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Pat Benatar Net Worth

Pat Benatar Net Worth is
$32 Million

Pat Benatar Biography

Patricia Mae Andrzejewski is a Brooklyn, New York-born American singer, songwriter as well as a musician known professionally as Pat Benatar. Born on 10 January 1953 into a family of Polish, German, English and Irish heritage, Pat is considered one of the most popular female rock musicians of all time. The singer is famous for her songs including “All Fired Up”, “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” and more, and has been active in the field of music since 1972.

The four times Grammy award winner who has sold millions of copies of her albums all over the world, how rich is Pat Benetar as of early 2016? Pat has been counting her net worth at a decent amount of $32 million, and obviously her involvement in the sector of music has been most significant in making her a millionaire. Needless to say, her high-selling albums like “Wide Awake In Dreamland”, “Precious Time” and more along with her endless musical tours have added a lot to her riches.

Pat Benatar Net Worth $32 Million

Raised in Brooklyn and Lindenhurst, New York, Pat started singing at the very young age of eight. While studying at Lindenhurst Senior High School, Pat participated in musicals and other stage productions which polished her singing skills. After graduating high school, she went on to marry her first husband Dennis Benatar and moved to Virginia. Eventually, after working as a bank teller and a singing waitress, Pat began her journey as a professional singer and musician and released her debut album “In The Heat Of The Night” in 1979.

As her debut album earned Pat her much deserved fame in media, it helped her establish herself as a talented artist in rock music. Eventually, Pat went on to release more albums including “Crimes of Passion”, “Tropico”, “True Love”, “Innamorata”, “Get Nervous” and several more making a total of eleven album releases until today. Of all her albums, two are multi-platinum certified, five are platinum certified and three are gold certified albums by RIAA. All of these albums have made her one of the most commercially successful singers of all time in the USA and Canada which ultimately contributed in making Pat a multi-millionaire as of now.

Moreover, Pat’s hit singles including “Love Is A Battlefield”, “Promises In The Dark”, “All Fired Up” and several more have managed to make Pat a reigning figure when it comes to rock music. Along with the commercial success of her albums, Pat’s extensive involvement in concerts tours has been significant in raising her net worth over the years. Due to her prominence in her field, Pat was also one of the most played artists on MTV during the 80s and 90s.

To talk about her personal life, Pat has been married to Neil Giraldo, a highly regarded musician and guitarist since 1982, after getting a divorce from her first husband in 1979. Pat and Neil are parents to their two children and reside in Los Angeles as of now. The 63 year old singer is still active in her profession and she tours with her husband in different parts of the world each year. Not to forget, her present net worth of $32 million compliments to her life as a successful musician and a singer.

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Quick Facts

Full NamePat Benatar
Net Worth$32 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 10, 1953
Place Of BirthGreenpoint, New York City, New York, United States
Height5' (1.52 m)
ProfessionSinger, songwriter, actress, record producer
EducationDaniel Street Elementary School, Lindenhurst Senior High School, State University of New York at Stony Brook
NationalityAmerican
SpouseNeil Giraldo (m. 1982), Dennis T. Benatar (m. 1972–1979)
ChildrenHaley Giraldo, Hana Giraldo
ParentsAndrew Andrzejewski, Mildred Knapp, We Belong, Heartbreaker, Shadows of the Night, Tarrytown, NY, United States, New York, United States, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
SiblingsAndrew Benatar
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/benatargiraldo
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/benatargiraldo
Instagramhttp://www.instagram.com/benatargiraldo
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Benatar
Allmusicwww.allmusic.com/artist/pat-benatar-mn0000158309
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist
Record LabelsChrysalis, CMC International, Bel Chiasso Records
NominationsMTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography, MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects, Juno Award for International Album of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, MTV Video Music Award for Most Experimental Video, We Belong, Heartbreaker, Shadows of the Night, Tarrytown, NY, United States, New York, United States, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
MoviesPat Benatar: Live in New Haven, Rock Heroes, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo: Live, Let It Rock: Vol. 2, Tarrytown, NY, United States, New York, United States, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
TV ShowsFilthy Rich: Cattle Drive


