Music is one of the best healers in the world, capable of invoking emotions and memories we’ve long thought are gone. Sometimes, there are songs that serve as our gateway to another time of our life and we associate that song with an event. However, you won’t be able to enjoy such beautiful music without the artist behind it. These events, memories, and emotions that you’ve felt throughout the years are likewise equally attributed to the artist. Amongst the plethora of music genres, country music has been notable for creating catchy and unforgettable songs, especially during the ’70s. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and reminisce our favorite country music stars! Who among them has the highest credit report? Who went to an alcohol drug rehab? Find out.
Lynn Anderson, Died At Age 67 – $10 Million
Considered as one of the most talented singers of the ‘70s with such hits as Rose Garden, songbird Lynn Anderson was the first female country music artist to receive an American Music Award and Record World Artist of the Decade. However, she was arrested two times for driving while intoxicated and got strapped with DUI. She later had to spend money on a rehab center for treatment. Anderson remained a popular concert attraction until she passed away due to pneumonia at the age of 67.
Olivia Newton-John, 69 – $40 Million
Thanks to her role in the film Grease, singer Olivia Newton-John rose to prominence and became a star. Even before that, she was already a successful country singer and won a Grammy for Best Country Female. Happily married to John Easterling, she still performs in concerts and world tours. After successfully fighting cancer several years ago, Newton-John became involved in charity work, health awareness, and health products. But recently, her cancer came back, and she’s struggling with the illness again. The singer combines radiation treatment with health remedies to beat cancer the second time around.
Marie Osmond, 58 – $20 Million
A member of her family’s singing group The Osmonds, Marie Osmond became popular as a solo country music artist, thanks to her hit song, Paper Roses. As a mom, the singer has eight children – three biological kids and five adopted ones. When her son Michael died, music helped her grieve and keep living for her family. For Osmond, music is a powerful thing that has always been there for her through ups and downs and slips and falls. With an estimated net worth of $20 million, she still loves performing and working. Recently, she revealed that her secret to youthful aging is drinking ten large glasses of water a day.