Wilbur Rimes

by doveclove Wed Mar 31 2021 Updated On Wed Feb 02 2022
Wilbur Rimes

Wilbur Rimes is a famous American country music producer and father of LeAnn Rimes, a well-known singer, songwriter, actress, and author. 

His full name is Wilbur C. Rimes

About daughter LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn is the one and only child of Wilbur and Belinda. She was born on August 28, 1982. She is a famous American singer, songwriter, actress, and author.

She is the youngest country music star. She started her music in 1972 at the age of 13, following the release of her version of Bill Mack Song "Blue."

Her debut album was "Blue," which got No.1 on the Top Country Albums Chart and Certified as Multi-platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

This was how her music career was started.

Wilbur Rimes daughter LeAnn Rimes
Wilbur Rimes daughter LeAnn Rimes  Source: Instagram

Wilbur's Marriage, Wedding, and Children 

Wilbur Rimes' marriage life started with his high school sweet heart Belinda Butler

Their wedding bell rang after graduating from Mclaren High School in PearlLeAnn is the one and only child of the couple.

Their married life didn't go well, so they decided to get a divorced after spending several years together as husband and wife.

They got divorced in 1998

Wilbur Rimes ex-wife Belinda Butler and daughter LeAnn Rimes
Wilbur Rimes ex-wife Belinda Butler and daughter LeAnn Rimes  Source: Instagram

Wilbur got married for the second time to Catherine Rimes.

LeAnn also has similar first unsuccessful marriage life like her Dad. She was married to a backup dancer Dean Sheremet in 2002 and got divorced in 2010.

After a year of divorce, she got married for the second time to American actor Eddie Cibrian in 2011 until now they are together.

Wilbur Rimes daughter  LeAnn Rimes and son-in-law Eddie Cibrian
Wilbur Rimes daughter  LeAnn Rimes and son-in-law Eddie Cibrian Source: Instagram

Award and Achievements of Wilbur Rimes and LeAnn Rimes

Both the father and daughter are talented music artists. They have won public hearts for creating and presenting the best music.

Wilbur C Rimes has been nominated for Country Music Association Award for the single of the year. 

He was awarded for Academy of Country Music Award for a Single of the year.

His daughter is an outstanding singer. She has won and been nominated for hundreds of music awards. 

She was nominated for 8 Grammy Awards, one for song of year, one for Best New Artist, one for the Best Country Song, and five for Best Country Female Vocal Performance.

She was awarded Grammy Award for Best Country Award Song and Best Country Female Vocal Performance, three Academy of Country Awards, and a Country Music Award.

Legal Battle of Father and Daughter

On May 21, 2000, in Dallas Country District Court, LeAnn filed a case against her father and co-manager Lyle walker for defrauding her 30 percent of income for the last five years

It was defrauded of $7 million for duplicating and augmenting management fees and practicing improper business dealing.

The legal battle has brought a clash between father and daughter for so long. 

But at LeAnn's first wedding, she realized that money is nothing but family, so she forgives her father for his deed.

Wilbur Rimes with his daughter LeAnn Rimes
Wilbur Rimes with his daughter LeAnn Rimes  Source: Instagram

Interesting Facts about LeAnn Rimes

She has a weird habit of lying on the floor while writing the music. 

She loves sport, plays soccer games with her stepsons. LeAnn hates superstitious things. She never cares about such things.

She sometimes suffers from a rare disease, TMJ, a condition of a person who feels extreme pain doing simple things such as she feels pain while singing, her jawbone dislodged, and correcting it to continue her concert.

Net worth and Income Source

 The net worth of Wilbur and his daughter are structured below:

Wilbur $300,000
LeAnn $20 million

The Source of income of Wilbur and his daughter is

Wilbur Country Music Producer
LeannActing, Singing, songwriting, and book writing

Age, Height, and Weight

  1. His current age is 74 years old.
  2. His height and weight are under review.

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