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Her father had Polish ancestry. Her mother had Dutch, English, German and Irish ancestry.
2Ranked #39 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll.
3Ranked #74 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists.
4Ranked #66 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
5Sang opera before going into rock music.
6Inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame on October 30, 2008.
7Daughter, Haley Giraldo, was a Miss Golden Globe presenter at The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) ceremony.
8Was discovered during an amateur night-contest at the famed New York City comedy club Catch-A-Rising-Star, and signed shortly-after to Chrysalis Records (1977) by founder Terry Ellis.
9Has six platinum solo albums and four gold solo albums.
10Married Neil Giraldo on Maui on February 20, 1982. Daughter Hana Juliana is named for one of the nearby cities on the Island of Maui.
11Winner of four consecutive Grammy Awards for "Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female" (1980-1983) and nominated four more times in 85, 86, 88 and 89.
12Album: "In the Heat of the Night" (1979) (Chrysalis) Album: "Crimes of Passion" (1980) (Chrysalis) Album: "Precious Time" (1981) (Chrysalis) #1 on Billboard album-chart Album: "Get Nervous" (1982) (Chrysalis) Album: "Live From Earth" (1983) (Chrysalis) Album: "Tropico" (1984) (Chrysalis) Album: "Seven the Hard Way" (1985) (Chrysalis) Album: "Wide Awake in Dreamland" (1988) (Chrysalis) Album: "Best Shots" (1989) (Chrysalis) Album: "True Love" (1991) (Chrysalis) Album: "Gravity's Rainbow" (1993) (Chrysalis) Album: "Innamorata" (1997) (CMC International) Album: "Go" (2003) (Bel Chiasso/Welk).
13The character Pat Bernardo in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) was inspired by Benatar. During an early lunch room scene, Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates) have a discussion about Bernardo and the "Pat Benatar look".
14Her groundbreaking music video "Love is a Battlefield" (directed by Bob Giraldi and choreographed by Michael Peters) was the first ever music video to integrate spoken dialogue into recorded music.
15August 11, 2002 was declared "Pat Benatar Day" in Babylon, New York. She was also presented with the key to Babylon by town supervisor Steve Bellone at the Babylon Town Hall.
16Her video for "You Better Run" was the second music video to be aired by MTV on August 1, 1981.
17Has appeared with husband Neil Giraldo on the April 24, 2002 episode of That '80s Show (2002).
18Attended and graduated from Lindenhurst High School in Long Island, New York in 1971.
19Has two daughters: Haley Giraldo (February 16, 1985) and Hana Juliana (March 12, 1994).


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Small petite figure
2Mezzo-soprano vocals
3Her onstage costumes


Quotes

#Quote
1A kid named Joey lived across the street from me once, and he'd push snow in my face before school. I could never do anything about it, because I was a girl and real small. But after about a week, I got real pissed off. So I had two friends hold him on a slide. Then I punched his teeth out.
2Most chick-singers say "If you hurt me, I'll die"...I say, if you hurt me, I'll kick your ass.


