Linda Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. She is mainly popular as a songwriter. Throughout her career, she has worked with some big stars such as Pink, Gwen Stefani, Kelly Osbourne, and Christina Aguilera. Let’s get into the details to know more about the career, biography, and net worth of Linda Perry in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Linda Perry was born on April 15, 1965, in Springfield, Massachusetts to Marluce Martins Perry and Alfred Xavier Perry. Her mother was a Brazilian while her father was a Portuguese. Her parents’ profession is not exactly known but she is believed to have grown up in an artistic and musical family. Unlike other kids, Linda’s childhood was disordered. First, she had a kidney disease and she became a drug addict. This affected her childhood as well as her education. However, her love for music was unfaltering and she remained focused on the music since her childhood.
Linda Perry is a lesbian and the most beautiful thing about her is that she is proud to be what she is. She has openly talked about her sexuality. Speaking of her relationships, she dated actress Clementine Ford from 2009 to 2010. In 2011, she came into the relationship with actress Sara Gilbert. The two got married in 2014 and welcome their first child in 2015. As of now, they are together.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
The beginning of Linda’s career has been really struggling. She had interest in music since her childhood. To pursue her dreams, she moved to San Francisco at the age of 21. Initially, she took up small jobs to support herself and in spare time, she used to play guitar and sing her own songs on the street. Thus, she managed to grab the attention of the people. After 2 struggling years, Linda composed a song ‘Down On Your Face’ which made her make a place in the band ‘4 Non Blondes’.
At that time, this band was new but it gained a quick success and garnered a huge attention. Linda was the lead singer of this band, so she also grabbed many eyeballs. For next few years, she worked for this band as well for some other artists. Since 1996, she got involved more in songwriting and record producing and established her solo career.
Speaking of the awards and honors, Linda has won many awards throughout her career. She received a Grammy nomination for the song ‘Beautiful’. In 2015, she also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Earnings
Linda has a successful career as a singer and songwriter. At the beginning of her career, she has earned name, fame, and money as a singer and in recent years, she has become a songwriter. Thus, she is actively involved in actually two professions. Recently, she hasn’t been active for few years still she boasts a staggering net worth of $25 million. She has made her net worth entirely through her music career.
Linda Perry has achieved the success at her own. To launch her music career, she had to work in pubs and perform on the streets but she never gave up. Today, she is regarded as one of the acclaimed songwriters in the world. Her song ‘What’s Up’ made her a superstar.