Andrew Lloyd Webber Net Worth

Andrew Lloyd Webber Net Worth $1.2 Billion

He is viewed as a guru of musical theatre. Of British descent, Weber was born in 1948 to a musical family. His father was a composer while his mother was a violinist and pianist. In addition to this, his brother is a renowned cello player. He got involved in music from an early age and at the age of nine, he wrote his own musical pieces. He joined Magdalen College before quitting to join The Royal College of Music where he pursued his passion in musical theatre.

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In 1965, he worked with Tim Rice on the musical The Likes of Us, but it was performed for the first time in public four decades later in 2005. Since then, Weber has been credited with a number of highly successful musicals such as Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ superstar and Evita, which were written in collaboration with Rice. Some of his solo projects include Variations and the world famous Cats. His musicals have had long runs in London theaters such as Cats’ eighteen years and The Phantom of The Opera’s twenty-five year run.

He has also received a number of awards for his work including one Academy Award, one Golden Globe, four Grammy Awards, seven Tony Awards, five Olivier Awards among others. In addition to this, Weber received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in 1992 as well as being made a life peer of Sydmonton. These accolades have solidified his reputation as the impresario of the musical theatre.

He has not been without controversy though. He has been accused of plagiarism on several occasions by composers and other musicians including Louis Andriessen and Roger Waters. His biographer has admitted some similarities between Weber’s work and that of his accusers. Weber has never wholly admitted to having directly copied their work. The face of British musical theatre has amassed a huge fortune of $1.2 billion by no means a small feat.

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