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Neil Young

Singer-Songwriter and Musician
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Net worth 2018: $65 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Country: Canadian
BirthDay: 12 November 1945
Height: 1.82 m
Education: Kelvin High School

Neil Young was bornon 12 November 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Canadian, is Singer-Songwriter and Musician. Neil Percival Young is a Canadian artist, one of rock and roll’s greatest songwriters and performers of all time. He is an influential guitarist in addition to being a screenwriter, producer and director. He was drawn towards music at an early age which developed into his passion over the years. He has been part of many famous bands and has sung countless rocking numbers in his career. He has a gift of captivating the music lovers with his unique rock style and inventive songwriting. His songs, mostly of rock genre, create a sense of rawness and resonate with the young generation all over the world. Even though he faced a lot of problems in his personal life concerning his children, he never stopped loving his music. Armed with an optimistic nature and a fighting spirit he is an advocate for environmental and disability issues, which is quite commendable. His work over the years has been consistently appreciated and rewarded by the people around the globe. He has demonstrated the fact that reinventing oneself is the greatest factor in constantly creating new and exemplary pieces of work. His name is entrenched in the hearts of people as a result of his significant and praiseworthy achievements in the music industry.


$65 Million


He has over 30 studio albums till date, the latest one being ‘A Letter Home’ released in April 2014


He along with his ex-wife, Pegi, founded an educational organization for serving the needs of children with severe physical and speech impairments, The Bridge School, in 1986


In 1985, he co-founded the benefit concert ‘Farm Aid’ for the welfare of small farmers which is still held every year to raise money for the family of farmers in the U


He also directed or co-directed several films such as ‘Journey Through the Past’ (1979), ‘Human Highway’ (1982) and ‘CSNY D�j� Vu’ (2008) using the pseudonym Bernard Shakey and acted in various documentaries and concert films


He has released numerous successful albums over the years such as ‘On the Beach’ (1974), ‘Long May You Run’ (1976), ‘Rust Never Sleeps’ (1979), ‘Trans’ (1982), ‘American Dreams’ (1988), ‘Freedom’ (1989) and the 2003 album ‘Greendale’


In 1972 album, ‘Harvest’, he delivered his only No


Even though Young left the band in early 1970s, the band continued to perform with the remaining three members and reunited several times with him for recording albums


The band won the “Best New Artist” Grammy Award in 1969


The band released two more albums before splitting-up in 1968


In 1966, he was introduced to the music industry through his first successful album ‘Buffalo Springfield’, which became a huge hit with the audience


In 1963, he formed his first stable band in Kelvin High School, The Squires, with Ken Koblun, Jeff Wuckert and Bill Edmondson


In mid-1960s, he left his band, The Squires, and continued to work in folk clubs where he met Joni Mitchell, musician and songwriter


In his early childhood, he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and in 1951 suffered from a bout of polio


He was born on November 12, 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Scott Alexander Young, a sports journalist and Edna Blow Ragland “Rassy” Young, member of the ‘Daughters of the American Revolution’

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