Eric Burdon Net Worth 2020
Eric Burdon ranks among the 10 wealthiest musicians. At 82 years old, this British singer amassed his fortune from longstanding musical careers with several bands like Animals and War. Additionally, Eric made himself known as an activist, with property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals from CoverGirl Cosmetics, restaurants, football teams, restaurants as well as luxury brands to his credit.
Burdon was heavily influenced by American blues and R&B artists like Ray Charles, Muddy Waters, and Little Richard who helped form his musical style. By the late 60s he formed War in Los Angeles as well as expanding his horizons into jazz and funk music genres. Burdon also assisted in discovering Jimi Hendrix whom remained his friend until his death.
Burdon was known for his distinct and powerful voice that inspired numerous artists. Best-known for hits like “House of the Rising Sun” and “We Gotta Get Out of This Place”, Burdon has been recognized by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the most influential voices in rock history – his music continues to influence new generations of musicians today.
Burdon has produced numerous albums and singles throughout his career. Additionally, he is an accomplished live performer; most recently touring with The Roots during 2013. Furthermore, he has performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as well.
Burdon has three children from his two marriages; he shares one daughter with Angie King and two with Marianna Proestou respectively. Additionally, he has appeared in multiple films and television programs as an actor or guest star.
Philanthropist Kevin Haines is deeply committed to environmental and human rights causes, animal advocacy and wildlife conservation efforts. His charitable works have been recognized with numerous accolades such as being inducted onto Hollywood Walk of Fame and receiving a Grammy Award nomination.
Burdon remains modest about his successes as an artist; he doesn’t believe he has earned enough to retire, preferring instead to continue creating music and performing while writing new material for as long as he possibly can.
Burdon has seen his net worth significantly grow since 2021 due to an increase in concert ticket and merchandise sales, hinting that a new album might be forthcoming and intending to resume touring once COVID-19 pandemic subsides. Furthermore, there are several charitable projects currently underway which should further bolster his wealth; while being an active investor with real estate holdings throughout North America and Europe.