About Ronnie Milsap
It has been reported that the overall amount of Ronnie Milsap net worth is as high as 14 million dollars, according to the current estimations. Ronnie Milsap has become well known because of his successful career as a country music singer. In the 1970s and the 1980s, he was recognized as one of the most influential country music singers. It was also the time when a huge part of Ronnie Milsap net worth was accumulated. Ronnie Milsap is considered as the most successful blind singer of country music. Moreover, he is one of the most versatile country crossover singers in the history of music. The most successful crossover hits, which he has recorded, include “Stranger in My House”, “It Was Almost like a Song”, “Any Day Now”, “Smoky Mountain Rain”, “I Wouldn’t Have Missed It for the World” and “(There’s) No Gettin’ Over Me”.
In addition to that, Ronnie Milsap has been awarded many honors, such as six Grammy Awards. Moreover, forty songs of his have landed in the top place in country music charts. In 2014, Ronnie Milsap’s name was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The musician was born in 1943 in North Carolina. He was abandoned by his mother from his birth, thus, Ronnie Milsap was raised by his grandparents. Ronnie Milsap was sent to attend the Governor Morehead School for the Blind in Raleigh, North Carolina. When he was 7 years old, Ronnie Milsap’s talent in music was noticed by his teachers. Soon, he was taught how to play some instruments. In high school, he created his first band, called The Apparitions. In 1963, his first single was released, called “Total Disaster”.
In 1965, he got signed to Scepter Records. Ronnie Milsap was also working as a session musician. At one point, he was playing with Elvis Presley as he was hired to be a session musician for a few songs of his, called “Kentucky Rain” and “Don’t Cry Daddy”. In 1971, Warner Brothers released his first studio album, called “Ronnie Milsap”.
In 1973, he signed a recording deal with RCA Records. In the same year, his first single under this label was released, called “I Hate You”. The single became his first successful hit, landing in the 10th place on country charts. Thus, the sales of it have also added up to the total amount of Ronnie Milsap net worth. In 1974, he released two more singles, which landed in the 1st place, called “Pure Love” and “Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends”. The latter song won him his first Grammy Award.
In 1975, he recorded another hit, which landed in the 1st place, called “Daydreams About Night Things”. In the period of 1976-1978, Ronnie Milsap became one of the most prominent country music singers. It was also the time when a big part of Ronnie Milsap net worth was accumulated. At that time, Ronnie Milsap recorded 7 songs, which hit the number 1 spot in a row. One of these songs, called “(I’m a) Stand by My Woman Man”, won him another Grammy award.