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Barbara Ann Mandrell was born on the 25th December 1948, in Houston, Texas USA, and is a country musician – singer and songwriter, probably best recognized for releasing such hits as “Sleeping Single In A Double Bed”, “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right”, “Years”, among others. She is also remembered as an actress, known for “Barbaba Mandrell And The Mandrell Sisters” (1980-1982). Her professional career was active from 1959 to 2000.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Barbara Mandrell? It has been estimated from sources that Barbara counts her net worth at the impressive amount of $45 million, as of early 2016. Her careers as a musician and actress have earned her a big part of her fortune over time. Another source is coming from selling her autobiographical book “Get To The Heart: My Story”.

Barbara Mandrell Worth $45 Million

Barbara Mandrell was raised the eldest daughter in a musical family by Irby and Mary Mandrell, thus, her professional career began while she was still in her teens. She started performing with such artists as Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Joe Maphis, and several others, which gave her the needed experience to start on her own. However, before she decided to go solo, she played with her family band that consisted of her sisters Irlene and Louise, and her parents, and the band’s drummer, Ken Dudney, who later became her husband.

Before the 1970 s, Barbara signed a contract with Columbia records, with a little help from her father, who was her manager at the time, and her solo career was about to begin. Her first album was released in 1971, entitled “Treat Him Right”, spawning hits like “I`ve Been Loving You For Too Long (To Stop Now)”, “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man”, and “Treat Him Right”, all of which increased her popularity and her net worth. In the following years, her career went only upwards, and so did her net worth, releasing several albums until the end of the 1970s, which entered the charts in the top 10, such as “Midnight Oil” (1973), “Moods” (1978), and “Just For The Record” (1979).

She continued to line up success after success in the 1980s, releasing such albums as “Love Is Fair” (1980), “…In Black And White” (1982), “Spun Gold” (1983), “Clean Cut” (1984), and “Sure Feels Good” (1987). The albums spawned several No. 1 hits, such as “I Was Country, When Country Wasn’t Cool”, “`Til You Are Gone”, “One Of A Kind Pair Of Fools”, “Only A Lonely Heart Knows”, and “I Wish That I Could Fall In Love Today”, among many others, all of which added to her net worth.

Before the end of the 1980s, her career started to decline, which continued throughout the 1990s; she released several albums, which failed to even chart, however, they still added somewhat to her net worth. Some of the albums include “No Nonsense” (1992), “Key’s In The Mailbox”, and her last studio release “It Works For Me” (1997).

Apart from her successful career as a singer, Barbara has also been recognized as an actress, which added to her net worth, beginning as a star in the family show “Barbara Mandrell And The Mandrell Sisters” which was aired on NBC from 1980 until 1982. Barbara then featured in the TV series “Sunset Beach” (1997-1998), “Touched By An Angel” (1996-1998), “Walker, Texas Ranger” (2000), and films “The Wrong Girl” (1999), and “Stolen From The Heart” (2000), which was her last role before she retired from show business.

During her successful career, Barbara won numerous prestigious awards and recognitions, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Artist Guild and Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

