Country Singer

Charly McClain

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Age 67
Birthday March 261956
Birth Sign Aries
City Memphis
Country TN
Profession Country Singer

Charly McClain is a famous Country Singer, born on March 26, 1956 in United States. As of December 2022, Charly McClain’s net worth is $5 Million. Her inspiration to record music came from visiting her father in the hospital when he had tuberculosis and they had to communicate via a tape recorder.

Parents Virginia Jo McClain, Niles B. McClain
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Spouse Wayne Massey
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Charly McClain Biography

American country singer who had a number of hit songs in the 1980s including “Who’s Cheatin’ Who,” which reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles charts. McClain was born March 26, 1956, to Virginia (née Wiggins; 1934-2009) and Niles McClain. The nickname “Charly” would come from the neighborhood friends that she played with as a child. McClain would later go on to use it when she began her career playing hotel lounges. Her first experience recording was when father Niles had tuberculosis when she was eight. As she was under age to comply with hospital visiting policy, she had to communicate with him through a tape recorder. That inspired her interest in recording. She began her musical career at age 12 performing with her brother Mike and their band, Charlotte & The Volunteers. The band would perform together for the next six years. Her first TV appearance was on the local WBBJ morning show in Jackson, Tennessee. By the age of 17, she was a regular on the club circuit, and appeared at the Memphis show Mid-South Jamboree from 1973–1975..

She married singer Wayne Massey in 1984. She also has a sister named Wanda.

Charlotte Denise McClain (born March 26, 1956) is an American country music singer, best known for string of country hits during the 1980s. McClain’s biggest hits include “Who’s Cheatin’ Who,” “Sleepin’ with the Radio On,” and “Radio Heart.”

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McClain debuted in late 1976 with her first single, “Lay Down,” which peaked at No. 67 on the Billboard Country Chart. McClain’s initial singles in 1976 and 1977, from her debut album Here’s Charly McClain, failed to chart highly on the Country charts.

Charly McClain Net Worth

Charly McClain is one of the richest Country Singer & listed on most popular Country Singer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Charly McClain‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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She started and performed in a band with her brother Mike called Charlotte & the Volunteers at the age of twelve, and they were together for six years.

McClain debuted in late 1976 with her first single, “Lay Down,” which peaked at No. 67 on the Billboard Country Chart. McClain’s initial singles in 1976 and 1977, from her debut album Here’s Charly McClain, failed to chart highly on the Country charts.

At the age of 20, McClain signed her first recording contract with Epic Records in 1976. McClain’s distinct vocal sound provided an edge in recognizability—as did her attractive appearance.

McClain’s second album, Let Me Be Your Baby, was released in 1978. She hit country’s Top Ten for the first time in 1978 with “That’s What You Do to Me,” followed by two other Top 25 hits, “Let Me Be Your Baby,” and “Take Me Back.”

Who is Charly McClain dating?

According to our records, Charly McClain married to Wayne Massey. As of May 2022, Charly McClain’s is not dating anyone.

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McClain hit No. 1 on the Country charts in 1981 with “Who’s Cheatin’ Who”. This brought McClain breakthrough success for the 1980s. In 1981, McClain scored three Top-10 hits off her Surround Me with Love album: the title track, “Sleepin’ with the Radio On”, and “The Very Best is You”. McClain’s albums were beginning to become more successful as well. Her Who’s Cheatin’ Who album peaked at No. 28 on the Top Country Albums chart, and her 1981 album, Surround Me With Love went to number 9.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Country Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Charly McClain celebrates birthday on March 26 of every year.

McClain also acted, appearing as a guest star on such shows as Hart to Hart (in 1981 episode titled “Rhinestone Harts”) and CHiPs (in 1983 episode “Country Action”). McClain’s lonely life on the road was also chronicled in a 1981 HBO special titled So You Want to Be a Star.

What ever happened to Charly McClain?

Retirement and family. Preferring to spend more time with her husband and their families, McClain retired completely from touring, public appearances, and performances in the early 1990s. Later, she helped to care for her mother Virginia before she died in 2009.

How old is Charly McClain now?

66 years (March 26, 1956)

Where was Charly McClain born?

Memphis, TN

Who is Charly McClain married to?

Wayne Massey

Who wrote the song Who’s Cheatin Who?

Jerry Hayes

In 1983, McClain hit No. 1 again with her Mickey Gilley duet “Paradise Tonight.” “McClain’s and Gilley’s duet partnership became so successful, they released a duet album the following year titled It Takes Believers. The record contained the Top-5 hit, “Candy Man” (#5 on the Billboard Country Chart), and the top twenty hit, “The Right Stuff”.

After having a series of hit singles in 1984, McClain released another best-selling album, Radio Heart in 1985. The album’s title track became a No. 1 Country hit in 1985; McClain’s last No. 1 to date. The album also spawned two other Top-10 hits that year. McClain married former soap star Wayne Massey in 1984, and their duet “With Just One Look in Your Eyes” reached number five. The third single off the album was also a duet with Massey. It was titled “You Are My Music, You Are My Song”. The Radio Heart album peaked at No. 15 on the Top Country Albums chart in 1985. In 1986, Charly and Wayne released a duet album When Love Is Right and the first single “When It’s Down to Me and You” peaked at #17.

After 1986, McClain’s success began to subside. Her 1987 Still I Stay album brought only one Top 40 single; “Don’t Touch Me There” peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard Country Chart. The album became McClain’s last album with Epic. Upon fulfilling her contract, she parted ways with the record label the following year. She continued to chart until her last recording came in 1989. She recorded one studio album with Mercury Records before the end of the decade. Her last charted single was “You Got the Job”, which peaked at No. 65. McClain has not recorded a studio album since 1988’s self-titled album on Mercury Records.

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