An America born singer and actress, Nancy Sinatra is widely known for her movie; These Boots Are Made for Walking, which released in the year 1966. She has recorded several albums, some of them having received a great worldwide response. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Nancy Sinatra in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Born on June 8, 1940, as Nancy Sandra Sinatra she grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey. She is the eldest daughter of Frank Sinatra and Nancy Barbato. Her father, Frank was himself a well-known face in the American singing and acting industry. Spending most of her early childhood in Jersey City, the family moved to Hasbrouck.
Nancy studied music at the University of California, Los Angeles. Though she did not continue it further and dropped out just after a year, she got an opportunity to debut on her father’s show – The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: Welcome Home Elvis. Nancy sang a duet with her father titled, “You Make Me Feel So Young/Old.”
Nancy married Tommy Sands in 1960. Tommy was an overnight sensation who became popular for his appearance on a TV show. They both divorced in 1965. She married again with Hugh Lamber in 1970 and had two children with him, Angela and Amanda. Hugh passed away in 1985. Both Nancy’s daughters received around $1 million from her grandfather Frank’s trust.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Nancy started her career by signing with her father’s label, Reprise Records in 1961. Cuff Links and a Tie Clip was her first single which did not fair well. However, her subsequent singles made it to the top of charts in Europe and Japan. However, she did not succeed in making a mark in the US until long later.
She was soon given a makeover by Lee Hazlewood, a popular songwriter and producer. These Boots Are Made for Walking released in the year 1966, and it gave a much-needed boost to her career. It was even nominated for Grammy Awards. She continued to release singles and duets right up till the 1980s.
Her popular appeal and singing made her bag a few roles as an actor on television shows as well. Some of these include For Those Who Think Young, Get Yourself a College Girl and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini. All of which did pretty well. Her 1971 duet with Hazelwood, Did You Ever reached the second spot on UK Singles Chart.
Net Worth & Earnings:
From acting, singing to hosting, Nancy has done a variety of role in her long-spanning career. She has posed for the popular lifestyle magazine, Playboy’s May 1995 issue. On her father’s advice, she asked them to double the money for her project. This has always been her approach. Nancy keeps a tiny bit of stake in all of her works, to keep her earnings in the flow. This sound strategy has made her net worth stand at an astounding $55 million.
Nancy has followed the footsteps of her father, Frank Sinatra. Though she had a lukewarm career, in the beginning, Nancy always had her hopes high and worked her way up. Her most successful works have been in the later stages of her career, almost after 7-8 years. Nancy keeps her fans cheering for more even till now.