Al Green net worth: Al Green is an American gospel and soul singer who has a net worth of $10 million. Al Green has earned his net worth from his popularity during the 1970's with hit singles such as "You Ought a Be With Me", "I'm Still In Love With You", "Love and Happiness", and "Let's Stay Together". Green was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame", they refer to the singer as "one of the most gifted purveyors of soul music." Green has sold more than 20 million records, and was named #65 in the list of '100 Greatest Artists of All Time' by rolling Stone in 2005. He was born in Forrest City, Arkansas on April 13, 1946, the son of a sharecropper. He started his singing career at the young age of ten performing in a Forrest City quartet called the Greene Brothers. Later in high school he formed the group known as Al Greene & the Creations. Curtis Rogers and Palmer James two of the Creations members formed an independent record label called Hot Line Music Journal. Before his rise to stardom Green, tried to sing like his heroes Jackie Wilson, Wilson Pickett, James Brown, and Sam Cooke. Eventually he found his own style to show off his powerful and expressive voice. In 1974 he was assaulted by his married girlfriend Mary Woodson White, shortly before she committed suicide in his Memphis home. He considered the incident a wake-up call to change his life, and became an ordained pastor of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Memphis in 1976. Today he still continues to serve in this capacity, delivering services down the street from Graceland. In 2000, Green published, a book about his career titled Take Me to the River in 2000. Later in 2002 Green received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and then he was honored with another Lifetime Achievement Award at BET Awards on June 24, 2009.
Al Green Net Worth
Date of Birth
Apr 13, 1946 (70 years old)
Songwriter, Singer, Record producer, Musician, Actor, Minister
United States of America
5 ft 10 in (1.79 m)
Green, Al, Albert Greene, The Reverend Al Green, A. Green, Al Greene, Reverend Al Green, Rev. Al Green, The Bishop of the Full Gospel Tabernacle
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