Connie Smith Biography
Connie Smith (Constance June Meador) is an American country music singer. Smith signed with RCA Victor Records the following year and remained with the label until 1973.
Her debut single “Once a Day” reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in November 1964 and remained at the top position for eight weeks. Smith has been nominated for 11 Grammy Awards, including eight nominations for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.
She has also been nominated for 1 Academy of Country Music award and 3 Country Music Association awards. Rolling Stone included her on their list of the 100 greatest country music artists and CMT ranked her among the top ten in their list of the 40 greatest women of country music.
Connie Smith age
Connie Smith born as Constance June Meador on August 14, 1941 in Elkhart, Indiana, U.S. She is 78 years old as of 2020.
Connie Smith Height
Her measurements are not available. Her height and weight will be updated soon.
Connie Smith Family
She was born to Wilma and Hobart Meador in Elkhart, Indiana. Smith’s parents originated from West Virginia.Smith’s mother divorced her father and married Tom Clark when she was seven years old.
Her stepdad brought his 8 children to the new family; Meador brought her five, Smith included. Clark and Meador brought forth two more children together bringing a total of fifteen children.
Connie Smith Children
She has five children all from her previous marriages. In her first marriage, she had her son Darren Justin with a ferroanalyst Jerry Smith. She had her second child in her second marriage with the guitarist in her touring band Jack Watkins called Kerry Watkins. In her third marriage with telephone repairman Marshall Haynes, she had three daughters; Jeanne, Julie, and Jodi Haynes.
Connie Smith Songs
- Connie Smith
- Cute ‘n’ Country
- Miss Smith Goes to Nashville
- Connie Smith Sings Great Sacred Songs
- Born to Sing
- Downtown Country
- Connie Smith Sings Bill Anderson
- Soul of Country Music
- I Love Charley Brown
- Sunshine and Rain
- Connie’s Country
- Young Love
- Back in Baby’s Arms
- Sunday Morning with Nat Stuckey and Connie Smith
- I Never Once Stopped Loving You
- Where Is My Castle
- Just One Time
- Come Along and Walk with Me
- Ain’t We Havin’ Us a Good Time
- If It Ain’t Love and Other Great Dallas Frazier Songs
- A Lady Named Smith
- God Is Abundant
- That’s the Way Love Goes
- I Never Knew (What That Song Meant Before)
- I Got a Lot of Hurtin’ Done Today/I’ve Got My Baby On My Mind
- Connie Smith Sings Hank Williams Gospel
- Joy to the World
- The Song We Fell in Love To
- I Don’t Wanna Talk It Over Anymore
- Pure Connie Smith
- New Horizons
- Connie Smith
- Love Never Fails
- Long Line of Heartaches
Connie Smith Net Worth
Smith is an American country music singer. She has an estimated net worth of $8 Million.
Connie Smith Marty Stuart
She got married for the fourth time, to her producer, country artist Marty Stuart on July 8, 1997. Stuart started producing after writing songs for Smith’s 1998 comeback album. Stuart described encountering Smith 26 years earlier, after attending her concert: “I met Connie when I was 12 years old.
She came to the Indian reservation in my hometown of Philadelphia, Mississippi to work at a fair. She hasn’t changed a bit. She looked great then and she looks great now.”Stuart said he told his mother then that he was going to marry Connie Smith. Smith explains how they have sustained their marriage : “Make the Lord the center … and commit.”
Connie Smith Health
When Smith was a teenager, she nearly cut her leg off after she was injured in a lawnmower accident. She learned how to play different chords of a guitar while recovering in the hospital. After she fully recovered, she started participating in various local talent contests which contributed to her passion for music.