Lari White was an American Country singer and actress. She is best known for her musical contributions in country music and producing several hit songs like That’s My Baby, Now I Know and That’s How You Know. On January 23, 2018 Lari White passed away after a battle with Cancer. So, what was the net worth of the singer before she passed away? Check out some of the interesting facts about Lari White including her net worth, husband, personal life and career
1.Lari White Net Worth is expected to be $2 million.
Although details about her financial assets are not available, Lari White net worth is expected to be in the millions. Primary sources of her earning were from album sales and live performance. Her hit albums like Wishes, Don’t Fence Me In and Stepping Stone were sold in millions at that time contributing on her net worth.
White was born on May 13, 1965 in Dunedin, Florida. She had an interest in music during her childhood days. She had a family gospel’s group called “The White Family Singers” which consists of her parents, sister and brother.
Lari also used to compete at several talent contests and she even performed in a local band called “White Sound”. She studied music engineering at University of Miami Frost School of Music and it was there where she started to write her own music and also perform in local club.
3.Professional Music Career
Lari white first rose to prominence in 1988 when she won a talent competition “You Can Be a Star” and got a recording contract with Capitol Records. Her first single “Flying Above the Rain” failed to live up the expectation and she was dropped by the Capitol Records.
In 1992, she was signed by RCA Records and after a year later, she released her first album “Lead Me Not”. It consists of hit singles like “What a Woman Wants”, “Lay Around and Love on You”. These two singles charted on the Billboard County charts and the album reached at No. 36 on Top Heetseekers chart.
One year later, she released her next album “Wishes”. Singles from the albums like “That’s My Baby”, “Now I Know” and “That’s How You Know” reached No. 10 No. 5 and No.10 respectively on Country hit charts. The album was also No. 1 on Top Heatseekers chart and ranked No. 24 on Top County Albums. “Wishes” managed to sell 500,000 copies and was certified gold by RIAA.
After that, Lari White has released seven albums so far like Don’t Fence Me In, The Best of Lari White, Stepping Stone, Green Eyed Soul, My First Affair, New Loves EP and Old Friends EP.
4.Lari White as an Actress
She first appearance as an actress came in 2000 in film “Cast Away” alongside Tom Hanks. The same year she also appeared in a short role in movie “Big Eden”. In 2004, she played in a movie “No Regrets” while she also appeared in 2010 movie Country Strong alongside Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw.
5.Lari White Husband/Kids and Death
Lari White married Chuck Cannon in 1994. Chuck Cannon is also a country music songwriter. He has also written some composition for his wife. Lari and Chuck have three childrens together; two daughters named M’Kenya and Kyra and a son named Jaxon.
On January 23, 2018 at the age 52, Lari White died due to a peritoneal cancer- a rare cancer affecting the abdominal living. White is survived by her husband and three children.