Linda Ronstadt Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Linda Ronstadt Quick Info
Height 5 ft 3 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth July 15, 1946
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Linda Ronstadt is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actress, and activist who is known for having released several albums like Hand Sown … Home Grown, Heart Like a Wheel, Hummin’ to Myself, Prisoner in DisguiseDedicated to the One I LoveCanciones de Mi Padre, and Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind. Moreover, over the course of her career, she has also won some prestigious awards like Grammy Award, Academy of Country Music Award, and Primetime Emmy Award.

Born Name

Linda Maria Ronstadt

Nick Name

The Queen of Country Rock, The Queen of Rock, The First Lady of Rock

Linda Ronstadt as seen while performing at a WPLR Show in New Haven, Connecticut in the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum in August 1978
Linda Ronstadt as seen while performing at a WPLR Show in New Haven, Connecticut in the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum in August 1978 (Carl Lender / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, United States

Residence

Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Linda Ronstadt studied at Catalina Magnet High School located in Tucson, Arizona and then got enrolled at the Arizona State University (commonly referred to as ASU or Arizona State).

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Record Producer, Actress, Activist

Family

  • Father – Gilbert Ronstadt (1911–1995) (Machinery Merchant who ran the F. Ronstadt Co.)
  • Mother – Ruth Mary (Copeman) Ronstadt (1914–1982)
  • Siblings – Peter (Brother) (Served as Tucson’s Chief of Police for 10 years), Michael J. (Brother), Gretchen (Suzy) (Sister)
  • Others – Frederico/Frederick Jose Maria Augustus Ronstadt (Paternal Grandfather), Maria Guadalupe Agustina Dalton (Paternal Grandmother), Lloyd Groff Copeman (Maternal Grandfather), Hazel Dawn Berger (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Linda Ronstadt is managed by Simon & Schuster, Book Publisher, New York City, New York, United States.

Linda Ronstadt as seen during an event along with David Hidalgo in June 2008
Linda Ronstadt as seen during an event along with David Hidalgo in June 2008 (JD Lasica / SocialMedia.biz / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Genre

Rock, Pop, Folk, Country Rock, Country, Art Rock, Hard Rock, Soft Rock, Mariachi, Latin

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

Capitol Records, Asylum Records, Verve Records, Rhino Entertainment Company

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Linda Ronstadt has dated –

  1. Bill Murray (Rumor)
  2. Chip Carter (Rumor)
  3. John Boylan (1971)
  4. JD Souther (1972-1974)
  5. Steve Martin (1972)
  6. Albert Brooks (1974-1976)
  7. Robert Plant (1976)
  8. Mick Jagger (1977-1978)
  9. Jerry Brown (1979)
  10. Jim Carrey (1983)
  11. George Lucas (1984)
  12. Aaron Neville (1989-1992)

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (White and Hispanic)

She is of Mexican, German, English, and Italian descent on her father’s side and has English, German, and Dutch ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Linda Ronstadt as seen in a black-and-white picture in November 1976
Linda Ronstadt as seen in a black-and-white picture in November 1976 (Rob Bogaerts / Anefo / Dutch National Archives / Public Domain)

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often sports forehead bands
  • Charming smile

Brand Endorsements

Linda Ronstadt has done endorsement work for the likes of Mexican Tourism (TV Commercial) (the 1990s).

Linda Ronstadt as seen while performing at a concert in UT Arlington (also known as the University of Texas at Arlington) in August 1977
Linda Ronstadt as seen while performing at a concert in UT Arlington (also known as the University of Texas at Arlington) in August 1977 (Craig Howell / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Linda Ronstadt Facts

  1. She has won at least 11 Grammy Awards for her contribution to music.
  2. Linda Ronstadt was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis in 1997.
  3. Her albums like Heart Like a WheelPrisoner in DisguiseHasten Down the WindSimple Dreams, For Sentimental Reasons, Living in the USA, and Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind have all been certified ‘Platinum’.
  4. She has also appeared in a variety of movies and shows which include Great PerformancesCorridos: Tales of Passion & RevolutionSaturday Night LiveThe Pirates of PenzanceThe Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesThe Andy Williams ShowLate Night with David Letterman, and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

Featured Image by Carl Lender / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0

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