Wynonna Judd is an American country singer and part of the popular country music duo ‘The Judds.’
Wynonna Judd was born Christina Claire Ciminella on May 30, 1964, in Ashland, Kentucky. She was the love child of her 18-year-old single mother, Naomi.
Wynonna and Naomi finally moved to Nashville, Kentucky, which was known as the center of country music, in search of a record deal, in 1979.
After trying for several years, they finally got their big break in 1983, when ‘RCA Records’ offered them a record deal. Soon, their skills and charm took over.
Wynonna and her mother Naomi formed their very own duo, ‘The Judds,’ and started making music together. However, the relationship between them was mostly dysfunctional
Naomi managed to influence a big producer, whose daughter Naomi had nursed earlier. After listening to their performances, the producer was impressed by them.
In the 1980s, ‘The Judds’ became increasingly popular, following the success of their singles ‘Girls’ Night Out,’ ‘Turn it Loose,’ ‘Why Not Me,’ and ‘Grandpa.’
The duo released six studio albums with ‘RCA Records,’ until 1991, and won several awards, such as the ‘Grammys’ and the ‘Country Music Association’ awards.
In 1985, the duo appeared on TV with ‘Austin City Limits’ and ‘Square One TV.’ They were at the peak of their fame when, in 1991
In January 1992, Wynonna Judd performed solo for the first time, during the ‘American Music Awards,’ and on the show, she announced her very first self-titled album.
The album turned out to be overwhelmingly successful, selling five million copies and receiving five “platinum” certifications by the ‘RIAA.’
Wynonna has appeared in the TV show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ and in the series ‘Touched by an Angel’ and ‘Kath & Kim.’
Wynonna Judd met Arch Kelley III in 1993, and the couple started dating soon. Wynonna gave birth to her son, Elijah, in 1994. Wynonna and Arch married in 1996
Wynonna Judd is an American country music singer who has a net worth of $12 million dollar