|Real Name/Full Name:
|Christine Ellen Chrissie Hynde
|72 years old
|September 07, 1951
|5 ft 8 in
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes ( Yasmin Kerr and Natalie Ray Hynde )
|Is Chrissie Hynde Lesbian?
|Singer, Songwriter, and Musicians
|Net Worth in 2024:
Christine Ellen is a legendary singer and musician. She is the founder lead guitarist of the band The Pretenders. The group received fame through Brass in Pocket, and My City was Gone. The song became an anthem in the 1970s and 1980s. The singer wrote Brass in Pocket with James Honeyman-Scott.
Her band is given several hit singles like Middle of the Road, Show, and I’LL stand by You. She rules the rock in the late 1970s and 1990s. The singer mixed different types of strains of music and guitar. Hynde believes in Vaishnavism, which is a branch of Hinduism. In 2015, the artist released her autobiography named Reckless: My Life as a Pretender. The singer is a vegetarian.
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Early Life & Biography
The singer was born on 07 September 1951 in Akron, Ohio, United States. The parents of Chrissie are Melville Grant Hynde and Dolores Hynde. The singer is the daughter of a part-time secretary and Yellow Page manager. She completed her graduation from the Firestone High School in Akron. The singer travels to cleave land to band performs.
The singer drew her interest in hippie counterculture, Eastern mysticism, and vegetarianism. She attended Kent State University Art School. While in University, she joins a band called Sat-Sun Mat. In 1973, the songwriter moved to London. She works in an architectural firm but left it after eight months. Hynde met Nick Kent and start working in a music magazine, the NME. Soon, she leaves the job and starts working in a clothing store named SEX.
In 1983, she married Jim Jett. The couple has one daughter named Yasmin. After seven years of Chrissie of marriage, the couple divorced in 1990. She married Lucho Brieva in 1997 and divorced in 2002. The singer has a daughter with Ray Davies. Her daughter arrested in 2013.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on September 07 1951, Chrissie Hynde is 72 years old as of today’s date 20th February 2024. Her height is 5 ft 8 in tall, and her weight is 58 kg.
She starts working on creating a band in France. In 1975, she returned to Cleveland. Chrissie tries to create a band, but it did not work out. The singer participated in an audition for band 999. The band did not get successful. Malcolm McLaren, in Masters of Backside, replaced her. The singer spent very less time with the Moors Murderers in 1978.
Hynde records a demo tape and gives it to Label Real Records. Dave Hill became the manager of the singer. He also paid rent of her rehearsal room located in Covent Garden, London. The manager advised her to get a band together. The singer created the band with Pete Farndon, James Honeyman-Scott, and Martin Chambers. The band was named The Pretenders.
In January 1979, the band released its first single, which ranked no. 33 on the United Kingdom top list. They released their second single in 1979, which was very successful. The band released its second studio album, Pretenders II. In 1982, the band member Honeyman-Scott died due to drug overdose. Farndon was fired from the band and died in the same year due to drug overdose. The band starts recording their new album Learning to Crawl with new band members. The album includes songs like Don’t’ Get Me Wrong and My Babe.
The band performed on several tours worldwide. In 2002, the new album of New Pretenders released named Loose Screw. After six years, they released album Break up the Concrete. They collaborated with Dan Auerbach for album Alone. In 2016, the singer opened for Stevie Nicks. On 10 June 2014, the singer released the album named Stockholm. The album features artists like Neil Young and John McEnroe. She performed in the music video, God Only Knows. The actress interviewed by Emily Maitlis on Andrew Marr Show.
Awards & Achievements
In 1985, the singer inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Salary of Chrissie Hynde in 2024
As of February 2024, The net worth of Chrissie Hynde is $15 million. The singer earned her wealth from her singing profession. Hynde is the owner of the Mediterranean restaurant in Akron, Ohio. The head chef of restaurants is James Scot Jones. Her restaurants included in the list of top five vegan restaurants in the United States.
She lives in an apartment on the Northside of Lofts. In March 2013, the singer was included in the list 50 best-dressed over the 50s, according to The Guardian. The artist also has written several books. She also has earned royalty from her albums.
The singer is the favorite artist of the 1970s. Apart from singing and Hynde is an author. She inspired several girls to brand to achieve their dreams.