David Bowie was a well-known English singer who was also an actor and songwriter. Bowie was a leading figure in the music industry for more than five decades. He has released several albums in his career and his self-titled debut album was released in 1967. Bowie has appeared in several films and has won a number of awards. Let’s find out how much is David Bowie’s net worth.
David Bowie Early Life
David Robert Jones was born on 8 January 1947, in Brixton, London, England to his parents Haywood Stenton “John” Jones and Margaret Mary “Peggy” Jones.
He attended Bromley Technical High School and has also been to other schools.
In 1970, David Bowie got married to Mary Angie Barnett. They have a son named Duncan. The couple divorced in 1980. In 1992, he got married to Iman. Their daughter named Alexandria “Lexi” Zahra Jones was born in 2000. Bowie is known to be a gay and was rumored to be in a relationship with Mick Jagger.
He died of liver cancer on 10th January 2016. He was 69 at the time of his death. He was cremated on 12 January in New Jersey.
David Bowie Career, Awards & Achievement
At the age of 15, David Bowie went on to form his first band. In 1967, he released his first album. Two years later, he released the album ‘David Bowie/ Space Oddity’. This was followed by ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ in 1970.
In the 1970s, he released the albums ‘Hunky Dory’, ‘Aladdin Sane’, ‘Pin Ups’, ‘Diamond Dogs’, ‘Young Americans’, ‘Station to Station’, ‘Low ‘”Heroes”’, and ‘Lodger’. His albums from the 1980s include ‘Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)’, ‘Let’s Dance’, ‘Tonight’, ‘Never Let Me Down’, and ‘Tin Machine’.
He released ‘Tin Machine II’ in 1991. His other albums include ‘Hours’, ‘Black Tie White Noise’, ‘Earthling’, ‘Heathen’, ‘Reality’, ‘The Next Day’, and ‘Blackstar’.He has also released 51 compilation albums, 10 live albums, 13 video albums, 8 EPs, 4 soundtrack other albums and 68 other albums.
David Bowie has released 128 singles and 72 music videos. Some of his popular singles include “Space Oddity”, “Starman”, “The Jean Genie”, “Sorrow”, “Boys Keep Swinging”, “Ashes to Ashes”, “Under Pressure”, “Let’s Dance”, “Modern Love”, “Dancing in the Street”, “Perfect Day”, and “Lazarus”.
Bowie has appeared in several films and television shows like ‘The Image’, ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’, ‘Just a Gigolo’, ‘The Hunger’, ‘Into the Night’, ‘Labyrinth’, ‘Basquait’, ‘Everybody Loves Sunshine’, ‘Zoolander’, ‘August’, and ‘Arthur and the Invisibles’.
In 1984, David Bowie was nominated for the American Music Awards. He was nominated for the BAFTA Television Awards in 1994. He has won six Grammy Awards out of 17 nominations. He is also the winner of 11 NME Awards and 4 BRIT Awards. In 2003, he won the Daytime Emmy Award and was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards in 1983. He is also the winner of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1996, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Net Worth of David Bowie
David Bowie had an estimated net worth of more than $230 million at the time of his death. He made this fortune by releasing a number of albums in his career. He has also released hundreds of singles. He was active in his career from a very young age. Part of his wealth also comes by appearing in films. He has appeared in many documentaries and has been a subject of many videos and documentaries. In 2006, he was the producer of ‘Scott Walker: 30 Century Man’.
David Bowie is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. In his lifetime, he sold more than 140 million albums across the world. He has released nine platinum certified albums. He has received several honors and has also starred in many popular movies. He was active in his career until he died.