Bruce Springsteen is a popular American singer who is known for his poetic lyrics. He is nicknamed as “The Boss” and has been associated with the band E Street. He has released many albums in his career and has won several accolades. Springsteen has been active in his career for over five decades. His debut solo album ‘Greeting from Asbury Park, N.J.’ was released in 1973. Keep reading to know more about Bruce Springsteen’s net worth in 2018.
Bruce Springsteen Early Life
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen was born on September 23, 1949, in Long Branch, New Jersey to his parents Adele Ann and Douglas Frederick Springsteen.
He has attended several schools including Freehold High School. He went to Ocean County College but did not graduate.
In 1985, Bruce Springsteen got married to Julianne Phillips. The coupled split up in 1988. In 1991, he got married to Patti Scialfa. A year before their marriage, their son Evan James Springsteen was born. The couple also has two other children named Jessica Rae Springsteen and Samuel Ryan Springsteen.
He supports LGBT rights. Springsteen has worked with several bands in his career particularly the E Street Band. His lyrics are known to be highly personal themes.
Bruce Springsteen Career, Awards & Achievement
In the beginning, Bruce Springsteen used to perform with bands in local venues. In the late 1960s, he used to perform with the group called Earth. He has also performed with Steel Mill. In 1972, he got signed to Columbia Records and released the album ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.’. It became a multi-platinum album.
In the 1970s, he released the albums ‘The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle’, ‘Born to Run’, and ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’. In October 1980, Springsteen’s album ‘The River’ became available. This was followed by ‘Nebraska’ in 1982.
He released the diamond certified album ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ in June 1984. Three years later, ‘Tunnel of Love’ became available. In the 1990s, he released the albums ‘Human Touch’, ‘Lucky Town’, and ‘The Ghost of Tom Joad’.
His albums from the 21st century include ‘The Rising’, ‘Devils & Dust’, ‘We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions’, ‘Magic’, ‘Working on a Dream’, ‘Wrecking Ball’, and ‘High Hopes’. He has also released 23 live albums, 8 compilation albums, 17 video albums, and 7 EPs.
Springsteen has released 70 singles including “Dancing in the Dark”, “Brilliant Disguise”, “Tunnel of Love”, “Human Touch”, “Streets of Philadelphia”, “My Lucky Day”, “The Wrestler”, and “Death to My Hometown”.
Awards & Achievements
In 2016, Bruce Springsteen was conferred with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1994, he won the Academy Award in the category of Best Original Song. He is the winner of four American Music Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and five MTV Video Music Awards. He has won 17 Grammy Awards in his career. In 1999, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2013, Springsteen was named as the Person of the Year by MusiCares.
Net Worth of Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen’s estimated net worth is more than $540 million. He made this fortune from the sale of his albums. Many of his albums have been certified multi-platinum on various occasions. He has sold over 64 million albums in the United States alone. Globally, Springsteen has sold above 140 million records. He has also worked with several bands and part of his wealth also comes by doing several concert tours. His most recent concert tour is ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ in 2017-2018.
Bruce Springsteen is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. He has received many feats in his career and is still active in his career. Since 1973, he has recorded and released many albums. The legendary singer-songwriter has also released 17 tribute albums.