Well known American poet, great Writer, a hip-hop artist, as well as an actor George Watsky, came to limelight through his poetry skill at a very young age. He is considered to be one of the great multi-faceted talents the country has ever produced. His skills in slam poetry have brought him many accolades including the Youth Speaks Grand Slam Poetry Championship in 2006. This article is written to illuminate the readers about the net worth of George Watsky in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
George Watsky was born on 15th September 1986, in San Francisco, California, the United States to father. Paul Norman Watsky and mother, Clare E., His father, was a psychotherapist and his mother was the daughter of politician Clement Woodnutt Miller. George has a twin brother named Simon Jay Watsky. He completed his schooling at the San Francisco University High School and later graduated from the Emerson College, Boston.
Information about the marital status and relationship status of George Watsky are not available over the internet as he has not revealed any of them publicly. So as of now, the talented poet and singer is considered to be single. George has once said that he considers himself to be half Jewish as his father is a Jew.
Career, Awards & Nominations
George began to showcase his authority over slam poetry when he was 15. He was fondly called the Champion of Bay area after winning many championships in 2005. In 2006, he appeared in the Def Poetry Jam and was a member of the National Youth Poetry Slam grand prize winning team the same year at San Francisco. The Boston Globe called him a Poetry-Slam Star in 2009 after reviewing his “Where the Magic Happens”.
Watsky released his first hip-hop album titled Watsky in the year 2009 consisting of 15 tracks followed by Guilty Pleasures in 2010. He released a video on YouTube titled Pale kid raps fast in 2011. The video garnered more than 4 million views in 2 days and went on to record more than 25 million views. Later he released albums such as Cardboard Castles, All You Can Do, and x Infinity.
Apart from music and poetry, George Watsky has also appeared on Netflix series Arrested Development in 2013. He is currently portraying the role of Tanner in the upcoming film Blindspotting. He released a book titled How to Ruin Everything in 2016, which had a collection of essays. The work was appreciated by many celebrities such as John Green, Adam Mansbach, Chinaka Hodge and also featured in The New York Times Best Seller List.
Net Worth & Earnings
His talents in various fields have accounted to his current net worth of $1 million. The main sources of his income are his participation in slam poetry shows and competitions, his career as a musician, an actor, and a writer.
The evolution of George Watsky regarding talent in many fields has impressed many around the globe. His successful entry into the field of writing has opened him new doors of fame and with a movie due to release in 2018, let us see if Watsky can prove himself as an actor too.