Cat Stevens Net Worth
Cat Stevens net worth: Cat Stevens is a British singer-songwriter and musician who has a net worth of $20 million. Cat Stevens is best known for his early 1970s record albums Tea for the Tillerman and Teaser and the Firecat. Stevens saw both of them getting certified triple platinum in the US by the RIAA. As for his third record album Catch Bull at Four, it sold half a million copies in the first two weeks of its release alone and held a #1 Billboard position three weeks in a row. This London-native musician is also the man who penned The First Cut Is the Deepest, which has been a hit single for four different artist, and thus fetched him two ASCAP songwriting awards. Even though he cemented his status as acknowledged music maker, Stevens left his music career to devote himself to educational and philanthropic causes in the Muslim community. In December 1977, he converted to Islam and took the name Yusuf Islam the following year. In 1979, Stevens auctioned all of his guitars for charity and over the years he has been given several awards for his work in promoting peace in the world, among which the most notable are the 2003 World Award, the 2004 Man for Peace Award, and the 2007 Mediterranean Prize for Peace. However, his spark for music didn't die out entirely as Stevens returned to pop music with his first album of new pop songs in 28 years, entitled An Other Cup (2006). Now referring to himself professionally by the single name Yusuf, he released another album titled Roadsinger on 5 May 2009.