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Full Name Amy Ray
Date of Birth April 12, 1964
Age 59 years, 10 months, 29 days
Birthplace Decatur
Country United States
Horoscope Aries

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Amy Ray Biography

Amy Ray is one of the most popular and richest Folk Singer who was born on April 12, 1964 in Decatur, United States. Member of the Grammy Award-winning contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls, the group that released songs like “Galileo.”

She attended Emory University like Peter Buck.

Born in Decatur, Georgia, Amy Ray met Emily Saliers when they both attended the same elementary school. They began performing together and recorded a demo in 1981. After graduation, Ray and Saliers went to different colleges with Ray attending Vanderbilt University. By 1985, both women had transferred to Emory University in Atlanta and formed the Indigo Girls. In 1986, Ray graduated from Emory with majors in English and Religion.

In addition to the Indigo Girls and her work as a solo artist, Ray also runs an independent record label, Daemon Records, which she founded in 1990 and which is based in Decatur, Georgia. Some performers signed to Daemon include Girlyman, Magnapop, Nineteen Forty-Five, Michelle Malone, Three Finger Cowboy, Danielle Howle and the Tantrums, Gerard McHugh, New Mongrels, Grady Cousins, The Oblivious, Snow Machine, Utah Phillips and Rose Polenzani.

She has two older sisters.

NameAmy Ray
First NameAmy
Last NameRay
OccupationFolk Singer
BirthdayApril 12
Birth Year1964
Place of BirthDecatur
Home Town
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignAries
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Ozilline Graydon

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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She often collaborates with The Butchies, a punk band featuring drummer Melissa York and vocalist/guitarist Kaia Wilson. She has contributed the live track “Lucy Stoners” on Calling All Kings & Queens (2001) and the Mr. Lady Records sampler album as well as a live recording of “On Your Honor” on a compilation for Home Alive.

Amy Ray Net Worth

Amy Ray is one of the richest Folk Singer from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Amy Ray's net worth $6 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

She briefly attended Vanderbilt University but then transferred to Emory University.

She met her bandmate Emily Saliers in high school.

Net Worth (2024)$6 Million
Net Worth in 2023$6 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeFolk Singer
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

In March 2001, Ray released her first solo album, Stag, a southern and punk rock album. The Butchies, a punk band whose members include Kaia Wilson, Melissa York, and Alison Martlew, provided support for five songs, and Joan Jett played on “Hey Castrator”. In April 2005, Ray released the softer edged Prom, and in December 2006, she released Live from Knoxville. Her fourth solo album, the melodic Didn’t It Feel Kinder, was released in August 2008. Lung of Love, which has more of an indie-rock sound, was released in 2012.

Her backup band for her Stag tour was The Butchies. In 2004, when she embarked on her Prom tour, she brought Les Nuby (guitar), Will Lochamy (drums), and Jody Bleyle (bass). Tara Jane O’Neil replaced Bleyle when she began maternity leave in October. Ray’s backup band for her 2012 Lung of Love tour was The Butchies. Jenn Stone, former keyboard player for Kesha, also performed on the tour.

Amy Ray's Height & Physical Stats

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WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
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In 1993, she and Emily Saliers co-founded Honor the Earth with Winona LaDuke. Honor the Earth’s mission is “to create awareness and support for Native [American] environmental issues and to develop needed financial and political resources for the survival of sustainable Native [American] communities. Honor the Earth develops these resources by using music, the arts, the media, and indigenous wisdom to ask people to recognize our joint dependency on the Earth and be a voice for those not heard.”

Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) appears on her 2014 album Goodnight Tender, and she and Vernon continue to maintain a friendship.

Who is Amy Ray Dating?

According to our records, Amy Ray is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of February 1, 2024, Amy Ray’s is not dating anyone.

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Ray was also a judge for the 3rd and 11th Annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists’ careers.

Facts & Trivia

Amy Ranked on the list of most popular Folk Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Amy Ray celebrates birthday on April 12 of every year.

Is Amy Ray still married?

Though both Ray and Emily Saliers came out in 1993, they have never been a couple. Ray has had long-term relationship with musician Cooper Seay and feminist author Jennifer Baumgardner, and is in a relationship with documentary filmmaker Carrie Schrader since 2003. They have a daughter, Ozilline Graydon.

Does Amy Ray have a baby?

Ray lives in the foothills of North Georgia, where she and her partner, Carrie Schrader, have a daughter, Ozilline Graydon.

What kind of guitar does Amy Ray play?

RAY: I play a Martin 0-18 from the ’40s that I’ve had since high school, and a Martin J-40, which is kind of the utility. I play a D-35 on Emily’s songs.

How old is Amy Ray?

58 years (April 12, 1964)

Who is Emily Saliers married to?

Tristin Chipman

Key Events

  1. Amy Elizabeth Ray (born April 12, 1964) is an American alto singer-songwriter and member of the contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls with Emily Saliers..

  2. They began performing together and recorded a demo in 1981..

  3. By 1985, they had both transferred to Emory University in Atlanta and formed the Indigo Girls..

  4. In 1986, Ray graduated from Emory with majors in English and Religion..

  5. In addition to the Indigo Girls and her work as a solo artist, Ray also runs an independent record label, Daemon Records, which she founded in 1990 and which is based in Decatur, Georgia..

  6. In 1993, she and Emily Saliers co-founded Honor the Earth with Winona LaDuke..

  7. In March 2001, Ray released her first solo album, Stag, a southern and punk rock album..

  8. She has contributed the live track "Lucy Stoners" on Calling All Kings & Queens (2001) and the Mr..

  9. Her backup band for her Stag tour was The Butchies. In 2004, when she embarked on her Prom tour, she brought Les Nuby (guitar), Will Lochamy (drums), and Jody Bleyle (bass). Tara Jane O'Neil replaced Bleyle when she began maternity leave in October..

  10. In April 2005, Ray released the softer edged Prom, and in December 2006, she released Live from Knoxville..

  11. Her fourth solo album, the melodic Didn't It Feel Kinder, was released in August 2008..

  12. Lung of Love, which has more of an indie-rock sound, was released in 2012..

  13. Ray's backup band for her 2012 Lung of Love tour was The Butchies..

  14. Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) appears on her 2014 album Goodnight Tender, and she and Vernon continue to maintain a friendship..

  15. In March 2021, Ray spoke on the LGBTQ&A podcast about having gender dysphoria and being genderqueer..