Phil Spector Net Worth

Phil Spector Net Worth is
$100 Million

Phil Spector Biography

Philip Harvey Spector was born on 26 December 1939, in The Bronx, New York USA of Jewish-Russian ancestry. Phil is a famous record producer and songwriter, perhaps most famous for his collaborations with such artists as “The Crystals”, John Lennon, Dion DiMucci, “The Ronettes”, The Righteous Brothers and many others, during a career in the music industry which began in the 50s.

Phil Spector Net Worth $100 Million

So how rich is Phil Spector? Sources have estimated that Phil’s net worth is $100 million, the main source of his wealth being his career as a record producer, during which he has influenced the music industry a lot and many artists can be thankful to him for their fame and fortune.

Phil Spector’s father committed suicide when he was 10, and the family then moved to Los Angeles. Phil was interested in music from a very young age, learned to play the guitar and participated in a talent show at Fairfax High School. Phil created a band called “The Teddy Bears” with Annette Kleinbard, Marshall Leib and Sandy Nelson. In 1958 the band recorded the song “Don’t You Worry My Little Pet” which helped them to sign a contract with “Era Records”. This was the time when Phil Spector’s net worth began growing. Despite the success the group had, they decided to disband in 1959.

Phil Spector then decided to concentrate on songwriting and becoming a producer. Hits produced by Phil became very popular and his net worth grew accordingly. In 1961 Phil with Lester Sill founded their own record company called “Philles Records”. One of their first projects produced the groups called “The Crystals” and “The Ronettes”, which became very successful. He co-wrote the Ben E. King top 10 hit “Spanish Harlem” with Jerry Leiber, and among other highlights of his 40 year career the 1965 song “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling”, produced and co-written by Spector for “The Righteous Brothers”, is listed by BMI as the song with the most US airplay in the 20th century. Phil was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1989, and into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1997. What is more, in 2008 he was named as the greatest record producer in music history by “The Washington Times”.

Phil’s plans for the future were shattered when in 2003 actress Lana Clarkson was found dead in his mansion, and in 2009 Phil was sentenced to 19 years to life in prison. A movie about this case was released in 2013 called “Phil Spector”.

While talking about his personal life, Phil was first married to Annette Merar. His second marriage was to Veronica Bennette (1968-74) and they adopted three children. Phil had twins with then-girlfriend Janis Zavala in the 80s. In 2006 Spector married his third wife, Rachelle Short. In the last 10 years, Phil has had health problems, including the onset of Parkinson’s disease, and that now he lost his ability to speak because of throat polyps. It is sad that this talented producer is unlikely to be able to create new hits and add more to the music industry.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NamePhil Spector
Net Worth$100 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 26, 1939
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
ProfessionRecord producer, Songwriter, Businessperson, Session musician
EducationFairfax High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseRachelle Short (m. 2006), Ronnie Spector (m. 1968–1974)
ChildrenNicole Audrey Spector, Gary Phillip Spector, Donte Phillip Spector, Louis Phillip Spector, Phillip Spector Jr.
ParentsBenjamin Spector, Bertha Spector
SiblingsShirley Spector
NicknamesHarvey Phillip Spector , Phillip Harvey "Phil" Spector , The Tycoon of Teen , Spector, Phil and Artists
Music GroupsThe Teddy Bears, Plastic Ono Band, The Wolfmen, Imagine, Working Class Hero, Mother
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special, Satellite Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic), Producers Guild of America Award - David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing - Miniseries Or A Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Art Direction - Miniseries or a Movie, DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television Film/Miniseries, ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards - Television Movie or Mini-Series, Costume Designers Guild Award for Best Costume Design - Outstanding Made for Television Movie or Mini Series
MoviesEasy Rider, The Big T.N.T. Show




