Musician Sam Phillips Wiki, Bio, Husband, Divorce and Net Worth

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Musician Sam Phillips Wiki, Bio, Husband, Divorce and Net Worth

Born on January 28, 1962, Sam Philips is a very popular American singer and songwriter who is 53 already. She is also famous as a composer and even an actress in the industry. With an estimated net worth of million dollars, she has always been in the demand of the public and her fans. Born in Glendale, California, she started her career in the field of contemporary Christan music but she was very much uncomfortable with that industry and image. Then she re-branded herself with the name ‘Sam’ – transitioning into the mainstream industry after meeting T-Bone Burnett, the producer. She released eight music albums which in the critically acclaimed ‘Martinis and Bikinis’ in the year 1994. She has also introduced her own compositions for various television shows like Bunheads and Gilmore Girls.

Sam started her musical career singing background vocal for Christian artists like Randy Stonehill and Mark Head in the early 1990s. She was then signed to a solo song with Myrrh Records which was under her name and recorded four of the Christian pop albums such as Black and White in a Grey World, Dancing with Danger, Beyond Saturday Night and last but not the least, The Turning. In this process, she was teamed up with the producer who was also her future husband, T-Bone Burnett. Several of her songs was in the Top 10 singles of Christian radio and Myrrh records showed her as ‘The Christian Cyndi Lauper’ but Sam was never satisfied with her position and image in this field. So, she began her name ‘Sam’ in 1988 professionally and signed with Virgin records leaving Myrrh records aside.

She moved to the mainstream music with ‘The Indescribable Wow’. Later in 1991, Elvis Costello released Cruel Inventions, which included a guest performance. The next album ‘Martinis and Bikinis’ released in 1994 was much praised by the music critics and was even nominated for a Grammy Award that was her second nomination. She was first nominated as Leslie Philips.

Later in 1995, she made her debut in acting with the blockbuster “Die Hard with a Vengeance” by Bruce Wills. She made an appearance in the movie ‘The End of Violence’ by Wim Wenders in 1997. She released a stripped down acoustic album named ‘Fan Dance’ signing with Nonesuch Records which also featured some part of her critically acclaimed song writing. In the later years, she worked with many directors and producers and also, records for her movies and also albums respectively.

She got married to the producer and musician, and her boyfriend, T- Bone Burnett after dating for a long time but due to some personal conflicts between the husband and wife, the relationship ended with a divorce. The couple has a daughter named Simone Burnett as their children.

In over all, Sam Philips is an inspiring personality who has a long list of fans of her music as well as her acting, which can be seen through her social networking sites like twitter. Her sexy pictures with her hot legs and feet even add her craze to her fans. Her fans love her musical biography and acting wiki and even her unique tattoo. She has achieved a good height of success, name and fame.


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