Sharon Corr Net Worth 2021, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Children

Sharon Corr net worth
Sharon Corr

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Introduction

Sharon Corr is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea. She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.

The Corr siblings were awarded honorary MBEs in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of both their musical talent and their charitable work raising money for Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, victims of the Omagh Bombing, and other charities.

On 22 March 2019, Sharon Corr was awarded an honorary doctorate (DUniv) by the Open University, in recognition of her “exceptional contribution to education and culture”. The ceremony took place at the Barbican Centre, London. In 2012, Corr was revealed as one of the coaches on the first series of the RTÉ talent show The Voice of Ireland.

Early life

NameSharon Corr
Net Worth$10 million
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Host
Height1.65m
Age51 years
Sharon Corr net worth 2021

Sharon Helga Corr MBE was born on March 24, 1970(age 51 years) in Dundalk, Ireland. Her parents are Gerry Corr and Jean Corr. She has two sisters Caroline, Andrea and a brother Jim Corr.

Career

In July 2009, Corr was voted into first place in the Ms Twitter UK competition. She appeared on This Morning on 15 July 2009, having been booked by host Phillip Schofield via Twitter, to confirm the release of a new solo single and album.

Her début single, “It’s Not a Dream”, was released on 29 August in Ireland and 31 August in the UK, with appearances at Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, and a number of other European music festivals. The album, Dream of You, was released on 13 September 2010 and comprises a number of self-penned tracks and select covers with Corr playing the violin throughout.

Sharon Corr was joined by longtime Corrs’ sidemen Anthony (Anto) Drennan on lead guitar, Keith Duffy on bass, and Jason Duffy on drums, with orchestral arrangements by Fiachra Trench, a collaborator on four Corrs’ albums.

Corr embarked on the Dream of You Tour on 19 August 2011 in Aberdeen and continued through the UK and Europe, with an Australian leg added in January 2012. While on the tour she introduced a newly written track, “Edge of Nowhere”, which will be included on her second album.

She was a coach on the first and second series of the RTÉ talent show The Voice of Ireland. In an interview with the Maitland Mercury in February 2012, Corr revealed that she is piecing together her second solo record.

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Sharon Corr finished writing the album in March 2012 and she said it may be called Catch the Moon. The title comes from the idea “of when somebody comes into your life and they utterly change yours, that you would go to any lengths for them… so you would catch the moon.”

Sharon Corr net worth
Sharon Corr

However, on 21 August 2013, it was announced that the new album would be titled The Same Sun. The lead single from the album, “Take a Minute”, peaked at No. 11 on the Irish charts and No. 20 in the France charts. Corr also embarked on The Same Sun Tour in late 2013, touring in Germany, Brazil, and Indonesia.

She performed in Indonesia at Jakarta Convention Center (JCC), Jakarta, Indonesia, on 24 September 2013 (WIB) as a special guest. She was also joined on tour by Yovie Widianto who was a special guest in Madrid, Spain, in November 2013. The tour continued throughout the United States during January and February 2014.

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In 2015, The Corrs reunited, releasing the albums White Light. That album was followed up by Jupiter Calling in 2017. Sharon released her third solo album, The Fool and the Scorpion on 24 September 2021. Promo for this album started in May with the announcement of a solo residency at Sala Clamores in Madrid, Spain.

Husband

Sharon Corr was married to Belfast barrister Robert Gavin Bonnar, they had their wedding in 2001 in Cratloe Church, County Clare. In a performance for BBC Radio 2, she stated, before performing the song, that she walked up the aisle to “Along with the Girls”, a traditional instrumental track that featured on the Corrs’ first album, Forgiven, Not Forgotten. The couple met when she was shooting the video for “Runaway”. They had their first child, son Cathal (“Cal”) Robert Gerard, on 31 March 2006, and their second child, daughter Flori Jean Elizabeth, on 18 July 2007. The couple split in October 2019. After having two children, she battled with social anxiety disorder and wrote about her anxiety problems on her solo album.

Sharon Corr net worth

What is Sharon Corr net worth? Sharon Corr net worth is estimated at around $10 million as of 2021. Her main source of income is from her music career. Sharon’s successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. She is one of the richest singers in Ireland. However, in “No Frontiers” with Caroline Corr, Sharon sings “Dimming of the Day” and the demo version of “Goodbye”.

In 1999 she recorded violin parts for the Jean Michel Jarre track “Rendez-vous à Paris”, which was released in 2000 on the album Métamorphoses. She also recorded two tracks in 2008 with the Welsh operatic singer Bryn Terfel, and “Amarrado a Ti” with the Spanish singer Alex Ubago in 2009.