George Edward Clinton a.k.a. George Clinton is an American based Songwriter, Singer, Bandleader and record producer. He got recognized after releasing his solo album in the year 1981. George has influenced 1990s hip-hop music in his songs. He is known as one of the most innovators of funk music along with Sly Stone and James Brown. To know more about the net worth of George Clinton in the year 2018, keep reading this article.
Early Life and Biography
George was born on July 22, 1941, in Kannapolis, North Carolina. He was raised by his parents in Plainfield, New Jersey. During his school days, he formed a group which was inspired by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers namely The Parliament.
He did not have much interest in studies and always found out by his teachers making songs with his group. He also got punished many times for that. His favorite place to hang out was a barber’s shop, where he met with his group of hip-hop and did some creations. That place was known as a hangout place for all the local singers and musicians.
In the year 1990, George got married to Stephanie Lynn Clinton. This marriage worked out well for him, and he remained with Stephanie for around 23 years. Later, he filed divorce on a mutual understanding with Stephanie. He did not talk about this divorce with media.
In the year 2010, a major incident occurred in George’s life that was his Son was found dead in his own house in Florida. Police stated about this case that he was dead because of some natural cause and been there for several days after his death. The clear reason for death is still a mystery.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
His career as songwriter and singer began in his early school days. Later in the 1960s, George was a former songwriter for Motown. He got his first hit in the year 1967 which was “I Wanna Testify”.
In the year 1971, George and his team members shifted to Toronto and got settled there. In Toronto, he did some live shows and also recorded his hit album America Eats its Young.
In the starting of 1980s, George started singing solo and became a Notable Music Producer. The quality of the George was that he performs in all his albums. He has produced many popular songs during that time.
Net Worth and Earnings
George Clinton has an estimated total net worth of $2.5 million. He made this fortune over the time by singing and producing various songs as a music producer. His popular music which has influenced Hip-Hop of 1990, has played a major role in building this fortune.
George Clinton is one of the best songwriter and Music Producer in America. He is best known for his musical contribution to Hip-hop music. He has so many fans and followers on social platforms like Twitter. He has always worked for his dreams, which ultimately helped him in living a great life.