David Byrne Net Worth: David Byrne is a Scottish-born musician who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. Born May 14, 1952 in Dumbarton, United Kingdom, David Byrne is best known as the founding member and principal songwriter for the new wave band Talking Heads (1975-1991). Since then, Byrne has released solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography and opera. He has received Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe awards. The Talking Heads landed their first gig in 1975 and released eight studio albums before going into hiatus in 1988. A brief reunion for a single Sax and Violins in 1991 occurred before the band again dissolved. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, when they also reunited to play four tracks, including Psycho Killer and Burning Down the House. Byrnes released several solo albums and also toured with English musician/composer Brian Eno. He also scored music for theater productions, founded the music label Luaka Bop (1990), founded an internet radio station (Radio David Byrne) and released a sketchbook called Arboretum in 2006. He has been romantically linked to singer and dancer Toni Basil and ballerina and choreography Twyla Tharp. He married costume designer Adelle Lutz in 1987 and they had a daughter, Malu Abeni Valentine, in 1989. Byrne and Lutz divorced in 2004. He subsequently became romantically linked to art curator Louise Neri, followed by a relationship with artist Cindy Sherman (2007-2011). An active cyclist, Byrne designed a series of bicycle parking racks in 2008. In 2012, he went participated in a collaborative album with American singer St. Vincent called Love This Giant.
David Byrne is a Scottish musician and a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, oper...
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