Ernest Ray Lynn Biography
A native of Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, United States, Ernest Ray Lynn is an American country singer, son of Loretta Lynn, and brother of Peggy Lynn (2), Patsy Lynn, Betty Sue Perry, and Cissie Lynn.
Ernest Ray Lynn Age
Ray is 71 years old as of 2022. He was born on 27 May 1951 in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 27 May every year.
Ernest Ray Lynn Height
Ray stands at an average height. His actual height and weight are publicly not mentioned. We will update this section as soon as the information is available.
Ernest Ray Lynn Education
Details concerning Ray’s educational background are not revealed at the moment. We don’t know which high school or college he attended. However, we will update this section once we get any information.
Ernest Ray Lynn Family
Ray was born and raised in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, United States by his caring and affectionate parents. His parents are Loretta Lynn and her late husband, Doolittle “Mooney” Lynn. He has three siblings namely, Clara Marie “Cissie” Lynn, and twin sisters, Peggy Jean, and Patsy Eileen Lynn. His two older siblings are both dead.
Ernest Ray Lynn Wife
Ray is happily married to Cindy Plemons. The media has been kept in the dark about their marriage. However, the partners were blessed with a daughter named Tayla Lynn.
Ernest Ray Lynn Net Worth
Ray has an estimated net worth of between $3 million – $5 million.
Ernest Ray Lynn Career
Ray is a well-known singer. He is best known as the son of Loretta Lynn, an American songwriter, and singer. As a result, he became involved in the Nashville country music scene in the 1960s. Similarly, he had the first of 16 No. 1 hits as a solo artist and duet partner in 1967, out of 70 charted songs.
“Don’t Come to Home A-Drinkin’,” “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “Fist City,” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was among her later hits. Ray also started singing in local clubs in the late 1950s. He thereafter formed her own band, the Trailblazers, with her brother Jay Lee Webb.
Then he won a wristwatch in a televised talent show hosted by Buck Owens in Tacoma, Washington. His first self-penned hit, 1966’s “Dear Uncle Sam,” was among the first recordings to recount the human costs of the Vietnam War.
Furthermore, he returned to the public eye in 1993 with a hit CD, Honky Tonk Angels, a trio album documented with Dolly Parton and Tammy Wynette. As a result, the CD charted a single with “Silver Threads and Golden Needles” and peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Country charts and No. 42 on the Billboard Pop charts.
The album ultimately sold over 800,000 copies and was approved gold in the United States and Canada. As a result, the trio received Grammy and Country Music Association nominations. Lynn’s career was documented in a three-CD boxed set released by MCA Records.