If to talk about her personal life, Barbara Mandrell has been married to Ken Dudney since 1967 and they have three children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: December 25, 1948
Birth place: Houston, Texas, U.S.
Height:5' 2" (1.57 m)
Profession:Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
Nationality:American
Spouse:Ken Dudney
Children:Jaime Dudney, Kenneth Matthew Dudney, Nathaniel Mandrell Dudney
Siblings:Louise Mandrell, Irlene Mandrell
Awards:Country Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year/Female Vocalist of the Year (1979-1982), Academy of Country Music Awards, People's Choice Awards (1982-1987), Grammy Award for Best Inspirational Performance/Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group (1983 (1983), 1984)
Movies:“Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story” (1997), “Burning Rage” (1984), “Concrete Cowboys” (1979), “The Wrong Girl” (1999), “Stolen From The Heart” (2000)
TV shows:“Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters” (1980-present), “50 Years of Country Gold” (2006), “Country Stars on the Rise” (2005), “Conway Twitty: On the Mississippi” (2003), “Sunset Beach” (1997-1998), “Touched By An Angel” (1996-1998), “Walker, Texas Ranger” (2000)
Albums:“Treat Him Right” (1971), “Midnight Oil” (1973), “Moods” (1978), “Just For The Record” (1979), “Love Is Fair” (1980), “…In Black And White” (1982), “Spun Gold” (1983), “Clean Cut” (1984), “Sure Feels Good” (1987)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Had an estate sale, auctioning her beloved 137-acre home (Fontanel), located near Downtown Nashville, for $2.1 million and selling a lot of her personal belongings. She, husband Ken Dudney, and their third child, Nathaniel Dudney, moved from the 27,000-square-foot estate to a 7,000-square-foot one located outside Nashville, Tennessee. [June 2002]
2Release of her autobiography, "Get to the Heart: My Story" by Barbara with George Vecsey. [1990]
3Ex-sister-in-law of R.C. Bannon.
4Daughter of Irby Mandrell and Mary Mandrell.
5She won Grammy Awards in 1982 and 1983 for her gospel recordings.
6Older sister of Louise Mandrell and Irlene Mandrell.
71998 - Retired from singing/performing to concentrate on an acting career.
8Other No. 1 Billboard hits included "(If Loving You is Wrong) I Don't Want to be Right" (1979); "Years" (1980); "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool" (1981, duet with George Jones); "'Til You're Gone" (1982); and "One of a Kind, Pair of Fools" (1983).
9Her most famous hit was 1978's "Sleeping Single in a Double Bed," spending three weeks at No. 1 on Billboard magazine's country singles chart.
10Has had duet hits with fellow country performers David Houston "After Closing Time" (1970) and "I Love You, I Love You" (1974)) and Lee Greenwood ("To Me" (1984)).
11Son Matthew briefly went to Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.
12Was involved in major automobile accident with two of her children in 1984. It wasn't until her autobiography, Get to the Heart: My Story, was published in 1990 that fans found out how critical Barbara's condition was after her September 11, 1984, automobile accident. Barbara suffered a severe head injury (she was in intensive care for several days), a broken right leg, a broken right ankle, damaged right knee and various cuts and bruises. It took her 18 months to fully recover.
13Mother of Matthew Dudney (b. 1970), Jaime Dudney (b. 1976) and Nathaniel Dudney (b. 1985).


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Inductee - FallMusic City Walk Of Fame
1982People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite All-Around Female Entertainer
1982People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female TV Performer

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Singing SiblingsBarbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1980)· Louise Mandrell
· Irlene Mandrell
1982Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalBarbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1980)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walker, Texas Ranger2000TV SeriesNicole Foley
Stolen from the Heart2000TV MovieRuth Wagner
The Wrong Girl1999TV MovieAngela Fischer
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998TV SeriesAndrea
Touched by an Angel1996-1998TV SeriesAda Dobbin Terri Hayman
Sunset Beach1997-1998TV SeriesAlex Mitchum
Diagnosis Murder1997TV SeriesBetty Manning
Baywatch1997TV SeriesCassie Cole
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman1996TV SeriesGilda St. Clair
The Commish1994TV SeriesDr. Gloria Cutler
Empty Nest1993TV SeriesEllen
Burning Rage1984TV MovieKate Bishop
Skinflint: A Country Christmas Carol1979TV MovieEmmy
The Rockford Files1979TV SeriesBarbara Mandrell