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV Movie performer: "Heartbreaker"
Guitar Hero World Tour2008Video Game performer: "Heartbreaker"
The Informers2008performer: "Shadows of the Night"
Psych2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Midnight Heat2007performer: "Love Is A Battlefield"
Chuck2007TV Series 1 episode
The Bill Engvall Show2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Nobel Son2007writer: "Hell Is for Children"
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby2006performer: "We Belong" 1990
Dynasty Reunion: Catfights & Caviar2006TV Movie performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" - uncredited
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories2006Video Game performer: "We Belong", "Love is a Battlefield"
Sleeper Cell2005TV Series 1 episode
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture2005performer: "Love is a Battlefield"
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 12005Video performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" - uncredited
13 Going on 302004performer: "Love is a Battlefield"
Bring It on Again2004Video performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"
Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection2003Video performer: "You Better Run", "I'm Gonna Follow You", "Fire And Ice", "Promises In The Dark", "Precious Time", "Shadows Of The Night", "Anxiety Get Nervous", "Little Too Late", "Love Is A Battlefield", "Lipstick Lies", "We Belong", "Ohh Ohh Song", "Painted Desert", "Invincible" Theme from The Legend Of Billie Jean, "Sex As A Weapon", "Le Bel Age", "All Fired Up", "One Love Song For The Lion", "Don't Walk Away", "Let's Stay Together", "True Love", "Somebody's Baby", "Strawberry Wine", "Chris
The Italian Job2003performer: "Heartbreaker"
Charmed2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Pat Benatar: Best Shots - The Videos2002Video performer: "You Better Run", "I'm Gonna Follow You", "Fire and Ice", "Promises in the Dark", "Precious Time", "Shadows of the Night", "Anxiety Get Nervous", "Little Too Late", "Love Is a Battlefield", "Lipstick Lies", "We Belong", "Ooh Ooh Song", "Painted Desert", "Invincible", "Sex as a Weapon", "Le Bel Age", "All Fired Up", "One Love Song For Lion", "Don't Walk Away", "Let's Stay Together", "True Love", "So Long", "Somebody's Baby", "Strawberry Wine", "Christmas in America", "Heartbreake
Pat Benatar: Summer Vacation2002TV Special documentary performer: "Treat Me Right", "I Need A Lover", "We Live For Love", "Girl", "I Won't", "We Belong", "Love Is A Battlefield", "True Love", "Out Of The Ruins", "Hell Is For Children", "Heartbreaker", "Please Don't Leave Me", "Promises In The Dark", "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "All Fired Up" / writer: "Treat Me Right", "I Won't", "True Love", "Out Of The Ruins", "Hell Is For Children", "Please Don't Leave Me", "Promises In The Dark"
Hysterical Blindness2002TV Movie performer: "Invincible"
An Extremely Goofy Movie2000Video performer: "Future's So Bright Gotta Wear Shades"
Never Been Kissed1999performer: "Heartbreaker"
Mr. Music1998TV Movie performer: "Only You", "River of Love", "Strawberry Wine"
Small Soldiers1998performer: "Love Is A Battlefield Kay Gee Remix"
Baywatch1992TV Series 1 episode
Twogether1992performer: "So Long"
Tribute to Harry Chapin1991TV Special documentary performer: "Shooting Star"
Texasville1990performer: "Hell Is For Children" / writer: "Hell Is For Children"
Doogie Howser, M.D.1990TV Series performer - 1 episode
Miami Vice1985-1988TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Rock 'n' Roll Christmas1988TV Special performer: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Live"
DTV Monster Hits1987TV Movie performer: "You Better Run"
The Secret of My Succe$s1987performer: "Sometimes the Good Guys Finish First" / writer: "Sometimes the Good Guys Finish First"
The Stepfather1987performer: "Run Between the Raindrops" 1985
Best Shots1987Video performer: "You Better Run", "I'm Gonna Follow You", "Fire & Ice", "Promises In The Dark", "Shadows Of The Night", "Anxiety Get Nervous", "Little Too Late", "Love Is A Battlefield", "We Belong", "Painted Desert", "Sex As A Weapon", "Le Bel Age"
Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection1986Video performer: "You Better Run", "I'm Gonna Follow You", "Fire & Ice", "Promises in the Dark", "Shadows of the Night", "Anxiety Get Nervous", "Little Too Late", "Love is a Battlefield", "We Belong", "Painted Desert", "Sex as a Weapon", "Le Bel Age"
Women in Rock1986Video documentary performer: "You Better Run", "Love Is a Battlefield"
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images1986TV Movie performer: "Sex as a Weapon"
Children of the Night1985TV Movie performer: "Hell is for Children"
The Legend of Billie Jean1985performer: "Invincible Theme from The Legend of Billie Jean"
Surviving1985TV Movie performer: "We Belong"
Pat Benatar: Hit Videos1984Video short performer: "ANXIETY GET NERVOUS", "LIPSTICK LIES", "SHADOWS OF THE NIGHT", "LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD"
Heartbreakers1984performer: "Love Is a Battlefield"
The Other Side of the TracksTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1984 writer - 1 episode, 1984
The Making of 'Love Is a Battlefield'1984Video short performer: "Love Is A Battlefield"
Pat Benatar: Live in New Haven1983TV Movie documentary performer: "Anxiety", "Fire and Ice", "You Better Run", "Little Too Late", "Fight It Out", "Looking For a Stranger", "I Want Out", "We Live For Love", "In The Heat of the Night", "Shadows of the Night", "Heartbreaker", "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "Hell Is For Children"
Pat Benatar: Love Is a Battlefield1983Video short performer: "Love Is A Battlefield"
The Tube1983TV Series performer - 1 episode
Spring Fever1982performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"
An Officer and a Gentleman1982performer: "Treat Me Right" 1980 / writer: "Treat Me Right" 1980 - as P. Benatar
WKRP in CincinnatiTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1981 writer - 1 episode, 1981
Gas1981performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"
American Pop1981performer: "Hell Is for Children" / writer: "Hell Is for Children"
Fridays1980TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Old Grey Whistle Test1980TV Series performer - 1 episode
Roadie1980performer: "You Better Run"
Up the Academy1980performer: "We Live For Love"
New American Bandstand 19651980TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sesame Street1969TV Series performer: "Yakety Yak - Take it Back"
Metropolis1927performer: "Here's My Heart"
Everybody Wants Some!!2016performer: "Heartbreaker", "Treat Me Right"
Red Oaks2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain2015Video Game performer: "Love is a Battlefield"
Britain's Got More Talent2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The SimpsonsTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Supernatural2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Family Guy2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Karman Line2014Short performer: "We Belong"
You've Been Framed!2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sing-Off2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mike & Mike2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "Shadows of the Night"
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us2013TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Cleveland Show2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sound City2013Documentary performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot"
Rage2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth WallTV Series 3 episodes, 2010 - 2012 performer - 1 episode, 2012
Regular Show in Space2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dirty Girl2010performer: "Shadows Of The Night"
Step Up 3D2010performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot"
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Blue Valentine2010performer: "We Belong"
Nip/Tuck2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Vodka Girls2009Short "Love Is A Battlefield"
Karaoke Revolution2009Video Game performer: "Love Is A Battlefield"
So You Think You Can Dance2006-2009TV Series performer - 3 episodes

