Sharon Van Etten is an American folk singer, actress, and songwriter, best known for albums such as Epic(2010), Tramp(2012), and Are We There(2014). She is one of the most influential singers in context to folk singing and gives her all to maintain the fame she acquired with hard work.
The American singer was born on February 26, 1981, in Belleville, New Jersey, United States. She was born to father Stephen Van Etten and mother Janice Van Etten. She belongs to American nationality and white by ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces.
Her family lived in Nutley, New Jersey during her childhood and later moved to Clinton in her teenage. As for her academic qualifications, she migrated to Tennessee to join Middle Tennessee State University for studying recording, however, she dropped out in the middle.
Etten has two tattoos in her body, both of them are in her left forearm. One of which is a flower in the mourning band, she and her grandmother and the loving memory of her grandmother.
Another tattoo is also mourning band with V and E which represents her two last names initial and three lines in the letter to represent her three uncles that passed away.
The American singer married Zeke Hutchins, who is also her manager. Sharon accepted the marriage proposal of Zeke on March 11, 2019, which she posted on her Instagram. The pair is very supportive of each other.
The couple is the parent of a child who born in 2017. The couple is keeping a low profile to stay out of the limelight, fully enjoying the marital life.
One of the most popular American folk singers, Sharon has accumulated a decent amount of wealth around $1 million. The main source of her income is from songs and albums, and as an actor.
In addition, she also participates in various performances and tours, which gives her a hefty amount. With nearly 15 years of a music career, she has the net worth to live a luxurious life.
The average salary of an actor is $50,110 per year including bonus, commission and profit sharing.
Sharon started her professional career through a coffee and record shop, Red Rose in Murfreesboro, Tennessee during her student life for five years. Following then, she migrated back to New Jersey and ended up working at Perryville Wine and Spirits in 2004.
In 2005, the American singer moved to New York and self-released handmade CDs for four years. Simultaneously, she also worked at Astor Wines and Ba Da Bing Records as a publicist.
Sharon released her debut album Because I Was in Love on May 26, 2009. The album was produced by Greg Weeks and Drag City, a record label manufactured and distributed throughout the country.
Likewise, she released her second album epic on September 21, 2010. The album was recorded in Ba Da Bing Records. The American singer spent most of her time in Philadelphia and recorded several songs and albums including, Much More Than That(2007), One Day(2010), Tramp(2012) and many more.
One of her best albums is Are We There which released in May 2014 which is her fourth album. The album was produced with the help of Stewart Lerman and her husband Zeke Hutchins.
Recently Sharon went on a musical tour to Australia(2019) which she posted on her Instagram.
In addition to acting, she also worked as an actor in Netflix’s show The OA as Rachel for five episodes of the first season in 2016. Similarly, she appeared in Showtime’s series Twin Peaks in 2017. Recently, she was cast in Eliza Hittman’s drama film Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always in 2019.
Sharon Van Etten is an American folk singer, best known for the album Are We There, Because I Was in Love and epic.
She is married to Zeke Hutchins.