John Denver Net Worth: John Denver was an American musician, actor, and activist who had a net worth of $60 million. Born in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1943, as Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., John Denver began playing music as a child after getting an acoustic guitar as a gift. Denver began studying architecture at Texas Tech University before dropping out to pursue a career as a folk music singer. By the late '60s, he stopped playing with bands and attempted a solo career. He made his RCA debut with "Rhymes & Reasons", which charted at number 148 in the U.S. and number 21 in the U.K. Denver released two more albums in 1970 before his 1971 record "Poems, Prayers & Promises", climbed to number 15 in the U.S. and went platinum. Denver's 1972 effort, "Rocky Mountain High", went double platinum in the United States, breaking into the top five on the Billboard charts, and his 1974 album, "Back Home Again", was certified triple platinum after claiming the top spot in both the United States and Canada. His next album, "Windsong", also topped the charts. The mid-'70s were Denver's most successful period as a solo artist, and he was one of the best-selling artists of the decade. He has released 30 studio albums and eight live albums. He experienced a dozen number one singles during his career. Denver won a 1975 Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for his program "An Evening With Jon Denver". The two-time Grammy Award winner was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1996. He took up numerous political and humanitarian causes, including support for the Democratic Party and those suffering from AIDS. His own charity, the Windstar Foundation, was established in 1976 in an effort to encourage sustainable living practices. Denver, an avid pilot, was killed when his plane went down in the Pacific Ocean on October 12, 1997. Denver became the first person to ever be inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame in 2011, more than a decade after his death.
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Date of Birth
Songwriter, Singer, Writer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Poet, Actor, Guitarist, Social activist, Pilot
United States of America
5 ft 9 in (1.765 m)
Denver, John, John Dennver, Henry John Deutschendorf Jr., Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., H.J. Deutschendorf, Jr.
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