Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart is an American singer-songwriter. She has released five albums from 1996 to 2020, which have all reached the top 20 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. Apple has received numerous awards and nominations, including three Grammy Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, and a Billboard Music Award.
Fiona Apple Net Worth 2023
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 13, 1977 (45 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)|
|Profession:||Singer-songwriter, Musician, Pianist|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Fiona Apple was born as Fiona Apple McAfee-Maggart in 1977 in New York City, New York. Her mother, Diane, was a singer, while her father, Brandon, was an actor; they had met while both were in the cast of the Broadway musical “Applause.” Apple has a sister, Maude, and a half-brother named Garett. She and her sister were raised by their mother in Harlem’s Morningside Gardens housing co-op. During the summers, she lived with her father in Los Angeles. As a child, Apple was classically trained on the piano, and by the age of eight, had begun composing her own music. At 12, a traumatic and formative event came when Apple was raped outside her Harlem apartment. She later developed an eating disorder, and attended Model Mugging courses to learn self-defense. After relocating to Los Angeles to be with her father, she attended Alexander Hamilton High School. In 1994, Apple had her introduction to the music industry when she gave a demo tape of her songs to her friend, who happened to be the babysitter for music publicist Kathryn Schenker. Subsequently, Schenker sent the tape to Sony Music executive Andy Slater, who soon after signed Apple to a record deal.
During a photo-shoot in 1997, Apple met director Paul Thomas Anderson, with whom she began a relationship of many years. In the mid-2000s, she was seeing author and television creator Jonathan Ames. Engaged in social activism and philanthropy, Apple performed with Jon Brion at the 2010 charity concert “Love and Haiti, Too: A Music Benefit,” which raised money for those impacted by the recent Haiti earthquake. Later in 2010, Apple released the song “So Sleepy,” written by children involved with 826LA, a Los Angeles nonprofit that helps students with their writing skills. In 2017, Apple released the protest song “Tiny Hands” to accompany the Women’s March on Washington. A couple of years later, she pledged to donate two years’ worth of her earnings to the While They Wait fund, which provides refugees with legal services and basic life resources.
Fiona Apple Relationship
Fiona Apple is not a married woman. She was linked with David Blaine. Similarly, she dated Paul Thomas Anderson. They started dating from 1997. But they broke up in the year 2002. Similarly, she hooked up with author Jonathan Ames in June 2007. As of now, she is single and there is no news of her being in a relationship.
Fiona Apple Controversy
On 19th September 2012, she was arrested at an internal Border Patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas and charged with possession of hashish.
Awards and Nominations
She was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in the year 2013. Similarly, she has received numerous awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award, 2 MTV Video Music Awards and a Billboard Music Award.
She classically trained on piano as a child and she began composing her own songs when she was eight years old. Similarly, she wrote her first album Tidal at the age of 17. It released in the year 1996 and she received a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the single “Criminal”. Similarly, she followed with When the Pawn produced by Jon Brion, which was also critically and commercially successful and was certified platinum. For her third album Extraordinary Machine, she again collaborated with Brion and began recording the album in the year 2002. Her album Epic Records eventually reproduced without Brion and released in October 2005. After that, the album was certified gold and nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. In the year 2012, she released her fourth studio album The Idler Wheel. She received critical praise and followed by a tour of the United States. She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in the year 2013. Likewise, she has sold over 10 million albums worldwide and has received numerous awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award, 2 MTV Video Music Awards and a Billboard Music Award.