Natalie Maines Biography

Updated On Jul 07, 2019 Published On May 31, 2016
Facts of Natalie Maines
Date of Birth: 1974 , October-14
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
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Grammy Awards winner for Best Country Album and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Natalie Maines is a well-known singer and songwriter from the United States. She is popular in the world for being the lead vocalist of an American country music band the Dixie Chicks. She is also an activist.

Natalie Maines' early life and education

Five feet and three inches tall, Natalie Maines was born as Natalie Louise Maines on 14th October 1974 in Lubbock, Texas, the United States of America to Lloyd Maines and Tina May Maines.

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She is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Natalie Maines' education

As a child, Natalie attended Williams Elementary School. She also got enrolled at O.L. Slaton Junior High School and there she was in the high school cheerleader team.

She joined Lubbock High School and finally completed her high school graduation from there.

Natalie Maines married life and divorce

While Natalie was pursuing her higher education at South Plains College, she fell in love with Michael Tarabay. She began her affairs with him and began dating him as her boyfriend. Michael Tarabay is a bassist.

They got married on 9th of May 1997 but this married life ended in divorce in 1999 citing irreconcilable differences.

On 1st of May 1999, while Natalie was attending the wedding ceremony of her bandmate Emily Robison, she met her second husband Adrian Pasdar there. Adrian Pasdar is an actor as well as a voice artist.

After several months of love life, they got married on the 24th of June 2000. As a loving spouse, they have been parents twice.

Natalie Maines' career

After that, she joined West Texas A&M and South Plains College. In 1995, she appeared in the Pat Green's debut album, Dancehall Dreamer as its background vocalist.

At the end of that year, she joined an American country music group Dixie Chicks, comprising of members; Martin Strayer's wife Emily Robison and Martin Maguire and began recording their fourth album. 

She joined them as their lead vocalist and their fourth album Wide Open Spaces was finally released on 27th of January 1998.

Besides her involvement with the Dixie Chicks, she is also a solo artist and her solo debut album Mother was released on 7th of May 2013.

Natalie Maines' net worth

She has been earning a lucrative amount of salary and her net worth is said to be around $40 million.

It is said that she earned a salary of $172,000 every month.

Natalie Maines facts on timeline

Born in Lubbock, Texas, United States

October 14 , 1974

 Five feet and three inches tall, Natalie Maines was born as Natalie Louise Maines in Lubbock, Texas, United States of America to Lloyd Maines and Tina May Maines. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Graduated from Lubbock High School

1992

As a child, Natalie Maines attended Williams Elementary School. She also got enrolled at O.L. Slaton Junior High School and there she was in the high school cheerleader team. She joined Lubbock High School and finally completed her high school graduation from there. After that she joined West Texas A&M and South Plains College.

Served as a background vocalist on Pat Green's debut album, Dancehall Dreamer

1995

In the late 1994, Natalie Maines joined Berklee College of Music after receiving a full vocal scholarship but she dropped out from there within short time. In 1995, she appeared in the Pat Green's debut album, Dancehall Dreamer as its background vocalist and this album was also released the same year. 

Joined Dixie Chicks

1995

Natalie Maines is a well known singer and songwriter from Untied States. She is popular in the world for being the lead vocalist of an American country music band the Dixie Chicks. She joined them at the end of 1995. 

Married to Michael Tarabay

May 9 , 1997

While Natalie Maines was pursuing her higher education at South Plains College, she fell in love with Michael Tarabay. She began her affairs with him and began dating him as her boyfriend. Michael Tarabay is a bassist. They got married on 9th of May 1997 but this married life ended in a divorce in 1999 citing irreconcilable differences.

Married to Adrian Pasdar

June 24 , 2000

On 1st of May 1999, while Natalie Maines was attending the wedding ceremony of her band mate Emily Robison, she met her second husband Adrian Pasdar there. Adrian Pasdar is an actor as well as a voice artist. After several months of love life, they got married on 24th of June 2000.

First child, Jackson Slade Pasdar

March 15 , 2001

Natalie Maines became mother for the first time in her life in 2001. She and her loving husband Adrian Pasdar welcomed their first child together on 15th of March and that time it was a son and they named him Jackson Slade Pasdar.

Second child, Beckett Finn Pasdar

July 14 , 2004

Natalie Maines became mother for the second time in her life in 2004. She and her loving husband Adrian Pasdar welcomed their second child together on 14th of July and that time it was a son and they named him Beckett Finn Pasdar.

Released her solo album, Mother

May 7 , 2013

Natalie Maines is an award winning singer and songwriter from Untied States. Besides her involvement with the Dixie Chicks, she is also a solo artist and her solo debut album Mother was released on 7th of May 2013. 

Won Grammy Awards

1999

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the music world and it's an honor if any one wins this award. Natalie Maines has also been honored with this award several times in her life. She won this award for the first time in 1999 for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Won Academy of Country Music Awards

1999

In 2001, Natalie Maines was honored by the Academy of Country Music Awards three times. She won this award that year for Top New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year, Top Vocal Duo or Group of the Year and Album of the Year - Wide Open Spaces.

Won Billboard Music Awards

1999

Natalie Maines has also won Billboard Music Awards several times in her life. She won her first Billboard Music Awards in 1999 for Country Duo/Group of the year. That year she was also honored with this award for Country Album of the Year and Country Artist of the Year.

Made a harsh comment against Bush

2003

In 2003, while Natalie Maines was in the 2003 Top of the World Tour, she made a harsh comment against Bush. Before she began singing, she made a statement as Dixie Chicks are ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas.