Sara Evans is a singer, songwriter and author from the United States of America. Her music is mostly into the country music genre. Her last album was released on July 21, 2017 and it’s called Words with 14 songs. Sara Evans also made some TV appearances including The George Jones Show, Million Dollar Password and others.
Sara Lynn Evans was born on February 5, 1971 in Boonville, Missouri, United States. Her father Jack Evans, and her mother Patricia Boggs, they both used to be back vocalists. Sara has 1 brother and 2 sisters, Matt Evans, Ashley Evans Simpson and Lesley Evans Lyons. Sara was raised in a farm in her hometown. When she was 8 years old, a car hit her and her legs suffered a lot so she had to work to pay the medical bills.
In 1993, Sara Evans married Craig Schelske, and they are the parents of 1 son and 2 daughters, Avery Jack Schelske born in 1999, Olivia Margaret Schelske born in 2003 and Audrey Elizabeth Schelske born in 2004. Sara Evans said that Craig had alcohol and sexual infidelity, Craig also said that Sara was having an affair with the singer Kenny Chesney and others. In 2007, Sara Evans and Craig Schelske got divorced.
Since June 14, 2008, Sara Evans has been married to the radio personality and the former quarterback player, Jay Barker. Jay had 4 children from his first wife and with Sara’s 3 children they all live together now.
Sara Evans first was singing in clubs with her family’s band. In 1991, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee to be an artist and that’s where she met Craig. On July 1, 1997, Sara Evans released her first album ever called Three Chords and the Truth. 1 year later, she released her second album called No Place That Far and this album increased her popularity a lot.
She continued recording and released many successful albums that ranked a lot of top hits. Furthermore, in 2009, a book that she co-authored along with the famous author Rachel Hauck called The Sweet By and By. Sara Evans co-authored other books including Softly & Tenderly and Love Lifted Me. Recent information says that Sara Evans will released a book in 2018 called A Little Bit Stronger: A Memoir.
Sara Evans List of Albums
• Three Chords and the Truth (11 Tracks), (1997)
• No Place That Far (11 Tracks), (1998)
• Born to Fly (11 Tracks), (2000)
• Restless (13 Tracks), (2003)
• Real Fine Place (13 Tracks), (2005)
• Stronger (11 Tracks), (2011)
• Slow Me Down (11 Tracks), (2014)
• At Christmas (10 Tracks), (2014)
• Words (14 Tracks), (2017)
How much is Sara Evans Net Worth in 2017
Sara Evans has been releasing many successful albums. Her second album, No Place That Far has songs that ranked on top hits back then, and got many copies sold that it got certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. Sara Evans’s third album, Born to Fly was sold for millions of copies and got Platinum certifications.
Many songs from Restless album was ranked on top hits and the album was ranked 3rd on top country albums. In 2005, Real Fine Place album’s main song called A Real Fine Place to Start, and it was ranked 1st on hot country songs chart and the album sold millions of copies and eventually got a Platinum certification.
Sara Evans awards include the Country Music Association Award for Music Video of the Year (Born to Fly, 2001), Academy of Country Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year (2006), BMI Country Awards for 50 Most Performed Country Songs Award (You’ll Always Be My Baby) (As If) and others. Sara Evans has a net worth of $17 million US dollars as of 2017.
Sara Evans is a successful and amazing singer, songwriter and books author. The albums she released were sold for millions of copies and received gold and platinum certifications. Sara Evans is currently living in Birmingham Alabama with her family.