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Melissa Etheridge Biography

Melissa Etheridge is best known as a Rock Singer. Grammy Award-winning singer-guitarist and songwriter who is also a powerful advocate for women ‘s causes. She also composed music for the Weeds show. She was born on May 29, 1961 in Leavenworth, KS. She sang a duet with Sammy Hagar; The Rolling Stones covered “Honky Tonk Woman.” She went to the Berklee College of Music and took part in the Boston Club circuit. Early in her career, she appeared on one of Don Henley’s albums.

Melissa Etheridge Biography

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First NameMelissa
Middle NameLou
Maiden NameEtheridge
Full Name at BirthMelissa Lou Etheridge
Alternative NameMissy Lou, Lucky
Age59 years
Birthday29th May, 1961
BirthplaceLeavenworth, Kansas, USA
Height5′ 3″ (160 cm)
Eye ColorBrown – Dark
Hair ColorBlonde
Zodiac SignGemini
High SchoolLeavenworth High School, Kansas, USA
UniversityBerklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupation TextSinger/Songwriter, Musician
Music Genre (Text)Heartland rock, Folk Rock, Blues Rock, Roots Rock, country rock
Music GenreFolk, Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active1985–present
Music StyleAdult Alternative Pop/ Rock, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Heartland Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter
Music MoodEarnest, Literate, Earthy, Autumnal, Bittersweet, Reflective, Brooding, Detached, Amiable/Good-Natured, Organic, Laid-Back/Mellow, Rousing, Rollicking, Passionate, Plaintive, Gritty, Intense, Rambunctious, Energetic, Urgent, Lively
InstrumentVocals, Guitar
Instrument (text)Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Harmonica, Mandolin, drums
Record LabelIsland, ME
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)Celebrity Talent International
Official Websites, Facebook, Instagram,,,,
FatherJohn Etheridge
MotherElizabeth Williamson

Melissa Etheridge Career

  • Singer
  • Guitarist
  • Song Writer

Melissa Etheridge Education

She’s a graduate of Leavenworth High School. She attended the Berklee College of Music after high school. She had already started to play in clubs with a number of local groups. She didn’t finish her education, however. She dropped out of Berklee to transfer to Los Angeles to start a music career.

Before Fame

She went to the Berklee College of Music and took part in the Boston Club circuit. Early in her career, she worked on one of Don Henley ‘s songs.

Melissa Etheridge Real Name

Melissa Lou Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

Melissa is 59 years old, she is 5′ 3″ (1.6m) tall. Her body measurements are 34-25-33 In with Dark brown Eyes and Blonde Hair. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Height & Weight
Height (Approx.)5 Feet 3 Inches
Weight (Approx.)59 Kg
Body Measurements34-25-33 In
Physical Stats
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Dress Size6 (US)
Shoe Size6.5 (US)

Melissa Etheridge Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Melissa Etheridge Achievements

Her singles “Come to My Window” and “Ain’t It Heavy”  won the Grammy Awards.

Melissa Etheridge Discography, Songs, Albums, Best Songs, Love Songs, Music, Top Songs

  • 2001
  • Ain’t It Heavy
  • All American Girl
  • All The Way To Heaven
  • An Unusual Kiss
  • Angels Would Fall
  • Beloved
  • Brave And Crazy
  • Breakdown
  • Bring Me Some Water
  • Change
  • Cherry Avenue
  • Chrome Plated Heart
  • Come To My Window
  • Dance Without Sleeping
  • Don’t You Need
  • Down To One
  • Enough Of Me
  • Goodnight
  • Heal Me
  • How Would I Know
  • I Could Have Been You
  • I Could’ve Been You
  • I Really Like You
  • I Want To Be In Love
  • I Want To Come Over
  • I Want You
  • I Will Never Be The Same
  • I’m The Only One
  • If I Wanted To
  • If You Want To
  • Into The Dark
  • It’s For You
  • It’s Only Me
  • Keep It Precious
  • Let Me Go
  • Like The Way I Do
  • Lover Please
  • Mama I’m Strange
  • Meet Me In The Back
  • Must Be Crazy For Me
  • My Back Door
  • My Lover
  • No Souvenirs
  • Occasinnally
  • Occasionally
  • Onwhere To Go
  • Place Your Hand
  • Please Forgive Me
  • Precious Pain
  • Resist
  • Royal Station 4 | 16
  • Royal Station 4|16
  • Ruins
  • Scarecrow
  • Shriner’s Park
  • Silent Legacy
  • Similar Features
  • Skin Deep
  • Sleep
  • Somewhere In The City
  • Stronger Than Me
  • Talking To My Angel
  • Testify
  • The Angels
  • The Bog Feels Strange
  • The Boy Feels Strange
  • The Different
  • The Late September Dogs
  • The Letting Go
  • The Prison
  • The Weakness In Me
  • They Don’t Know Me
  • Thing About You
  • This War Is Over
  • Touch And Go
  • Truth Of The Heart
  • Walking On Water
  • Watching You
  • Yes I Am
  • You Can Sleep While I Drive
  • You Used To Love To Dance
  • Your Little Secret

