Naomi Judd is an American singer. She sings country music. She was born in Kentucky in January of 1946.
She and her boyfriend Charles Jordan met at a very young age. She became pregnant when she was just a teen.
Charles abandoned her and she became a single mother at just 18 years old.
Naomi struggled between school and jobs and raising a child.
She met Michael Ciminiella and got married in 1968. From this marriage, she had another baby girl. They divorced after 4 years.
She was now a single mother with two girls, living in serious poverty. She got into nursing school in this challenging period of her life.
The first daughter Wynonna had a passion for music.
Her character was not the easiest and there were a lot of fights between the two but the passion for music united them. They sang together.
They got help from Brent Maher, which they met at the hospital where Naomi worked. The record producer helped them get signed to record an album.
This changed their life overnight. The first album was released in 1984. It was a huge success. They started getting a lot of recognition and awards.
The Judds won 5 Grammys and sold records worth $20 Million.
Unfortunately, Naomi had to retire from her career because of her health. She was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. The doctors gave her 3 years.
After 4 years, the doctors said she was cured of it. It was considered to be a medically documented miracle.
Today Naomi does motivational speaking and has written several books. She is now 76 years old.
Her net worth is about $25 million and she is living her best life.
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