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Barry Manilow

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Net worth 2018: $100 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 June 1943
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.83 m

Barry Manilow was bornon 17 June 1943 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., American, is Singer. Barry Manilow is a universally celebrated American superstar whose career spans a number of fields including singing, recording, songwriting, television and films. Five of his albums became instant chartbusters and during his peak, he was one of the most gifted singer-songwriters. He has collaborated with a number of other artists including Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra and Johnny Mathis. In addition to releasing his own records, he has also written melodies for a number of famous musicals, films and commercials. Apart from being a musician, he is extremely well-known for playing the role of ‘Tony Starr’ in the hit television series, ‘Copacabana’. After his initial television appearances, he became an instant media magnate and began appearing in a number of public events including the ‘Let Freedom Ring’ pre-game show and headlining the famous Las Vegas Hilton shows. He was a multi-talented artiste and he decided to venture into new areas. He signed a three-picture deal to compose songs for the animated films, ‘The Pebble and the Penguin’, ‘Thumbelina’ and the third part of ‘Rapunzel’. His long and colorful career also includes a number of theatre productions such as ‘The Great White Way’ and ‘Copacabana-The Musical’.


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He also performed at the BBC event, ‘Children in Need Rocks 2013’, the same year


From March 2011, he hosted ‘They Write the Songs’, a 10-part documentary series for BBC Radio 2


In 2007, another album, ‘Barry Manilow: Songs from the Seventies’ was released and the same year, he appeared in a number of shows


In 2006, a sequel album, ‘The Greatest Songs of the Sixties’ was also released


From 2002 to 2006, he released ‘Ultimate Manilow’, ‘2 Nights Live!’, ‘Scores: Songs from Copacabana & Harmony’ and a covers album, ‘The Greatest Songs of the Fifties’


He was seen in the two-hour recital special, ‘Manilow Live!’ on DirectTV, in 2000


This famous American singer-songwriter of the ‘Copacabana’ fame was involved in a four-vehicle accident in 1996, where no one was injured


From 1991 to 1998, he released a string of ‘event’ albums including ‘Showstoppers’, ‘Singin’ with the Big Bands’, ‘Summer of ‘78’ and ‘Manilow Sings Sinatra’


He released his first Christmas album, ‘Because It’s Christmas’ in 1990


He released his sixth self-titled album in 1989 titled, ‘Barry Manilow’, which featured the singles, ‘Please Don’t Be Scared’, ‘Keep Each Other Warm’ and ‘The One That Got Away’


He published his autobiography, ‘Sweet Life: Adventures on the Way to Paradise’ in 1987


He released ‘2:00 AM Paradise Caf�’, which was recorded in one take, in 1984


His eleventh studio album was recorded live during a sold-out performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London, in 1982


In 1980, he performed to a sold-out show at the Wembley Stadium in England


In 1979, he produced Dionne Warwick’s album, ‘Dionne’ and also catapulted to stardom that year with his song, ‘Ships’, from the album, ‘One Voice’, which released the same year


His song, ‘Ready to Take a Chance Again’ was featured in the film, ‘Foul Play’, which released in 1978 and was nominated for ‘Best Original Score’ during the Oscars


He released his next hit album, ‘Tryin’ to Get the Feeling’ in 1975, which was certified triple platinum in the United States


In 1974, his second album, ‘Barry Manilow II’ featured the hit song, ‘Mandy’, which went on to make him extremely famous


During this time, in 1973, he released his debut album, ‘Barry Manilow’, which was then remixed and re-released two years later


In 1967, he became the musical director of the CBS network television show and thereafter, began writing a number of well-known jingles for commercials for ‘Band-Aid’ and ‘Dr


In 1964, he married Susan Deixler but the marriage was negated the following year


He graduated from the institute in 1961 and applied to the Julliard Performing Arts School

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