Burt Bacharach Net Worth Is $150 Million
Burt Bacharach possess a net worth of $150 million from his work in the music industry. He was raised within Queens, new York, but was actually born in Kansas City, Missouri. Although he took classical lessons during his childhood, he was extremely interested in jazz and even had a fake ID to get into jazz clubs. Following his graduation from high school, he attended McGill University. Burt Bacharach also studied music at the Music Academy of the West and Mannes College of Music. Following this, he signed up for the army.
After his tour of duty was up, he started playing piano and arranging for music for musicians like Marlene Dietrich, Vic Damone and the Ames Brothers. By the 1950s, Bacharach started to work with Hal David. Their various projects led them to have one of the most successful and famous partnerships in the entire history of the industry. From the 1960s to the 1980s, they released a stream of number one hits and wrote music for the infamous, Dionne Warwick. Since that time, Burt Bacharach has continued to write music, tour and create albums. In 1953, Bacharach married his first wife, Paula Stewart, but the marriage only lasted five years.
His second marriage with Angie Dickson managed to continue for 15 years before it ended in divorce. Together, the couple had a daughter. In 2007, their daughter committed suicide. His third marriage ended in divorce in 1991. By 1993, he remarried Jane Hansen and the couple have been together since that time. They had two children together. Outside of the music industry, he has written an autobiography titled “Anyone Who Had a Heart”. During his career, Burt Bacharach won six Grammy awards as well as several Academy Awards. In total, he has written 73 songs that made it into the Top 40 hits.