Donald Fagen net worth: Donald Fagen is an American musician and songwriter who has a net worth of $15 million dollars. Born in Passaic, New Jersey, Donald Fagen began listening to jazz while he was in elementary school, and subsequently learned how to play the piano and the baritone horn. He went on to attend Bard College, where he majored in English Literature, but he continued to play music throughout college, and began to work with various bands, eventually being hired by ABC/Dunhill Records, as a songwriter, along with his college classmate, Walter Becker. The pair would go on to form the core of the band, Steely Dan. After releasing three albums, Steely Dan disbanded, but was resurrected with just Donald Fagen and Walter Becker in the mid-90s. The released two more studio albums, the first of which won multiple Grammys, in the early 2000s. Donald Fagen has also pursued a successful solo career, and has released four solo records to date.