St Vincent is not only famous for her six super albums – Strange Mercy (2011), Actor (2009), St. Vincent (2014), Marry Me (2007), and Masseduction (2017), and MassEducation (2018), but she is also one of the leading female performers who soar above their equals. Unarguably one of the finest singer/songwriters, musicians, and record producers the world has ever seen, she is super creative, talented, and an iconic artist with lots of stage presence.
In all fairness, St Vincent is proof that it takes determination and hard work to succeed. She may not be the best record producer, musician, or singer/songwriter in the world but she has been incredible in these aspects of her career. Below are six facts about the leading female performer.
Who Is St Vincent, The American Musician?
She is an American music elite, an award-winning artist, and multi-instrumentalist of Dallas, Texas, origin. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the 28th day of September 1982 and was named Annie Erin Clark. Her parents ended their marital relationship three years after St Vincent was born and at the age of seven, the musician, her mother (an administrator for a non-profit organization and social worker), and two older sisters relocated to Dallas, leaving their father behind in Tulsa.
St Vincent, who was raised a Catholic, is of Ashkenazi Jewish and Irish ethnicity. She has eight siblings (four brothers and four sisters) from her parents’ blended families. The musician attended Lake Highlands High School, from where she graduated in 2011 after taking part in her school theatrical productions and jazz band performances. Notably, the multi-instrumentalist was a classmate of popular Hollywood actor Mark Salling.
The Tulsa-born performer spent three years studying music at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, after which she dropped out to start making music.
6 Facts You Need To Know about St Vincent
1. Career Timeline
St Vincent launched her professional career in the year 2003. She started out with the band The Polyphonic Spree after she returned to Texas. After working with some music artists for some time, she released her first album Marry Me in 2007, followed by the Actor two years and then St. Vincent in 2014. By 2018, the musician had released her sixth studio album (MassEducation). In addition to this, she did a collaborate album with David Byrne titled: Love This Giant in 2012. She has her own live band and cites stars like David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Fripp, Kate Bush, and Siouxsie and the Banshees as major musical influences.
2. Associated Acts
In the course of her thriving career, St Vincent has worked with many record labels, brands, and influential individuals. She started her musical career and eventually released her first studio album through the label, Beggars Banquet Records. Since she left the company, she has banded together with other labels, including Caroline International, Loma Vista, Republic Records, and 4AD.
Some of the talents she has also collaborated with over the years include but not limited to the Dallas-based choral rock band The Polyphonic Spree, American Indie multi-instrumentalist and singer Andrew Bird, the American jazz duo Tuck & Patti, American rock band The Black Eyes, American singer Jack Antonoff, American pianist, producer, singer Thomas Bartlett, Scottish-American musician David Byrne, American band Bon Iver, and many others.
3. Awards and Nominations
From 2008 till now, St Vincent has been nominated more than thirty-five times for different awards in the music industry. She has, so far, won thirteen awards from these nominations, the latest being an award for Best Rock Song at the 2019 Grammy Awards. It was her fifth studio album (Masseducation, released in 2017) that earned her the prestigious award.
4. Family Life
The musician is currently flying solo at the time of writing this report. She is neither married nor dating anyone right now. A bisexual, St Vincent has been romantically linked to renowned English actress, singer, and model Cara Delevingne, whom she dated from 2014 to 2016 as well as Twilight actress, Kristen Stewart.
5. Net Worth
Unlike many celebrities, Annie’s career arcs are struggles to riches. And ever since she got connected to the spotlight in the year 2003, the musician has continued to amass more fortune to her name. Apart from the money she makes from her music career, St Vincent also has a guitar line called Music Man. It was unveiled by Ernie Ball corporation in March 2016 while additional four colors were added to the line in 2017. Currently, the musician has a net worth estimated to be $5 million. However, there are no records on how much she makes annually.
6. Body Measurements
St Vincent has an impressive slim body build and facial features that endear her to the public. She weighs 55 kilograms (121 pounds) and has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) which complement her body measurements of 34-34-26 for breast, waist, and hip. In addition to her black hair, she sports a pair of hazel eyes.