Peter Cetera is a well-known singer, bassist, and songwriter. Cetera was known as the member of the rock band Chicago and served 18 years for the band. He released several solo records before his successful career and released 17 albums with Chicago. His song If You Leave Me Now was also considered in the tenth album of Chicago and helped him to receive first Grammy Award and also the first single of the group which received the first position. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Peter Cetera in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Peter Cetera was born on September 13, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois. His father served as a machinist and mother as a housewife. He was appeared in Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary high school and left schooling as his mother wants him to be a priest. Later, he attended Mendel Catholic Prep High School and completed his education in 1962.
Peter was married to Janice Shelly in 1968 and lived five years with her. Their divorce was finalized in 1973. He married second time with Diane Nini in 1982 and had a daughter with her.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Cetera started playing guitar at the age of 11 and joined the band The Rebel Rockers. He appeared in different bands and performed different records. After, he decided to join the band The Big Thing which was renamed as The Chicago Transit Authority. The group has released their first debut as The Chicago Transit Authority on Columbia Records where he performed three of his own songs in the album. In the album, two songs were reached to the top position include song 4 and 6.
In 1970, he had worked hard and produced more songs for the group includes Wishing You Were Here and also includes Happy Man from the album Chicago VII. His most viewed singe was If You Leave Me Now which was released in 1976 and reached to the top position in the list of United States chart. This song also certified as the Gold and Platinum by Recording Industry Association of America. More than that, the song also won the Grammy Award for the best pop vocal duo performance.
In 1977, the new composition was released with the theme Baby, What a Big Surprise from the album Chicago XI. This song was listed to the fourth position in the chart. He also performed as a vocalist in the single of My Life which was released in 1978 from 52nd Street by Billy. His collaboration with Karen Carpenter was also noticed which helped him to release the vocal of the song written as Making Love in the Afternoon.
Net Worth & Earnings
Peter Cetera has as an estimated net worth of about $30 million. He has earned his most of the income from the albums that he released in the group. He has written several songs which also helped him to generate more revenue. After getting attention, he has earned a good income from his single record and included in the list of million dollars earning musician.
Cetera is known for his music albums and songwriting. He has the ability to work in a group and produces different songs for the group bands. Most of his written songs has been reached to the top list and helped him to be the most successful musician of all time.