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Positive action combined with positive thinking results in success, this line is very well proved by Stevie Nicks who is an American singer and songwriter. Moreover, she accumulated huge publicity for her work as a member of the popular British-American rock band, “Fleetwood Mac” which she joined in 1975 along with her then-boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham.
In fact, she also rose to great fame when the band’s eleventh album, “Rumours” won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978. Other than this, this gorgeous lady has earned eight Grammy Award nominations and two American Music Award nominations as a solo artist and has won a Grammy Award and five Grammy Award nominations as the band’s member.
Recently she came into the spotlight in August 2021 when she canceled her five planned 2021 solo appearances due to concern about catching covid.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 26 May 1948, this renowned singer turned 75 years old. This lady has a good height of 155 Centimetres and is 5’1” in Feet & Inches. Her blue eyes and shiny blonde hair enhance her beauty. She seems fit with a weight of 52 kilograms and 115 lbs in pounds.
Her figure measures 36 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. Her bra size is 34B while her shoe size is 6 (US).
Working as a singer and songwriter, Stevie earns a very handsome amount of money throughout her professional career. Having started her career in 1975, she has managed to come a long way up with her mystical stage persona, distinctive voice, and poetic and symbolic lyrics, as she is also known to be the Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll.
According to the sources, Nicks’ estimated net worth is $75 million approximately. Through her hard work and dedication to become a singer and songwriter, she has accumulated a healthy fortune from her several songs, albums, and tours.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Pheonix, Arizona, United States, Stevie belongs to the white ethnicity. She was born at Good Samaritan Hospital as the second child to her father, Jess Nicks (1925-2005), and mother, Barbara Nicks (1927-2011).
Moreover, her father served as a corporate executive whose frequent relocation as the president of Greyhound made the family move to different places. Other than this, she grew up with her elder brother named Chris Nicks. As of her education, Nicks enrolled at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California, during which she joined her first band, “The Changing Times”.
Furthermore, she was admitted to Menlo Atherton High School where she met her future professional partner, Lindsey Buckingham. Thereafter, Stevie along with Buckingham joined San Jose State University where she majored in speech communication.
However, got dropped out in 1968 in order to pursue a music career with him. Later, the duo continued to write songs as a duo recording demo tapes at night subsequently securing a deal with Polydor Record later releasing their only album together, “Buckingham Nicks” in 1973.
|Birth Place||Phoenix, Arizona, United States|
|Date of birth||May 26, 1948|
|Height||In Feet & Inches: 5’1”
In Centimeters: 155 cm
|Weight||In Kilograms: 52 kg
In Pounds: 115 lbs
|School||Menlo-Atherton High School|
|College||San Jose State University|
|Home town||Phoenix, Arizona, United States|
|Fathers name||Jess Nicks|
|Mothers name||Barbara Nicks
Career / Fashion and Style
Moving towards her career, Stevie gave wings to her professional career in 1975 by joining the British rock band, “Fleetwood Mac” along with Lindsey Buckingham. Shortly after their joining, the band gathered worldwide success with the band’s tenth and the couple’s first album, “Fleetwood Mac” which was released on July 11, 1975.
Later, in the year 1977 with the release of the hit album, “Rumors” which included Nick’s single, “Dreams” went on to become the band’s only Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit single, gaining them a Grammy Award as well. In fact, she has also performed in the band’s other albums including “Tusk”(1979) and “Live”(1980).
Apart from that, on July 27, 1981, she released her solo debut album titled “Bella Donna” which reached no. one on the Billboard chart. After that, in the year 1983, her second studio album, “The Wild Heart” was released which was followed by “Rock a Little” in 1985.
However, Nicks took a break from her solo career for a period of four years and made her come back in the year 1989 with “The Other Side of the Mirror” featuring the hit single “Rooms on Fire”. But during this time, she developed an addiction and dependency on “Klonopin”, after went through some personal problems, Stevie came up with her album, “Street Angel” in 1994.
