David Byrne is a Scottish-American singer who is best known as the lead singer of the band Talking Heads. He was the founder of the band and is also an actor, writer, songwriter, record producer, filmmaker, musician, and artist. He has released many albums both with the band and as a solo artist. He has also received many honors. Now let’s have a closer look about the net worth of David Byrne in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
David Byrne was born in May 1952, in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. He is the son of Emma and Tom and has got one younger sibling. His family later settled in Ontario, Canada. Following this, the family to the United States. His father used to work in the Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
He knew to play various musical instruments before he joined high school. He went to Lansdowne High School and has also been to the Maryland Institute College of Art. The singer also attended the Rhode Island School of Design.
In 1987, David Byrne got married to Adelle Lutz. They have a daughter named Malu Abeni Valentine. The couple divorced in 2004. He has also been in relationships with Lynn Goldsmith, St. Vincent, Cindy Sherman, and Twyla Tharp. The singer has also dated Toni Basil and Louise Neri. He holds dual citizenship.
Career, Award & Nominations
As a member of Talking Heads, David Byrne released ‘Talking Heads:77’ in 1977. Their other studio albums include ‘Fear of Music’, ‘Speaking in Tongues’, ‘Remain in Light’, ‘Little Creatures’, ‘True Stories’, and ‘Naked’. The band also released 1 remix album, 2 live albums, 9 compilation albums, and 31 singles.
As a solo artist, Byrne has released the albums ‘Love This Giant’, ‘Grown Backwards’, ‘American Utopia’, ‘Look into the Eyeball’, ‘Rei Momo’, ‘Feelings’, ‘David Byrne’, ‘My Life in the Bush of Ghosts’, and ‘Uh-Oh’. He has won many awards including the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Grammy Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards.
He has also released many soundtrack albums and has released many books including ‘Strange Ritual’, ‘Bicycle Diaries’, ‘How Music Works’, ‘Your Action World’, ‘The New Sins’, and ‘Arboretum’. He is the founder of the record label called Luaka Bop. Byrne has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Earnings
What could a person possibly have who has done many endeavors in his career? He has successfully released many albums and has gone on to make a net worth of over $45 million. This wealth also comes from his career as a filmmaker. He has made films like ‘Ride, Rise, Roar’, ‘This Must Be the Place’, ‘True Stories’, ‘Stop Making Sense’, ‘The Last Emperor’, and ‘Between the Teeth’. He has created his own record label and also supports cycling.
David Byrne is a very successful person who has done many activities in his career. He has got many fan following and continues to act in various front. He has also performed in various concerts in many countries across the world.