Who is Lenedra Carroll?
Lenedra Jewell Carroll was born in Homer, Alaska USA, in 1952; her exact birth date and place remain unknown to the media. She is a successful businesswoman, singer, and talent manager, but is best known to the world as the mother of the popular singer Jewel, and as the ex-wife of the reality TV celebrity Atz Kilcher.
Early Life, Parents, and Education
Lenedra is the daughter of Arva and Jasper Jewel Carroll, and grew up in Homer, where she met her future husband Atz Kilcher. Unfortunately, there isn’t any information in regards to Lenedra’s education and other details of her childhood, including whether this successful woman has any siblings or not.
Marriage to Atz Kilcher, and DivorceLenedra and Atz knew each other from an early age, and once they came to know each other better started a relationship, and later married. Although there is no exact information when the couple decided to tie the knot, according to some reports it was in the late ‘60s. They lived in Utah where Atz attended Brigham Young University, before moving back to Alaska. However, after more than 20 years of marriage, the couple divorced in 1982, but not before they welcomed their three children, Shane Kilcher, Jewel, and Atz Lee. Since then Lenedra has apparently remained single.
Shane and Atz Lee Kilcher
Shane and Atz Lee are now popular TV stars as they are featured in the reality TV series “Alaska: The Last Frontier”, with other Kilcher family members. The show depicts their lives in the Alaskan wilderness, living without modern technology, plumbing and electricity. The show began airing in 2011 on the Discovery channel, and has recently finished its seventh season, having become one of the most popular reality shows aired on the network.
Lenedra Carroll’s Career
Lenedra is a prominent musician, author, and businesswoman; for the most part of her life, she has served as Jewel’s manager and agent, which only contributed to her wealth. However, she has also had success on her own. She has released two studio albums “Beyond Words” in 2007, and “Daybreak Song” in 2009. Also, she released two studio albums with her ex-husband. To speak further of her accomplishments, Lenedra is also an author as she has released her memoir back in 2001, entitled “The Architecture of All Abundance”, the sales of which also increased her wealth.
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Do You Know How rich Lenedra Carroll Is?
Lenedra has been involved in various endeavors from music to business, all of which have contributed to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Lenedra Carroll is, as of mid-2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lenedra Carroll’s net worth is as high as $13 million. Pretty decent don’t you think, for someone of her experience?
— Lenedra Carroll (@24KLight) June 25, 2017
Jewel KilcherJewel Kilcher was born on 23rd May 1974 in Payson, Utah USA, but grew up in Homer, next to her father singing and yodeling. Thanks to the earliest influence and devotion to singing, Jewel eventually became a national singing star, and is now prominent in several music genres, such as pop-rock, country folk and Americana. She studied operatic voice at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, and launched her career in the early ‘90s, but struggled for several years before making a breakthrough with the song “You Were Meant for Me” in 1996, which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and achieved platinum status in the US and Australia. Since the debut album “Pieces of You” (1995), which achieved multiple platinum certification in USA, Canada, and Australia, Jewel has released 11 more studio albums, such as “Spirit” (1998), “This Way” (2001), “0304” (2003), and most recently “Picking Up The Pieces” (2015), among others, that have only increased her wealth and popularity. If you are also interested, Jewel’s net worth is estimated at $30 million.
Lawsuit Against the Mother-Daughter Duo
Back in the early 2000s, when Jewel’s career started to gain momentum, both Lenedra and Jewel were sued by Inga Vanshtein, who claimed that she discovered Jewel and was responsible for launching her career. Inga was Jewel’s manager at the Atlantic Records, but Lenedra took over that role, and Inga was fired. She subsequently filed a lawsuit, which was later settled outside of court, but the exact details haven’t been disclosed.
When she is not working, Lenedra is helping others. Together with her daughter Jewel, and her oldest son, Shane Kilcher, Lenedra has started a non-profit organization Higher Ground for Humanity, which focuses on improving education and life for children in need, and has collaborated with a number of other organizations in that field.