Loreena Mckennitt Biography
- Age: 60 years old
- Birth Nation: Canada
- Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
- Name: Loreena McKennitt
- Birth Name: Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt
- Father: Jack McKennitt
- Mother: Irene McKennitt
- Nationality: Canadian
- Birth Place/City: Morden, Manitoba, Canada
- Religion: Christinality
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Profession: World/new age/celtic singer
- Working For: Musician, composer, harpist
- Net Worth: $160 Million USD
- Body Measurements: 36-24-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
- Breast Size: 36 C
- Waist size: 24 in
- Hip Size: 32 in
- Neck Size: 8.9
- Shoe Size: 9.5
- Weight in KG: 58 kg
- Online Presence: Yes in Wiki, Personal site 19
Born and Birth
Loreena Mckennitt was born on 17Th of February in 1957 at Manitoba in Canada
Mckennit was a daughter to an Irish father and Scottish mother. Her ethnicity is mixed. She wanted to become a veterinarian in her early ages but later she chose music as her career. She developed her passion for music especially Celtic music and started busking at places so as to earn money to record her debut album.
Father and Mother
She is a daughter to Irish father Jack who died in 1992 and Scottish Mother Irene Mckennitt who died in 2011.
Career and Struggle
After her breakthrough in singing platform through her first album Elemental she released her several popular albums like To Drive the cold Winter Away, The Visit, A winter Garden, An Ancient Muse, The Wind that shakes barley, Parallel Dreams, The Mask and the mirror and A midwinter Night’s Dream. Her tour around Europe in 1993 to her music appearance in some movies or television series made her very popular around Canada and later to the world. Apart from Singing and writing songs she also does producing works. She is also supporting Golden Hat Foundation
She is focused on Singing, music and worked as producer so there are not much of her hot pictures available in websites. She shows up simplicity from her dress,.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Loreena is Canadian Citizen and her ethnicity is Mixed.
Award and Achievement
She has been awarded with Juno Award for The Visit and The Mask and Mirror .She has been awarded with Billboard Music Award for International Achievement. She has been honored with Honorary Doctor of Letters in 2002 by Winfrid Laurier University. She has also been honored with Honorary Doctor of Laws by Queen’s University and University of Manitoba. She has also been honored with Honorary of Bachelor of Applied Business in George Brown College. Further she has also been honored with Lifetime Achievement awards in 2009 from Western Canadian Music Award.
Job and Future
Loreena is not just a singer but also a song-writer and producer. She has given very popular songs to the world. Apart from being an excellent singer she has also proved herself to be a prayer of humanity by creating some fund for social causes and has established a fund for water safety research centre. She has already have a great career and she is still moving ahead to more brighter future.
- Last modified : 07 August, 2016
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