Annie Lennox Net Worth
Annie Lennox Net Worth: Annie Lennox is a Scottish musician and activist who has a net worth of $60 million. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1954 on Christmas Day, Annie Lennox took up several instruments, including piano and flute, as a child before studying at London's Royal Academy of Music. She joined Dragon's Playground on the flute in 1976 and became the lead singer of The Tourists a year later. During the 1980s, she and Dave Stewart formed the Eurythmics, which would eventually make Lennox famous. Over the course of the decade, they released singles such as "Love Is A Stranger", "Here Comes the Rain Again", "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)", and "The Miracle of Love". Lennox's solo career began in the early '90s with her debut album "Diva" landing at number one in the U.K. and number 23 in the U.S. It eventually went double platinum, with Lennox winning Best Female Video at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. Her follow-up effort, "Medusa", released in 1995 with all cover songs and claimed the top spot in the U.K. and eleventh in the United States. "No More I Love You's" became Lennox's best-debuting single in the United Kingdom at number two and earned her a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. She went on to release three more studio albums: "Bare", "Songs of Mass Destruction" and "A Christmas Cornucopia". She is a four-time Grammy Award winner and was nominated for a 2004 Oscar for Best Original Song for "Into the West". She is a political activist and philanthropist, working intensely with Greenpeace and Amnesty International. She spoke before the British House of Commons about the welfare of children in Africa and formed The SING Campaign to raise money for those affected by HIV and AIDS. The UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador has been married three times, most recently to current husband, Dr. Mitch Besser, in 2012.