- Date of Birth:
- August 28, 1982
- 5' 5"
LeAnn Rimes (born Margaret LeAnn Rimes in Jackson, Mississippi on August 28 1982) is an American country and pop singer. LeAnn first rose to fame at age 13, when she released the song, “Blue,” making her one of the youngest country stars ever.
LeAnn released her debut album, Blue, in 1996, which reached number one on the Top Country Albums chart and was certified multi-platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America.
LeAnn has had huge musical success, as she has won two Grammys, three ACMs, a CMA, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and one American Music award. She has released ten studio albums, three compilation albums and two greatest hits albums. She has sold over 37 million records worldwide.
More recently she has begun writing novels, and she has starred in several made-for-tv movies.
Best Known For:
LeAnnRimes is best known for being a country singer, and singing the hit song, “How Do I Live”.
LeAnn first got married when she was 20 years old to her backup dancer Dean Sheremet. They broke up in 2009 when she began an affair with her Northern Lights co-star Eddie Cibrian, who was also married. She and Dean divorced in 2010, and she married Eddie in August 2011. LeAnn has a long standing feud with Eddie’s former wife and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Brandi Glanville, with whom Eddie has two sons.
In August 2012 LeAnn checked into rehab for stress and anxiety.