Melissa Etheridge: Dating History & Exes

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Melissa Etheridge is a 62-year-old American Rock Singer from Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. She was born on Monday, May 29, 1961. Is Melissa Etheridge married or single, who is she dating now and previously?

As of 2024, Melissa Etheridge is married to Linda Wallem.


Melissa Lou Etheridge is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground success. The album peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard 200, and its lead single, “Bring Me Some Water”, garnered Etheridge her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female. In 1993, Etheridge won her first Grammy award for her single “Ain’t It Heavy” from her third album, Never Enough. Later that year, she released what would become her mainstream breakthrough album, Yes I Am. Its tracks “I’m the Only One” and “Come to My Window” both reached the top 30 in the United States, and the latter earned Etheridge her second Grammy award. Yes I Am peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard 200, and spent 138 weeks on the chart, earning a RIAA certification of 6x Platinum, her largest to date. She went to the Berklee College of Music and played in the Boston club circuit. She appeared on one of Don Henley’s albums early in her career.

Real Name
Melissa Lou Etheridge
Rock Singer
Place of Birth
Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
Date of Birth
May 29, 1961 (age 62)
Birth Sign
Marital Status
Linda Wallem

Fun Fact: On the day of Melissa Etheridge’s birth, "Travelin' Man" by Ricky Nelson was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and John F. Kennedy (Democratic) was the U.S. President.

Melissa Etheridge’s wife is Linda Wallem. They got married in 2011. Melissa had at least 3 relationship in the past. Melissa Etheridge has not been previously engaged. Her former partner Julie Cypher had a daughter named Bailey Jean and a son named Beckett with the help of sperm donor David Crosby. Etheridge and Cypher separated in 2000. Etheridge then had a daughter named Johnnie and a son named Miller via an anonymous sperm donor with actress Tammy Lynn Michaels. She married Linda Wallem, with whom she shares a birthday, on May 31, 2014. According to our records, she has 4 children.

Melissa Etheridge’s wife

Melissa Etheridge Wife
Linda Wallem

Melissa Etheridge’s wife is Linda Wallem. Linda Wallem was born in Wisconsin and is currently 62 years old. He is a American Screenwriter. The couple started dating in 2011. They’ve been together for approximately 13 years, 1 month, and 28 days.

Notable as a television writer and producer, Wallem penned numerous episodes of the CBS sitcom Cybill and the Fox comedy That ’70s Show and went on to serve as an executive producer of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie. Also an actress, she appeared in an episode of Seinfeld and in a small part in the movie Sleepless in Seattle.

Melissa Etheridge’s wife is a Gemini and she is a Gemini.

According to Chinese Zodiac, Melissa was born in the Year of the Ox. People born in the Year of the Ox are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Melissa Etheridge has a ruling planet of Mercury.

Like many celebrities and famous people, Melissa keeps her love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Melissa Etheridge past relationships, exes and previous hookups.

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Past Relationships

Melissa Etheridge was previously married to Tammy Lynn Michaels (2003 – 2012). She has not been previously engaged. Melissa Etheridge has been in a relationship with Julie Cypher (1990 – 2000). We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

About Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge was born on the 29th of May, 1961 (Baby Boomers Generation). The Baby Boomers were born roughly between the years of 1946 and 1964, placing them in the age range between 51 and 70 years. The term "Baby Boomer" was derived due to the dramatic increase in birth rates following World War II. This generation values relationships, as they did not grow up with technology running their lives. Baby Boomers grew up making phone calls and writing letters, solidifying strong interpersonal skills.

Melissa was born in the 1960s. The 1960s was the decade dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon.

Melissa Etheridge is best known for being a Rock Singer. Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and guitarist who is also an outspoken advocate for women’s causes. She has written music for the series Weeds as well. She once sang a duet with Sammy Hagar ; they covered “Honky Tonk Woman” by The Rolling Stones.

Melissa Etheridge’s Spouse
Linda Wallem
Started Dating

The 62-year-old American was born in the Year of the Ox and is part of Baby Boomers Generation generation

Melissa Lou Etheridge attended Leavenworth High School, Kansas, USA and Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Melissa Etheridge Facts

What is Melissa Etheridge marital status?


Is Melissa Etheridge gay?


Who is Melissa Etheridge wife?

Linda Wallem

Does she have any children?

Melissa Etheridge has 4 children.

When did Melissa Etheridge start dating Linda Wallem?

Melissa started seeing Linda Wallem in 2011.

Is Melissa Etheridge having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Melissa Etheridge ever been engaged?

Melissa Etheridge has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Melissa Etheridge?

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Melissa Etheridge’s birth sign is Gemini and she has a ruling planet of Mercury.


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