Courtney Love is a singer who is the founder and member of the band ‘Hole’. She is also an actress and has appeared in many films and TV series. She has released four studio albums with ‘Hole’ and one studio album as a solo artist. Love has successfully appeared in many films including ‘Basquiat’, ‘Feeling Minnesota’, ‘The People vs. Larry Flynt’, ‘Julie Johnson’, ‘’Beat’, ‘Man on the Moon’, and ‘Trapped’. She has also appeared in the television shows ‘Sons of Anarchy’, ‘Empire’, ‘Revenge’ and ‘Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson’. The estimated net worth of Courtney Love is $160 million US dollars.
Courtney Michelle Love was born as Courtney Michelle Harrison on July 9, 1964, in San Francisco, California. Her parents were Hank Harrison and Linda Carroll. Her mother was a psychotherapist and, her father was a road manager in Grateful Dead and also a publisher. Her godfather is Phil Lesh, who is the bassist and founder of Grateful Dead. She first spent her childhood in Haight-Ashbury. Her parents divorced in 1969 and she moved to Marcola, Oregon with her mother.
Her mother then got married to Frank Rodriguez and she was adopted by him. Love has two half-sisters named Nicole and Jaimee and an adopted brother named Joshua. She went to a Montessori School and had signs of autism as a child. In 1972, she moved to New Zealand, after her mother got remarried again.
Love went to Nelson College for Girls and got expelled from there. A year later, she returned back to the USA and was raised by her step-father. She then attended Portland State University and studied philosophy and English. She also went to Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
Courtney Love was married to James Moreland in 1989. She had a brief relationship with Eric Erlandson in 1990. Following that, she married Curt Cobain in February 1992. In August of the same year, she gave birth to Frances Bean Cobain. From 1996-1999, she was in a relationship with Edward Norton.
Courtney Love had a small role in the 1986 biopic ‘Sid and Nancy’. A year later, she was seen in the movie ‘Straight to Hell’. In 1989, she formed the band Hole with Eric Erlandson. In 1990, the band released its debut single entitled “Retard Girl”. Following that, another single “Dicknail” was released in 1991.
That same year, the band released the debut studio album ‘Pretty on the Inside’. In 1993, Hole released the single “Beautiful Son”. This was followed by the album ‘Live Through This’. The album was a platinum-certified album by RIAA. In 1996, Love appeared in the critically acclaimed movie ‘The People vs. Larry Flynt’. In 2004, she released her solo debut album entitled ‘America’s Sweetheart’.
She has also appeared in a number of documentaries including ‘Mayor of the Sunset Strip’, ‘Hit So Hard’, ‘Bob and the Monster’, ‘The Return of Courtney Love’ and ‘Montage of Heck’. In 2010, with Hole, she released the album ‘Nobody’s Daughter’. She has also done many live performances. Her single “Miss Narcissist” was released in 2015.
In 1999, Courtney Love won the Orville H. Gibson Award as ‘Best Female Rock Guitarist’. In 2001, she won the LA Outfest Award for Outstanding Actress. In 1996, Love won many awards like Boston Society of Film Critics, Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Florida Film Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award. She has also been nominated in Satellite Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and Golden Globe Awards.
How much is Courtney Love Net Worth in 2017
Courtney Love has released five singles, three soundtrack albums, and three collaboration albums as a solo artist. With the band ‘Hole’, she has released four studio albums, 21 singles, 12 music videos, and 2 EPs. In doing so, she has amassed a good fortune for herself. Courtney Love’s net worth is an estimated $160 million US dollars as of 2017.
Part of her wealth also comes from her acting career. She has appeared in over 15 films in her career. She will be next seen in the 2017 film ‘The Long Home’ Another movie named ‘JT LeRoy’ will be released in 2018. Love has also appeared in numerous music videos.
In 1991, Love had a relationship with Billy Corgan. She practices several religions and supports the Democratic Party. She is also a philanthropist and has participated with the LGBT group.