Jeff Lynne Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Jeffrey “Jeff” Lynne was born on the 30th December 1947, in Birmingham, England, and is a musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, probably best known for being the singer and guitarist of the rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). He is also recognized as a co-founder of the band The Traveling Wilburys. Additionally, Jeff has two solo albums to his credit – “Armchair Theatre” (1990) and “Long Wave” (2012). His career has been active since 1963.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Jeff Lynne, as of mid-2016? According to sources, it is estimated that the overall size of Jeff’s net worth is $30 million, which has been accumulated through his successful career as a musician now spanning over 50 years.


Jeff Lynne Net Worth $30 Million


Jeff Lynne started to play the guitar as a kid, when his father bought him one. He studied Alderlea Boys’ Secondary School, but from 16, long before Jeff co-founded the Electric Light Orchestra with Bev Bevan and Roy Wood, he was a part of several bands, including the Rockin’ Hellcats, the Idle Race, and The Move which soon became Electric Light Orchestra. Their first self-titled album came out in 1971, receiving positive critiques from several music magazines, only boosting the band`s popularity, however, Wood then left the band after several arguments with other members, which left Lynne as the one responsible for the music and lyrics of the band.

Throughout the 1970s, the band`s popularity rose with each album, which only increased Jeff`s net worth. The band`s second album came out in 1973, entitled “ELO 2”, and the same year, the band`s third album was released, entitled “On the Third Day”, which achieved silver status in the UK. Until the end of the 1970s, every album which followed achieved not only gold status, but platinum as well, which only added further to Jeff`s net worth. This include albums such as “Eldorado” (1974), “Face the Music” (1975), “A New World Record” (1976), “Out of the Blue” (1977), and “Discovery” (1979), which was actually the band`s first No. 1 album on the UK charts.

They continued successfully in the 1980s, starting with the album “Time” (1981), which also reached No. 1 on the UK charts. Jeff announced the disbandment of the band in 1986, but before that, they released two more albums “Secret Messages” (1983), and “Balance Of Power” (1986), which also added to Jeff`s net worth.

Jeff reformed ELO in 2000, and since then has released two albums “Zoom” (2001), and “Alone In The Universe” (2015), which is the band`s latest release. After his first stint at ELO, Jeff co-created something of a fun super group, The Traveling Wilburys, which also consisted of star musicians George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan; they released two albums, “Traveling WilburysVol. 1” (1988) and “Traveling Wilburys Vol. 2” (1990), both highly successful, before disbanding.

Jeff has also had a respectable career as a solo artist, releasing two albums “Armchair Theatre” (1990), and “Long Wave” (2012), which also increased his net worth. Jeff has been recognized as a producer too, collaborating with numerous artists of the pop rock scene, including Bryan Adams, Tom Petty, Paul McCartney and Joe Walsh, among many others, which has further added to his net worth. Thanks to his talents, Jeff has received several prestigious awards and recognitions, including a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015, and Golden Note Award from ASCAP in 2009, among others.

Regarding his personal life, Jeff Lynne has been married twice; his first wife was Rosemary (1970-77), and second wife was Sandi Kapelson, with whom he has two daughters. He also dated Rosie Vela. Currently, Jeff is in a romantic relationship with Camelia Kath. His residence is in Beverly Hills, California.

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