Diane Warren is a lady in Hollywood who works off-screen but is extremely successful in her career. She is an acclaimed songwriter and has written over 90 Billboard top ten hits. She wrote the songs not only for other artists but also for the several films. Over her entire career, she has won unnumbered of awards and amassed a huge net worth. Here, let’s take a close look at her career, biography, and net worth in 2019.
The American songwriter was born in a Jewish family on September 7, 1956, in Los Angeles. Her full name is Diane Eve Warren. Her father’s name was David Wolfberg but he changed it into David Warren because it, ‘Wolfberg’, sounded a Jewish name. Her father was an insurance salesman while her mother, Flora Warren, was probably a homemaker. She is the youngest of her other two sisters. Being a Jew kid, Diane felt herself alienated as a child. There is not any confirmed information about her early education. However, for higher studies, she attended Los Angeles Pierce College and California State University but never completed her graduation as she devoted her whole time to the music.
The lady, who makes the emotions flow out in her songs, is single in her real life. Can you believe this? She considers herself an unromantic person. She once said ‘she is no good at relationships’. She was once in a relationship with songwriter Guy Roche but their relationship ended in 1992. Diane claims to have never got into any other relationship since then.
Diane started writing songs when she was 11 years old. At that time, her family’s financial condition was not good, so her mother asked her to desert her dream. However, she was determined and her father helped her wholeheartedly to achieve her dream. Diane took her songwriting seriously at the age of 14. As a teenager, she approached many publishers but ended up with a flat no from everywhere. Nevertheless, she didn’t lose the hope and kept writing the songs. Finally, in 1983, she found a helping hand of producer Jack White, who signed a deal with her. Her first few songs such as Solitaire’ and ‘Hot Night’ managed to garner a low-grounded publicity which helped her to give an exposure.
After a legal battle with Jack White, Diane broke the contact with him and founded her own production company named ‘Realsongs’. She still publishes her songs with this company only. The company has all right to her songs. Over her entire career, she has written more than 1000 songs for many star artists and big production companies.
Awards & achievements
Diane Warren has won several awards and nominations throughout her career. She has been nominated for Oscar Award 9 times. Unfortunately, she could never bag it. She also received 5 Golden Globe nominations, and 11 Grammy Award nominations, winning once both the awards. Other than this, she has also won 7 ASCAP Award.
Net worth of Diane Warren
Throughout her career, Diane Warren has written more than 1000 songs including 90 Billboards top ten hits. She is also the first songwriter in the history to have 7 songs back to back on the hot 100 Billboard list. With the fact, you can have an idea about her thriving career. No wonder how the talented lady holds the net worth of $70 million even at the age of 61. Yes, her net worth is $70 million at present. Her only source of earning is of course the songwriting. She is believed to earn $20 million each year through her song royalties.
Diane Warren’s journey hasn’t been easy. During her struggling days, she was once homeless but today, she is the owner of $70 million Empire.