Dionne Warwick is a renowned American singer, Television Presenter, TV Producer, actress and Film Score Composer. She has been declared as the US Ambassador of health as well as the UN Global Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations. Her music category belongs to Gospel, R&B, soul and pop music genres. She became a superstar with her popular album Dionne. Here is a quick summary of the net worth, career, and earnings of Dionne Warwick in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Dionne Warwick was born on 12th December 1940 in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, the United States to Lee Drinkard and Mancel Warrick. Donne’s father was a chef, record promoter, Pullman porter, and CPA. Her mother worked as a manager in the Drinkard Singers. Her birth name is Marie Dionne Warrick which was given by her maternal aunt.
She lived with her parents along with her siblings Delia and Mancel Jr. Dionne attended East Orange High School and completing her school education in 1959. She had a passion for music and wanted to take admission at the Hartt College of Music in Hartford, located in Connecticut. After that, she earned a master’s degree an honorary doctorate in Music Education from there.
Dionne Warwick has a marital relationship with William David Elliott. He is an actor cum drummer by profession. They got married in 1966. Their relationship did not last so long. The couple separated in May 1967. Later they came together in August, 67. This couple has two children David Elliott and Damon Elliott. Finally, they divorced in 1975. Dionne Warwick lost her brother in an accident in 1968. Her sister Delia died in 2008. Dee Dee Warwick was a successful soul singer of America as well.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Dionne Warwick ranked in 2nd position among the female vocalists of America. She has the record to sold 75 million singles as well as 25 million albums all over the world. In 1962 Dionne released her 1st single Don’t Make Me Over, which became popular among the audience so much. Apart from this Anyone Who Had a Heart and Walk On By are the example of her success. Her 1st R&B hit is Walk On By. She appeared as an actress in Slaves in 1969. In her professional career, Dionne got several awards including Grammy. She received Grammy Awards for her famous song Do You Know the Way to San Jose in 1969 and for I’ll Never Fall in Love Again in 1971 in the category of Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. In 1975 Dionne got People’s Choice Award as the Favorite Female Singer.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Dionne Warwick is a famous American singer, Television Presenter, TV Producer, actress and Film Score Composer who has an estimated net worth of -$10 million. Estimation of her net worth comes from her singing career as well as from producing a film. She earned money through her television performances. Dionne Warwick announced in 2013 that she owes $10 million in back taxes.
Dionne belongs to Brazilian, Native American, and Dutch descent. Dionne Warwick placed her as one of the 40 biggest hit makers of the entire rock era. She belongs to a family where singing is worshipped. So she got an extra advantage to possess singing as her career. She got involved in some controversies during her professional career.