De wereld draait door2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Scream Queens2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
War Dogs2016writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
The Comix Scrutinizer2016TV Series producer - 1 episode
The Uncertain Interviewee2016Short writer: "Be My Baby"
11.22.632016TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Ochéntame... otra vez2016TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Music Moguls: Masters of Pop2016TV Mini-Series documentary writer - 1 episode
A Very Murray Christmas2015writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
The Night Before2015/IIwriter: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
Girl in a Band2015TV Movie documentary writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - uncredited
The Walk2015/IIwriter: "Da Dou Ron Ron"
Legend2015/Iwriter: "Chapel of Love" - as Philip Spector
The 90s: The Best of Bad TV2015TV Movie documentary writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - uncredited
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Hades2015/IIShort writer: "Be My Baby"
Bates Motel2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards2015TV Special writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19802015TV Movie documentary writer: "Baby I Love You"
Bette Midler: One Night Only2014TV Movie writer: "Be My Baby"
Carols by Kindlelight2014TV Movie writer: "Baby Please Come Home" - uncredited
The Vampire Diaries2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Today2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ish Hashuv Meod2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stalker2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Love & Mercy2014writer: "Be My Baby" - uncredited
The Voice Kids2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Glee2010-2014TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar2014Documentary short writer: "Be My Baby Malalako"
Pretty Little Liars2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Moone Boy2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Love Child2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Zero Theorem2013"Chapel of Love", uncredited
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Blood Ties2013/Iwriter: "Then He Kissed Me"
The Voice UK2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Phil Spector2013TV Movie writer: "When I Saw You" - as Philip Spector / writer: "You've Lost That Loving Feeling", "Be My Baby", "Spanish Harlem"
The Pen Friend Club2012-2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Vegas2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Glen Campbell: The Rhinestone Cowboy2013TV Movie documentary writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - uncredited
Twenty Feet from Stardom2013Documentary writer: "Da Doo Ron Ron", "River Deep, Mountain High", "Christmas Baby Please Come Home", "A Fine, Fine Boy"
The Richest Songs in the World2012TV Movie documentary writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - uncredited
The Mistle-Tones2012TV Movie writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
American Horror Story2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Joy of the Single2012TV Movie documentary writer: "Walking in the Rain" - uncredited
Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 19822012Video documentary writer: "I Can Hear Music" - as Spector
The Perks of Being a Wallflower2012writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
Welcome to the Basement2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Good Vibrations2012writer: "To Know Him Is To Love Him"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2012TV Series writer - 3 episodes
American Idol2005-2012TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Dancing with the Stars2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Britain's Got Talent2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tabu2012/Iwriter: "Baby I Love You", "Tú Serás Mi Baby"
Doctors2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Doc Martin2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman1998-2011TV Series writer - 6 episodes
388 Arletta Avenue2011writer: "Da Doo Ron Ron"
Inspector George Gently2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie2011Documentary writer: "River Deep, Mountain High"
So You Think You Can Dance2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta2011TV Movie documentary writer: "River Deep, Mountain High"
Arthur2011/Iwriter: "Chapel of Love"
Eureka2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Hooker with a Heart of Gold2010writer: "Be My Baby", "Take Me Home Tonight" incorporating part of "Be My Baby"
Dirty Dancing 3: Capoeira Nights2010Video short writer: "Be My Baby"
Flipped2010/Iwriter: "Da Doo Ron Ron"
Standing Ovation2010writer: "River Deep Mountain High"
Campamento Flipy2010lyrics: "Then He Kissed Me" / music: "Then He Kissed Me"
MacGruber2010writer: "Take Me Home Tonight"
Dancing on Ice2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Legends2010TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright2009Video writer: "River Deep - Mountain High"
Larry L2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
À Deriva2009producer: "Be My Baby" / writer: "Be My Baby"
Panique au village2009writer: "Sag Warum Orig. Oh Why"
20 to 12009TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Strawberry Fields: Keeping the Spirit of John Lennon Alive2009Documentary producer: "Crying For John Lennon"
Pirate Radio2009writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home" 1963
Bedtime Stories2008writer: "I Can Hear Music"
Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows2008TV Movie writer: "Memories"
Sagan2008music: "Sag warum"
Idols2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Baby Mama2008writer: "Be My Baby"
It Takes Two2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wrecking Crew!2008Documentary writer: "Be My Baby", "Then He Kissed Me", "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'", "Da Doo Ron Ron", "River Deep, Mountain High"
Idols!2005-2008TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Australian Idol2003-2007TV Series writer - 3 episodes
In Sickness and in Health2007Documentary writer: "Chapel of Love"
Crazy Love2007/IDocumentary writer: "I Wish I Never Saw The Sunshine"
Idols2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idool 20072007TV Series writer - 1 episode
How I Met Your MotherTV Series producer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol2007Video Game "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"
Gilmore Girls2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Aloha from Sweden2006Video writer: "You've Lost That Loving Feeling"
The Simpsons2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
