Was a one time winner on "Star Search" (1983) in 1990, in the junior vocalist competition.
Chosen as one of Teen People Magazine`s "21 Hottest Stars Under 21" 
In May 2000, filed a lawsuit against her father, Wilbur, and his partner and LeAnn`s co-manager alleging that they stole more than $7 million of her earnings.
Diagnosed as suffering from Epstein-Barr virus. [September 2000]
LeAnn Rimes is reportedly planning to get married on February 23. Rimes met dancer Dean Sheremet last May, when they performed at the Academy Of Country Music Awards in Nashville. The wedding is to take place in Dallas, according to reports. It was initially pencilled in for Santa Barbara, California, but Rimes changed the location to Dallas so that her ill grandfather could walk her down the aisle.
December 14, 2001 - Announced engagement to actor Dean Sheremet at Elton John`s "The Concert" for the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
Won the 1997 Grammy awards for best new artist & best female country vocalist.
When then 14-year-old Rimes was voted Best New Artist of 1997 at the Grammy Awards, she became the youngest person to win the award.
Lived for quite a while in Garland, Texas at an apartment complex called Pecan Knoll.
Shares a birthday with Shania Twain.
Ranked #47 in VH1`s list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars".
By age 2, she learned to tap dance; by age 5 she was winning talent competitions; by age 7 she had cut her first album, sold at shows; and by age 14, she was the youngest artist to be nominated for the Country Music Awards.
Friends with actor Jensen Ackles.
Ranked as #50 in FHM`s "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Turned down the role of "Grace" in The Horse Whisperer (1998), a move which she later admitted regretting.
She is a cousin to both former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and actress Katherine Connella.
She is an only child.
Split from husband Dean Sheremet after admitting she had carried on a several month long affair with actor Eddie Cibrian.
Currently dating former 'Northern Lights' costar Eddie Cibrian (people.com)
Has 3 tattoos.One on her left wrist that reads 'Trust',one on her right hip(Still I Rise) and one on her lower back that says 'LovE'.It symbolizes her relationship with Eddie Cibrian (Leann love Eddie). (twitter.com)
Is currently engaged to Eddie Cibrian (people.com)
Married boyfriend Eddie Cibrian in Los Angeles,CA on April 22,2011 (people.com)
Wrote the song 'How Much A Heart Can Hold' to her husband Eddie Cibrian,for their wedding day,April 22,2011 (people.com)
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