Michelle Branch Net Worth

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Net Worth $ 15,000,000
Real name Michelle Branch
Source of Wealth Music
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Guitar Player
Date of Birth Jul 2, 1983
Zodiac Cancer
Age 39
Height 168 cm / 5 ft 6 inch
Nationality American


Michelle Branch is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who became famous in the early 2000s with two successful albums, “The Spirit Room” and “Hotel Paper.” She won a Grammy Award for a song called "The Game of Love," which she recorded with Santana.

Later, she formed a country music duo called “The Wreckers” with Jessica Harp and released a song called "Leave the Pieces" that was nominated for a Grammy.

Since then, she has released a few more albums and extended plays. Her latest album, called “The Trouble with Fever,” was released in 2022.

She has a net worth of 15 million dollars.

Michelle Branch's Inspiring Career Journey

Michelle Branch was born on July 2, 1983, in Sedona, Arizona. From a young age, she demonstrated a remarkable musical talent, singing at three years old, taking music lessons at eight, and composing her first song at fourteen.

After attending Sedona Red Rock High School, Branch was homeschooled during her final two years to concentrate more on her music career.

At fourteen, Branch began performing gigs in her hometown, which her supportive parents funded. They also assisted her with the release of her debut album, "Broken Bracelet." [1]

In 2001, Michelle Branch signed a deal to make music and released an album called "The Spirit Room," which was popular.[2]

The following year, she worked with Santana, and together they won a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. [3]

Her second album, "Hotel Paper," emerged in 2003 and became the second most popular album on the Billboard 200 chart.

One song from the album, "Are You Happy Now?" earned Michelle a Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance. But even though the album got mixed reviews, it didn't do as well as the first song.

Michelle also acted in TV shows and movies like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, American Dreams, Charmed, and The Hot Chick.[4]

Michelle Branch started working with her backup singer and friend Jessica Harp to form a group called “The Wreckers” in 2005.

They made an album called Stand Still, Look Pretty in May 2006.

The album combined pop, rock, and country music. Their first single, "Leave the Pieces," was released earlier that year.

The duo also helped Santana with his album “All That I Am” and went on tour with Rascal Flatts. They were nominated for a CMA Award and a Grammy Award.

The Wreckers separated in 2007. After that, Michelle Branch sold her home in California and moved to Nashville, Tennessee.[5]

Michelle Branch wrote songs for Mandy Moore's album and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 soundtrack.[6]

In 2007, she told people she would make a new album by herself. In 2010, she released a smaller version of her album called an EP and worked with Timbaland.

The following year, she released two singles called "Loud Music" and "If You Happen to Call" and said her third album was finished.

She also joined a cooking show as a co-host in 2012 and said her new album would come out in the spring of 2013, but it has yet to do so.

In 2013, Michelle Branch started working on a new album after abandoning her previous work, West Coast Time.

She announced she was recording it in London with Martin Terefe and then later in Nashville.

In 2015, Branch signed with Verve Records and, in 2017, released her album “Hopeless Romantic.” [7]

She later parted ways with Verve Records. Branch and Patrick Carney performed a cover of "A Horse with No Name" for the TV show BoJack Horseman.

Michelle Branch re-recorded her album, “The Spirit Room”, in March 2021 and performed it during a virtual concert in September of the same year.

The re-recorded album was released on October 15, 2021. She also released a new single called "I'm a Man" in July 2022, which is part of her fourth studio album, “The Trouble” with Fever.

The album, featuring artwork by her father-in-law, James Carney, was released on September 16, 2022.

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Personal Life

Michelle Branch married her bass player Teddy Landau in May 2004 and had a child in August 2005. They separated in 2014 and got divorced in November 2015.

In 2015, Branch started dating Patrick Carney of the Black Keys, and they got married in April 2019.

They have a son who was born in August 2018. Branch revealed she suffered a miscarriage in December 2020 and announced her pregnancy in August 2021.

She gave birth to a daughter in February 2022. In August 2022, she announced that she and Carney had separated, and she was later arrested on a domestic assault charge which was later dropped.[8]

Branch and Carney filed to suspend their divorce proceedings the following month.

To Sum Up

Michelle Branch has enjoyed a successful career in the music industry, with hit albums and a Grammy win. She also ventured into country music with "The Wreckers."

Despite taking a break from music, she returned with new releases and continues to make albums.

She has an estimated net worth of $15 million.


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  2. Michelle branch on the spirit room at 20: 'it was allowed to remain authentically teenage'. (2021, August 14). Retrieved March 1, 2023, from https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/michelle-branch-spirit-room-album-b1900944.html

  3. Michelle Branch. (n.d.). Retrieved March 1, 2023, from https://www.grammy.com/artists/michelle-branch/800

  4. Sort by year - latest movies and TV shows with Michelle Branch. (n.d.). Retrieved March 1, 2023, from https://www.imdb.com/filmosearch/?sort=year&explore=title_type&role=nm1163535&ref_=nmbio_ql_flmg_1

  5. The wreckers. (n.d.). Retrieved March 1, 2023, from https://www.wikiwand.com/en/The_Wreckers

  6. The sisterhood of the traveling pants 2. (n.d.). Retrieved March 1, 2023, from https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1018785/soundtrack/

  7. Nardino, M. (2022, October 10). Michelle Branch supports husband Patrick Carney on the Black Keys Tour. Retrieved March 1, 2023, from https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/pictures/michelle-branch-patrick-carney-relationship-timeline-photos/

  8. Menza, K. (2022, September 16). Michelle Branch has some regrets. Retrieved March 1, 2023, from https://www.thecut.com/2022/09/michelle-branch-profile-interview.html