Martie Maguire Biography


Martie Maguire

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Birth Name: Martie Maguire
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign: libra
Age:   48 Years
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Grammy Awards winning singer, Martie Maguire is popular in the world for being the founder of the female alternative country band, Dixie Chicks. She is also well known for being the founder of country blue grass duo, Court Yard Hounds. Talented with a pretty face and beautiful body, Martie Maguire was born as Martha Elenor Erwin in York, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Barbara Trask and Paul Erwin. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.

On 17th of June 1995, Martie got married to Ted Seidel. Ted Seidel is a pharmaceutical representative. After being his loving spouse, she changed her last name to Seidel. They were happily married but this married life ended in a divorce in 1999.

In the early 2000, when Martie was attending her bandmate Natalie Maines' sister Kim's wedding, she met her future husband Gareth Maguire. Gareth Maguire is an actor and a school teacher. They began their love affairs and began dating each other as a boyfriend and girlfriend. They got engaged in June 2001 and they finally ended this engagement into a married life on 10th of August 2001. She became mother for three times from this married life and they are now divorced.

Martie's interest in music propped up at a young age. When she was just five years old, she began learning piano and on her 12th birthday she was gifted fiddle lessons and she began playing fiddle style from that time on. She began playing music and singing songs with her sister Emily. She began playing several musical instruments like viola, guitar, mandolin, and double bass. She also composed several songs. In 1984, she formed the teenage bluegrass group Blue Night Express with her sister and her school friends Troy and Sharon Gilchrist and they played together till 1989. She completed her high school graduation in 1988. She joined the country music band Dixie Chicks and they began recording their debut album. She founded the country music and folk duo Court Yard Hounds in 2010 with her sister Emily Robison. She has been earning lucrative amount of salary and her net worth is said to be around $45 Million.

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Born in York, Pennsylvania

1969 12th of October

Talented with a pretty face and beautiful body, Martie Maguire was born as Martha Elenor Erwin in York, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Barbara Trask and Paul Erwin. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.

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Graduated from Greenhill School

1988

She received her formal education from Greenhill School. While she was there she induced her interest in music and singing songs. She graduated from there in 1988. Her younger sister Emily also attended this high school. 

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Joined Dixie Chicks

1989

After her high school graduation, she also attended Southwestern University for about a year and she dropped out from there in 1989. She also left her childhood bluegrass group "Blue Night Express" in 1989 and then she joined country music band Dixie Chicks that year. 

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Dixie Chicks released it's debut album, Thank Heavens for Dale Evans

1990 of December

In the late 1980s, she joined the country music band Dixie Chicks and they began recording their debut album. She also wrote several songs of this album. Their debut album Thank Heavens for Dale Evans was finally released in December 1990. 

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Married to Ted Seidel

1995 17th of June

On 17th of June 1995, Martie got married to Ted Seidel. Ted Seidel is a pharmaceutical representative. After being his loving spouse, she changed her last name to Seidel. They were happily married but this married life ended in a divorce in 1999.

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Began dating Gareth Maguire

2000

In the early 2000, when Martie was attending her bandmate Natalie Maines' sister Kim's wedding, she met her future husband Gareth Maguire. Gareth Maguire is an actor and a school teacher. They began their love affairs and began dating each other as a boyfriend and girlfriend. 

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Won Billboard Music Awards

2000

In 2000, she got nominated in Billboard Music Awards as the member of the female alternative country band, Dixie Chicks and they won this award that year for Country Artist of the Year and Country album of the Year.

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Married to Gareth Maguire

2001 10th of August

After being in love for several months, they got engaged in June 2001 and they finally ended this engagement into a married life on 10th of August 2001. She became mother for three times from this married life and they are now divorced.

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Won Academy of Country Music Awards

2001

She is popular in the world for her days with female alternative country band, Dixie Chicks. With them she claimed several awards and honors in her life. She won Academy of Country Music Awards for the first time in 2001 for Entertainer of the Year.

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Gave birth to twin daughters

2004 27th of April

At the age of 34, she became mother for the first time in her life and that time she gave birth to twin daughters. After being married to her second husband Gareth Maguire, she gave birth to Eva Ruth Maguire and 'Kathleen Emilie Maguire in the early 2004

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Won Grammy Awards

2007

Grammy Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the singing world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. She has also been honored with this award several times in her life. She won this award on her own in 2007 for Song of the Year. 

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Third child, Harper Rosie Maguire

2008 25th of July

She became mother for the third time in her life in 2008. She and her ex spouse, Gareth Maguire welcomed their third child together on 25th of July and that time it was also a daughter and they named her Harper Rosie Maguire.

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Founded Court Yard Hounds,

2010

Martie Maguire is popular in the world for being the fonder of country blue grass duo, Court Yard Hounds. He founded the country music and folk duo Court Yard Hounds in 2010 with her sister Emily Robison.

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