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charmed2003TV SeriesPat Benatar
Family Law2001TV SeriesAnna Raines
ABC Afterschool Specials1989TV SeriesDonna
Pat Benatar: Love Is a Battlefield1983Video shortRunaway (uncredited)
Union City1980Jeanette Florescu

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CNN Tonight2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Today2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Big Interview with Dan Rather2015TV SeriesHerself
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHerself
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo 35th Anniversary Tour2015TV MovieHerself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2013TV SeriesHerself
All-American New Year's Eve 20132012TV MovieHerself - Musical Guest
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHerself
The Talk2011-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Oprah Winfrey Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Private Sessions2010TV SeriesHerself
Rachael Ray2010TV SeriesHerself - Performer
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV MovieHerself
The Young and the Restless2008TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2003TV SeriesHerself
Biography2003TV Series documentaryHerself - Interviewee
Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection2003VideoHerself
Good Morning America2003TV SeriesHerself
The Orlando Jones Show2003TV SeriesHerself / singer
VH1 Divas Duets2003TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHerself
100 Greatest Videos2003TV Movie documentaryHerself - Commentator
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Greatest2002TV Series documentaryHerself - Interviewee
Pat Benatar: Best Shots - The Videos2002VideoHerself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHerself - Interviewee
Rock 'n' Moms2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
That '80s Show2002TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2002TV SeriesHerself
Pat Benatar: Summer Vacation2002TV Special documentaryHerself - Singer
Cool Women2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Dharma & Greg2001TV SeriesHerself
The 2nd Annual Women Rock! Girls and Guitars2001TV SpecialHerself - Singer
Heroes for the Planet: A Tribute to National Geographic2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Women Rock! Girls and Guitars2000TV MovieHerself
The Roseanne Show2000TV SeriesHerself
Testimony: 20 Years of Rock on MTV2000TV Movie documentaryHerself
The View1999TV SeriesHerself
Donny & Marie1999TV SeriesHerself
100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll1999TV Movie documentaryHerself - Commentator
Behind the Music1997TV Series documentaryHerself
More of the Big 80's1997TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Rock n' Roll Weddings1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music1997TV Special documentaryHerself
I Want My MTV1996VideoHerself
Friday Night1993TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1991-1993TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1991TV SeriesHerself
Tribute to Harry Chapin1991TV Special documentaryHerself
America's Top 101990TV SeriesHerself
Rock 'n' Roll Christmas1988TV SpecialHerself
Wired1988TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Best Shots1987VideoHerself
Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection1986VideoHerself
Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid1986Video documentaryHerself
Women in Rock1986Video documentaryHerself
The Old Grey Whistle Test1980-1985TV SeriesHerself - Interviewee / Herself - Performer
Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City1985Video shortHerself (uncredited)
MTV Video Music Awards 19851985TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Album Flash1984TV Series documentaryHerself / Interviewed ("Live from Earth")
Pat Benatar: Hit Videos1984Video shortHerself
The Other Side of the Tracks1984TV SeriesHerself - Interviewee
Musikladen1984TV SeriesHerself
The 11th Annual American Music Awards1984TV SpecialHerself - Winner
The Making of 'Love Is a Battlefield'1984Video shortHerself
Pat Benatar: Live in New Haven1983TV Movie documentaryHerself - Vocals
The Tube1983TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Na sowas!1983TV SeriesHerself
Leather and Lace1983TV MovieHerself
Catch a Rising Star's 10th Anniversary1982TV SpecialHerself - Singer
The 24th Annual Grammy Awards1982TV SpecialHerself
Music Central1981TV MovieHerself
The Midnight Special1981TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The 23rd Annual Grammy Awards1981TV SpecialHerself
Fridays1980TV SeriesHerself
New American Bandstand 19651980TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music2013TV MovieHerself - Performer
Video on Trial2009TV SeriesHerself - Accused
20 to 12009TV Series documentaryHerself
CMT Crossroads2006TV SeriesHerself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration2002TV MovieHerself
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images1986TV MovieHerself
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