Who is Patty Smyth?| Patty Smyth Biography and Wiki
Patty Smyth is a singer and songwriter from the United States. She is the lead singer of the famous rock band, Scandal.
Patty is best known for her distinctive voice. She came to prominence in the ’90s with hit singles like ‘Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough’. She has been nominated for Grammy and Academy Awards for her works.
Patty Smyth Age and Birthday
Patty is 62 years old as of 2019, she was born on June 26, 1957, in New York, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on June 26th every year. Smyth will be 63 years old on Jun. 10th 2020.
Patty Smyth Height and Weight
Smyth is of average structure. However her actual height and other body measurements are currently not revealed to the public. We are keeping tabs and we will update Patty information once it is available.
Patty Smyth Family
Smyth parents are George Smyth and Betty Smyth. It is not known if she has any siblings.
Patty Smyth Husband
She was married to singer Richard Hell. The couple has one child, a daughter named Ruby.
John McEnroe Patty Smyth
She is currently married to retired tennis player, John McEnroe. The couple met in 1993. The duo has two children, both daughters. Anna was born in 1995 and Ava was born in 1999.
Patty Smyth Children
Smyth has three daughters named Ruby, Anna and Ava. Ruby was born from her first marriage to Richard Hell while Anna and Ava were born to her current husband John McEnroe.
Patty Smyth Facts and Body Measurements
Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Patty.
- Full Name: Patty Smyth
- Age/ How Old?: 62 years
- Date of Birth: June 26, 1957
- Place of Birth: New York
- Education : Not Available
- Birthday: 26th June
- Nationality: American
- Father’s Name: George Smyth
- Mother’s Name: Betty Smyth
- Siblings: Not Available
- Married?: John McEnroe
- Children/ Kids: Ruby, Anna and Ava
- Height/ How tall?: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
- Profession: Singer and Songwriter
- Net worth: $ 78 million
Patty Smyth Goodbye To You
She joined the rock group, Scandal, in 1981 as a vocalist. Scandal released their self-titled debut EP in 1982. The album’s song ‘Goodbye to You’ went on to become the biggest selling EP for Columbia Records. The band released their debut and the only full-length album, Warrior, in 1984. The album peaked at No. 17 on the charts as a result of massive airplay from MTV. The first song of the album, also titled ‘The Warrior’, was a top-10 hit. The group was successful but internal strife within led to their breakup.
Patty Smyth Van Halen
Patty was invited by her friend Eddie Van Halen to join the band Van Halen to replace David Lee Roth as lead singer. She declined however as she was eight months pregnant and did not want to relocate to L.A from New York. She was featured on the song ‘Where Do the Children Go’ by rock band The Hooters as an accompanying vocalist.
Patty Smyth Never Enough | Patty Smyth Downtown Train
Her first solo album by the name Never Enough was released in 1987. The album contains her cover of the song Downtown Train by Tom Waits and the track Never Enough which was co-written by members of The Hooters.
Patty Smyth And Don Henley | Patty Smyth Don Henley
She released her second solo studio album, Patty Smith, in 1992. The album contained her hit record ‘Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough’ featuring The Eagles band member Don Henley. The song, Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough, peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. In addition, the song was certified gold with sales of over 500,000 copies sold. The album was also certified gold.
Patty Smyth No Mistakes
Other notable songs on the album, Patty Smith are ‘No Mistakes’ and ‘I Should Be Laughing’.
She previously worked with Don Henley on several of his songs on his albums as a backing singer. ‘Building the Perfect Beast’ and ‘The End of the Innocence’ are some of the albums she has helped Don Henley in.
Patty Smyth Look What Love Has Done
She co-wrote the song ‘Look What Love Has Done’. The song was critically acclaimed and was nominated for a Grammy and an Academy Award after it was included in the American comedy film Junior.
Patty Smyth Wish I Were You
She wrote and composed the theme tune, ‘Wish I Were You’ for the 1998 film ‘Armageddon’.
She released her Christmas album entitled Come On December in 2015. In an effort to promote the album she crowd-funded a campaign to support the Headstrong Project. All the money raised on the pre-orders of her festive album went to the non-profit organization. The music video for the single, Broken, was released just before Veteran’s Day. It was filmed on the grounds of a Veterans of Foreign Wars chapter. On the 20th of November in 2015, the album was released.
Patty Smyth Beat Of A Heart
American pay-TV network, VH1, recruited her and surviving members of Scandal in 2004 for a Bands Reunited episode. This resulted in a small reunion tour of concerts on the U.S East Coast in 2005. Columbia Legacy records released a new Scandal compilation CD in 2006. This was part of the We Are the ’80s series.
The compilation had three unreleased tracks from recording sessions in 1982. The songs are ‘Grow So Wise’, ‘If You Love Me’, and ‘I’m Here Tonight’. Billboard reported the upcoming release of new music by the band in July of 2008. On the 17th of January in 2009, the band debuted their first single in over 24 years called ‘Hard for You to Love Me’ also known as ‘Make It Hard’. The release of the single was in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Patty Smyth The Warrior | I Am the Warrior
The song, The Warrior, was written by Holly Knight and Nick Gilder. The song peaked at number one in Canada and number seven in the United States. In addition, the song was number one in the Mainstream Rock chart in the United States. The song won a BMI Airplay Award in 1984.
The video depicts the apocalypse in a warehouse.
The song has been used in the opening credits to the Netflix show ‘GLOW’.
Patty Smyth The Warrior Lyrics
Patty Smyth Tour
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Patty Smyth Net Worth
Working as a singer, songwriter and the lead singer of the band, Scandal, there is no doubt Patty earns a good salary and has been able to accumulate good net worth. Patty net worth is estimated at $ 78 million.
Patty Smyth Songs| Greatest Hits | Discography
2015 – Broken
1994 – Look What Love Has Done
1993 – I Should Be Laughing
1992 – No Mistakes
Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough
1987 – Isn’t It Enough
1987 – Never Enough
1992 – Patty Smyth
1998 – Greatest Hits – Featuring Scandal
2015 – Come On December
Frequently Asked Questions About Patty Smyth
Who is Patty Smyth husband?
Patty married John McEnroe in 1997. Her first husband was Richard Hell.
What is Patty Smith’s most famous song?
Patty most famous song is Because the Night.
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