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Opry Video Classics: Duets2007Video performer: "After Closing Time"
Grand Ole Opry 70th Anniversary1996TV Special performer: "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool", "I Saw The Light"
Dolly1988TV Series performer - 1 episode
Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters1980TV Series performer - 1 episode
14th Annual Music City News Awards1980TV Special performer: "You Can Eat Crackers In My Bed Anytime"
The Rockford Files1979TV Series performer - 1 episode
Country Superstars of the 70s1979TV Movie performer: "Country Is"
13th Annual Music City News Awards1979TV Special performer: "If Loving You Is Wrong, I Don't Want To Be Right"
Country Music1972performer: "Tonight My Baby's Coming Home"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story1997TV Movie co-executive producer
Barbara Mandrell's Christmas: A Family Reunion1986TV Movie producer
Barbara Mandrell: Something Special1985TV Movie producer
Barbara Mandrell: The Lady Is a Champ1983TV Movie documentary producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story1997TV Movie book "Get To the Heart: My Story"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 50th Annual CMA Awards2016TV MovieHerself
CMT Insider2009TV SeriesHerself
Marty Robbins: Music Anthology2008VideoHerself
2007 CMT Music Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
CMT Giants2006TV SeriesHerself
40th Annual Country Music Association Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
CMA Red Carpet 20062006TV MovieHerself
Access Hollywood2006TV SeriesHerself
Master Series2006TV SeriesHerself
Biography2001-2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Marty Robbins: Seems Like Yesterday2006DocumentaryHerself
Larry King Live2005TV SeriesHerself
American Revolutions: Country Comedy2005TV SpecialHerself
We Shall Behold Him: A Tribute to Dottie Rambo2003VideoHerself - Host
Wheel of Fortune2003TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
CMT: 40 Greatest Women of Country Music2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 700 Club2002TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2002TV Series documentaryHerself
36th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The 25th Annual People's Choice Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favorite Female Performer in a New Television Series
Intimate Portrait1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The 33rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Memorial Service1998TV MovieHerself
Barbara Mandrell and the Do-Rites: The Last Dance1998TV MovieHerself
Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story1997TV MovieHerself
Barbara Mandrell: Steppin Out1996TV MovieHerself
Opryland's Country Christmas1996TV SpecialHerself
The Grand Ole Opry Musical Salute to Minnie Pearl1996TV MovieHerself
The 31st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
Grand Ole Opry 70th Anniversary1996TV SpecialHerself
The 22nd Annual American Music Awards1995TV SpecialHerself
The Life and Times of Marty Robbins1995TV MovieHerself
The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favorite Female Country Musical Performer
The 21st Annual American Music Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The Ultimate Driving Challenge1993TV Movie documentaryHerself
Legend to Legend Night: A Celebrity Cavalcade1993TV SpecialHerself
Kathie Lee Gifford's Celebration of Motherhood1993TV MovieHerself
Family Feud1993TV Series
Hot Country Nights1992TV SeriesHerself
Great American Celebration1991TV MovieHerself
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHerself
All-Star Salute to Our Troops1991TV MovieHerself
The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Host
24th Annual Country Music Association Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Hee Haw1972-1990TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Special Guest
Seriously... Phil Collins1990TV MovieHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1990TV SeriesHerself
An All Star Salute to Country Music1990TV MovieHerself - Host
The 17th Annual American Music Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
Circus of the Stars #141989TV Special documentaryHerself - Ringmaster
Bob Hope's Easter Vacation in the Bahamas1989TV MovieHerself
22nd Annual Country Music Association Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Hour Magazine1988TV SeriesHerself
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards1988TV Special documentaryHerself - Host and Co-Presenter: Favourite Male Television Performer
America's Tribute to Bob Hope1988TV Movie documentaryHerself
Opryland Celebrates 200 Years of American Music1988TV MovieHerself - Hostess
Dolly1988TV SeriesHerself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards1988TV SpecialHerself - Host
Bob Hopes High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza1987TV MovieHerself
This Is Your Life1987TV SpecialHerself - Honoree
