Jerry Lee Lewis is an eminent American singer, songwriter, musician, keyboard player, pianist, and also an actor. Lewis is the inventor of the rock and roll and the rockabilly music. This veteran personality is working with the musical form of rock and roll, rockabilly, country music, gospel, honky-tonk, and blues for last sixty-four years and mesmerized the whole world by his music. Now let’s find out how much is the net worth of Jerry Lee Lewis in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Jerry Lee Lewis was born in Ferriday of Louisiana in the United States of America. Jerry was born in a destitute farming family to Elmo and Mamie Lewis. Jerry began to play piano from his childhood along with his cousins Mickey Gilley and Jimmy Swaggart; later they also became the successful musicians. Jerry’s parents wanted him to play piano in church, but he was banished from his first bible school for not following the music rules.
Jerry Lee Lewis has seven marriages in his life. He got married for a first time to Dorothy Barton in 1952 and separated in 1953 after twenty months of marriage. The second time he got married to Jane Mitchum in September 1953 and separated in October 1957. They had two children, Jerry Lee Lewis Jr. and Ronnie Guy Lewis. His third marriage was to Myra Gale Brown in December 1957 and separated in December 1970. They had two children, Steve Allen Lewis and Phoebe Allen Lewis.
He married for the fourth time to Jaren Elizabeth Gunn Pate which lasted from October 1971 to June 1982, and they had a daughter named Lori Lee Lewis. The fifth time he was married to Shawn Stephens, but Shawn died accidentally after 77 days. Sixth time Jerry married to Kerrie McCarver in1984, and they divorced after 21 years in 2005, and they have a son named Jerry Lee Lewis III. Jerry’s last and seventh marriage was to Judith Brown in March 2012.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jerry Lee Lewis did his first recordings with Sun Records in 1956, and Crazy Arms was a big hit. In, 1957 a massive hit Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On made him globally famous. After that, he gave many hits like Great Balls of Fire, Breathless and High School Confidential, etc. The album Last Man Standing is the best-selling album with more than a million copies were sold globally and also the Mean Old Man, which is the best-sold album in Lewis’s career.
Jerry Lee Lewis has a dozen gold records in the rock and country music. He won many Grammy awards and also a Lifetime Achievement Award. Lewis was welcomed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and also inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. Jerry Lee Lewis is the only alive member of Million Dollar Quartet of Sun Records and the album Class of ’55.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Jerry Lee Lewis is a big name in the American music industry and his sixty-four years of vast musical career, Jerry got various prestigious recognition and awards, so no doubt he is a well-paid singer cum musician. The primary source of his income comes from his singing and music. The net worth of Jerry Lee Lewis is $16 million.
Jerry Lee Lewis is an excellent American singer cum musician, and he worked with superiority throughout his extensive career and received several prestigious acknowledgements and awards. We wish Jerry Lee Lewis to continue his work long ahead with brilliance and mesmerize his vast fan followers more and more.