Wynonna Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • Didn't know the identity of her biological father until she was an adult. 
  • Was given her first guitar by a family friend and immediately fell in love with it.
  • Chose the stage name Wynonna from one of her favorite songs, "Route 66."
  • In 1983, she went with her mother to a live audition for the RCA Nashville record executives, who signed them to a record deal within an hour.
  • Has had a tumultuous relationship with Naomi, her mother and singing partner in the Judds, often fighting over Wynonna's chronic tardiness and taste in men.
  • Launched a successful solo career in 1992 after her mother left the duo due to illness. Her debut album, "Wynonna," sold over 5 million copies. The two eventually reunited and launched their final tour in 2010.
  • Published her first novel, Restless Heart: A Novel, in 2011. Had previously released a memoir, Coming Home to Myself, in 2007.

Awards

  • 1991, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 1986, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 1985, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 1984, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
  • 1988, Grammy — Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner

Relationships

  • Elijah Judd — Son
  • Grace Pauline — Daughter
  • Naomi Judd — Mother
  • Dan Roach — Ex-husband
  • Cactus Moser — Husband
  • Arch Kelley III — Ex-husband
  • Ashley Judd — Half Sister
  • Charles Jordan — Father
  • Tony King — Ex-fiancé

Details

  • Birth Name: Christina Claire Ciminella
  • Birth Place: Ashland, KY
  • Birthday: May 30, 1964, Gemini
  • Profession: Country singer, Actor
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