Melissa Etheridge Movies

  • Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
  • The Sissy Duckling
  • 1 a Minute
  • Teresa’s Tattoo
  • Weeds
  • Melissa Etheridge: Live … and Alone
  • The Legend of 420
  • Melissa Etheridge: The Awakening: Live
  • After Stonewall
  • Arduous Moon
  • Mary Janes: The Women of Weed
  • Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing
  • Scenes from the Goldmine
  • For Which We Stand
  • My Generation
  • Jackie’s Back
  • It Was a Wonderful Life
  • Live Earth
  • MTV & Logo Present ‘The Out 100’
  • Melissa Etheridge: Lucky Live

Melissa Etheridge Television, TV

  • Beyond Chance Since 1999
  • Beyond Chance (2006) Since 2006

Melissa Etheridge Awards and Nominations

A2IM Libera Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2020The Medicine ShowBest Mainstream Rock AlbumNominated

Academy Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
2007“I Need to Wake Up” from the documentary An Inconvenient TruthBest Original SongWon

Billboard Music Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
1995HerselfTop Female ArtistNominated
1995HerselfTop Billboard 200 Artist – FemaleNominated

ECHO Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
1993HerselfBest International FemaleNominated

Grammy Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
1989“Bring Me Some Water”Best Rock Vocal Performance, FemaleNominated
1990“Brave and Crazy”Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
1991“The Angels”Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female
1993“Ain’t It Heavy”Best Rock Vocal Performance, FemaleWon
1995“Come to My WindowBest Rock Vocal Performance, Female
1995“I’m the Only One” Nominated
2000“Angels Would Fall”Nominated
2000BreakdownBest Rock AlbumNominated
2001“Enough of Me”Best Rock Vocal Performance, FemaleNominated
2002“I Want to Be in Love”Nominated
2003“The Weakness in Me”Nominated
2005“Breathe”Best Rock Vocal Performance, SoloNominated
2007“I Need to Wake Up”Best Song Written for a Motion PictureNominated

Pollstar Concert Industry Awards

YearNominee / workAwardResult
1990TourBest Debut TourNominated
1990TourClub Tour of the YearNominated
1990TourSmall Hall Tour of the YearNominated
1995Small Hall Tour of the YearWon

Melissa Etheridge Relationships Status, Girlfriends,

The sexual identity of Melissa Etheridge is a lesbian. She came out as a lesbian in January 1993 to celebrate President Bill Clinton’s first inauguration, the Triangle Ball. She was a gay rights activist. She had a long-standing relationship with filmmaker Julie Cypher. Cypher gave birth to two children, Bailey Jean and Beckett. She became pregnant through artificial insemination with sperm donated by musician David Crosby. The couple was separated in 2000.

Relationship Stats

Married210 years, 8 months10 years9 years, 5 months
Dating110 years, 8 months
Total310 years, 8 months10 years, 3 months9 years, 5 months

Melissa Etheridge Family, Children, Wife, Children, kids, Parents, Spouse, Wives

Father: John Etheridge
Mother:  Elizabeth Williamson
Marital Status: 
Wives/Partners: Julie Cypher, Linda Wallem, Tammy Lynn Michaels
Son(s): Miller Steven Etheridge
Daughter(s): Bailey Jean Cypher, Johnnie Rose Etheridge


She also sang a duet with Sammy Hagar, The Rolling Stones performed “Honky Tonk Girl.”

Melissa Etheridge Net Worth

Melissa is a well-known and popular Singer. The main and primary source of her income comes from Singing. Let’s check how rich Melissa is in 2020?

Net Worth (2020)$25 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Singer (profession).
Melissa Etheridge Net Worth


Who is the father of Melissa Etheridge’s baby?
David Crosby

How much is Melissa Etheridge net worth?
$25 Million

Where does Melissa Etheridge live?
Hidden Hills

How did Melissa Etheridge son die?
He died due to overdose of drug.

Who is Melissa Etheridge wife?
Linda Wallemm. 2014
Tammy Lynn Michaelsm. 2003–2010

Who is Melissa Etheridge’s son?
Beckett Cypher

How old is Melissa Eldridge?
59 years (May 29, 1961)

Why is Melissa Etheridge bald?
Etheridge was diagnosed with cancer of breast in October 2004. At the 2005 Grammy Awards (the same event in which “Breathe” was nominated), she returned to the stage and, while bald from chemotherapy, presented a tribute to Janis Joplin with song “Piece of My Heart.”

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