Jerry Lee Lewis
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Birthday:||Sep 29, 1935|
|Age:||85 years old|
|Height:||5.9 feet (180cm)|
|Birthplace:||United Staes of America|
|Occupation:||Singer, Songwriter, Pianist|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Jerry Lee Lewis, nicknamed The Killer, is an 85 years old American actor, musician, singer, songwriter, keyboard player, solo artist, vocalist and pianist. In 1986, his picture was inducted into the Rock N’ Roll, Hall Of Fame. As of the latest updates of September 2021, he has a net worth of $10 million.
He has been described as one of the most influential pianists and first, great and wild man Rock n’ roll. He is notoriously famous for his piano playing art, controversial lifestyle and high energy stage performance. His all top three hits in 1957 and 1958 are Great Balls Of Fire, Would You Take Another Chance On Me and Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ on. His professional career has honored him with the Grammy Award 1986.
Jerry had a multidimensional career and diverse expertise that have made him one of the popular artists in the world. Let us have a closer look at how he has become a self-made millionaire and seen some of the interesting facts about him.
How Did Jerry Lee Lewis Become Rich?
Jerry loved instruments in his childhood. From a very early age, he started playing piano along with his two cousins in his aunt’s home. His father, who was a bootlegger and a carpenter, noticed his passion and mortgaged their house to buy a piano for him. He started as a keyboard player at a school assembly, local clubs, night bars, talent shows and soon started performing on the radio. His first public performance was in 1956 when he made his first recording at Sun Records. He recording his own composed song End Of The Road. In late 1957, his 2nd music recording was launched under the name Jerry Lee Lewis and his pumpin’ piano. These two music recordings shot his fame worldwide and over 30,0000 copies were sold in the south.
In the same year, he released his next single Great Balls Of Fire, which proved to be another big hit of his career. Later in 1964, he released his first live music album with the title Live At The Star Club which is considered to be the greatest live album ever. After a brief pause in 1973, he played the Grand Ole Opry for the first time.
Later in 1988, he toured Europe with Little Richard, and seventeen years after his tour, in 2005, he was given a lifetime achievement by the Recording Academy. In 2010, he made another successful move into Country Music and gave a further hit song Another Place, Another Time which was a super hit across the US and beyond.
In the 21st century, Jerry’s unbroken career is still in the right direction. In 2016 he released his album Last Man Standing, which is his career best-selling album. Over 1 million copies have been sold worldwide since its launched date. This album was followed by Mean Old Man, which has received jerry’s best sales in 2010.
What Is Jerry Lee Lewis Net Worth?
As of the latest updates of September 2021, Jerry has a net worth of $10 million. His sources of income are multifarious; singing and instrument playing are the foremost among them. He has made such an extensive fortune from his professional singing career, which is patently the primary source of his income.
Song composition, acting, guest appearance and hosting different shows have played a vital role as the secondary sources of his net worth.
As a professional singer, he had an annual income of $2.6 million. A projected annual worth of $1.5 million comes from his profession as an instrumentalist. He also makes sponsorship deals with different brands and companies and gets handsomely paid. All these enable him to enjoy worldwide fame and amass a hefty amount of $10 million.
Apart from these, he has an official monetized YouTube channel with the name Jerry Lee Lewis TV, which a little over 50k subscribers. As per the PPV terms of YouTube, he gets paid for every viewer. It is projected that he earned an estimated worth of $45,600 last in 2020.
How Jerry Lee Lewis Spends His Money?
Jerry Lee Lewis is notorious for his controversial lifestyle. He has been married 7 times – with each being divorced – and has six children. He was widely criticized for getting married to his 13 years old cousin. His professional success is a juxtaposition of his social and marital life. He had horrible marital incidents and the foremost among them all is that one of his wives committed suicide with the prior allegation that he is an abusive husband. Nevertheless, he is seemingly living a happy marital life with his current wife Judith Brown.
Currently, he is living in a palatial house in Mississippi with his last wife Judith Brown. The luxurious house has a projected worth of $1.9 million. The rockstar is a devoted car enthusiast as well. He has a collection of some opulent cars like Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR with a net worth of $144,500, 2020 Maserati Quattroporte GTS with the cost of $126,990 and 2020 Kia Stinger GT that has an estimated worth of $39,590.
- In his childhood, his father mortgaged their house to buy a piano for him.
- In 1973, his son Jerry Lee Lewis Jr. died in a tragic car crash at the age of 19.
- He has married seven times, firstly in 1952, then in 1953, in 1958, in 1971, in 1983, in 1984 and lastly in 2012.
- He is a pet lover and has an interest in taming different kinds of dogs. He has several chow dogs and chihuahuas with whom he is often pictured.
- His fourth wife Jaren Gunn Pete, who committed suicide, made a prior allegation that Lewis had mentally and physically abused her.
- He lost two children and his 4th wife in horrible accidents.
- Jerry has got the nicknames like The Killer and The Fireball because of his energetic performance on the stage.