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Virginia Wynette Pugh was born on the 5th May 1942, in Tremont, Mississippi USA, and was a Grammy Award-winning country musician and songwriter, known for being the biggest-selling country female musician ever – she featured 20 No. 1 hit singles including “Singing My Song”, “Take Me to Your World”, “The Ways to Love a Man” and probably her best known song “Stand By Your Man”. Apart from music, Tammy was also widely known for her stormy marriage with country musician George Jones. Tammy Wynette passed away in April 1998.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth the “First Lady of Country Music” accumulated for life? How rich would Tammy Wynette be nowadays? According to sources, it is estimated that the total size of Tammy Wynette’s net worth, as of early 2017, would be around $900,000 – the sum earned thanks to the huge commercial success of her 42 studio albums.

Tammy Wynette Net Worth $900,000

Tammy was the only child of school teacher, Mildred Faye and a local musician and farmer William Hollice Pugh; after his death when she was only nine months old, Tammy was sent to her maternal grandparents, while her mother worked in a defense plant during WWII. While growing up, Tammy self-taught to play several of her late father’s instruments, and that’s when she developed her interest in music. She attended Tremont High School, where she showed a promising talent as a basketball player. However, at the age of 17, she married an itinerant carpenter, Euple Byrd with whom, during their five year-long rocky marriage, she had three daughters. Due to a heavy financial burden as well as her youngest daughter’s spinal meningitis, Tammy was forced to do a series of odd jobs including working as a receptionist, waitress, barmaid and a shoe maker before gaining a cosmetology license. In 1964, she left her husband and moved to Nashville, Tennessee with her daughters.

Tammy’s music career officially began in 1966 when she signed a record deal with Epic Records. Her debut single “Apartment No. 9” was warmly received, while her second one “Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad” was a huge commercial success, peaking at No. 3 on the Country charts. In 1967, Tammy was honored with the prestigious Grammy Award in the category of Best Female Country Vocal Performance for her hit single “I Don’t Wanna Play House”. Throughout the rest of the 1960s and 1970s, Tammy continued to release studio albums featuring critically and commercially acclaimed hit singles and won the Country Music Association Award two times in a row, in 1969 and 1970. By the end of the 1970s, she had released 21 studio albums featuring numerous songs of which only three did not reach the Top 10 on the various Country music charts. It is certain that all these accomplishments as well as hit singles such as “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” and “Stand by Your Man” dramatically increased the overall revenues of Tammy Wynette in that period.

In 1979, Tammy released her autobiography book “Stand by Your Man”., and in 1981 an eponymous movie was aired. Despite releasing several critically acclaimed albums in the 1980s, Tammy’s commercial success began to wane, and by the end of 1988 she was forced to declare bankruptcy. She also began suffering from severe medical conditions, but continued to sing and perform as well as to release new albums. After collaborating with popular British electronic band The KLF in 1991 and releasing the single “Justified and Ancient (Stand by the JAMs)” her popularity began to rise again. Doubtlessly, all these “ventures” made an impact on the total size of Tammy Wynette’s wealth.

Apart from her music career, Tammy had also made some efforts towards acting – in 1986 she appeared in the CBS soap opera “Capitol”, while in 1996 she voice acted in one episode of “Married… with Children”. She also voice acted for the animated sitcom “King of the Hill”.

In her music career, which tragically ended with her sudden death, Tammy Wynette released 42 studio albums and 16 compilation albums, featuring 79 singles of which 20 peaked at No. 1 on worldwide music charts. All these accomplishments added a significant sum to Tammy Wynette’s net worth.

When it comes to her personal life, Tammy was married five times. Apart from her first marriage already mentioned above, between 1967 and 1968 she was married to Lloyd Franklin Amburgey, and between 1969 and 1975, the famous country musician George Jones was her husband with whom she had another daughter. In 1976 she was married for only 44 days to Michael Tomlin, and from 1978 ’til her death, Tammy was married to producer and songwriter George Richey.

