Bing Crosby vs Frank Sinatra

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American singer
Singer and Actor
Net worth 2018
$600 Million
Singers
Industry
Singers
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
Residence
Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S
United States
Country
United States
03/05/1903
BirthDay
12/12/1915
October 14, 1977
Died On
May 14, 1998
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2015

This Hollywood star’s estate was valued at $150 million, making him one of the wealthiest American entertainers of the 20th century

1978

This famous personality was an avid golfer, and in 1978, he and Bob Hope were voted the Bob Jones Award, the highest honour given by the United States Golf Association in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship

1977

In 1977, he recorded the duet ‘The Little Drummer Boy’ and ‘Peace on Earth’, a Christmas special, with singer, David Bowie

1957

In 1957, he married actress Kathryn Grant and the couple had three children

1950

In the 1950s, he appeared on popular television shows and launched his own show called ‘The Bing Crosby Show’ in 1964

1942

After being included in the music charts on October 3, 1942, it rose to the no

1941

In 1941, he sang ‘White Christmas’ that soon became a popular hit and was broadcasted on the radio on Christmas

1940

From 1940–1962, he teamed up with Bob Hope in seven musical comedies called ‘Road To’

1936

In 1936, he replaced Paul Whiteman and hosted NBC’s (Nation Broadcasting Corporation) ‘Kraft Music Hall’; where he received great appreciation for his radio theme song, ‘Where the Blue of the Night’, which he both sang and composed

1932

In 1932, he launched his first radio program on the CBS radio station in New York City, which broadcasted his massive hit songs like ‘I found a Million Dollar Baby’ and ‘At Your Command’

1931

In 1931, the ‘Rhythm Boys’ appeared in his first sound motion picture, ‘King of Jazz’

1930

In 1930, he married actress/singer Dixie Lee and the couple had four sons

1925

In 1925, he joined vocalist, Al Rinker and they became extremely popular with their vaudeville act, ‘Two Boys and a Piano’, where the performance consisted of individual or combined acts by singers, actors etc

1917

In the summer of 1917, he worked as a property boy at the ‘Spokane’s Auditorium’, where he watched several acts, which fascinated him

1910

In 1910, a neighbour began calling him ‘Bingo from Bingville’, which was taken from his favourite comic strip, ‘The Bingville Bugle’

1970

He brought out a concept album ‘Watertown’ in 1970 which is the tragic story of a man whose wife leaves him and their two children and moves to a big city

1966

Then he was briefly married to Mia Farrow for two years from 1966 to 1968

1965

He acted in the World War II adventure film ‘Von Ryan’s Express’ in 1965 which was about a group of Allied prisoners who attempt a daring mass escape after Italy's armistice with the Allies in September 1943

1960

In 1960 his album ‘Nice ‘n’ Easy’ was released

1958

The album ‘Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely’ released in 1958 was the one Sinatra considered his personal favorite

1951

His second marriage was to actress Ava Gardner from 1951 to 1957

1947

1 on the Billboard chart and retained its position for the next seven weeks!Over the next few years he released ‘Songs by Sinatra’ (1947), ‘Christmas Songs by Sinatra’ (1948), ‘Frankly Sentimental’ (1949) and ‘Dedicated to You’ (1950)

1946

In 1946, he released his first studio album, ‘The Voice of Frank Sinatra’ which peaked at No

1940

He ventured into Hollywood as an actor during 1940s and in 1953 the film ‘From Here to Eternity’ was released

1939

He had three children with his first wife Nancy Barbato to whom he was married from 1939 to 1951

1935

He started performing in night clubs after leaving school and joined a local band called The Three Flashes in 1935 which was renamed The Hoboken Four upon his joining

1930

During the late 1930s he joined Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra which gave a big boost to his career