The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards1987TV SpecialHerself - Performer and Winner: Favourite All Around Female Entertainer
Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl1987TV MovieHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1983-1986TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Host
20th Annual Music City News Awards1986TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
America Votes the #1 Song1986TV MovieHerself - Host
Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday1986TV MovieHerself
Barbara Mandrell's Christmas: A Family Reunion1986TV MovieHerself
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Favourite Female Musical Performer / Favourite All-Arounf Female Entertainer
The 12th Annual American Music Awards1985TV SpecialHerself
Give Me a Reason to Live with Barbara Mandrell1985TV MovieHerself
Barbara Mandrell: Something Special1985TV MovieHerself - Host
Elvis: Memories1985Video documentaryHerself
On Stage America1984TV SeriesHerself
The 10th Annual People's Choice Awards1984TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Favourite All Around Female Performer
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus 114th Edition1984TV MovieHerself - Host
The 11th Annual American Music Awards1984TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Barbara Mandrell: The Lady Is a Champ1983TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host / Performer
Salute!1983TV SeriesHerself
Happy Birthday, Bob!1983TV SpecialHerself
The 9th Annual People's Choice Awards1983TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Favourite All Around Female Entertainer
The 10th Annual American Music Awards1983TV SpecialHerself
17th Annual Country Music Association Awards1983TV SpecialHerself
Ray Charles: A Man & His Soul1983TV MovieHerself
Country Gold1982TV MovieHerself
The 8th Annual People's Choice Awards1982TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Favourite All Around Female Entertainer
Roy Acuff... 50 Years the King of Country Music1982TV SpecialHerself
Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters1980-1982TV SeriesHerself - Host
The 24th Annual Grammy Awards1982TV SpecialHerself
The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards1982TV Special documentaryHerself
The American Music Awards1982TV SpecialHerself
People of the Year1982TV MovieHerself
Stand Up and Cheer for the National Football League's Sixtieth Year1981TV SpecialHerself
Oral Roberts Celebration1981TV MovieHerself
Good Evening, Captain1981TV SpecialHerself
All-Star Salute to Mother's Day1981TV SpecialHerself
Battle of the Network Stars X1981TV SpecialHerself - NBC Team Captain
The 23rd Annual Grammy Awards1981TV SpecialHerself
The Bob Hope Funny Valentine Special1981TV SpecialHerself
The 8th Annual American Music Awards1981TV SpecialHerself
The Nashville Palace1980TV SeriesHerself
John Schneider: Back Home1980TV SpecialHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1974-1980TV SeriesHerself - Country Vocalist / Herself / Herself - Co-Host
14th Annual Music City News Awards1980TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Birthday Party at the Air Force Academy: A USO Salute1980TV SpecialHerself
The Hollywood Squares1980TV SeriesHerself
The Tim Conway Show1980TV SeriesHerself
The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards1980TV SpecialHerself
The Lawrence Welk Show1980TV SeriesHerself
Nashville Remembers Elvis on His Birthday1980TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Merry Christmas from the Grand Ole Opry1979TV MovieHerself - Singer
Good Morning America1979TV SeriesHerself
Concrete Cowboys1979TV SeriesHerself
Country Superstars of the 70s1979TV MovieHerself
13th Annual Country Music Association Awards1979TV SpecialHerself
13th Annual Music City News Awards1979TV SpecialHerself - Host
Dinah!1975-1979TV SeriesHerself
The 21st Annual Grammy Awards1979TV SpecialHerself
The Country Western Murders1979TV MovieHerself
The 6th Annual American Music Awards1979TV SpecialHerself
Nashville on the Road1978-1979TV SeriesHerself - Performer / Herself - Guest
Sha Na Na1979TV SeriesHerself
Lucy Comes to Nashville1978TV SpecialHerself
Hee Haw Honeys1978TV SeriesHerself
12th Annual Music City News Awards1978TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Happy Birthday, Bob1978TV SpecialHerself
Jamboree in the Hills1978TV MovieHerself
8th Annual Country Music Association Awards1974TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Mel Tillis Time1974TV SeriesHerself
Country Music1972Herself
That Good Ole Nashville Music1970TV SeriesHerself - Guest Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crook & Chase2009TV SeriesHerself
Opry Video Classics: Duets2007VideoHerself
CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Life and Times of the Women of Country1999TV MovieHerself
The Women of Country1993TV MovieHerself

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