Dr Luke is the professional name of Lukasz Sebastian Gottwald, an American based record producer and songwriter, who is best known for being famous in world of music during year 2004 for producing Kelly Clarkson’s single “Since U Been Gone” along with Swedish based record producer Max Martin. Till now, his work has been identified with different music industry awards. Here is a quick summary of Dr Luke’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Dr Luke Early Life
Dr Luke was born in year 1973 in Providence, situated inside Rhode Island. Basically he is of Jewish origin. Name of his father is Janusz Jerzy Gottwald, who worked as an architect. He has devoted majority of his decisive years within New York City.
Initially, he wanted to become drummer, however his parents declined to permit a drum kit inside the house. When he was of age 13, he has taken guitar of his elder sister and has learnt by himself way to play it.
Dr Luke Career, Awards & Achievement
Dr Luke started off his career by joining the Saturday Night Live Band in form of a lead guitarist during year 1997 till 2006–2007 seasons. Before that, he has appeared in Manhattan School of Music for span of two years.
He has basically produced tracks as well as remixes for different artists like Arrested Development as well as Nappy Roots. Moreover, he has launched the 12″ single entitled “Wet Lapse”, below the name i.e. Kasz, for Rawkus Records, and also he has remixed theme from a movie entitled Mortal Kombat.
He has co-written and co-produced Kelly Clarkson Hot 100 number two song entitled as “Since U Been Gone” along Max Martin. Moreover, he has lent the singer next hit inside “Behind These Hazel Eyes”.
Other songs by Pink are namely “Who Knew” as well as “U + Ur Hand” got place in Hot 100 top ten. His co-production made for Katy Perry “California Gurls” made debut at rank two on Hot 100 and afterwards got first position.
The next i.e. second single entitled “Teenage Dream” will follow suit. “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz, which was co-produced by Gottwald, got first number in UK as well as second number in US, adding to his fame.
During year 2012, his co-production for Katy Perry “Part of Me” turned as the 20th song to make debut over the Billboard Hot 100. This record producer too made Perry’s single entitled “Wide Awake”, ranking at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, simultaneously topping US Pop Songs chart.
Awards & Achievements:
Music publication Billboard has named Dr Luke as one among the topmost performing producers of 2000s. Moreover, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers have awarded him Producer and Songwriter of the Year honours during period of 2009 till 2011.
During event of 53rd Grammy Awards, this record producer got nominated for one Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical.
Net Worth of Dr Luke:
Dr Luke has an estimated net worth of $110 million. He makes most of his income with his career as a record producer, songwriter and through his ownership of two publishing companies.
Till now, he is greatest popular for serving as a co-writer as well as a producer of few of the largest pop songs since past ten years.
Apart from his major career, he has started a publishing business which employed potential young artists for writing songs for some pop musicians. Across past 20 years, he and Max Martin are accountable for almost every single pop song which has ruled music charts all over the world.
Till now, Dr Luke being a record producer has produced tracks as well as remixes for top artists. Right from his teenage, he has worked to learn guitar and drum kits by himself without any formal training. By now, he has written and produced higher than 20 Billboard top 40 hit songs.