May. 29th, 1961
Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
Melissa Etheridge's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1999 - After Stonewall
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Announced she is separating from long-time partner 'Julie Cypher' (qv) (19 September 2000).
- Made headlines when she gave a noteworthy performance at the 2005 Grammy Awards for the first time since being diagnosed with cancer; showing up bald from her chemotherapy treatments.
- Announced that her longtime partner 'Tammy Lynn Michaels' (qv) is pregnant and expecting twins (2006).
- Ranked #49 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
- Her partner 'Tammy Lynn Michaels' (qv) gave birth to a girl, Johnnie Rose, and a boy, Miller Steven, on 17 October 2006.
- Although being famous for her smoky voice, she has never smoked and doesn't like whiskey.
- Ex-lover 'Julie Cypher' (qv) left 'Lou Diamond Phillips' (qv) to be with her.
- Is a fan of 'Bruce Springsteen' (qv) and the 'Dave Matthews Band' (qv).