It has been estimated that the overall amount of Jo Dee Messina net worth is as high as 8 million dollars, according to the current calculations. Jo Dee Messina has accumulated her wealth because of her career as a country music singer. Nine songs of hers have landed in the 1st place on the Billboard country music charts. Jo Dee Messina has been nominated for two Grammy Awards and became a recipient of honors from the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. Jo Dee Messina has become the first female singer to have three multiple-week Number One songs from one album.
Up until this day, the RIAA has certified three albums of hers as Gold and two other as Platinum. Thus, the sales of them have also added up to the overall sum of Jo Dee Messina net worth.
In 1996, she became a singer when she released her first song called “Heads Carolina, Tails California”. Jo Dee Messina became even more known with the release of her second album called “I’m Alright”. Five singles from it landed in the Country Top 10 in the period of 1998-1999. More than one million copies of it were sold in the United States.
Overall, Jo Dee Messina has sold more than 5 million records in the whole world and such sales have also increased the current amount of Jo Dee Messina net worth. Jo Dee Messina has released six songs, which landed in the first place on the Billboard Country singles chart. The singer has released five albums, which were certified by the RIAA or the CRIA.
Jo Dee Messina was born in 1970 in Framingham, Massachusetts. Her mother was from Ireland, whereas her father was from Italy. Jo Dee Messina grew up in Holliston, Massachusetts. She has one brother and two sisters. When she was little, Jo Dee Messina was already interested in music. She enjoyed listening to country music and her favorite artists were The Judds, Patsy Cline and Reba McEntire. When she was 16 years old, she was already touring on a local club scene with her siblings, who provided backing vocals for her.
When she was 19 years old and a graduate of high school, Jo Dee Messina moved to Nashville, Tennessee. Before she focused on her career in music, which has added up a lot of revenues to the total size of Jo Dee Messina net worth, she was working in computer programming and accounting. At the same time, she was competing in talent and singing contests. At one of these events, her winning prize became an appearance on the radio show called “Live at Libby’s”, which made her name known even more.
The first record label which signed her was Curb Records. In 1996, she released her first album called “Jo Dee Messina”. Two singles from it were released, which landed in the Top 10, called “Heads Carolina, Tails California” and “You’re Not in Kansas Anymore”. In addition, she soon released two other singles from her debut album, called “He’d Never Seen Julie Cry” and “Do You Wanna Make Something of It”.