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Amanda Shires Biography

Updated On 29 Feb, 2024 Published On 29 Feb, 2024
Amanda Shires

Facts of Amanda Shires

Date of Birth :
Age : 42 years old
Family Name : Shires
Birth Sign : Pisces

Relationship short Statistics of Amanda Shires

What is Amanda Shires marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Amanda Shires have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Amanda Shires having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Amanda Shires Lesbian ? Don't Know

Amanda Shires is an American singer-songwriter and fiddle player. She's known in the Americana and country music scenes. She helped start The Highwomen, a country supergroup, with Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby. Shires has seven solo albums, a Grammy Award, and has worked with famous artists, like her ex-husband Jason Isbell.


The Story Behind Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires’ Divorce 

Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell, another singer-songwriter, met at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville in 2009. Following Shires's advice for Isbell to deal with his drinking problem and go to rehab, the two started dating in 2011. It happened on February 23, 2013, and musician Todd Snider was the officiant. 

Amanda Shires alongside her former husband, Jason Isbell.

In 2015, they had a girl named Mercy Rose Isbell. Isbell played guitar for Shires' solo projects and backing vocals for The Highwomen and Isbell's band, The 400 Unit. Shires played fiddle and sang backup for Isbell. 

Unfortunately, their marriage had some problems, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, which made them go to therapy and put a lot of stress on their relationship.

From irreconcilable disagreements, Isbell asked for a divorce in December 2023. The parents agreed to share the care of their daughter.

Meet Her Ex-Husband, Jason Isbell

The American singer-songwriter and actor Jason Isbell has made a lasting impact on the music business through his solo work, his work with The 400 Unit, and his time with Drive-By Truckers from 2001 to 2007.

It's no surprise that Isbell is a respected person in the music business. He has won an impressive six Grammy Awards for his incredible musical contributions. 

Jason Isbell is an American singer and songwriter.  

Isbell has done more than just make songs. He has also tried his hand at acting, showing off his skills in well-known works like the TV show Deadwood and the movie Killers of the Flower Moon

Well-known newspapers and magazines like the New York Times and Rolling Stone have written about how versatile and skilled he is, solidifying his image as an artist with many skills.

How Amanda Made a Name for Herself in the Americana Music Scene?

Amanda Shires became famous for how hard she worked and how good she was at singing. As a child, she played the violin. After getting help from country music legend Billy Joe Shaver, she became a solo artist and moved to Nashville in 2004.

With seven well-reviewed records, she's shown how good she is as a singer, songwriter, and fiddler, making her a major figure in alt-country music. 

Her fame has grown thanks to her work with artists like Jason Isbell and her part in The Highwomen with Brandi Carlile and Natalie Hemby. The New York Times praised her latest record, Take It Like a Man, and pointed out that she has electrifying live shows that could make her famous. 

Shires has proven herself to be a respected and skilled artist through exciting shows like Hawk For The Dove at Rockwood Music Hall.

How Much is the Net Worth of Amand Shires' Net Worth?

Shires has a large net worth thanks to her successful work as a musician and songwriter. Her net worth is thought to be around $1 million, similar to Canadian actress, Juno Rinaldi. This wealth was built up through many different sources of income, such as record sales, concert earnings, streaming royalties, teaching, and endorsements. 

Amanda Shires has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of now.  

Shires has also won a lot of awards and praise, including being named the Americana Music Association's Emerging Artist of the Year in 2017 and getting the Grammy Award for Best Americana Album with Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit in 2018. 

These accomplishments make her even more wealthy and solidify her position as a well-known person in the music business.

Inside Her Family Background 

Amanda Shires was born on March 5, 1982, in Lubbock, Texas. As some reports, she has a younger sister named Ashley Shires. 

Her parents divorced when she was young, leading to her splitting her childhood between Lubbock and Mineral Wells. Shires' mother, Marguerite, who was 18 when she had Amanda, is now a retired nurse. 

Education & Qualifications 

Amanda Shires went to school longer and got a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry in 2017. She had finished from Texas Tech University in 2004 with a degree in geography. Although Shires's interest in poems was a personal one, she has said that she plans to improve her writing through it.

Even so, she hasn't said that she wants to teach or share her poetry. Instead, she wants to focus on her music career and songwriting. 

Amanda Shires Active on Twitter 

Amanda Shires is active on Twitter as @supercoolshires. She shares music updates, interacts with fans, and gives insights into her creative journey.

Follow her for show announcements, behind-the-scenes looks, and her thoughts on current events. Stay connected with her music and artistic updates on Twitter!

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