Quick Facts of Neil Young
- Full NameNeil Young
- Net Worth$80 Million
- Date of Birth1945 /11 /12
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada
- ProfessionSinger, Songwruiter
- Active Year1960-present
- Eye colourGreen
- Hair colourBrown
- SpouseSusan Acevedo, Pegi Young, Daryl Hannah
- Height6 feet (1.83m)
- EducationKelvin High School
- Children3 (Zeke, Ben, Amber)
Who Is Neil Young? (Bio & Wiki)
The talented singer and songwriter, Neil Young was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 12th November 1945, as Neil Percival Kenneth Robert Ragland Young. Likewise, he is also known as Don Grungio, The Godfather of Grunge, and Young. Young was born to Scott Alexander Young (Father) and Edna Blow Ragland (Mother).
Young belongs to white ethnicity and his nationality is Canadian. Additionally, his birth sign is Scorpio. He grew up along with his elder brother, Robert.
Young studied at the Earl Grey Junior High School. Later, he studied at Kelvin High School. Moreover, his age is 74 years as of 2019 which is similar to that of an actress Susan Kellerman.
Neil Young’s Professional Life
Neil Young started his career at an early age. He formed a band when he was at his high school. Later in the mid-1960s, he left his band, The Squires, and started working in folk clubs where he met Joni Mitchell, a musician, and songwriter. Then after, he recorded his first hit song ‘Flying on the Ground is Wrong’ with a Winnipeg band, The Guess Who.
Furthermore, Young performed with several bands such as Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Crazuu house, The Ducks, etc. Moreover, his first successful album was ‘Buffalo Springfield’, which became a huge hit. Similarly, in 1972 album, ‘Harvest’, he delivered the only No.1 song of his career to date, “Heart of Gold”, with ‘The Crazy Horse’ band.
Who Is Neil Young’s Wife? (Past Affairs & Married)
Firstly, Neil Young married his first wife, Susan Acevedo, a restaurant owner, in December 1968. The two remained in a conjugal relationship until October 1970. After the divorce with his first wife, Young was in a relationship with an actress, Carrie Snodgress.
They first met in 1970. Soon after they met, Pegi moved in with Neil on his ranch in Northern California. Likewise, the couple further shares a son, Zeke, born on September 8, 1972. Unfortunately, the duo separated in 1975.
Later, Young met his future wife Pegi Young for the first time in 1974 while she was working as a waitress at a diner near his ranch. The two married in August 1978. Furthermore, the couple shares two children Ben and Amber.
After 36 years of togetherness, the couple decided to separate and on July 29, 2014, Young filed for divorce. The same year, he started a relationship with the actress and director, Daryl Hannah. Moreover, Young and Hannah married on August 25, 2018, in Atascadero, California which he confirmed in a video released on October 31, 2018.
Besides, his ex-wife, Pegi sadly passed away on January 1, 2019.
How Much Is Neil Young’s Net Worth? (Salary & Income)
Neil Young’s net worth is around $80 Million which is close to that of an actress, Roxy Sorkin. He summoned this hefty sum of money from his successful career as a singer and songwriter. To date, he has performed with many well-known bands and his albums are also successful in the music industry.
Besides his albums, Young also adds an extra sum of money from concerts, endorsements, etc. Moreover, Neil is still active in the music industry and there are also several upcoming projects of him. So, these projects will definitely aid him to add an extra amount to his bank balance.
As of now, Neil is probably living a quality life along with his wife relishing a substantial income, which he amassed from his profession. Sadly, he lost his house worth $3.5 Million in a wildfire.