Bob Dylan is not just a songwriter or a singer. He is an institute himself. He is well-known for his pop and folk music. Bob considers being one of the most significant people of the United States of America.
For five decades of his career, he is providing pleasuring music to the music lovers.
In the early 1960’s he includes folk music and enjoyable foot-tapping. Dylan’s songs revolve around the issues of a common man. Bob Dylan net worth is $200 million.
Bob Dylan (full name Robert Allen Zimmerman) was born on 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Dylan’s grandparents migrated from Ukraine and Lithuania. He belongs to a Jewish background and raised in the Jewish community.
Dylan attends Hibbing High School, where he formed several musical bands. He did his graduation from the University of Minnesotan, Minneapolis.
Later in 1961, he moved to New York. For most of his leisure time, he wrote songs and lyrics. His lyrics explain his self and reflect his life experiences, religious beliefs, and relationships. Dylan is a visual artist, as well.
Bob has been married twice and has two kids from two different women.
Beginning of Career
At the start of his career, Robert Allen Zimmerman changed his name to “Bob Dylan.” He quit his studies in 1960 and moved to New York in 1961. He wants to pursue a musical career in New York. He began playing music in several clubs. Moreover, he explored the music scenario.
In 1962, his first debut album “Bob Dylan” released, containing folk songs and two composed songs of Dylan. This album was not commercially hit.
Bob Dylan Personal Details
|Real Name||Robert Allen Zimmerman|
|Date of Birth||24 May 1941|
|Place of Birth||Duluth, Minnesota, United States|
|Profession / Occupation||Singer and Songwriter|
Bob Dylan Stats
|Height||5'7 feet or 170 cm|
|Weight||60 kg or 132 lbs.|
|Hair Color||Black and White|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
Bob Dylan Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Carolyn Dennis (M.1986-1992), Sara Lownds (M.1965-1977)|
|Father Name||Abram Zimmerman|
|Children||Anna Dylan, Desiree Gabrielle Dennis-Dylan, Jakob Dylan, Jesse Dylan, Maria Dylan, Sam Dylan|
After one year in 1963, his second album “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan,” which become a big hit all over the United stated and United Kingdom. This famous album has a variety of songs, including love songs, protest songs, and blues songs that gives some kind of social message. Dylan become popular because of his second successful album, and the audience loves his performance.
In 1965, one of his successful album “Like a Rolling Stone” launched. This album ranked no. 1 in the UK music chart.
After releasing one after one successful album, he becomes immensely popular as a singer as well as a songwriter. Meanwhile, he involved himself in the Civil Rights Movement.
In 1965, he married Sara Lownds. Both have four kids together named Jesse Dylan, Anna Dylan, Sam Dylan, Jakob Dylan. Moreover, Dylan adopted Sara’s daughter Maria Dylan. After 12 years of marriage, both filed a divorce.
After a few years, he starts dating a singer Carolyn Dennis. Meanwhile, in their relationship, she got pregnant and gave birth to a daughter. In 1986, he married Carolyn, and their marriage ended in 1992.
Bob Dylan Net Worth
Bob Dylan’s net worth is $200 million. He earned this handsome amount of money from his albums. These albums sold in a large number all over the world.
Moreover, he released 29 tribute albums, 38 studio albums, and 22 box sets. He is an incredible songwriter. Most of his earning are from songwriting. Additionally, he has written several books, including “the Lyrics,” “The Noble Lecture,” and others.
Facts About Bob Dylan
- Bob Dylan is not his original name. His real name is Robert Allen Zimmerman.
- Before starting fold music, he was into rock and pop music.
- Earlier, he used to play guitar, and the audience hated that.
- His first album, “Bob Dylan” was a big flop.
- However, he got famous from his second music album, “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan.”