LeAnn Rimes

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Margaret LeAnn Rimes
  • Birth Place: Jackson, MS
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/28/1982, Virgo
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; actor
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LeAnn Rimes Fast Facts:
  • Won her first talent contest at the age of 5.
  • Recorded her first album at 7, her second at age 11. The title song of this disc, Blue, is what brought her to national attention.
  • Her vocals are often likened to Patsy Cline.
  • At 16, sued her record label (for their release of an album of studio outtakes that she deemed "substandard") and her father (for taking more than $7 million of her earnings). Ended her estrangement from her father before her 2002 wedding. 
  • Her 1997 version of the song "How Do I Live" spent a record-setting 69 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • Made her big-screen acting debut in Coyote Ugly (2000). She also contributed four songs to the film's soundtrack.
  • Has written several books, including the novel Holiday in Your Heart (1997), the children's books Jag (2003) and Jag's New Friend (2004), and the inspirational What I Cannot Change (2009). 
  • Supports the Wish Upon a Hero Foundation, MusiCares, the No H8 Campaign and Stand Up for Kids.
  • LeAnn Rimes Relationships:
  • Dean Sheremet - Ex-husband
  • Wilbur Rimes - Father
  • Catherine Rimes - Stepmother
  • Belinda - Mother
  • Andrew Keegan - Ex-significant Other
  • Jake Cibrian - Stepson
  • Eddie Cibrian - Husband
  • Mason Cibrian - Stepson
  • LeAnn Rimes Awards:
  • 1996 Grammy: Best Female Country Vocal Performance - Winner
  • 1996 Grammy: Best New Artist - Winner
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Female Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2003 CMT Music Awards: Flameworthy Hottest Female Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Winner

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