David Bowie Net Worth
David Bowie Net Worth is $230 million. For more than five decades he made best selling records. His popularity greatly increased starting in the 1970s and continued to grow. Nine of his albums went Platinum throughout the U.K. Five of his albums went Platinum throughout the U.S.
The Early Years
When he was just 13 years old he learned to play the saxophone. He went on to become a commercial artist. During the 1960s he worked with three musical groups. He recorded singles with each one of them. By the end of the 1960s Bowie was making music by himself. His single “Space Oddity” topped the music charts in the U.K. As his frame continued to grow, he chose David Bowie as his stage name.
The Rise Of A Star
Throughout the 1970s, he began recording rock music. In 1976 he had his first major hit song in the U.S. As he continued to record, he had many hits in the 1980s. In 1981 he collaborated with Queen on one song. His music became more varied as he continued his career. He dabbled in several styles of music during the 1990s and into the 2000s.
2013 and Beyond
In 2013 David Bowie net worth increased more, thanks to “The Next Day.” It would become his next to last album he recorded. By then he was a huge name in pop and was continuing to sell records. 18 months after being diagnosed with liver cancer, Bowie lost his battle. After his death in early 2016, several musicians went on to pay tribute to his career. Fans also paid tribute by erecting memorial sites in cities such as Berlin, New York and L.A. His singles have continued to sell throughout the world since his passing. At his request, his body was cremated within days of his death.