Hugh Anthony Cregg III, well-known professionally by the name Huey Lewis, is a singer, songwriter, and actor from America. The singer sings lead and he is popular for playing harmonica for his prestigious band i.e., Huey Lewis and the News. This personality is also renowned for writing or co-writing several of the band’s songs. Keep reading to know more about net worth of Huey Lewis in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Huey Lewis was born on July 5, 1950 in New York City to parents -Hugh Anthony Cregg, Jr., and Maria Magdalena Barcinski. His father belonged to Irish American origin, belonging from Boston, Massachusetts, whereas his mother was of Polish descent, belonging from Warsaw.
His upbringing was carried out in Marin County, California, residing in Strawberry and Tam Valley. He attended Strawberry Point Elementary School and Edna Maguire Junior High School, located in Mill Valley. At the age of 13, his parents took divorce. Moreover, he has completed graduation from the Lawrenceville School, in New Jersey. He appeared in the engineering program at the Cornell University.
Lewis is presently divorced and he resides in the Bay Area. The singer is the father of two grown-up children: one son named Austin, and one daughter named Kelly.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Initially, Huey Lewis joined the Bay Area band titled Clover in 1971. Below the name -“Bluesy Huey Lewis,” he has played harmonica on landmark album by Thin Lizzy Live and Dangerous in 1978. One of the songs titled “The Power of Love” was essentially a No. 1 U.S. hit as well as it got featured in 1985 movie Back to the Future.
After the achievement of “The Power of Love” as well as Back to the Future, Lewis in association with the News launched their fourth studio album titled Fore! during 1986. On account of his acting credits, during 2013, Lewis made appearance on the well-known ABC television series titled as Dancing with the Stars. In this, he had performed “The Heart of Rock & Roll” in commemoration of the 30th anniversary launch of Sports as well as a concert tour in association with the News.
Focusing on his achievement, his band titled “Huey Lewis and the News” 1983 album i.e., “Sports” sold more than 10 million albums globally making it one among the greatest well-known pop albums of all time.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Huey Lewis is $25 million. He earned majority of his income from his appearance as singer and actor. Hi earning increased after he started appearing in different bands. He eventually joined a band titled “Huey Lewis and the News” and it became the most famous musical groups of 1980s. This is the band that contained dozens of hit singles as well as a sequence of famous music videos. He also earned notably from many of his albums, as it sold in millions globally.
Huey Lewis is popular currently, touring globally all over the year. He got appreciation on account of his appearance in some well-known bands.