Best known as the frontman of the Smiths, Morrissey has also released albums as a solo artist. He has received several accolades in his career and has been performing for over four decades. He is also an author and has released many books. He is active in various other causes. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Morrissey in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Steven Patrick Morrissey is the son of Peter and Elizabeth Morrissey. He was born in Lancashire, England, in May 1959. He has a sister named Jacqueline. His parents later immigrated to Manchester, and he was very affected by the murder of the Moors.
He went to St. Wilfred’s Primary School and later attended St. Mary’s Technical Modern School. He was very good in athletics and later went to Stretford Technical College. Morrissey’s parents got separated in 1976.
Morrissey is currently in a relationship with Jake Waters. He is a non-practicing bisexual and has previously dated Gelato. From 1982 to 1987, he was in a relationship with Johnny Marr. He has also dated English photographer Jake Walters and Tina Dehghani. He lives in Los Angeles and supports animal rights.
Career, Award & Nominations
As a member of the Smiths, Morrissey released their eponymous debut album in 1984. The following year, they came up with ‘Meat Is Murder’. In 1986, the band released ‘The Queen Is Dead’. Their last album was ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’ in 1987. The band was active from 1982 to 1987.
They have also released a live album, 10 compilation albums, and 22 singles. On the solo front, Morrissey released ‘Viva Hate’ in 1988. In the 1990s, he released the albums ‘Kill Uncle’, ‘Your Arsenal’, ‘Vauxhall and I’, ‘Southpaw Grammar’, and ‘Maladjusted’. His other albums are ‘You Are the Quarry’, ‘Ringleader of the Tormentors’, ‘Years of Refusal’, ‘World Peace Is None of Your Business’, and ‘Low in High School’.
Morrissey has received several awards like MOJO Award, Ivor Novello Award, Q Award, and Meteor Music Award. He has also received two nominations for the Brit Awards. In addition to this, the Briton has released 12 compilation albums, 1 EP, 7 video albums, 2 live albums, and 53 singles. He released his autobiography in 2013. He has also released the books ‘The New York Dolls’, ‘James Dean is Not Dead’, ‘List of the Lost’, and ‘Exit Smiling’.
Net Worth & Earnings
For someone who has been performing since 1977 must have made a good north. He is a very successful musician who has released a number of albums in his career. The award-winning singer has got a net worth of over $55 million. He is also a successful writer and has contributed for the books ‘Marc Bolan: Wilderness of the Mind’, ‘Cockney Reject’, and ‘The Autobiography: Bowie, Bolan and the Brooklyn Boy’.
Morrissey has been very private about his personal life, but he has voiced for several causes. He is an activist and has got his own political views. The singer continues to perform, and we can see more from him.