Tammy Wynette passed away on the 6th April 1998, sleeping on a couch in her home in Nashville, Tennessee. Although it was thought that she died because of a blood clot in her lungs, after her body was exhumed in 1999, it was announced that she died of cardiac arrhythmia.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moondog Airwaves 2015 Short performer: "Stand By Your Man" / writer: "Stand By Your Man"
London Spy TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2015 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Coronation Street 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Heart of Country: How Nashville Became Music City USA 2014 TV Movie documentary performer: "The Ceremony", "D-I-V-O-R-C-E"
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game performer: "DIVORCE"
Hateship Loveship 2013 performer: "'Til I Get It Right"
Top Gear 2013 TV Series 1 episode
Nashville 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Opry Memories 2011 TV Movie performer: "Stand By Your Man", "We're Gonna Hold On" / writer: "Stand By Your Man"
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs 2011 TV Movie performer: "Golden Ring"
Gossip Girl 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mord mit Aussicht 2010 TV Series 1 episode
Justified TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Bloodworth 2010 performer: "Take Me'
Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 1 2010 Video performer: "You And Me"
Bran Nue Dae 2009 writer: "Stand by Your Man" - as Wynette
Crook & Chase 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
White Lightnin' 2009 performer: "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels"
Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct 2008 performer: "Stand by your Man" / writer: "Stand by your Man"
Sordid Lives: The Series 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Gary & Mildred 2008 Short writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Opry Video Classics: Duets 2007 Video performer: "We're Gonna Hold On", "Golden Ring", "The Ceremony"
Opry Video Classics: Legends 2007 Video performer: "I Don't Wanna Play House"
Opry Video Classics: Love Ballads 2007 Video performer: "'Til I Get It Right"
Opry Video Classics: Queens 2007 Video performer: "Stand By Your Man" / writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Opry Video Classics: The Hall of Fame 2007 Video performer: "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad"
The Singing Bee 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
In the Valley of Elah 2007 performer: "Till I Get It Right"
Hidden Palms 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Biography 2006 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton 2006 TV Movie documentary performer: "Silver Threads and Golden Needles"
RV 2006 performer: "Stand By Your Man" / writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Boston Legal TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country 2006 Video Game "Stand By Your Man"
Brokeback Mountain 2005 performer: "D-I-V-O-R-C-E"
The Wire 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Boat Trip 2002 writer: "Stand by Your Man"
Forsthaus Falkenau 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode
All or Nothing 2002 writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Ronnie Milsap: Live 2002 Video writer: " I'm A Stand By My Woman Man"
Double Take 2001 performer: "Apartment No. 9"
Sordid Lives 2000 performer: "Stand By Your Man", "Till I Can Make It On My Own", "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad" / writer: "Stand By Your Man", "Till I Can Make It On My Own"
Postmark Paradise 2000 "Stand By Your Man"
Red Dwarf TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1999 writer - 1 episode, 1999
Practical Magic 1998 performer: "Near You"
My Name Is Joe 1998 writer: "Stand by Your Man" - as T Wynette
Silent Witness 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Primary Colors 1998 performer: "D-I-V-O-R-C-E"
Girls' Night 1998 performer: "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad"
3rd Rock from the Sun 1996 TV Series performer - 1 episode
GoldenEye 1995 writer: "Stand By Your Man"
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar 1995 writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Nobody's Fool 1994 performer: "Near You"
Maverick 1994 performer: "Amazing Grace"
Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994 writer: "Stand by Your Man" 1968
27th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1993 TV Special performer: "Silver Threads and Golden Needles"
So I Married an Axe Murderer 1993 writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Poetic Justice 1993 performer: "Stand by Your Man" / writer: "Stand by Your Man"
Sleepless in Seattle 1993 performer: "Stand By Your Man" / writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Stars in Their Eyes 1993 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wonder Years TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
Harmony Cats 1992 writer: "Stand By Your Man" - as Tammy Winette
The Crying Game 1992 writer: "Stand By Your Man"
My Cousin Vinny 1992 writer: "Stand By Your Man"
Thelma & Louise 1991 performer: "I Don't Wanna Play House"
Enid Is Sleeping 1990 performer: "STAND BY YOUR MAN" / writer: "STAND BY YOUR MAN"
Dolly TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1988 writer - 1 episode, 1988
The American Way 1986 writer: "Stand By Your Man" - as Wynette
Solid Gold 1985 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia 1981 performer: "Imaginary Arms"
The Blues Brothers 1980 writer: "STAND BY YOUR MAN" - uncredited
When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? 1979 performer: "No One Knows Better Than You", "Kiss Away"
Love and Bullets 1979 performer: "Stand By Your Man" / writer: "Stand By Your Man"
The Deer Hunter 1978 performer: "Tattletale Eyes" 1976 - uncredited
Hooper 1978 performer: "A Player, A Pawn, A Hero, A King" - uncredited
Drive-In 1976 performer: "God's Gonna Get'cha For That"
Top of the Pops TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1975 writer - 1 episode, 1975
The Ernie Sigley Show 1974 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Teenage Cowgirls 1973 performer: "Longing To Hold You Again", "Bring Him Safely Home To Me", "The Joy of Being a Woman", "The Only Thing" - uncredited
The Johnny Cash Show TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1970 - 1971 writer - 1 episode, 1971
Cousin Jed Rises Again 1970 performer: "We Sure Can Love Each Other" - uncredited
Five Easy Pieces 1970 performer: "Stand by Your Man", "D-I-V-O-R-C-E", "Don't Touch Me", "When There's a Fire in Your Heart" / writer: "Stand by Your Man" - as T. Wynette
From Nashville with Music 1969 lyrics: "Stand by Your Man" / music: "Stand by Your Man" / performer: "Stand by Your Man", "Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad"
Run, Angel, Run! 1969 performer: "Run, Angel, Run"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
King of the Hill 1997-1998 TV Series Tilly Hill
Evening Shade 1994 TV Series Jolene Elldridge
Capitol 1982 TV Series Darlene Stankowski (1986-1987)
From Nashville with Music 1969 Tammy Wynette

