Lawrence Welk Net Worth
Lawrence Welk Net Worth: Lawrence Welk was an American musician, bandleader, and television personality who had a net worth of $8 million. Lawrence Welk was born in Strasburg, North Dakota in March 1903 and passed away in May 1992. Welk was best known for hosting The Lawrence Welk Show from 1951 to 1982. Welk's musical style became known as "champagne music". Welk was ranked #43 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time in 1996. Some of his best known songs include "Tonight You Belong to Me", "Last Date", "Theme From My Three Sons", "Yellow Bird", "Riders in the Sky", "Runaway", "Baby Elephant Walk", "Blue Velvet", "Apples and Bananas", "The Beat Goes On", and "Green Tambourine". Welk had a #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1961 with "Calcutta", the only tango-based recording to reach #1 on that chart. Welk also authored seven books. Welk received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960: one for Television at 1601 Vine Street and another for Recording at 6613 Hollywood Blvd. He was also awarded four US design patents. Lawrence Welk passed away on May 17, 1992 at the age of 89.