Neil Young is a Canadian Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Director, and Screenwriter who initiated his career in music in the year 1960. His two solo releases gained him applause which gave him the fame and recognition. Young is known for playing acoustic versions of songs in one show and electric versions of songs in others.
Besides music, his path on direction gained him much more fame and recognition. Keep reading to know more about Neil Young’s net worth in 2018.
Neil Young Early Life
Neil was born on November 12, 1945, in Toronto, Ontario. Young listened to doo-wop, R&B, Country, rock n roll, rockabilly and western pop at his young age. When he was at Kelvin High School in Winnipeg, he played in many instrumental rock bands. His first stable band was The Squires which was played in several dance halls and clubs in Winnipeg and Ontario.
Neil Young Career
Young began to play music himself on a plastic ukulele. He formed his first band when he was enrolled at Earl Grey Junior High School. The band is known as the Jades however his stable band was The Squires. The band played at Fort William and recorded series of nibbles. After ‘The Squires’ Neil joined and worked along the folk clubs in Winnipeg where he wrote many excellent folk songs such as “Sugar Mountain”. Neil’s first major hit as a songwriter was “Flying on the Ground is Wrong” which was one among the Canadian Top 40 hits.
Major works of Young are Buffalo Springfield (1966-1968) being the most stupendous success. His solo deal Cray Horse (1968-1969) rose him to fame receiving mixed reviews. His 3rd solo album was “After The Gold Rush” which was released in 1970. Young started a solo acoustic tour to North America during the tour he played his songs from his own album in piano and guitar which eventually led him to play acoustic songs on the Johnny Cash TV show at the end of the tour. These are being followed by many successful performances and albums by Young.
Awards & Achievements
Neil Young’s longest career in music gave him a lot more recognition and awards. He achieved the Canadian Hall of Fame in the year 1982. He achieved the ROCK n ROLL Hall of Fame twice, in the year 1995 and 1997. In 2006, he received the Artist of the Year Award by the American Music Association. Neil is the recipient of Grammy Awards twice, in 2010 for the Best Art Direction and 2011 for the Best rock song “Angry World” for his lyrics. He is also the recipient of Juno Awards for being the Artist of the year 2011.
Net worth of Neil Young
Neil Young’s estimated net worth is $65 million which was accumulated through his excellence in music and career. The estimate earnings from his album Chrome Dreams II was $54,000. The estimated earnings from one of his live album ‘Live at Massey Hall’ was $57,000 in 1971. It is recorded that the earnings from his album “Le Noise” is $50,000. This is a clear indication of his salary augmentation getting high and is equally proportionate to his success and recognition.
Young’s longest music journey gained extravagant and memorable recognition with time and hard work. This doesn’t mean that he has never met his failures. Despite many failures, his achievements through success are spoken and captured many hearts which ultimately led him to forget his failures and run for success in the long run.
Neil Young is a Canadian Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Director, and Screenwriter whose net worth is $65 million. His two solo releases gained him applause which gave him the fame and recognition. Young is known for playing acoustic versions of songs in one show and electric versions of songs in others. Besides music, his path on direction gained him much more fame and recognition.