Ray Davies Net Worth | Wiki, Bio: Know his earnings, the Kinks Band, songs, albums, wife, daughter

Ray Davies Net Worth | Wiki, Bio: Know his earnings, the Kinks Band, songs, albums, wife, daughter

Facts of Ray Davies Net Worth | Wiki, Bio: Know his earnings, the Kinks Band, songs, albums, wife, daughter

Net worth$12 million
Date of Birth:1944 June 21
First NameSir Raymond Douglas
Last NameDavies
AkaRay Davies
Age:79 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch

An English singer-songwriter and musician, Sir Ray Davies has a net worth estimated to be around $12 million. He is well-known as the lead singer of the band, the Kinks.

Sir Ray Davies

What are the earnings of Ray Davies? Know about his sources of income:

Embarking a music career since the '60s, Sir Davies has bagged a fortune of $12 million. Without a doubt, his main source of income is music.

Sir Ray Davies being honored

Ray Davies is not the only singer, he is a songwriter and musician which helped to add in a net worth of $12 million. Moreover, his appearances on television also add to his bag of fortune.

Down here we'll be looking at his earnings from albums:

With the Kinks:

Greatest Hits! (1966)= $500,000
The Village Green Preservation Society(1968)= $100,000
Low Budget(1979)= $500,000
One for the Road(1980)= $500,000
Give the People What They Want(1981)= $500,000
The Definitive Collection(1993)= $300,000
The Singles Collection- Waterloo Sunset(1997)= $360,000
The Very Best of(1997)= $300,000
Singles Collection(2001)= $200,000
The Ultimate Collection(2002)= $300,000


How did Ray Davies start his professional music career? Know about it here:

Gaining a huge interest in music since his college days, Ray started playing with Dave Hunt Rhythm & Blue band at the club. He went to become the permanent guitarist of the band later.

Ray Davies and the Kinks

Later, Davies joined the Hamilton King Band. A year later, Ray and his brother Dave formed a band, the Kinks in 1964. The band was later joined by Mick Avory. The same year, the band released their self-titled debut album.

Know about Ray's Later Career and also his Solo Albums:

Ray served as the lead singer and songwriter of the band, the Kinks until 1994. Within the period, the band released many studio albums including Kinda Kinks(1965), Face to Face(1966), Percy(1971), Sleepwalker(1977), and others.

Ray Davies and his acoustic guitar

After the dissolution of the band in 1994, Ray went to start his solo career. He had released his debut solo album, Return to Waterloo back in 1985. His second album, The Storyteller was released in 1988.

As a solo artist, Davies has released other albums also including Other People's Lives(2006), Working Man's Cafe(2007), Americana(2017), and Our Country: Americana Act II(2018).

Ray Davies performing

Not only a solo career but Sir Davis has assisted in other artists' career also as a composer such as Dave Berry's This Strange Effect(1965), Herman's Hermits' Dandy(1966), The Pretenders, Kirsty MacColl's Days(1989), Cathy Dennis' Waterloo Sunset(1997), Kate Rusby's The Village Green Preservation Society(2007), and many others.

Notable Achievements by Sir Davies:

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame(1990)
  • Grammy Hall of Fame(1999)
  • CBE from Queen Elizabeth II for Services to Music(2004)
  • Mojo Songwriter Award(2004)
  • BMI Icon Award(2006)
  • GQ Men of the Year Awards(2010)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award(2010)
  • American Songwriters Hall of Fame(2014)
  • BASCA Gold Badge Award(2016)
  • New Year Honours for Services to the Arts(2017)


Where and when was Sir Davies born? Know about his education also here:

Raymond Douglas Davies was born on June 21, 1944, in Fortis Green, London, England, to the parents, Frederick Davises and Anne Willmore. He also has six older sisters and one younger brother named Dave.

Raymond Douglas Davies

Concerning Ray's primary education, he went to William Grimshaw Secondary Modern School which is now called Fortismere School. He later went to Hornsey College to study art.

How many times did Sir Davies? Know about his married life here:

Till the date, Sir Davies has been married three times altogether.

For the first time, Davies married Rasa Dicpetris in 1964. The couple had two daughters together. However, the couple divorced in 1973.

Davies with his loved one: found roaming outsid his house

Only a year later, Davies married Yvonne Gunner. He also had a relationship with Chrissie Hynde, member of The Pretenders during the '80s. They also had a daughter together.

And for the third time, Ray married an Irish ballet dancer, Patricia Crosbie. The couple also had a daughter together.

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