Enya, birth name Eithne NÃ BhraonÃ¡in (sometimes presented in the media as the Anglicised Enya Brennan; born May 17 1961), is the Republic of Ireland's best-selling solo artist and one of Ireland's best known musicians. As a musical group, Enya is collaboration between three people: Enya herself, who composes and performs the music; Nicky Ryan, who produces the albums, and Roma Ryan, who writes the lyrics in various languages. Enya is an approximate transcription of how Eithne is pronounced in her native Irish. Enya is one of the biggest selling female artists in history, and was the world's biggest selling female artist of 2001 and 2002. She has been unofficially ranked as the 12th biggest-selling female artist in the world in 2006.
Eithne was born in Gweedore, County Donegal, in Ireland in 1961 to a musical family, the fourth youngest of nine children. Her grandparents were in a band that played throughout Ireland, her father was the leader of the Slieve Foy Band before opening a pub, and her mother played in a dance band and later taught music at the Gweedore Comprehensive School. Eithne has fo...
|music genre||New Age Music, Instrumental, Soundtrack|
|net worth||€120 million|