Joey Feek

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Joey Feek was a famous American country music singer and songwriter. Joey Feek and her husband Rory Feek made a duo Joey + Rory and made a lot of music together.

Early Life

Joey Feek was born on September 9, 1975, in Alexandria, Indiana, USA. Her real name is Joey Marie Feek. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Joey was the fourth child of five children.

She had three sisters named Jody, Julie, and Jessie, and one younger brother named Justin who in 1994 died in a car accident. This personality was encouraged by her father who played guitar. Hence, the information regarding her parents is unknown.

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Caption: Joey Feek with her father. Source: Instagram

Death

Rory revealed in a blog post that Joey’s cancer was terminal, and they were stopping all treatment as the chemotherapy and radiation she had suffered through for the last few months were not working.

They said that the MRI “scans revealed that two quarter-sized tumors have already grown back in the same area that they had been blasting daily with chemo and radiation.

And many smaller tumors were visible all throughout the abdominal region. Joey died on March 4, 2016, due to cancer at the age of 41. She was buried in the family cemetery on the Feek farm.

Joey Feek – Net Worth 2022

Joey had earned a lot of money from her successful career as a singer. Her net worth was around $3 million. Likewise, her salary is around $300K.

Career

Joey Feek was a famous American country music singer and songwriter. This personality moved to Nashville, Tennessee, in 1998 to pursue a career as an assistant at a horse vet clinic. Later she established connections with LeAnn Rimes’s father, Wilbur. Feek met songwriter Rory Lee Feek. Hence, she sang backing vocals on Blaine Larsen’s 2004 album Off to Join the World, which her husband co-produced.

Moreover, she was signed to Sony Nashville and recorded an unreleased solo album in 2005 titled Strong Enough to Cry, but due to a change in management and restructuring at Sony, the planned major label release for her album was shelved.

However, the album retitled If Not For You was eventually released by Farmhouse Recordings on April 7, 2017. Additionally, in 2008, a friend suggested that Joey and Rory try out for Can You Duet, a talent show airing on CMT with the purpose of finding the next great country duo.

Later, they made an audition tape and came up with the name “Joey + Rory,” and finished in third place on Can You Duet. Further, the duo was signed to Sugar Hill/Vanguard Records, which released their first three studio albums. Likewise, the duo released eight albums overall and charted a Top 30 Hot Country Songs hit with “Cheater, Cheater”.

Furthermore, a few months later in May 2014, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. However, after surgery and treatment, she was declared cancer free and did not receive any radiation or chemotherapy as her surgeons declared the surgery to be a success with the cancer removed with clean margins.

Personal Life

Joey married Rory Lee Feek in June 2002. The duo first met at a songwriter night. The couple were through ups and downs together and supported each other. Further, they expected a baby in early 2014 and they decided to spend the year at home.

The child was born on February 17, 2014. They named their child Indiana. She was born at home with midwives, surrounded by Rory and her sisters. Indiana was born with Down syndrome.

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Caption: Joey Feek with her family. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Joey had a well-maintained body. She had a fit and healthy body. Joey had an adorable smile and a great personality. She had a decent height and weight which suited her very well. Hence, her exact height and weight are unknown. Likewise, her other body measurements are unknown as well. Joey had black hair and brown eyes.

Joey Feek – Social Media

Talking about her social media presence, she was not active on any social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. She loved to keep her personal things away from the limelight.