Loreena Mckennitt Biography

    Updated On Jan 09, 2018 Published On Aug 24, 2015
    Facts of Loreena Mckennitt
    Date of Birth: 1957 , February-17
    Birth Nation: Canada
    Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
    Name Loreena McKennitt
    Nationality Canadian
    Birth Place/City Morden, Manitoba, Canada
    Ethnicity Mixed
    Profession World/new age/celtic singer
    Weight in KG 58 kg
    Married Yes
    Married to Marko Jari? (m. 2009)
    Children Valentina Lima Jari?, Sienna Lima Jari?
    Education The University of Cheste Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu
    Online Presence Yes in Wiki, Personal site
    TV Show The Fashion Show, Strictly Come Dancing
    Net Worth $160 Million USD
    Eye Color Green
    Hair Color Blonade
    Body Measurements 36-24-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
    Birth Name Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt
    Father Jack McKennitt
    Mother Irene McKennitt
    Working For Musician, composer, harpist
    Face Color White
    Famous for British lingerie and catwalk model
    Divorce Marko Jari? (m. 2014)
    Awards Not Yet
    Breast Size 36 C
    Waist size 24 in
    Hip Size 32 in
    Salary N/A
    Tattoo(s) Not Available
    Religion Christinality
    Neck Size 8.9
    Shoe Size 9.5
    Movies What's Your Number?
    Sisters 1 older sister
    Siblings Sean Clancy
    Girlfriend Amber Smith
    Music Group Maybach Music Group
    Nick Name Abbey
    Affair with dating footballer Peter Crouch in 2006
    Albums Don Henley
    Chest Size Unknown
    Boyfriend Cristiano Ronaldo
    Special Title Miss January 1999
    View moreless Facts of Loreena Mckennitt

    McKennitt is a talented and hard working musician. She came through a lot of struggles to achieve a successful music career. At the beginning, she learned to play the Celtic harp and start busking at several places, which later helped to release her first album Elemental.

    After giving a breakthrough performance by her songs, she continuously released a lot of albums by which she came into the spotlight. Some of the names of her popular albums are To Drive the Cold Winter, The Mask, and Mirror, The Book of Secrets, Share the Journey, etc.    
     
    Similarly, during her career, McKennitt provided the music for The National Film Board documentary of The Burning Time. She also toured Europe supporting an English musician and composer, Mike Oldfield. Besides, we can also see the appearances of her music in various movies such as The Santa Clause, Soldier, Jade, Holy Man, and so on. McKennitt is currently a supportive partner of the Golden Hat foundation since 2012.      

    Talking about her personal life, McKennitt is unmarried until to date. Beautiful women might have been in an affair during her past time but she has kept it very personal. She has not spotted dating any boyfriend.

    She is well known for her roles in Soldier, The Santa Clause, Jade, Highlander: The Final Dimension.

    She is earning tremendous amount through her profession, her current net worth is around $160 million.

    She has not been bruited to involve in any kind of relationships. Moreover, McKennitt has earned good amount of salary through her singing professions. Currently, her exact net worth is under review but according to sources, she has been earning no less than million dollars.

     

    Loreena Mckennitt

    Loreena Mckennitt facts on timeline

    Born in Morden, Manitoba, Canada

    1957

    An American Scholar, Loreena was born on February 17, 1957, in Morden, Manitoba, Canada. She is of Irish and Scottish descent born to parents Jack and Irene McKennitt. Loreena is best known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals. 

     

    Her fiance died

    1998

    There is not exact information about her personal matters, but somewhere it is stated that in 1998, her fiancé Ronald Rees, his brother Richard and their close friend Gregory Cook drowned in a boating accident on Georgian Bay. After that incident, she was deeply affected and subsequently founded the Cook-Rees Memorial Fund for Water Search and Safety in the same year.

    Released her first album

    1985

    McKennitt is a great musician. Her first album, Elemental, was released in 1985. And then after two years, she released To Drive the Cold Winter Away (1987) followed by Parallel Dreams (1989), The Visit (1991), The Mask and Mirror (1994), A Winter Garden (1995), The Book of Secrets (1997), An Ancient Muse (2006) and A Midwinter Night’s Dream (2008).

    Founded The Cook-Rees Memorial Fund

    1998

    In 1998, The Cook-Rees Memorial Fund for Water Search and Safety was founded. Since its start, it has raised fund that net worth more than $4 million in support of water safety education, as well as search, rescue and recovery operations.

     

    Won Juno Award

    1992

    She released lots of albums in her life and she has sold more than 14 million records worldwide. In 1992, she won Juno Award, Best Roots/Traditional Album 1992 for The Visit. She was also crowned with this award in 1994 for The Mask and Mirror.

     

    Honored by Wilfrid Laurier University

    2002

    In 2002, she was honored with the Honorary Doctor of Letters by Wilfrid Laurier University. In 2005, she also received Honorary Doctor of Laws from University of Manitoba, June 2005 and also from Queen's University in October 2005.

     

    Nominated in Grammy Award

    2007

    Loreena has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards throughout her life. In 2007, she was nominated for a Grammy award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. In 2012, she was also nominated in a Grammy award for Best New Age Album.