May. 29th, 1961
Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
Melissa Etheridge's Main TV Roles
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- Sang at 'Brad Pitt' (qv)'s and 'Jennifer Aniston' (qv)'s wedding
- Publicly revealed that 'David Crosby' (qv) is the biological father of her two children with partner 'Julie Cypher' (qv), who gave birth to their children conceived through artificial insemination (January 2000).
- Ranked #49 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
- She and her girlfriend 'Tammy Lynn Michaels' (qv) considers themselves as married since they exchanged vows in a secret ceremony in September 2003. Their marriage is not legally confirmed, because gay weddings are not legally binding in their home state California.
- 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.
- Her father John died from cancer in 1992.
- Announced that her longtime partner 'Tammy Lynn Michaels' (qv) is pregnant and expecting twins (2006).
- Her partner 'Tammy Lynn Michaels' (qv) gave birth to a girl, Johnnie Rose, and a boy, Miller Steven, on 17 October 2006.