K.D. Lang Biography: Age, Wife, Height, Net Worth, Partner, Albums, Songs, Instagram, Wikipedia

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Biography

Kathryn Dawn Lang OC AOE (born November 2, 1961), addressed professionally as K.D. Lang, is a talented Canadian singer, songwriter, and periodic actress. 

She gained recognition for her unique androgynous “cowpunk” style and her captivating, pure, and plaintive mezzo-soprano voice. 

K.D. Lang has been honored with several prestigious awards, including 6 Juno Awards and four Grammy Awards. Some of her notable greatest hits include Constant CravingMiss Chatelaine, and Hallelujah.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Kathryn Dawn Lang
Stage Name: K.D. Lang
Born: 2 November 1961 (age 62 years old)
Place of Birth: Edmonton, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Education: Red Deer College
Height: 1.75 m
Parents: Audrey Lang, Adam Frederick Lang
Siblings: Jo Ann Lang, Keltie Lang, John Lang
Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Boyfriend • Partner: Jamie Price (2003-2011), Leisha Hailey (1996-2001), Julie Cypher (1995-1996), Martina Navratilova
Children: N/A
Occupation: Singer • Songwriter
Net Worth: $10 million

Early Life & Education

K.D. Lang, the renowned country musician, was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on November 2, 1961. She performs as a singer-songwriter and occasional actress. 

She has Icelandic, Sioux, German, Russian-Jewish, English, Irish, and Scottish forebears. Her mother, Audrey Lang, and father, Adam Frederick Lang, raised her. 

Jo Ann LangKeltie Lang, and John Lang, her three siblings, were present when K.D. Lang was a little child. 

K.D. Lang studied at Red Deer College in Alberta, Canada. She went there to study music and art but left in 1982 to pursue a music career. 

Career

K.D. Lang began her profession as a country vocalist in the early 1980s. In 1984, she unveiled her first Album, A Truly Western Experience. She released Angel with a Lariat (1987) and Absolute Torch and Twang (1989). Although these albums garnered fame in Canada, they failed to attain widespread popularity in the United States.

In 1992, K.D. Lang achieved a significant milestone in her career when she released her groundbreaking Album, Ingénue. This exceptional Album received widespread critical acclaim and enjoyed significant commercial success. 

The remarkable singles from this Album, Constant Craving, and Miss Chatelaine, became chart-topping hits and further solidified Lang‘s position as a musical force to be reckoned with. To add to the accolades, Ingénue went on to win an impressive total of four Grammy Awards, including the highly coveted Album of the Year distinction.

K.D. Lang‘s success thrived as she released many albums resonating with audiences in the 1990s and 2000s. Instead of sticking to one genre, she explored various musical styles such as jazz, electronica, and classical music. A notable highlight in her career was her captivating performance of Hallelujah at the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony held in Vancouver in 2010.

Over the past few years, K.D. Lang‘s music career has gradually decelerated. While she has put out a handful of albums, she has also dedicated her time to other endeavors like acting and advocating for animal rights. In 2022, she made an announcement stating that she is partially retired and there is a possibility that she may not venture into recording new music in the future.

Awards & Nominations

4 Grammy Awards

  • Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal (1990) for “Crying” with Roy Orbison
  • Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals (1995) for “Moonglow” with Tony Bennett
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (2004) for “A Wonderful World” with Tony Bennett
  • Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical (2022) for “Constant Craving (Fashionably Late Remix)”

8 Juno Awards

  • Most Promising Female Vocalist (1985)
  • Female Vocalist of the Year (1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996)
  • Album of the Year (1993) for Ingénue
  • Single of the Year (1993) for “Constant Craving”
  • Music DVD of the Year (2004) for Hymns of the 49th Parallel

BRIT Award

  • International Female Solo Artist (1993)

American Music Award

  • Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist (1993)

MTV Video Music Award

  • Best Cinematography (1993) for “Constant Craving”

GLAAD Media Award

  • Outstanding Music Artist (1993, 2004)
  • Order of Canada:
  • Member (1996)
  • Alberta Order of Excellence:
  • Member (2022)

Social Media

  • Twitter: @kdlang 
  • Instagram: @kdlang
  • Facebook: @kdlang

Personal Life

The 62-year-old K.D. Lang, a Canadian singer-songwriter, has maintained lifelong independence as she has never tied the knot or experienced parenthood. 

Despite this, K.D. Lang‘s heart has found solace in a profound connection with Jamie Price, an esteemed visual artist, since 2003. By 2009, they had chosen to solidify their bond through a domestic partnership; unfortunately, it ended in 2012.

K.D. Lang‘s romantic history includes Jamie Price, with a relationship lasting from 2003 to 2011, and Leisha Hailey, with whom she was involved from 1996 to 2001.

She also had an encounter with Julie Cypher in 1995-1996.

Also, rumors suggest a romantic connection between K.D. Lang and Martina Navratilova.

Filmography

  • 1991 Salmonberries
  • 1994 Teresa’s Tattoo    
  • 1999: Eye of the Beholder
  • 2006, The Black Dahlia

Net Worth

K.D. Lang has amassed a net worth of almost $10 million due to her successful career as a singer-songwriter, actress, and record producer. 

She has a remarkable history of 14 studio albums, and four Grammy Awards have been given to her in recognition of her abilities. Additionally, K.D. Lang has sold over 40 million records worldwide, demonstrating her global accomplishment.




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