Bio it is of interest to note that Sara Evans is not just all about music but also a Libertarian Republican who demonstrated her support for Texas congressman, Ron Paul, in the 2008 Presidential election. She also became a spokesperson for National Eating Disorders Association where she has widely spoken on the subject of eating disorders having suffered from it. Hence, she adds value to her society not just through her music but in other interesting areas.
Sara Evans Persional Life and age
She happens to be the first girl out of 7 children and known with the birth name, Sara Lynn Evans, on the 5th of February 1971 in Boonville, Missouri, United States, according to her biography. Evans grew up in New Franklin, Missouri with Welsh, English, Irish and Native American roots. During weekends at the tender age of 5, she has started to sing in a band belonging to her family. Unfortunately, at age 8, an automobile hit her resulting in the multiple fractures of her legs. At this stage of recovery from the unfortunate incident, she started singing in order to make money for her treatment. Upon recovery and at the age of 16, she began to perform music at a nightclub in Columbia, Missouri for two years.
Sara Evans Married and Divorce
In 1991, in order to fully become a country music artist, she relocated to Nashville where she met Craig Schelske, her first husband and an aspiring politician. In 1992, they both moved to Oregon. They got married on September 25, 1993, and have three children: Avery Jack, Olivia Margaret, and Audrey Elizabeth. However, the union lasted until September 28, 2007, when the divorce was finalized.
On June 14, 2008, Evans married Jay Barker who was a former University of Alabama quarterback, winner of the national championship and presently a radio presenter who hosts a show on radio.
Sara Evans Professional Career Path
Her career kicked off with demos recorded in Nashville in 1995 where songwriter, Harlan Howard was moved by her talent and decided to sign a contract with her under the label, RCA Nashville. In 1997, she debuted an album titled Three Chords and the Truth and has released 8 studio albums so far which include No Place That Far (1998), Born to Fly(2000), Restless(2003), Real Fine Place(2005), Stronger(2011), Slow me Down (2014), At Christmas(2014) and Words (2017).
Sara Evans Awards and Net Worth
The Record Industry Association of America (RIAA) awarded her Born to Fly album a double-platinum certificate as her best-selling album. She has, to her credit, one award each from Billboard, Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association, Broadcast Music Incorporated, and a Dove Award.
Sara Evans parted ways with RCA Nashville her label which served her for over twenty years in August 2015 and revealed a new recording contract with Sugar Hill Records in August 2016. The American Country Music singer released her “Words” on July 21, 2017, with her own record label, Born to Fly Records, with a distribution. She is active on social media and has a lot of followers of Twitter.
Evans has done well for herself and earned a reasonable income from her singing career as she maintains an impressive net worth of $16 million.
Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020