Bob Dylan hails from America and has been known worldwide as a singer and songwriter. He has quite the influence in the industry and apart from singing he has ventured in painting and writing books. He has a Nobel Prize in literature. His career has spanned for over five decades whereby he has released several albums. Bob also can play several instruments like the guitar and keyboards. Let’s have a close review of the net worth of Bob Dylan in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Bob was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1941 on May 24th and his real name is ‘Robert Oallen Zimmerman.’ His father was Abram Zimmerman and mother, Beatrice stone. He attended high school at Hibbing and as a co-curricular activity, he created several bands. This was due to his desire for music from when he was still very young. He would even go to the extent of performing in various clubs at the school.
His first marriage was to Sarah Dylan in 1965 with whom they were blessed with four children, Jesse, Jacob, Samuel, and Anna. They later divorced in 1977 after disputes. After that, he married Carolyn Dennis for just six years and had a daughter. He has had relationships with Suze and Joan Baez. Bob also made a big decision to convert to Christianity in 1970.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Bob’s debut album came in 1962, and it was self-titled. The debut album achieved success, and he went on to create his second album ‘The Freewheeling’ which as a result of its fame was certified platinum. From the year 1960, he released several albums including, Bringing It Back Home, The Times Are Changing, Highway 61 Revisited, Nashville Skyline, Blonde On Blonde, Nashville Skyline And Another Side Of Dylan.
From 1980, Bob released, Saved, Shot of Love, Knocked out Loaded, Infidels, down in the Groove, Empire Burlesque, Oh Mercy, Time Out Of Mind, Under the Red Sky and World Gone Wrong.
He has also enjoyed success in the 21st century with several albums like Modern Time, Tempest, Fallen Angels, Together Through Life, Shadows In The Night and the most recent one being Triplicate in 2017. Bob’s career has been impressive with 85 single songs, 14 compilation albums, and 13 live recorded albums. He has achieved what many artists dream of.
A successful career has seen Bob get nominated and win some major awards. He has an Academy Award for Best Original Song, Golden Globe Award in 2000, and GMA Dove Award. He also has an incredible 11 Grammy awards. Bob has also been inducted into Rock Hall Of Fame. He also has other prizes like Popular Music Prize, Tom Paine Award, National Medal of Art, Presidential Medal Of Freedom and Prince of Asturias Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
With a career that has spanned 50 years, Bob has accumulated a net worth of more than $200 million. He has garnered this wealth through the sale of his albums and singles. He has released 22 box sets, 26EPs, and 38 studio albums and has also performed in a wide variety of shows as well as concerts and tours. He is also a songwriter and has written songs for many artists. This has also contributed significantly to this value. The sale of his books has also seen him earn handsomely.
Bob is a legend in the music industry. He has achieved what many artists desire to achieve in their entire careers. His success has made him one of the most influencing personalities in the world. He is still very much active in the industry and has a lot in store in the future. This means that his net worth could rise significantly in coming years.