Belinda Butler Rimes is the mother of renowned singer Leann Rimes.
Marriage and Family
Belinda was married to a man named Wilbur Rimes. They are both blessed with a daughter named Margaret Leann Rimes.
She is the only daughter of the couple. Belinda's husband used to work as a manager for her daughter's musical career.
Belinda was a homemaker. Her small happy family used to live in Jackson, Mississippi.
They later moved to Garland, Texas, when their daughter was six years old for better opportunities.
Relationship with her Daughter
The relationship between Belinda and her daughter was not good for a long time. She hadn't spoken to her parents since her daughter's wedding day.
On mother's day of the year 2018, Leann released a song called mother. She dedicated this song to her mother.
She said she and her mother are in a great place now and communicate with each other better than ever.
Belinda also mentioned that she wanted to hear this song way before. Her daughter said it's tough to sing live since it holds lots of emotions and feelings.
She added that this song helped her to understand her mother even more.
Leann also uploaded a picture with her mother in 2019 on the occasion of Mother's Day.
Leann had also filed a lawsuit against her father for taking 7 million dollars for five years.
She accused her father and former manager of demanding money and taking advantage of her record label.
This legal battle ended in 2001 when they decided to settle things down and sign a new contract.
Leann started singing when she was young. She took vocals and dancing classes and started performing in the local talent shows at five years old.
She also started her career in musical theatre. She also got the lead part in the Broadway musical called Annie.
She also appeared in the television show called Star Search and impressed the judges and the audiences.
Leann started touring nationally for her music when she was just nine years old. Her father became her manager and used to go on tours together.
She has released many greatest hits like Crazy Women, I Need You, Twisted Angel, Life goes on, Suddenly, Whatever We Wanna, Everybody's Someone, Mother, If Loving You Is Wrong, and many more.
She has starred in the movies like Holiday in Your Heart, Coyote Ugly, Made for TV Movie, and so on.
Relationships of Daughter
Leann fell in love with a man named Dean Sheremet. They both met when Rimes was hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2001.
Leann connected with him on a deeper level and wanted to marry him.
She got married to the love of her life Dean after a year of dating each other in 2002.
The couple decided to go on their separate ways after seven years of marriage.
They chose to legally separate in 2009. The reason for their separation was the extramarital affairs of Leann with another man.
She was having an affair with an actor Eddie Cibrian. Eddie was also married to someone else and had two children.
They both divorced their partners and decided to marry each other. They got married on April 22, 2011, at their private home in California.
The profession and career of Belinda have not been revealed.
That's why her net worth is unknown. However, the net worth of her daughter is structured below:
|$10 million||Singer, songwriter, author, actor|
Age, Height, and Weight
- She hasn't revealed her age right now.
- She is American.
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