Neil Diamond Net Worth

August 30, 2023
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A famous musician, Neil Diamond was born on January 24, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York, United States, to parents of Russian and Polish descent. Neil started his career in the 1960s, and has become an internationally known singer, with over 125 million copies of his recordings having been sold sold worldwide. Actually, Neil Diamond is one of the most popular Billboard artists, and there is no doubt that such success has helped Neil Diamond to amass a spectacular net worth.

So just how rich is Neil Diamond? Sources estimate that Neil’s net worth is $175 million, which he has  accumulated during his long singing and song-writing career.


Neil Diamond Net Worth $175 Million


Neil Diamond spent his childhood in a Jewish household, but what is interesting is that Neil`s dream was to become a laboratory biologist one day. As we may see now, he chose a totally different career which brought him not only fame but also fortune. He started his career in music at the time when he was just a student, studying at New York University, Neil Diamond received an invitation to write songs for some musicians, signing a deal that he would receive 50 dollars per week. Probably Neil had no idea that this would be his start in the entertainment industry which was later to become the main source of his net worth.

There are many singles that have helped Neil Diamond to boost his net worth, some of them are such as America, Longfellow Serenade, Desiree, Song Sung Blue, Heartlight, If You Know What I Mean, I`m a Believer, Cracklin` Rosie, You Don`t Bring Me Flowers, I`ve Been This Way Before, Yesterday`s Songs. All these songs entered the Hot 100 charts, and there is no doubt that Neil Diamond’s net worth increased considerably with the sales of these singles.

Moreover, Neil Diamond has released many studio albums, including Just For You; Touching You, Touching Me; Stones; Moods; Serenade; I`m Glad You Are Here with me Tonight; September Morn; On the Way to the Skyl Lovescapel The Christmas Albuml Three Chord Opera; and A Cherry Cherry Christmas. His first studio album was named The Feel of Neil Diamond. In addition to that, Diamond has released many live albums and compilations.

What is also interesting is that his song Holly Holy was used as one of the themes of Kevin James in the movie called “Here Comes The Boom”.

That Neil Diamond is a very talented singer is proven by the fact that many of his songsare  sung as covers by other musicians. Neil Diamond’s net worth has been boosted considerably from song writing as well, such that Neil was entered into the list of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Additionally, in 2000 Neil Diamond was rewarded with a Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2011 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Neil Diamond is also an honorarie at the Kennedy Center, an honour he received in 2011.

In Neil Diamond’s personal life, he has been married three times, firstly to school teacher Jaye Posner from 1963-69, with whom he has two children. Then to Marcia Murphey, a production assistant and they had two children, but the marriage ended in 1994. Neil has been married to Katie McNeil, his manager and producer of the documentary “Neil Diamond: Hot August Nights NYC”, since 2012. However, Neil had a long relationship with Australian Rae Farley from 1996 to 2008: she ran his merchandising operation.

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