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Rickey Medlocke's Net Worth as of 2024
$3 Million

Rickey Medlocke was born on 17 February 1950, in Jacksonville, Florida USA, of Cherokee and Lakota Sioux descent. Rickey is a musician, best known to be the guitarist and front man of the rock band Blackfoot. He is also a member of the band Lynyrd Skynrd, with whom he’s performed since 1971; all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Rickey Medlocke? As of late-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in the music industry; he played drums and sang several songs for Lynyrd Skynyrd before becoming their guitarist, but all of his achievements have ensured the position of his wealth.

Rickey Medlocke Net Worth $3 million

Medlocke was also raised by his grandparents, growing up in Jacksonville, Florida. His grandfather Shorty Medlocke was a well-known blues musician, and thanks to him, Rickey learned how to play the banjo. He started performing at a young age, and would slowly improve his musical abilities, so at the age of five, he was already learning how to play the guitar and three years later he started playing the drums. He continued learning various other musical instruments over the next few years including keyboards, mandolin, and dobro, also teaching himself how to sing at the same time. After matriculating from high school, he decided to form the band Blackfoot, of which he was the lead guitarist and lead vocalist.

During the 1970s, Rickey performed with Lynyrd Skynrd as a session musician, as a drummer and/or lead singer; some of the songs he performed during this time include “White Dove”, “Preacher’s Daughter” and “One More Time”. While playing drums, he had a desire to play guitar once again which led to the reforming of Blackfoot – the band would start recording songs that included the hit “Train, Train”, and the “Highway Song” which was written by Medlocke and Jakson Spires. His net worth would start increasing at this point, however the group would eventually disband in the early 1990s.

Medlocke considered pursuing other careers, but then received a phone call from Gary Rossington, inviting him to become the lead guitarist and songwriter for Lynyrd Skynyrd. He returned to the band, playing a lot of their older songs such as “Free Bird” and “Workin’ For MCA”.

Since then, he’s been a member of the band, but would at times work with other musicians such as Shooter Jennings and Blackberry Smoke. To date, Lynyrd Skynyrd has sold around 40 million albums worldwide and Medlocke has gained an increase in net worth thanks to their success. He also joined “American Idol” finalist Bo Bice in performing “Sweet Home Alabama” during the show’s fourth season. His latest performances have included with Blackfoot at three separate shows in the United States.

In 2008, Rickey was inducted into the Native American Music Hall of Fame, and in 2015, He received a Lifetime Achievement Award. He’s tried his hand at an acting career too, appearing in “Groom Lake”. He has also appeared in numerous television and radio commercials.

For his personal life, it is known that Medlocke is married to Stacy Michelle, having previously apparently been married twice, in the 1980s and then very briefly a few years later. He mainly uses two Gibson guitars, a Gibson Explorer and a Gibson Les Paul.

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Milla Natasha Jovovich was born on 17 December 1975, in Kiev, Ukraine (then in the USSR), and is a model, actress and singer, perhaps best known for her breakthrough role in the film “The Fifth Element” in 1997, with Bruce Willis and Gary Oldman.

So just how rich is Milla Jovovich, as of late 2017? Authoritative sources estimate that Milla has a net worth of over $45 million, accumulated from her various career elements spanning almost 30 years since she began modelling in 1987.

Milla Jovovich Net Worth $45 Million

Milla had a really unusual childhood, maybe that’s one of the reasons for her multi-million dollar net worth. Jovovich started her carrier in modeling from the early age of nine, a few years after she and her parents moved from Ukraine, which at that time belonged to the Soviet Union, to Los Angeles, California, in 1980. She even dropped out of school at the age of 12, when Gene Lemuel discovered her, and she signed a contract with Prima Modeling Agency. Milla Jovovich  was covered by magazines including Vogue, Glamour, Madmoiselle, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, and has been advertising brands including L’oreal, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein, Donna Koran, Revlon for many years.

