Martina McBride Net Worth
Martina McBride net worth: Martina McBride is an American country music singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $38 million. Martina McBride was born Martina Mariea Schiff in Sharon, Kansas on July 29, 1966. As a child, Martina developed a very early passion for singing. Every night after school, she would come home and sing along to the albums of popular singers such as Patsy Cline, Linda Ronstadt and Reba McEntire. Conveniently, Martina's father formed a band called "The Schiffters" when she was just nine years old. Soon Martina was singing backing vocals for the band and by the time she was a teenager she was even playing keyboard. In 1987, Martina and a group of friends formed a band called Lotus. In 1988 Martina married a sound engineer named John McBride. In 1989, John and Martina moved to Nashville so she could land a recording contract as a solo artist. After moving to Nashville, John was hired as a sound engineer by Garth Brooks. Martina soon joined her husband and Garth on the road. She even helped sell Garth Brooks souvenirs at concerts. Brooks eventually was impressed by Martina's voice and offered her the opportunity to open for him. Martina released her first studio album, "The Time Has Come" in 1992. Her second album "The Way That I Am" went Platinum. To date, five of Martina's albums have gone platinum, two have gone double platinum. She has sold over 20 million albums worldwide.