’, and ‘Jefferson Airplane’. She has received three Grammy nominations in different categories. Slick has also appeared in the list of “100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll” by VH1. Later, she formed Jefferson Starship along with other bandmates. She was also a member of the band Starship.
On the solo front, Grace Slick released the album ‘Manhole’ in 1974. In the 1980s, she released the albums ‘Dreams’, ‘Welcome to the Wrecking Ball!’, and ‘Software’. She has also teamed up with Paul Kantner to release albums. ‘Blows Against the Empire’ was released in 1970. A year later, they released ‘Sunfighter’. Their other albums were ‘Baron von Tollbooth & the Chrome Nun’ and ‘Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra’. She has also received a nomination for the Online Film & Television Association Award. In 1996, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Earnings
What could be the net worth of a woman who has released albums with many different bands? She has also released music as a solo artist and has gone on to make a net worth of over $23 million. She has also collaborated in many other albums of other artists like ‘Rolling Thunder’, ‘Papa John Creach’, ‘Back to Avalon’, ‘Windows of Heaven’, ‘Across the Sea of Suns’, and ‘What Is A Saint’.
Grace Slick is a legendary singer who later retired from her career. Following that, she started painting animals. Her artwork and her music both make her an influential person. She has given many hit singles to the world.