Furthermore, the band reunited for a tour called “The Dance” in the year 1997 on the 20th anniversary of the release of the band’s highly successful album “Rumours”. Other than this, this prominent singer released “Trouble in Shangri-La” in the year 2001 and earned gold certification in the U.S.
Besides this, Reprise Records released “Crystal Visions – The Very Best of Stevie Nicks” on March 27, 2007, which is a compilation album released by Nicks in the U.S. Later, Stevie released the album, “The Soundstage Sessions” that included a single, “Crash into Me”, via Reprise Records on March 31, 2009.
Additionally, in the year 2011, her outstanding album “In Your Dreams” with a lead single, “Secret Love” was released with the 30th anniversary of the release of her debut solo album, “Bella Donna”. Other than this, she made her guest appearance as herself on the NBC sitcom, “Up All Night” in March 2012.
In the following year, Nicks released the documentary film, “In your Dreams” on DVD. Additionally, she got the opportunity to be appeared on the third season of the television series American Horror Story, “Coven” in the year 2014 in a role she reprised in the eighth season, “Apocalypse” as a white witch.
Other than this, on September 30, 2014, her eighth solo album “24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault” was released which debuted at number 7 on the US Billboard. Later, Nicks joined “Fleetwood Mac” for the On with the Show tour.
In the year 2017, she toured with “The Pretenders” on the 24 Karat Gold Tour and was also seen on a track from American singer Lana Del Rey‘s fifth studio album, “Lust for Life”. In fact, for her album’s promotions, Nicks has made her appearance in several TV shows including The X Factor, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Good Morning America, The Talk, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Dancing with the Stars.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
As for her relationship status, Stevie got married just once in her lifetime. She tied the sacred knot of marriage with Kim Anderson, the widower of her friend Robin Anderson in the year 1983 when her friend Anderson died of leukemia to look after the baby her friend left behind.
Unfortunately, their relation couldn’t last long and came to an end. But Stevie still manages a good relationship with her former step-son. Other than this, Nicks was previously in a romantic relationship with Lindsey Buckingham who is also an American singer, songwriter, and producer. Moreover, the duo met while they were in college.
In fact, she was romantically linked to Buckingham since 1966 for several years until they got separated. Additionally, in the year 1977, Nicks entered into a relationship with Mick Fleetwood but soon their relationship ended due to some personal issues. Thereafter, she started to date Eagles drummer/vocalist Don Henley with whom she also became pregnant but she had an abortion in 1979.
Then, she dated Eagles songwriter J.D. Souther. After that, she got romantically linked to James Iovine who is an American entrepreneur, media proprietor, and record executive who is best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records, who also produced “Bella Donna” in 1980. Later, in the year 1983, she began to date Eagles and James Gang guitarist Joe Walsh but in the year 1986, their relation broke up due to mutual drug abuse.
|Husband||Kim Anderson (Ex-husband)
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Some Interesting Facts About Stevie Nicks
- Her Zodiac sign is Gemini.
- She also established a charity foundation titled “Stevie Nicks’ Band of Soldiers” which is used for the benefit of wounded military personnel.
- Stevie became an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church and on December 27, 2013, officiated at the wedding of Deer Tick singer John McCauley and singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton.
- Nicks performed with Taylor Swift at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 31, 2010.
- She was announced as one of the headliners of the 2021 Shaky Knees Music Festival in Atlanta, Georgia on May 27, 2021.
- Her own written song, “Rhiannon” was even voted as one of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
- When she was just 4 years old, her grandmother, Aaron Jess “A.J.” Nicks, Sr. taught her singing.
- She was gifted a Goya guitar on her 16th birthday and spent her teenage years playing and writing music with writing her first song, “I’ve Loved and I’ve lost, and I’m Sad but Not Blue”.
- Nicks is of German, English, and Irish descent.
- She is also very popular on Instagram has more than 562K followers.
- This versatile personality has also been named one of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.
- She is an avid animal lover who had several dogs over the years.
- While working out, she listens to her own songs.