Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1992 Wynonna's "I Saw The Light" topped the Billboard country chart?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Wynonna.

  • She was born Christina Claire Ciminella in Ashland, Kentucky, on May 30, 1963.
  • Growing up Wynonna and her sister Ashley wore second-hand clothes and occasionally lived in houses without electricity or indoor plumbing.
  • In 1979, Wynonna and her mother Naomi changed their surnames from Ciminella to Naomi's rootsier-sounding maiden name, Judd, and moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue careers in the recording industry.
  • Her mother, Naomi retired in 1991 due to complications from Hepatitis C, a debilitating chronic liver ailment that threatened to take her life.
  • She has 2 children: Elijah and Grace Pauline.