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stand by Your Man 1981 TV Movie book

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sordid Lives 2000 dedicatee

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Naked Nashville 1998 TV Series documentary Herself
Prime Time Country 1998 TV Series Herself
A Conversation with Burt Reynolds 1997 TV Movie Herself
Biography 1997 TV Series documentary Herself
Perfect Day 1997 Video short Herself - vocalist
The Beach Boys: Nashville Sounds 1996 TV Movie documentary Herself
Married with Children 1996 TV Series Herself
America's Music: The Roots of Country 1996 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself (1996)
The 23rd Annual American Music Awards 1996 TV Special Herself
Way Out West 1996 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993-1995 TV Series Herself
Opryland's Country Christmas 1994 TV Special documentary Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 1994 TV Series Herself
The Roots of Country: Nashville Celebrates the Ryman 1994 TV Special Herself
Wheel of Fortune 1994 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
George Jones: Golden Hits 1994 Video Herself
Good Morning... with Anne and Nick 1993 TV Series Herself
27th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1993 TV Special Performer / Presenter
Michael Ball 1993 TV Series Herself
The Women of Country 1993 TV Movie Herself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1993 TV Series Herself
The Academy of Country Music's Greatest Hits 1993 TV Special Herself
Television's Greatest Hits 1992 TV Series documentary Herself
One on One with John Tesh 1992 TV Series Herself
Hot Country Nights 1992 TV Series Herself
The Word 1991 TV Series Herself
Top of the Pops 1975-1991 TV Series Herself
A Festival at Ford's 1991 TV Special Herself
24th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1990 TV Special Herself - Performer
The 25th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1990 TV Special Herself
Good Morning America 1979-1989 TV Series Herself
Hee Haw 1969-1989 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself / Himself - Special Guest / ...
After Ten with Tarbuck 1988 TV Series Herself
Dolly 1988 TV Series Herself
Live from Her Majesty's 1987 TV Series Herself
Wogan 1985-1987 TV Series
Arena 1987 TV Series documentary Herself
The Wildest West Show of the Stars 1986 TV Movie Herself / Singer
Academy of Country Music's 20th Anniversary Reunion 1986 TV Special Herself - Host
Solid Gold 1983-1985 TV Series Herself
On Stage America 1984 TV Series Herself
17th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1983 TV Special Herself
The Glen Campbell Music Show 1982 TV Series Herself
The Nashville Palace 1981 TV Series Herself
The Dukes of Hazzard 1980 TV Series Herself
The Hollywood Squares 1975-1980 TV Series Guest Appearance / Herself
The Mike Douglas Show 1977-1978 TV Series Herself - Country Vocalist
50 Years of Country Music 1978 TV Movie Herself
Jamboree in the Hills 1978 TV Movie Herself
Pop! Goes the Country 1977 TV Series Herself
Nashville 99 1977 TV Series Herself
The 4th Annual American Music Awards 1977 TV Special Herself
Dinah! 1975-1976 TV Series Herself
The Musical Time Machine 1975 TV Series
Numéro 1 1975 TV Series Herself
9th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1975 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Merv Griffin Show 1975 TV Series Herself
In Concert 1975 TV Series Herself
Tony Orlando and Dawn 1975 TV Series Herself
8th Annual Country Music Association Awards 1974 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Music Country U.S.A. 1974 TV Series Herself
Dean Martin Presents Music Country 1973 TV Series Herself
The 14th Annual Grammy Awards 1972 TV Special Herself
The Johnny Cash Show 1970-1971 TV Series Herself - Singer
That Good Ole Nashville Music 1970 TV Series Herself - Guest Performer
The Kraft Music Hall 1968-1969 TV Series Herself
The Joey Bishop Show 1969 TV Series Herself
Allen Ludden's Gallery 1969 TV Series Herself
Showcase '68 1968 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Herself
Country at the BBC 2011 TV Movie Herself
The Joy of Country 2011 TV Movie Herself
Dolly Parton Tour TV 2011 TV Series documentary Herself
Opry Memories 2011 TV Movie Herself
CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs 2011 TV Movie Herself
Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 1 2010 Video Herself
Crook & Chase 2009 TV Series Herself
Opry Video Classics: Duets 2007 Video Herself
Opry Video Classics: Legends 2007 Video Herself
Opry Video Classics: Love Ballads 2007 Video Herself
Opry Video Classics: Queens 2007 Video Herself
Opry Video Classics: The Hall of Fame 2007 Video Herself
My Music: Country Pop Legends 2006 TV Movie Herself
Biography 1995-2006 TV Series documentary Herself
CMT: The Greatest - 40 Greatest Albums 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
CMT Greatest Myths 3: Even More Rumors, Legends and Downright Lies 2006 TV Movie Herself
CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Tammy Wynette: 'Til I Can Make It on My Own 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
CMT: 100 Greatest Duets Concert 2005 TV Special Herself
CMT: Class of 1975 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
Grand Ole Opry's Vintage Classics 2005 TV Movie Herself
Inside Fame 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
CMT: 40 Greatest Women of Country Music 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
Larry King Live 2001 TV Series Herself
The Life and Times of the Women of Country 1999 TV Movie Herself
Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Memorial Service 1998 TV Movie Herself
Cold War 1998 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 Audience Award Outfest Outstanding Soundtrack Sordid Lives (2000) · Olivia Newton-John
· George S. Clinton
· Beverly Nero
· Margot Rose
· Sharyn Leavitt
· Del Shores
· Newell Alexander
· Rosemary Alexander
· Rick Cunha
· Sharron Alexis
· Scott Jones
· Bobbie Eakes