See No Evil: The Moors Murders2006TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Kupetzky2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
ShakespeaRe-Told2005TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Santa's Slay2005writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
Idols2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor2004-2005TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Elvis by the Presleys2005TV Movie documentary writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"
På danske læber live2004Video documentary lyrics: "Minder Memories" / music: "Minder Memories"
Christmas with the Kranks2004writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home" 1963
Idool 20042004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cesko hledá SuperStar2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
SkeppsholmenTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2003 music - 1 episode, 2003
Bad Santa2003writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home" 1963
Idol stjörnuleit2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pop Idol2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection2003Video producer: "Christmas at Ground Zero"
Nouvelle Star2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idool 20032003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dolly Parton: Platinum Blonde2003TV Movie documentary writer: "To Know Him Is To Love Him"
Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich2002TV Movie writer: "Chapel of Love"
100 Greatest Number One Singles2001TV Special documentary writer: "You've Lost That Loving Feeling"
The Royle Family1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tohuwabohu1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nine Months1995producer: "Baby, I Love You" / writer: "Baby, I Love You"
Stars in Their Eyes1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Women of the House1995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Epimaco Velasco: NBI1994writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin" - uncredited
Derrick1994TV Series producer - 1 episode
Takin' Over the Asylum1994TV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes
Dateline NBC1994TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Four Weddings and a Funeral1994writer: "Chapel of Love" 1964
Florida Lady1994TV Series writer - 1 episode
What's Love Got to Do with It1993writer: "River Deep - Mountain High"
Lo Kolel Sherut1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Three - Satan Claus II: The Elves of Doom1993TV Short writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
My Cousin Vinny1992writer: "Second Hand Love"
Father of the Bride1991producer: "Today I Met The Boy I'm Gonna Marry" / writer: "Chapel of Love", "Today I Met The Boy I'm Gonna Marry"
Mystery Science Theater 30001991TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wonder Years1990TV Series writer - 1 episode
Goodfellas1990writer: "Then He Kissed Me", "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
Betsy's Wedding1990writer: "Chapel of Love"
Coupe de Ville1990writer: "Da Doo Ron Ron"
CheersTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 1989 - 1990 lyrics - 1 episode, 1989 music - 1 episode, 1989
David Hasselhoff Live & Forever1990Video writer: "You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin'"
Moonlighting1987-1989TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Bridesmaids1989TV Movie writer: "Chapel of Love"
Genesis: Live at Wembley Stadium1988Video writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"
Salsa1988writer: "Spanish Harlem"
The Pick-up Artist1987producer: "Da Doo Ron Ron When He Walked Me Home", " The Best Part Of Breakin' Up", "Wait Til' My Bobby Gets Home" / writer: "Da Doo Ron Ron When He Walked Me Home", " The Best Part Of Breakin' Up", "Wait Til' My Bobby Gets Home"
Who's That Girl1987writer: "Chapel Of Love"
Adventures in Babysitting1987lyrics: "Then He Kissed Me" / music: "Then He Kissed Me"
Full Metal Jacket1987writer: "Chapel Of Love"
Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 71987writer: "Da Doo Ron Rpn"
Dirty Dancing1987producer: "Be My Baby" / writer: "Be My Baby"
Top Gun1986"You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" / writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" - uncredited
Screen Two1986TV Series writer - 1 episode
Better Off Dead...1985producer: "Winter Wonderland"
The Flamingo Kid1984producer: "Da Doo Ron Ron" / writer: "Da Doo Ron Ron"
Fame1984TV Series writer - 1 episode
Gremlins1984producer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home" / writer: "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"
Sixteen Candles1984writer: "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry"
Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound1983TV Movie documentary writer: "Chapel of Love", "Be My Baby", "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry"
The Two Ronnies1971-1982TV Series writer - 2 episodes
A Night at Halsted's1982writer: "Chapel of Love" - uncredited
Three of a Kind1981TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stripes1981writer: "Da Doo Ron Ron" - uncredited
Divine Madness1980Documentary writer: "Chapel of Love"
Top of the Pops1980TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Quadrophenia1979writer: "Be My Baby", "Da Doo Ron Ron"
Lemon Popsicle1978writer: "To Know Him Is To Love Him"
James at 161978TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kaptain Kool and the Kongs Present ABC All-Star Saturday1977TV Movie writer: "Da Doo Ron Ron"
The Sonny and Cher Show1977TV Series writer - 1 episode
Teenage Cover Girls1976writer: "Be My Baby" - uncredited
The Ernie Sigley Show1974-1975TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Countdown1974TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stardust1974writer: "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - uncredited
The Graham Kennedy Show1972-1973TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Mean Streets1973writer: "I Met Him On A Sunday" aka "Da Doo Ron Ron"
The Partridge FamilyTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1973 music - 1 episode, 1973
The Bobby Darin Show1973TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Benny Hill Show1971TV Series writer - 1 episode
Soul to Soul1971Documentary writer: "River Deep - Mountain High"
Elvis: That's the Way It Is1970Documentary writer: "You've Lost That Loving Feeling"
You Are What You Eat1968Documentary writer: "Be My Baby"
Lucy in London1966TV Movie performer: "Lucy in London" / writer: "Lucy in London"
Hollywood a Go Go1965-1966TV Series writer - 7 episodes
The Big T.N.T. Show1966Documentary writer: "This Could Be the Night", "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling", "Be My Baby"
Shindig!1964-1965TV Series writer - 13 episodes
It's What's Happening, Baby!1965TV Special writer: "Be My Baby", "You've Lost That Loving Feeling"

