Phillip Spector is a famous American producer, songwriter, and musician. Spector has developed a music production formula as Wall of Sound and described it as a Wagnerian approach. He is also known for his help of engendering the idea of its own studio with his instruments. After, he was represented as First Tycoon of Teen and released his own written for girl groups include the Crystals, the Ronettes, and George Harrison. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Phil Spector in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Phillip Spector was born on December 26, 1939, and belongs to the Jewish family. His father Ben served as an ironworker and changed his surname from Spekter to Spector. Ben died with committed suicide and didn’t reveal the problem that he was facing. Later, his mother shifted to Los Angeles and worked there as a seamstress.
Phil firstly married Annette Merar who served as a vocalist. He married a second time to Veronica Bennett who later changed her name as Ronnie Spector. Later, he married for the third time with Rachelle Short and divorced with her in 2016.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Spector has made his first performance Rock Island Line with a guitar in Fairfax High School. He joined the loose-knit community of musicians along with Steve Douglas, Sandy Nelson, Bruce Johnston and Lou Adler. Later, he formed his own group the Teddy Bears while involving three school friends Sandy Nelson, Annette Kleinbard, and Marshall Leib. The group has released his first record with the title Don’t’ You Worry My Little Pet and received a deal with Era Records. After, they worked for the next record To Know Him Is to Love Him which was included in the Billboard Hot 100 lists in the seventh position.
The group signed a deal with Imperial Records for their next single ‘I Don’t Need You Anymore’ which was reached to the 91 position in the Billboard Top 100 list. After the successful release, they worked together and released several records with the album The Teddy Bears Sing but didn’t recognize in the top 100 list. He also involved in songwriting and also produces his own written songs.
Spanish Harlem was also written by him who was included in the top 10 Ben E. King hit. He also produced Corrina, Corrina of Ray Peterson which was reached to the ninth position and later released another hit with the title Pretty Little Angel Eyes. For Gregmark Records, he produced a new label with the title I Love How You Love Me which was reached to number 56. Later, he released group hits include Why Do Lovers Break Each Other’s Heart which reached to number 38 and Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah which included in the list with 8th position.
Net Worth & Earnings
Phil has an estimated net worth of about $40 million. He has a huge career as a musician and producer. Most of his earnings come from his own written productions and also with collaborating with other artists. He has released several hit records which helped him to generate good income. His wealth and assets are more than his annual income.
Spector is a popular musician who has been known for his numerous records. He started his own group during school time and joined his three friends and released records with them. Later, he joined the community of musicians and net with different artists and started collaborating with them. He also produces his own written songs which helped him to get more fame in his life.