Have you heard of Hopeless Romantic? If yes then, you know the person we are going to talk about today pretty well. Michelle Branch also called Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch is a name that you are all familiar with. She is a popular American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor. She was born on July 2, 1983, in Arizona. She is a singer who had been influenced by a lot of artists reflects in her own creation as well. She was influenced by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Lisa Loeb, and a lot many renowned artists. She is even fond of classical and old country music.
Michelle is known for her songs that have a mix of genres including rock, pop rock, country, and acoustics. She has had the chance to be signed with renowned labels like Warner Bros, Reprise, Maverick, Verve, and Reprise Nashville. Her massive hit creations that are still remembered today include the Spirit Room, Hotel Paper, The Game Of Love, Everywhere, All You Wanted, and Leave The Pieces. She is an artist that is the inspiration for many aspiring singers and musicians. And thus understanding the popularity and her fanbase and the fact that many might not know a lot about her and would like to get an insight into her, we have brought this article for you all which talks about Michelle Branch completely.
Michelle Branch Net Worth
The American singer, songwriter, and Grammy Award winner Michelle Branch according to the reports that have been revealed recently, has a massive net worth of $15 Million which she has made from her musical career and other ventures that she has been into.
Michelle Branch Early Life
In terms of early life, Michelle Branch was born to Irish and Dutch-Indo parents named David and Peggy Branch respectively. Her mother is also of French descent. It is said that her maternal grandmother was held captive in a Japanese camp during the time of World War II and when the war ended, she moved to Netherland and gave birth to Branch’s mother there. Branch’s singing started when she was just three years old. She was admitted to voice lessons at Northern Arizona University at the young age of eight.
At the age of fourteen, she received her first ever guitar. She then learned the chords of the instrument herself and just a week after receiving the guitar, she composed her very first song which she called “Fallen”. All this was followed by her getting admitted to Sedona Red Rock High School and the last two years of her high school were completed through homeschooling. The choice of homeschooling was made in order to let her focus on her music and her career related to music. Well, in a way this actually gave us a wonderful singer who has taken away our hearts through her music and her creations.
Michelle Branch Personal Life
Branch’s personal life includes a lot of things, or we can say things that we have been made aware of. She got married to her bass player Teddy Landau on May 3, 2004. Followed by giving birth to their daughter then next year that is 2005. Their marriage however ended after spending almost ten years together in 2014 and they finally got divorced in 2015. In the same year at a Grammy party Branch got to meet Patrick Carney from Black Keys. Their meeting turned into a love story as they started dating each other during Hopeless Romantic. The relationship turned even more serious when Branch and her daughter shifted to Carney’s home in Nashville.
In August 2018 the couple gave birth to their son and the next year that is in 2019 both of them got married. Branch revealed a heartbreaking incident in 2020 that she suffered a miscarriage. And in 2021 she gave the good news that she was expecting again. In 2022 she gave birth to a girl which became her second child with Carney. In the same year, she announced that she is getting separated from Carney and accused him of infidelity. Her announcement landed her in jail the very next day under the charge of domestic assault on Carney, that is she slapped Carney on his alleged infidelity.
Michelle Branch Achievements
Michelle Branch has a lot of awards and prestigious nominations on her achievement list. The awards that she has won include Grammy Awards for the category of Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals in 2003, MTV Video Music Awards for the category of Viewer’s Choice in 2002, IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards for the category of Top 10 Selling Foreign Nomination Albums in 2003, MusicRow Awards under the category of Major Label Breakout Artist of the Year in 2007, and R&R Readers’ Poll under the category of Best New Performer in 2007.
Her list of nominations includes Grammy Nomination for the category of Best New Artist, Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal; MTV Video Music Awards for the category of Best Female Video and Best Pop Video; Teen Choice Awards for the category of Choice Breakout Artist, Choice Love Song, Choice Summer Song and Choice Hook Up. She has also been nominated for the Clear Top 10 Award for Amazing International Hitmaker, Country Music Nomination for Vocal Duo of the Year, Academy of Country Music for Top Vocal Duo, and Top New Vocal Duo and Vocal Duo of the Year; Country Music Association for Top New Vocal Duo. Apart from these achievements she has also appeared in series like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, American Dreams, The Hot Chick, Charmed, One Tree Hill, and Hell’s Kitchen.