Patty Loveless Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family and Net Worth

Patty Loveless Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Family and Net Worth

  • Name: Patty Loveless
  • Age: 65 years old as of 2022
  • Birthday: January 4
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Height: Not Known
  • Nationality: American
  • Occupation: Not Known
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Salary: Under Review
  • Net worth: $14 million

Patty Loveless Age

Patricia is 65 years old as of 2022. She was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, the United States on January 4, 1957. She celebrates her birthday every 4th of January. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Patty Loveless Height and Weight

Patty stands at a height of 5 ft 6 inches/ 1.78m and has a weight of 143 lb / 65 kg. She appears to be quite tall in her photos, relative to her surroundings, and anything to go by. However, details regarding her other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Patty Loveless Family, Parents and Siblings

Loveless was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, and raised in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, and Louisville, Kentucky. She was the sixth of seven children born to Naomie and John Ramey of Elkhorn City, Kentucky. Like many men in the area, Mr. Ramey worked as a coal miner.

Her interest in music started when she was a young child. In 1969, when she was twelve, the Ramey family moved to Louisville, Kentucky. The move was necessitated from her father’s struggles with Coalworker’s pneumoconiosis or black lung disease. This was caused by years of working in the coal mines and breathing in the coal dust.

Loveless graduated from Fairdale High School in 1975. She was inspired by her older sister, Dottie Ramey, an aspiring country singer, frequently performed at small clubs in eastern Kentucky with her brother Roger, billed as the Swinging Rameys.

Patty Loveless Husband and Children

Patty is currently married to Emory Gordy Jr., three years after divorcing her first husband, Terry Lovelace in 1986 whom she performed with in a pickup-band based in Kings Mountain. The couple does not have any child as for now however we’re keeping tabs and will update once there’s more information on this.

Patty Loveless Net Worth and Salary

Loveless has a net worth of $14 million dollars as of 2022. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a Country Musician. Through her various sources of income, Patty has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. Details about Patty’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much she makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Patty Loveless Measurements and Facts

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Patty Loveless Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Patty Loveless
  • Gender: Female
  • Profession: Country Musician
  • Nationality: American
  • Race/ Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Not Known
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Patty Loveless Age and Birthday

  • Age: 65 years (2022)
  • Date of Birth: January 4, 1957
  • Place of Birth: United States of America
  • Birthday: 4th of January
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Loveless Family and Relationship

  • Father’s Name: John Ramey
  • Mother’s Name: Naomi
  • Siblings: 6
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Emory Gordy Jr
  • Children/ Kids: None

Loveless Body Measurements

  • Height/ How tall?: To Be Updated
  • Weight: To Be Updated
  • Eye Color: brown
  • Hair Color: brown

Loveless Net Worth and Salary

  • Net worth: $14 million
  • Salary: To be updated
  • Source of Income: Country Musician

Patty Loveless Career

Having grown up listening to the music of the Grand Ole Opry both in Pikeville, and then in Louisville, Roger had moved to Nashville in 1970 and became a producer with The Porter Wagoner Show.

When they arrived in Nashville, Roger went to Porter Wagoner’s office without an appointment and managed to introduce his sister to Wagoner. He was able to convince Wagoner to listen to his sister sing, and she performed a song she wrote for their father, John, called Sounds of Loneliness. To their surprise, Wagoner thumped his hand on his desk and said he was going to help her out.

Wagoner introduced them to his singing partner at the time, Dolly Parton, and encouraged her to go back home and finish school, although he did invite her to travel with him and Dolly Parton on weekends during the summer.

After graduation from Fairdale High School in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1975 Patty Ramey became a full-time member of the Wilburn Brother’s band as their lead female singer. She met Wilburn’s new drummer, Terry Lovelace who came from a small town in western North Carolina, Kings Mountain, and shared many things in common with Loveless.

At first, Patty kept her friendship and her growing relationship with Lovelace a secret from the Wilburn’s. However, eventually, Doyle Wilburn learned about it and asked Patty to break it off. However, Ramey, being the rebellious teenager, instead of quit the Wilburn’s and left with her boyfriend for western North Carolina.

In North Carolina, Patty and her husband Terry played in a circuit of small bars and concert halls. She sang covers of late 70s rock songs, along with Linda Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt tunes, with the occasional country song. (After her marriage, she adopted the professional name, Patty Loveless, as not to draw any connection to adult film actress Linda Lovelace.

Loveless and her husband eventually divorced amicably in 1986. She contacted her brother Roger to help her get back to Nashville. After being in the rock ‘n’ roll scene for so long she felt completely out of the country-music loop but wanted to sing country music again. Roger helped his sister cut a five-song demo tape, one of them being a rough cut of her self-penned song “I Did”, which she first wrote as a teenager, then later included on her first album. Roger Ramey then began to spread the word around about her talent.

After Roger was successful in signing Loveless to MCA, Tony Brown brought in one of his top producers, Emory Gordy Jr., to help develop Loveless for MCA. Together, they produced a series of songs for her, and all of them were released to radio stations with varying degrees of success. MCA released her first single, Lonely Days, Lonely Nights on December 7, 1985, charting on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for 8 weeks, reaching No. 46 on January 25, 1986.

After her release from Sony Nashville, in 2006 Loveless sang a duet with Bob Seger on his Face the Promise album, also collaborating with Solomon Burke on his Nashville album and performing a duet, “Out of My Mind”, with Vince Gill on his album These Days. This was their first recorded duet since “My Kind of Woman, My Kind of Man”, which they recorded in 1998.

She took a two-year sabbatical from touring in 2006 and 2007 to heal from the loss of her mother & mother-in-law and enjoy a home life with husband Emory Gordy, Jr., though she & Gordy performed several times at the Grand Ole Opry and did a couple of guest appearances at other shows. In 2007, Loveless was also a judge for the 6th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists’ careers. Loveless was inducted into The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame on April 7, 2011.

On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Patty Loveless among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.

Patty Loveless Songs

From the 1990s

  • 1990: On Down the Line
  • 1991: Up Against My Heart
  • 1993: Only What I Feel
  • 1993: Greatest Hits
  • 1994: When Fallen Angels Fly
  • 1996: The Trouble with the Truth
  • 1997: Long Stretch of Lonesome
  • 1999: Classics
  • 2000: Strong Heart
  • 2001: Mountain Soul
  • 2002: Bluegrass & White Snow: A Mountain Christmas
  • 2003: On Your Way Home
  • 2005: Dreamin’ My Dreams
  • 2007: 16 Biggest Hits
  • 2008: Sleepless Nights
  • 2009: Mountain Soul II

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