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Collaboration with Vocals · Dolly Parton
· Loretta Lynn


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#Fact
1 [2006] Archive Audio: "The Tammy Wynette Story" BBC Radio 2, 16th May 2006
2 Her song, "Stand By your Man" was voted the greatest country song, on the 100 greatest country songs concert.
3 Married Don Chapel and George Jones in Ringgold, Georgia.
4 Her marriage to Michael Tomlin lasted just 44 days.
5 Her duet with British pop act The KLF, "Justified and Ancient", hit #1 in 18 countries, her biggest career hit.
6 Her widower, George Richey, married his girlfriend, ex-Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Sheila Slaughter. Tim McGraw sang at the small gathering. The best man was John Paul Daly, ex-husband of Wynette's daughter, Jackie Daly. 16 January 2001).
7 Ranked #73 on VH1's Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
8 Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1998.
9 The remaining legal challenge resulting from Tammy's death was resolved in a secret, out-of-court settlement between her four daughters and Pittsburgh physician Dr. Wallis Marsh in April, 2002. The family was seeking $50 million, claiming Dr. Marsh mismanaged their mother's case. They also sued the pharmacy, Care Solutions of Nashville, for delivering the painkiller and Wynette's last husband, George Richey, for helping to administer it.
10 Scored 20 #1 hits on Billboard magazine's country singles chart, a record that stood for many years.
11 Tammy was given the Nickname "The First Lady Of Country Music" after becoming the first female country singer to sell a million copies of a single album, which was "Tammy's Greatest Hits" in 1970.
12 Tammy last performed "Stand By Your Man" on Prime Time Country (1996) on The Nashville Network on March 9, 1998.
13 "Stand By Your Man" was written when an additional song was needed for a recording session.
14 Found herself in the news in 1992 when First Lady Hillary Clinton declared, on 60 Minutes (1968), that she wasn't idly supporting her husband "like some little woman standing by my man like Tammy Wynette". Wynette objected to the reference and Hillary apologized.
15 Born at 1:20am-CWT
16 Named Female Vocalist of the Year Country Music Assn. 1968, 1969, 1970.
17 Former beauty operator.
18 Children: daughters Gwen, Jackie (Jackie Daly), Tina and Georgette (Georgette Jones), step-daughter Deirdre, and stepson Kelly.


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