Lari White

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Lari White
Lari White.jpg
White in September 2014
Background information
Birth nameLari Michele White
Born(1965-05-13)May 13, 1965
OriginDunedin, Florida, United States
DiedJanuary 23, 2018(2018-01-23) (aged 52)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
GenresCountry
Soul
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
Record producer
Actress
InstrumentsVocals
Rhythm guitar
Piano
Years active1988–2017
LabelsCapitol, RCA, Lyric Street, Skinny WhiteGirl
Associated actsChuck Cannon
WebsiteOfficial website

Lari Michele White (/ˈlɑːri/; May 13, 1965 – January 23, 2018) was an American country music artist and actress.[1]

White had a recording contract with RCA Records Nashville. She produced three studio albums, a greatest hits package, and several chart singles, with three of her singles having reached Top Ten: "That's My Baby" and "That's How You Know (When You're In Love)" at No. 10, and "Now I Know" at No. 5. A fourth studio album was released in 1998 on Lyric Street Records, followed by two more releases on White's own label, Skinny White Girl. Overall, White charted 12 times on the Billboard country music charts.

White had a small role in the movie Cast Away.

In November 2017, White was diagnosed with advanced peritoneal cancer.[2] She died on January 23, 2018 in Nashville at the age of 52.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "About Lari White". Cmt.com. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  2. "Lari White Enters Hospice Care As Cancer Battle Continues". Taste of Country. January 20, 2018.
  3. Singer, songwriter Lari White dead at 52