Willie Nelson Net Worth|Wiki: Know his career, earnings, songs, movies,children, spouse
Facts of Willie Nelson Net Worth|Wiki: Know his career, earnings, songs, movies,children, spouse
|Net worth||$25 million|
|Date of Birth:||1933 April 29|
|First Name||Willie Hugh|
|Age:||86 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||5 feet 5 inch|
An American singer, songwriter, and musician Willie Nelson holds a net worth estimated to be around $25 million. He is also an actor, author, poet, and activist.
What are the earnings of Willie Nelson? Know about his sources of income here:
Willie Nelson has already spent six decades in the music industry. It is no doubt that he is one of the experienced musicians of an era.
His continuous contribution to the industry as a singer and also as an actor has helped to build a fortune of $25 million. He started his career back in 1956.
Willie Nelson owns a house in Spicewood, Texas
We have collected the figures that Willie Nelson collected from his albums. His numbers are huge. Let's have a look:
Contract with RCA Victor Records(1964)= $10,000/year
Phases and Stages(1974)= $513,000
Red Headed Stranger(1975)= $2.67 million
The Troublemaker(1976)= $529,000
The Sound in Your Mind(1976)= $1.07 million
Wanted! (1976)= $2.57 million
Willie and Family Live(1978)= $4.75 million
Stardust(1978)= $5.63 million
Waylon & Willie w/ Waylon Jennings(1978)= $2.45 million
Pretty Paper(1979)= $1.46 million
The Electric Horseman(1979)= $524,000
Sings Kristofferson(1979)= $1.89 million
San Antonio Rose(1980)= $543,000
Willie Nelson: His Very Best(1980)= $189,000
Honeysuckle Rose(1980)= $2.78 million
Always(1980)= $1.01 million
Somewhere Over the Rainbow(1981)= $1.74 million
Greatest Hits(1981)= $2.8 million
Always on My Mind(1982)= $6.3 million
Take It to the Limit(1983)= $856,000
Without a Song(1983)= $1.24 million
Pancho & Lefty w/ Merle Haggard(1983)= $1.2 million
City of New Orleans(1984)= $1.35 million
Half Nelson(1985)= $1.3 million
Love Songs(1986)= $43,000
The IRS Tapes: Who'll Buy My Memories? (1992)= $3.6 million
Across the Borderlined(1993)= $24,000
Super Hits(1994)= $3.1 million
16 Biggest Hits(1998)= $2.2 million
The Essential Willie Nelson(2003)= $76,000
Country Music(2010)= $57,000
To All the Girls... (2013)= $125,000
Band of Brothers(2014)= $78,000
How did Willie Nelson start his professional career? Know about his startups here:
Nelson was raised by his grandparents as his father and mother split when he was nine or ten. Then, he was introduced to the guitar by his grandfather, William.
Willie used to sing gospel songs in the local church. And at the age of seven, he wrote his first song. He also played guitar for a local band when he was nine.
Then after leaving school, Nelson joined the US Air Force. He returned from the force in 1952 after eight or nine months. He also worked as a nightclub bouncer prior to his professional music career.
To start a professional music career, Nelson joined Johnny Bush's band. He then worked as a radio host also. Nelson used to sell bibles and vacuum cleaners which made him a sales manager of the Encyclopedia Americana.
After several jobs and hardship in finding a label to sign, Nelson finally released his debut album, ...And Then I Wrote in 1962. He has then released around 71 studio albums, Ride Me Back Home is the latest to be released in 2019.
Willie Nelson's Other Works: Actor and Author
Nelson made his film debut in 1979 with the film, The Electric Horseman. He appeared in Honeysuckle Rose, Thief, and Barbarosa which led him a role in the film, Coming Out of the Ice in 1982.
His other acting works include Songwriter(1984), Red Headed Stranger(1986), Half Baked, Surfer, Swing Vote, Wag the Dog, and many other television shows also.
Willie Nelson is a writer also. His first book titled, Willie: An Autobiography was published in 1988. His second book was a personal collection titled The Facts of Life and Other Dirty Jokes was published in 2002.
He has published the other seven books. His latest book published was Pretty Paper. The book was published in 2016 and it was co-authored by David Ritz.
Where and when was Willie Nelson born? Also, know about his education here:
Willie Hugh Nelson was born on April 29, 1933, in Abbott, Texas, to the parents, Myrle Marie Greenhaw and Ira Doyle Nelson. He has one sister also.
Concerning his education, Willie went to Abbott High School. He used to play football and baseball while at school. He later studied agriculture at Baylor University from 1954 to 1956 but dropped out to pursue a career in music.
What about Willie Nelson's married life? Know about his marriages here:
Nelson has been married four times.
For the first time, he married Martha Matthews in 1952. The couple had three children together but they divorced later in 1956.
Willie Nelson and his fourth wife, Annie D'Angelo
Then in 1963, Nelson married Shirley Collie. The couple divorced after eight years in 1971. They divorced because Nelson had an affair with Connie Koepke.
Willie and Connie had a daughter together and eventually, they married the same year Willie divorced with Shirley. They had the second daughter but divorced in 1988.
And for the fourth time, Willie married Annie D'Angelo. The couple married in 1991 and they are happy together with two sons together.