Mika Hallie Slocum is the daughter of Emmylou Harris, who is a veteran American singer, songwriter, and musician, and her ex-husband actor, and composer, Tom Slocum. 14 Grammy Awards winner is one of the well-established female singers in American history. She is credited for dozens of award-winning albums and singles, collaborating with many contemporary artists.
For her outstanding achievements in music, she won three Country Music Association Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards, five International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, four Americana Music Association Awards, and one Satellite Award. She was also honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.
Mika’s father, also an actor, has acted in a couple of movies: Moment by Moment (1978), Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1980), and Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood (2019).
Mika Hallie Slocum’s Family Background
52-year-old celebrity child, Mika was born on March 15, 1970. Mika’s parents were married from 1969 to 1970. Mika’s mother Emmylou Harris was born on April 2, 1947, in a family of military officers. Emmylou’s father Walter Rutland Harris served as a Marine Corps officer, while her mother Eugenia was a wartime military wife. Emmylou studied at Gar-Field Senior High School and received a drama scholarship to the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Emmylou was married to Brian Ahern from 1977 to 1984. With Brian, she had one child, Meghann Ahern. Afterward, she was married to Paul Kennerley from 1985 to 1993.
Mika Hallie Slocum’s Career
Mika’s mother won her first Grammy award for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female in 1976 for the studio album Elite Hotel. Her second Grammy came with the 1979 album Blue Kentucky Girl, with its single “Beneath Still Waters”, hitting a No. 1 on the charts.
Her 2013 album Old Yellow Moon, featuring Harris and Rodney Crowell, a former member of Hot Band Reached Billboard Top 10 Country, won the 13th Grammy Award. In 2015 she released the album The Traveling Kind with Rodney Crowell, winning an Americana Music Award and two Grammy nominations.
Mika Hallie Slocum’s Family Net Worth
With a net worth of $15 million, Mika’s mother stands as one of the richest American singers. Riding on the success of her musical career, Emmylou earned a lot of fortune. She is also honored with the Polar Music Prize and the Grand Ole Opry in 1992. She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008. As a firm advocate of feminism, she performed at Sarah McLachlan’s Lilith Fair in 1997 and 1998 and organized an annual tour called Concerts for a Landmine Free World to support the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation’s (VVAF) for rehabilitation of victims of the conflicts. An animal lover, Emmylou founded an animal shelter in Nashville and joined Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011.