Natalie Merchant Biography

Biography by BartleyPublished on 09.Jan.2014
Facts of Natalie Merchant
Date of Birth: 1963 , October-26
Age:54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
NameNatalie Merchant
Birth NameNatalie Anne Merchant
MotherAnn Merchan
NationalityAmerican (United States Citizen)
Birth Place/CityJamestown, New York, USA
ProfessionMusician, songwriter
Working ForMusician, Songwriter
Net Worth$5 Million USD
Body Measurements36-27-34 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size36 B
Waist size27 in
Hip Size34 in
Neck Size9.2
Shoe Size8.4
Weight in KG59 kg
Famous forSinger
Married toDaniel de la Calle ( 2003)
ChildrenDaughter Lucia. However
DivorceYes (Daniel de la Calle-2012)
EducationJamestown Community College
Online PresenceYes in Wiki, Twitter
Music Group10,000 Maniacs
MoviesEarthlings her latest documentry
TV ShowGood Morning America
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Early Life and Education

Natalie Merchant was born on 26th of October in 1963 at New York in U.S.A. She is a professional singer, musician, and song-writer.

She was nurtured as the third child of the four children. She had quite an impression of her grandfather and her grandmother. She faced her parents divorced in her early age of eight. Her mother made them take music classes but she never let Natalie watch T.V. He hadn’t seen Bob Dylan until her 18.

Her father‘s name is Anthony Merchant and her mother’s name is Ann Merchant.


During her student life at Jamestown Community College, Merchant sang as a lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs. She sang the same song for several albums as well in groups until in 1993 when she decided to leave the group. Her new song “I may know the word” appeared on her debut solo album, Tigerlily. Her songs were played in various movies as trailer music or background music. 

Ophelia was her second solo effort. She made a hit song with Break your heart, life is sweet and was at the peak of fame with live concerts from her tour. After being invited to the biggest festival of music she got a rising platform and she never had to look back. After releasing Leave your sleep in 2010 merchant also sang for Learning the game which later released in 2011

Personal Life

Merchant was married to Daniel de la Calle in 2003.They had a daughter. Later in 2012, she got divorced.

Merchant height is 1.55 m and she is 50 years old by the end of 2013. Detail about her height and measurements can be found below. Merchant is American Citizen with English Ethnicity. 

She doesn’t have such bold or hot pictures available on the website. She is mostly seen in her casual and cozy dresses.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

She has a wonderful career ahead. The singer, musician, and songwriter has already made her career a success but still there are a lot of fans of her and it seems she would make much magic in coming days if she continues to sing. Merchant has the net worth of $6.5 million.