Music Department

Rock 'n' Roll High School1979music re-mixer
Let It Be1970Documentary music producer - uncredited
The Big T.N.T. Show1966Documentary musical director


Easy Rider1969Connection
I Dream of Jeannie1967TV SeriesSteve Davis


Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon's Imagine Album2000Video documentary co-producer
The Big T.N.T. Show1966Documentary producer


Lucy in London1966TV Movie


42/112014TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Looking for Lenny2011Documentary special thanks
Mayor of the Sunset Strip2003Documentary thanks
Blue Moon2000special thanks


The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector2009DocumentaryHimself
Strawberry Fields: Keeping the Spirit of John Lennon Alive2009DocumentaryHimself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip2003DocumentaryHimself
Dark Stars2003TV Series documentary
The History of Rock 'n' Roll1995TV Series documentaryHimself
Rock & Roll1995TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Golden Age of Rock'n'Roll1991TV Series documentaryHimself
All You Need Is Love1977TV Series documentaryHimself
Imagine1972TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
John & Yoko in Syracuse, New York1972TV Short documentaryHimself
The Concert for Bangladesh1972DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Merv Griffin Show1965-1966TV SeriesHimself
T.J.'s1966TV SpecialHimself
The Big T.N.T. Show1966DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The T.A.M.I. Show1964DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Juke Box Jury1964TV SeriesHimself - Surprise Guest
Ready, Steady, Go!1964TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651959TV SeriesHimself as The Teddy Bears
The Dick Clark Show1958TV SeriesHimself
Local Time: A Problem of Memory2012Documentary short
George Harrison: Living in the Material World2011DocumentaryHimself
Tina Turner: Simply the Best2011TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Welcome to the Basement2015TV SeriesHimself
Simply the Best!: 40 Jahre Tina Turner2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Twenty Feet from Stardom2013DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Richest Songs in the World2012TV Movie documentaryHimself (1972)
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones2010TV Series documentaryHimself
All You Need Is Klaus2009DocumentaryHimself
Tracks2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Wrecking Crew!2008DocumentaryHimself
Phil Spector's Demons2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Leonard Cohen: Under Review 1934-19772006Video documentaryHimself
Biography2005TV Series documentary
End of the Century2003DocumentaryHimself
Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon's Imagine Album2000Video documentaryHimself
Imagine: John Lennon1988DocumentaryHimself
Women in Rock1986Video documentaryHimself
Phil Spector: He's a Rebel1982TV Movie documentaryHimself
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