What is Stevie Nicks’ net worth? $75 Million
How did Stevie Nicks earn her money and wealth?
Stevie Nicks was born to Jess Nicks and Barbara Nicks on 26th May 1948. Her birth name is Stephanie Nicks. She was born in Arizona and was brought up under the shadow of her grandfather who was a struggling country music singer himself. He taught her to sing duets along with him ever since Stevie was four years old. She was not very exposed to the outer world due to her mother’s protective nature, but when she joined her Arcadia High School, she participated in her first musical band named ‘The Changing Times’. It was a folk-rock group that focused on Vocal harmonies.
During her senior year, Stevie met Lindsey Buckingham who was in a psychedelic rock back named Fritz. Stevie joined the Fritz as the lead singer and led to the popularity of the band. Stevie and Buckingham grew very close during this period and decided to join the San Jose State University together. Stevie opted for Speech communication as her subject for Majors. Although with time their college band Fritz dissolved, Stevie and Buckingham continued to write duos and finally made a deal with Polydor Records and released their joint album Buckingham Nicks in the year 1973.
During her struggling periods as a musician, Stevie wrote songs like ‘Rhiannon’ and ‘Landslide’ being inspired by the real-life incidences and characters. The year 1974 was the breakthrough year for both Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham. Fleetwood Mac liked their track ‘Frozen love’ from the Buckingham Nicks album and asked them to perform for the company. Their concert tickets were all sold out in Birmingham, Alabama. Further, in the years, Stevie’s songs Rhiannon and Landslide became so popular that Rhiannon went on to become ‘The 500 Greatest songs of all time’ by ‘Rolling Stone’. Her song Landslide was loved by people all over and has more than three million airplays and spawned multiple cover versions.
The song by Stevie Nicks named ‘Dreams’ was so popular that it became the band’s only Billboard Hot 100 number one hit single album. She went on to composing and vocalizing songs like ‘I don’t want to know’, ‘Silver Springs’ and ‘Go your own way’. Following her mystical voice filled with compassion, Stevie Nicks became the overnight sensation of the country after shaking hands with Fleetwood Mac in the year 1975. Stevie Nicks went on the make hit songs with Fleetwood Mac-like ‘Rumours’, ‘Tusk’, ‘Mirage’, ‘Tango in the night’, ‘Behind the Mask’ and ‘Say you will’. Stevie also made some solo studio albums like ‘Bella Donna’, ‘The wild heart’, ‘Rock a little’, ‘The other side of the mirror’, ‘Street Angel’, ‘Trouble in Shangri-La’, ‘In your dreams’ and ’24 Karat Gold’.
Due to Stevie’s mystical voice and high notes that she could touch, everybody was her fan. She was exploring and growing every single day, and it showed in her albums. She received many nominations as well as awards for her fantastic career graph. Her album ‘Rumours’ won the Album of the Year award in the year 1978 and Fleetwood Mac won the award for Grammy Hall of Fame award in the year 2003.
What are the top music albums of Stevie Nicks?
- Bella Donna (1981)
- The Wild Heart (1983)
- Rock a Little (1985)
- The Other Side of the Mirror (1989)
- Street Angel (1994)
- Trouble in Shangri-La (2001)
- In Your Dreams (2011)
- 24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault (2014)
With Buckingham Nicks:
- Buckingham Nicks (1973)
With Fleetwood Mac:
- Fleetwood Mac (1975)
- Rumours (1977)
- Tusk (1979)
- Mirage (1982)
- Tango in the Night (1987)
- Behind the Mask (1990)
- Say You Will (2003)
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