Don Kirshner Net Worth
Don Kirshner made an astonishing net worth of $50 million. Kirshner generated his net worth from a lifelong career as a music producer. He was best known for managing 60s and 70s acts including The Monkees, Kansas and The Archies. In the late 50s, Kirshner co-owned Aldon Music, a New York based publishing company, which contacted some of the greatest songwriters of that time –including Carole King, Neil Diamond, Paul Simon and Phil Spector. Kirshner also owned three records labels- Chairman Records, Calendar and Kirshner label. Through these record labels, Kirshner was responsible for the string of hits during the 60's. In the 70s, Kirshner also became an executive producer and creative consultant for the "In Concert" series shown alongside ABC's The Dick Cavett Show. He later went to create his own rock concert show called Don Kirshner's Concert. For his outstanding contribution to the music industry, Kirshner received the 2007 Songwriters Hall of Fame Abe Olman Publishing Award. He was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Sadly Kirshner did not have the chance to enjoy the achievement – he died in 2011 from a heart failure.