Loretta Lynn net worth: How country icon's property portfolio matched her talent

Loretta Lynn net worth: How country icon's property portfolio matched her talent
Pioneer country music singer Loretta Lynn died at the age of 90 (David McClister/Lexington Herald-Leader/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Loretta Lynn, 90, left a legacy in country music that will ever remain unmatched. The soulful singer became a favorite among music enthusiasts from the very beginning, and be it ‘Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin', ‘Fist City’, or 'Coal Miner’s Daughter', her works had everyone enraptured. Her talent was immense and she did justice to her potential in a career that was full of excitement and challenges in her personal life. Loretta died on Tuesday, October 4. 

The legendary country singer was well rewarded for her devotion to the art, as she amassed significant numbers throughout her career. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Loretta Lynn’s net worth was estimated around $65 million. Loretta Lynn's list of hit songs, gold albums, and awards are countless and she also owns a ranch in Hurricane Hills, Tennessee.

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The woman who got married at 15, and had a baby a year later, was called granny in her 30s. It was not just her music that people intensely followed, but her life as well. Loretta’s autobiography ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ became an instant hit and a best-selling book of those times. Later it was taken up by Hollywood and turned into an Oscar-winning flick. Her character was played by Sissy Spacek as Loretta and Tommy Lee Jones, cast as Oliver, her husband.

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Not surprisingly, she was the most recognized voice and awarded woman ever in country music. She didn’t earn just from her music career, but also ran a publishing company, clothing line, music booking agency.

Inside her famous ranch

She also owned the Loretta Lynn's Ranch, a property located in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. In addition to being the country singer's private home, it's also served as a tourist destination for her fans. Spanning over 3,000 acres, it has a museum and amusement park.

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The ranch boasts of flexible lodging that includes outdoor stays like RV spots and tent camping that could cost $25 to $45 per night. The facility also offers cabins that are furnished with linens, a coffee maker, microwave, television and refrigerator. The cabin rates start from $110.25 per night and can house four to eight people. Another attraction in the rural property is a grist mill and dam from the 1800s which is built in memory of her coal miner father. The museum and shop offer souvenirs like Kentucky coal mementos.
 
The property has several museums, including the Doll and Fan Museum, which exhibits dolls and gifts sent by Loretta's fans throughout her career and a Native American Artifact Museum that honors her heritage by displaying over 5,000 relics and special pieces. Another spot is a replica of Loretta's childhood home in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, that displays keepsakes and vintage wallpaper.

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The ranch also hosts seasonal chuck wagon races, holiday concerts, horseback trail rides and the largest Amateur Motocross race in US, according to the Tennessee vacation website. The ticket rate for a full tour of the ranch is $35 per head, while a home-only or museum-only visit costs $20. Children under 10 can enjoy all tours free of cost.

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