However, exclusive looks and beauty was not the only value she had: Milla Jovovich has a great voice, a talent to write songs, design fashion and find herself in acting as well. Milla started her acting career in 1988 in the film “Two Moon Junction”, but the roles that gave this girl much more attention were in “Dazed and Confused” in 1993 and “The Fifth Element” in 1997 directed by Luc Besson, in which she worked with Bruce Willis. Of course, subsequently all five films based on “Resident Evil” made Milla Jovovich’s popularity and net worth go through the roof. The original movie was so successful that it was even turned into a video game.

Between her acting in those two movies, Milla tried the shoes of a singer and a song writer, and released her debut album – “The Divine Comedy – which was really appreciated by the audience and critics and even received positive feedback from Rolling Stone magazine’s, John McAlley; in his opinion the album was remarkable. In 1999 Milla Jovovich became a member of the band named Plastic Has Memory, and performed some gigs in New York and Las Vegas, but unfortunately not with her new band, and Milla has never released a second album.

As for her career in fashion, Milla launched her first line in 2003, and her brand was successful until 2008 when she decided to close her business because of lack of time, which is perhaps no surprise, assuming that all of her free time was taken-up by her daughter Ever Gabo Anderson, who was born in 2007.

As for other details of Milla’s personal life, aside from several well-known relationships, she has married three times, all husbands met when taking some part in films in which she was acting. She first married Shawn Andrews in 1992, which was apparently quickly annulled by her mother; ironically, he and Milla were starring in “Dazed and Confused”! The second was with the director of “The Fifth Element” – Luc Besson (1997-99), and she has been married to Paul W. S. Anderson, who worked with Jovovich on the set of “Resident Evil”, since 2009, and he is the father of her two daughters. The family is based in Los Angeles.

Milla is something of a philanthropist too, and often participates in and supports various charities including UNICEF, World Education, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and many more.

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Tracy Lynn Byrd was born on 17 December 1966, in Vidor, Texas USA, and is a country music artist, best known for releasing hit songs including “Holdin’ Heaven” and “Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo”. He’s signed to MCA Nashville Records; all of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Tracy Byrd? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career in country music. He’s had more than 30 hit singles and has a double platinum certification from one of his albums. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Tracy Byrd Net Worth $10 million

Tracy attended Vidor High School, and after matriculating in 1985, went to Lamar University, and then to Texas State University to study business. During his time there, he performed with a local band called Rimfire; during a recording session at a local mall, he performed a cover of “Your Cheatin’ Heart” which impressed the studio owner, who then submitted his cover to a local contest, and it led to Byrd being signed by MCA Records in 1992.

In the same year, Tracy released his first single entitled “That’s the Thing About a Memory”. His first few songs would not hit the Top 40 charts; but in 1993 he released the hit “Holdin’ Heaven”., included on his self-titled debut album which would go on to get gold certification. He followed it up with another album release called “No Ordinary Man”, which would become his highest selling album, earning double-platinum certification having sold over two million copies in the US. All of the singles he released from the album charted, and the song “The Keeper of the Stars” won a Country Music Association award for Song of the Year. In 1995, he released his third album – “Love Lessons” – but it had a decline in popularity, although still earning gold certification, and it led to a fourth album entitled “Big Love”. The lead single of the album reached the Top Five along with the song “Don’t Take Her She’s All I Got”. His final studio album for MCA was released in 1997, and was entitled “I’m from the Country”. His net worth was rising steadily.

In 1999, Byrd was signed by RCA Records and worked on the album “It’s About Time”, which featured more country pop songs, but no singles reached the Top 40. Three years later he worked on “Ten Rounds” which went back to the traditional country sound, and this time songs hit the charts, especially “Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo” which became his second number one hit. In 2003, he released “The Truth About Men”, which featured artists such as Blake Shelton and Montgomery Gentry; he had another top 10 hit in “Drinkin’ Bone”. The following year, he released a greatest hit albums, and it was followed by the album “Different Things” which was produced by the Blind Mule label. His net worth continued to improve.

For his personal life, it is known that Tracy is married to Michelle since 1991,and they have two children. The family resides in Beaumont, Texas. In 2009, he took a break from the music industry to take care of his family. Byrd has also been known to do charity work, hosting an annual music event as well as becoming a National Spokesperson for the Special Olympics.

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